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Eye Specialists

The following physicians and advanced practice nurses specialize in treating children with eye conditions. Please note, not all of our specialists are available at every location. Select their names to learn more about their special interest areas and locations.

Brenda L. Bohnsack, MD, PhD

Division Head, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children’s Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Surendra Basti, MD

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology

Call 1.800.543.7362

Sudhi P. Kurup, MD

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Janice Lasky Zeid, MD

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology; Director, Fellowship Program; Medical Director, Ocular Tumors; Co-Director, Neurofibromatosis Program; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Kelly D. Laurenti, MD

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Bahram Rahmani, MD, MPH

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Safa Rahmani, MD

Retina Specialist, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Jennifer L. Rossen, MD

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Magdalena Stec, OD, FAAO

Doctor of Optometry, Fellow of American Academy of Optometry, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Hawke H. Yoon, MD

Attending Physician, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children's Surgical Foundation

Call 1.800.543.7362

Children's Community Physicians Association Members

Deborah R. Fishman, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

Lawrence Kaufman, MD, PhD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

Paul A. Knepper, MD, PhD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

Lisa C Verderber, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association

Zibute G. Zaparackas, MD

Member, Children's Community Physicians Association