Lili Farrokh-Siar, MD, Ophthalmology, Mokena, IL, Louis A. Weiss Memorial Hospital


Ophthalmology Mokena, IL

Glaucoma Related, Retinal Disease

CEO, Illinois Glaucoma Center

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Education & Training

  • University Eye SpecialistsFellowship
  • University of ChicagoUniversity of ChicagoChiefResidency
  • University of ChicagoUniversity of ChicagoResidency
  • Louis A Weiss Memorial HospitalInternship
  • Medizinische Fakultät Universität zu KölnMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License 2003 - 2020
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Beem Fisher Award for best research paper Chicago Ophthalmological Society, 2001-2003
  • Travel Fellowship Grant from the National Eye Institute Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 1997
  • "Maria Pesch Foundation" Scholarship for outstanding research in Ophthalmology University of Cologne, School of Medicine, 1995-1996
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

  • Journal Articles
  • Indocyanine green induces apoptosis in human retinal pigment epithelium  Rezai K.A., Farrokh-Siar L., Ernest J.T., Am J Ophthalmol, 1/1/2004
  • Type I and II interferons promote human fetal retinal pigment epithelium induced apoptosis of Jurkat T-cells  Rezai K.A., Farrokh-Siar L., Patel S.C., Ernest J.T., van Seventer G.A., Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 1/1/2003
  • Human fetal retinal pigment epithelial cells secrete a product which induces cell cycle arrest leading to the loss of mitochondrial membrane potential and apoptosis  Farrokh-Siar L., Rezai K.A., Palmer E.M., Patel S.C., Ernest J.T., van Seventer, G.A., Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 1/1/2000
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  • Title
  • Post-treatment Imaging of the Orbit Chapter: Imaging After Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery 
    Sotiria Palioura, Lili Farrokh-Siar, et al.
    Editors: Daniel Ginat and Suzanne K. Freitag.Springer
  • Post-treatment Imaging of the Orbit Chapter: Ophthalmic Imaging and Neuroimaging of the Effects of Glaucoma Treatment 
    Daniel T. Ginat, Lili Farrokh-Siar et al
    Editors: Daniel T. Ginat and Suzanne K. Freitag.Speinger
  • Glaucoma Surgery Chapter: "The Krupin Eye Valve With Disk" 
    Lili Farrokh-Siar, MD
    Editors: Teressa C. Chen.Saunders Elsevier
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  • Abstracts/Posters
  • Comparison of Patient Reported Compliance in Obtaining Intraocular Pressure Lowering Medication and Actual Pharmacy Dispensation Alexander Zabaneh, Lili Farrokh-Siar, America Glaucoma Society, Del Coronado, California, 3/3/2017
  • Outcomes using a biodegradable collagen matrix in bleb revisions Nitasha Gupta MD, Lili Farrokh-Siar, MD, 27th American Glaucoma Society Meeting, Coronado, California, 3/2/2017
  • Toxicity of Mitomycin C in the suprachoroidal space. Farrokh-Siar L., Harasymowycz P., Snyder P., American Glaucoma Society Annual Meeting, 1/1/2014
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Research History

  • Research Associate University of ChicagoRPE Transplantation1997 - 1999

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • German, Farsi

Hospital Affiliations