Dr. Mateen Aliniazee, MD

Dr. Mateen Aliniazee, MD


Ophthalmology | Male | 45 years old

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Mateen K AliNiazee, MD is a Board Certified Eye Physician and Surgeon with over 15 years of experience in Ophthalmology....Read more

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Mateen K AliNiazee, MD is a Board Certified Eye Physician and Surgeon with over 15 years of experience in Ophthalmology. He graduated with honors from Tulane University Department of Science and Engineering in 1993 with a Bachelor's of Science in Biology and completed a 7 year combined BS/MD program with Tulane University Medical School in 1996. He went on to excel during his internship and residency at Tulane University Department of Ophthalmology in 2000.

Throughout his career, Dr. AliNiazee has been keenly focused on the latest advancements in technology to deliver the highest quality surgical eye care. He has worked with some of the most progressive Ophthalmology practices in Illinois during his tenure as an eye surgeon. He is highly skilled and experienced in the areas of cataract and refractive surgery, glaucoma management and treatment, along with management of diabetic retinopathy and other retinal diseases. He is certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology along with the American Academy of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. He has performed thousands of cataract and refractive surgery procedures and lasers during his illustrious career. He will be on staff at Edward-Elmhurst Hospital System, Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital Systems, and Rush Oak Park Hospital. He also has surgical privileges at many surrounding ambulatory surgery centers throughout the Chicago area.

Dr. AliNiazee is a strong supporter of the co-management mode for delivery of eye care and surgical co-management with optometrists. He has been an invited guest lecturer for numerous optometric and ophthalmic meetings and has spoken on the areas of refractive cataract surgery with advanced technology intraocular lenses. He is published in his work on Bacterial Drug Resistance and Antimicrobial Drugs and has presented on the topics of glaucoma management, intraocular lenses choices, and management of ocular surface disease.

Dr. AliNiazee is highly skilled in a wide variety of ophthalmic surgeries and procedures including refractive cataract surgery, advanced technology intraocular lenses, laser vision correction including LASIK PRK, refractive lens exchange, glaucoma management and surgery, diabetic retinopathy management and treatments, macular degeneration management and procedures. His warm nature and soothing personality compliment his great bedside manner. When he is not busy working, he can be found spending time with his wife and 3 children or honing his skills on the golf course.

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  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • 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
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Tulane University Of Opthalmology

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    Tulane University Of Louisiana

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Tulane University

    Graduated in 1993

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

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  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye