Dr. Amani Fawzi, MD

Dr. Amani Fawzi, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o
(5)

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Dr. Amani Fawzi, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. She specializes in ophthalmology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 1520

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fawzi performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Retina Diseases
high
more than 78% of peers
Diabetic Retinopathy
normal
more than 77% of peers
Eye Surgery
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Fawzi's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fawzi ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Cairo, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Cairo University Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Cairo University Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute Ucla
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute Ucla
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fawzi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fawzi's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fawzi to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Fawzi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

My condition was incredibly challenging due to extreme nearsightedness. a genetic blood disorder, and just plain bad luck with multiple retinal tears and partial detachments. The final result was excellent and I am thrilled. Dr. Fawzi did miraculous work in 3 intense operations on my right eye and...more
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Dr. Fawzi was cold as ice sheet; she explained that I might get light flashes or black curtain in my sight field. I researched these symptoms and it was related to Retina detachment; her specialty! She didn't give me diagnoses or treatment plan and dumped me to another doctor.
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