Dr. Amani Fawzi MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Amani Fawzi is an ophthalmologist in Chicago, Illinois. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Fawzi accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 36 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago and one of 31 at Jesse Brown Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Vitreoretinal disease and surgery, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Retinopathy

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2001

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Ophthalmology, 2001 - 2004

Cairo University School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Endothelin Receptor-A Antagonist Attenuates Retinal Vascular and Neuroretinal Pathology in Diabetic Mice.
Chou, J. C.,Rollins, S. D.,Ye, M.,Batlle, D. C.,Fawzi, A. A.

Sildenafil Attenuates Vaso-obliteration and Neovascularization in a Mouse Model of Retinopathy of Prematurity.
Fawzi, A. A.,Chou, J. C.,Kim, G. A.,Rollins, S. D.,Taylor, J. M.,Farrow, K. N.

Pilot Study of Doppler optical coherence tomography of retinal blood flow following laser photocoagulation in poorly controlled diabetic patients.
Lee JC, Wong BJ, Tan O, Srinivas S, Sadda SR, Huang D, Fawzi AA 2013 8 13

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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