Richard F Dennis MD

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The president of Chicago Cornea Consultants, Dr. Richard Dennis is a Cambridge, Massachusetts, native who grew up in Glen Ellyn. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from DePauw University in Indiana and received his M.D. from the University of Illinois. Following graduation, Dr. Dennis completed an internship and ophthalmology residency at the Valley Medical Center in Fresno, California, and a subsequent fellowship in cornea-external diseases at the Francis I. Proctor Foundation, University of California at San Francisco Medical Center. During this period, Dr. Dennis also served in the U.S. Air Force as a flight surgeon based at March Air Force Base in Riverside, California.

Soon after his stint in the Armed Forces, Dr. Richard Dennis joined the faculty at Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center as director of the cornea service. Additionally, he served as director of the residency program from 1983-84. He is currently an assistant professor and senior attending physician in the Department of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Dennis is a prominent member of a variety of professional organizations, including the Chicago Ophthalmological Society (counselor, 1990-91), American Medical Association, Illinois State and Chicago Medical Societies, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Eye Bank Association of America, and Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation.

Maintaining practices in Chicago and Highland Park for more than 25 years, Dr. Richard Dennis’ specialties include refractive and laser corneal surgery, ocular immunology, Herpes simplex ocular disease, and complications of intraocular lens implants. He is a frequent lecturer on these topics and many others.

If you would like to learn more about ophthalmologist Richard Dennis, or if you would like to schedule a consultation, contact Chicago Cornea Consultants today.


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Board Certified
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Primary Specialty
Refractive Surgery
Secondary Specialty
Cornea
Title
Ophthalmologist (MD)