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Dimitra Skondra, MD, Ophthalmology, Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Medical Center

DimitraSkondraMDPhD

Ophthalmology Chicago, IL

Retinal Disease

AssociateProfessor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Chicago, Director of J. Terry Ernest Ocular Imaging Center Founder/Leader, Retina Microbiome Team

Overview of Dr. Skondra

Dr. Dimitra Skondra is an ophthalmologist in Chicago, IL and is affiliated with University of Chicago Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Crete School of Health Sciences and has been in practice 16 years. She is one of 42 doctors at University of Chicago Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology. She has more than 60 publications and over 500 citings.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical SchoolFellowship, Surgical Retina and Vitreous, 2011 - 2013
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)
    New York Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell Campus)Residency, Ophthalmology, 2008 - 2011
  • Ascension Illinois/Saint Francis
    Ascension Illinois/Saint FrancisInternship, Transitional Year, 2007 - 2008
  • Univ Crete- Sch Hlth Scis
    Univ Crete- Sch Hlth ScisClass of 2001

Certifications & Licensure

  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2011 - 2013
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2007 - 2023
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Scleritis and Retinal Detachment After Strabismus Surgery in a Patient with Thyroid Eye Disease  
    Dimitra Skondra, Asim V Farooq, JAMA Ophthalmology

Press Mentions

  • New Treatment for Macular Holes Means Some Patients Can Avoid Surgery
    New Treatment for Macular Holes Means Some Patients Can Avoid SurgeryOctober 24th, 2019
  • Study: Medicated Drops May Help Close Small Macular Holes, Prevent Surgery to Fix Vision Problems
    Study: Medicated Drops May Help Close Small Macular Holes, Prevent Surgery to Fix Vision ProblemsJanuary 22nd, 2021
  • Metformin May Prevent a Common Cause of Vision Loss in Aging
    Metformin May Prevent a Common Cause of Vision Loss in AgingFebruary 4th, 2021

Hospital Affiliations