Dr. Mateen Aliniazee, MD

Dr. Mateen Aliniazee, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Mateen Aliniazee, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Elmhurst, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

152 N Addison Ave

Elmhurst, IL 60126

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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very high
more than 91% of peers
more than 86% of peers
Corneal Diseases
more than 82% of peers

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Dr. Aliniazee's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Aliniazee "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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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

74  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
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • 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
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • 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
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis

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.


  • Tulane University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Tulane University Of Opthalmology
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Aliniazee has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish
  • Urdu

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Aliniazee's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Aliniazee to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Aliniazee's Performance

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  • 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 (1)

Did a great job with my cataract surgery.
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