Felipe de Alba, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Director, Retina Service
Vitreoretinal Surgery
Diabetic Retinopathy
Macular Degeneration

Practice Locations:
Loyola Outpatient Center
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

Loyola: (888) LUHS-888
Hines: (708) 202-1919

Contact Information:
(708) 216-3408


Undergraduate/Medical School (combined program):
Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila
Torreon, Mexico
Doctor of Medicine, 1993

Residency in Ophthalmology, 1995-1998
University of Nebraska
Omaha, NE

Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery, 1998-2000
University of Illinois
Chicago, IL

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, certified 2000

Professional Organizations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS)
  • Chicago Ophthalmological Society (COS), Director of Annual Meeting, 2010


  • 2005 and 2004 Department of Ophthalmology Faculty of the Year, Loyola University Medical Center
  • 2004 Department of Ophthalmology Outstanding Teacher, Loyola University Medical Center

Research Interests

  • Diabetic retinopathy