Preeti J. Thyparampil, MD, an Ophthalmologist with Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Preeti J. Thyparampil, who serves patients in Chicago, Illinois.

Board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Thyparampil, specializes in ophthalmic plastic, orbital, and reconstructive surgery. She can be found on staff in the Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.

The Department of Ophthalmology at Northwestern Memorial Hospital treats and manages the full spectrum of eye disease, providing world-class eye care for everything from contact lens fitting to the most advanced refractive cataract surgeries and treatments for macular degeneration. Leaders in the field of LASIK surgery are featured there, treating patients looking to correct drooping or baggy eyelids, as well as offering novel procedures to treat other cosmetic concerns around the eyes or mid-face.

In her role as an academic, Dr. Thyparampil serves as an Assistant Professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, which is a research-intensive medical school preparing physicians and scientists to become leaders in their fields.

Pertaining to the education she has undergone, she earned her medical degree from the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, New York. She then went on to complete her internship at NewYork-Presbyterian Queens, followed by her residency and fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine – Cullen Eye Institute in 2014 and 2016, respectively. Before long, she became board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America.

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery. 

In addition to English, Dr. Thyparampil speaks Malayalam. 

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