Shuchi Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Subspecialty / Clinical Expertise:
Director, Glaucoma Service
Comprehensive Ophthalmology

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

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

Contact Information:
(708) 216-3408


Undergraduate School:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Graduate School:
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL
Master of Science, Biochemistry

Medical School:
University of Chicago
Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
Doctor of Medicine, 2005

Residency in Ophthalmology, 2006-2009
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Fellowship in Glaucoma, 2009-2010
Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary
Boston, MA

Board Certification

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 2011
  • Professional Organizations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • American Glaucoma Society (AGS)


  • 2009 and 2008 Oculoplastics Award Winner, University of Chicago
  • 2008 Beem Fisher-Chicago Ophthalmologic Society Research Winner
  • 2008 and 2007 Potts Research Award Winner, University of Chicago
  • 2005 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)

Research Interests

  • Role of Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in early detection and monitoring of the progression of glaucoma
  • Effect of sleep apnea and its treatments on glaucoma progression and intraocular pressure
  • Improvement of current glaucoma surgical techniques