Dr. Irma Ahmed, MD

Dr. Irma Ahmed, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Irma Ahmed, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Bolingbrook, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. She graduated from University Of Saskatchewan College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in ophthalmology.

550 E Boughton Rd Ste 120

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Humana
  • Medicaid of Illinois
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 67% of peers
Macular Hole
normal
more than 67% of peers
Macular Edema
normal
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Lattice Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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8  Procedures

  • Avastin® Injection
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Focal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Panretinal Photocoagulation
  • 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 Saskatchewan College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Pasqua Hospital University Saskatchewan
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University Alberta
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Calif Pacific Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Mass Eye and Ear Infirm Harvard University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ahmed has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Panjabi
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ahmed's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ahmed to family and friends
2 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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

Dr. Ahmed's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    POOR
  • Staff friendliness

    POOR
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would not recommend Dr. Ahmed to anyone. She lacks professionalism and wait times at her office were outrageous! Most times I was seen over an hour after my appointment time. Also, I had a terrible experience with her billing department. They forgot to send a bill and then a year later called...more
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Several years ago my husband suffered a retinal detachment. Dr. Ahmed was able to save his vision in the eye even though it didn't look likely. She is still his doctor and is very caring and capable.
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