Geeta Belsare Been, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Cosmetic Surgery
Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Practice Locations:
Loyola Outpatient Center
Loyola Center for Health at Hickory Hills
Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge
Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital

(888) LUHS-888

Contact Information:
(708) 216-3408


Undergraduate School:
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Medical School:
University of Iowa College of Medicine
Iowa City, IA
Doctor of Medicine, 2005

Residency in Ophthalmology, 2006-2009
The University of Chicago

Fellowship in Oculoplastics, 2009-2010
Center for Facial Appearances
Dr. Rick Anderson and Dr. John McCann

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, certified 2010
  • Professional Organizations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)


  • 2009 The Harvey Z. Klein Resident Award for Outstanding Patient Care
  • 2008 Alfred E. Potts Award for Best Resident Research (University of Chicago)
  • 2008 ambassador for Ophthalmology Advocacy Day, Washington, DC
  • 2007 National Eye Institute Travel Grant Recipient (ARVO)
  • 2005 The Hansjoerg E. Kolder Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology (The University of Iowa)

Research Interests

  • Acoustic neuromas
  • Eyelid reconstruction