Dr. Masud Malik, MD

Dr. Masud Malik, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Masud Malik, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rockford, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 1995 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

3865 N Mulford Rd

Rockford, IL 61114

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  • Aetna
  • Allstate
  • American Postal Workers Union Health Plan
  • American Republic
  • Americare Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • APS Healthcare
  • Assurant Health
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Top Care Areas

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Malik's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Malik "Specializing in treating patients with cataracts, glaucoma and corneal diseases, Dr. Malik has performed over 18,000 eye surgical procedures including small incision cataract surgery with lens implant, laser capsulotomy, glaucoma laser, corneal transplants, and laser vision correction procedures, including LASIK. By being among the first to use femtosecond laser in Rockford, he has the most experience with performing laser-assisted cataract surgery in the region. A Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Dr. Malik is on staff at Rockford Memorial Hospital, OSF St. Anthony Medical Center and Rockford Ambulatory Surgery Center. Dr. Malik received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit and achieved his fellowship in Cornea from Tufts University in Boston. Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, Illinois State Medical Society, Winnebago County Medical Society and Illinois Association of Ophthalmology."


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3  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

79  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • 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.


  • University of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak Campus
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Tufts U/New Eng Eye Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Malik has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Malik's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Malik to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Malik's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Very quiet, soft spoken, mild mannered person. Find him to be extremely professional and competent. Easy to speak to and answers questions in a manner you will understand.
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5.0 /5 Surgery went very well and very quick and was painless. My fear of the surgery was unfounded. Everything went fine. I was very pleased with Dr. Malik and his staff. Would recommend him and his staff. Thanks for my eyesight again with little or no glasses needed.
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I have never written a review for any doctor, but my experience with Dr. Malik was excellent and he has my highest recommendation. He seems to be truly concerned with the well being of his patients and makes a great effort to assure that the surgical procedure will have a positive outcome.
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DR. Malik and his Office staff are very friendly and amazing at their job. When I came to see Dr. Malik my eyes were really bad h cataracts and I could not see very well. After my surgery I was amazed at the difference! I had no pain and had a very good expierence with Dr. Malik. I highly...more
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