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Omar Ahmad, M.D.

Dr. Omar Ahmad was born and raised in Southern Illinois.  After graduating from Carbondale Community High School as class valedictorian, he attended The University of Chicago for his undergraduate studies.  Dr. Omar graduated as a Student Marshall, an award given to the top twenty graduates in his class.  He then studied at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.  He received his ophthalmology residency training at the University of Michigan and completed a two year Medical and Vitreo-retinal Surgical Fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic.  He is happy to have returned to his native Southern Illinois and currently resides in Marion, IL.

Dr. Omar is board-certified with the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists.  He has multiple peer reviewed publications and book chapters in the areas of ophthalmology and retina.  He maintains a clinical interest in all areas of medical and surgical retina.

Specialties: Surgical Retina, Retinal Detachment repair, Ophthalmology, Medical Retina, Macular Degeneration, Diabetic Eye Care

Locations: Cape Girardeau, MO; Carbondale, IL; Harrisburg, IL; Marion, IL; Mt. Vernon, IL; Pinckneyville, IL

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