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Dr. Asim Farooq, MD

Ophthalmologist

Chicago, IL

***This clinic only accepts health insurance and not does not accept vision insurance or self-pay patients.*** ***This clinic does not accept healthy patients that just need an eye exam for glasses or contact lenses.*** Highly skilled ophthalmologist, Dr. Asim Farooq, provides comprehensive care for a wide range of eye conditions, including cataract surgery, corneal transplantation surgery, and correcting common vision disorders (nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism) using refractive surgery. Dr. Farooq has a particular expertise in diagnosing and treating patients with cornea and external eye disease, such as cornea infections and ocular herpes. Dr. Farooq's dedication to his patients extends beyond direct patient care and into his research efforts. He continues to study the latest techniques for treating eye disease in order to identify the best management strategies for his patients. Dr. Farooq's research has been published in a number of scientific journals, including Cornea, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science and JAMA Ophthalmology. In order to best serve you, please remember to provide your unique member ID number on your insurance card for your appointment. If this is not provided, you may expect a call from our office to get that information prior to your appointment so we can verify your benefits. We look forward to seeing you.

In-network insurances

  • APWU
  • Aetna
  • All Savers Insurance

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • The University of Chicago Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Illinois, Chicago, Doctor of Medicine
  • Saint Francis Hospital (Internship)
  • University of Illinois, Chicago (Residency)
  • Washington University, St. Louis (Fellowship)

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Hindi
  • Urdu

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1639436777

Dr. Asim Farooq's office location

University of Chicago Medicine Hyde Park

UChicago Medicine Michigan Ave

60 East Delaware Place, Suite 1425

Chicago, IL 60611

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Was very smooth.
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The entire staff is soooo wonderful! My appointment was 100% stress free from check in, to my exam, to check out. Great service.
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Doctor and assistance were great. He explained to me my condition simply and made me feel like I know what is happening. I highly recommend him.
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Very good visit.
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Good. Wait time a little long.
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