Amy Lin, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Director, Cornea Service
Director, Refractive Surgery Service
Cornea and Refractive Surgery

Practice Locations:
Loyola Outpatient Center
Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace North
Loyola Center for Health at Hickory Hills
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

Appointments:
(888) LUHS-888

Contact Information:
(708) 216-3408

Education/Training

Undergraduate School:
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts, Cognitive Science, 1999

Medical School:
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Doctor of Medicine, 2003

Residency:
Residency in Ophthalmology, 2004-2007
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Fellowship:
Fellowship in Cornea, Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery (under Dr. Roger
Steinert), 2007-2008
University of California
Irvine, CA

Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology, certified 2008

Professional Organizations

  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)
  • Association of Veterans Affairs Ophthalmologists (AVAO)
  • Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology (AUPO), Medical Student Educator
  • Cornea Society

Awards/Distinctions

  • 2010 Department of Ophthalmology Outstanding Teacher, Loyola University Medical Center
  • 2006 Best Research Award, Northwestern University Department of Ophthalmology Resident Research Day
  • 2006 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

Research Interests

  • Presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses
  • Refractive surgery
  • New techniques in corneal transplantation