Dr. Richard M. Ahuja, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

840 W Irving Park Rd # 401, Chicago, IL 60613 Get Directions
(773) 975-6868

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Dr. Ahuja is a thorough, caring and attentive ophthalmologist, who treats his patients with compassion, placing their health and comfort as his highest priority. Dr. Ahuja currently provides care for diabetic eye disease, hypertensive eye disease, macular degeneration, retinal disorders, macular puckers, macular holes, torn retinas, flashes and floaters, and uveitis at his offices in Chicago. Dr. Ahuja received his medical degree at Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois. He certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is multilingual in English, Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Ahuja aims to treat his patients with the quality of care he himself expects.Read more

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based on 7 total surveys (3 with reviews)
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  • Staff
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Experience with Dr. Ahuja
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Ahuja's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Dr. Richard M. Ahuja, MD says

Thank you for your honest and open feedback. I always strive to provide the best care that I can and that I myself expect. Please feel free to contact me at my office with any concerns.

in Chicago, IL |
I had an great visit with Dr. Ahuja. I trust his level of competence. He explained things so I could understand. It was clear to me that he cares a lot for his patients. The office was very nice. I will continue to get my care with him.
in Chicago, IL |
If it wasn't for Dr. Ahuja I wouldn't be able to see my family, friends and puppies. Dr Ahuja is a great doctor a great person. He is so patient with people and goes out of his way to help you, I would recommend Dr. Ahuja to all my family and friends and anyone that needs a eye doctor.
in Chicago, IL |
I have a lot of confidence In Dr. Ahuja. He has been taking care of my eye condition for the past 4 years. In one word, he is great. On my first visit, he examined my eyes very thoroughly and explained everything to our satisfaction. He has a wonderful bedside manner. His staff is also very polite and scheduling was straightforward. The office is very clean and modern, and I rarely wait more than 15 minutes to be seen.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Ahuja says..

Diabetes, hypertension, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, retinal vascular diseases such as retinal vein and artery occlusions, macular holes/ pucker, vitreous disorders, and uveitis or ocular inflammation.

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  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Blepharitis
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

Dr. Ahuja says..

eye surgery, laser eye surgery, retinal and vitreous surgery, intravitreal injections.

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  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intravitreal Injection
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Vitrectomy
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Rush Medical College Of Rush University

    Graduated in 1994

  • Internship Hospital
    Illinois Masonic Med Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Residency Hospital
    Kresge Eye Institute Of Wayne State University

    Completed in 1998

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Moorfields Eye Hospital In London For Medical Retina

    Completed in 1999

    University Of Maryland, Baltimore MD For Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Northwestern University In Philosophy and Neurobiology

    Graduated in 1990

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Ahuja's Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
Under 10 minutes

Experience with Dr. Ahuja

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Ahuja's Care Philosophy

Dr. Ahuja is a thorough, caring and attentive ophthalmologist, who treats his patients with compassion, placing their health and comfort as his highest priority. Dr. Ahuja currently provides care for diabetic eye disease, hypertensive eye disease, macular degeneration, retinal disorders, macular puckers, macular holes, torn retinas, flashes and floaters, and uveitis at his offices in Chicago. Dr. Ahuja received his medical degree at Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois. He certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is multilingual in English, Spanish and Hindi. Dr. Ahuja aims to treat his patients with the quality of care he himself expects.

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Dr. Ahuja says...

Diabetes, hypertension, age-related macular degeneration, retinal detachment, retinal vascular diseases such as retinal vein and artery occlusions, macular holes/ pucker, vitreous disorders, and uveitis or ocular inflammation.

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Dr. Ahuja says...

eye surgery, laser eye surgery, retinal and vitreous surgery, intravitreal injections.

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Dr. Ahuja says...

Thank you for your honest and open feedback. I always strive to provide the best care that I can and that I myself expect. Please feel free to contact me at my office with any concerns.