Kamran Riaz

last updated 4/3/2018

Kamran Mohammed Riaz

Assistant Professors at University of Chicago

5841 S. Maryland Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, United States
HQ Phone:
(773) 702-1000

General Information


Ophthalmologist - Benjamin-Eye-Care-Optical-Shop-small

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Director of Refractive Surgery - University of Chicago Hospitals

Contributing Writer - OphthoQuestions

Resident Physician - Northwestern University


doctorate of medicine degreeNorthwestern University

doctorate of medicine degreeUIC College of Medicine

dual degrees - Economics and Middle Eastern History , University of Illinois


Member - Refractive Surgery and Cornea Society

Member - American Academy of Ophthalmology

Member - American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Clinical Advisor - Osmosis

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Dr. Kamran Riaz has a uniquely indigenous background in Islamic studies. Before high school, he completed memorization of the Qur'an within nine months at the Institute of Islamic Education, based in Elgin, Illinois. Since then, he has continued studying the sacred sciences with some of the most respected and renowned scholars in the Chicagoland area. He attended the University of Illinois in Chicago (UIC) for undergraduate studies where he was the president of the Muslim Students Association and graduated magna cum laude from the prestigious GPPA program with dual degrees in Economics and Middle Eastern History. Kamran also leads Taraweeh prayers in Ramadan and teaches weekly seerah classes at the Downtown Islamic Center. He teaches Arabic classes at Darul Qasim, an institute of classical Islamic learning in the suburbs of Chicago. In addition, he has spoken at various events including the Zaytuna Minara Program, Sacred Time Project, interfaith dialogues, and the Islamic Society of North America's annual convention. Kamran has also been featured in author Pearl Gaskins' book, "I Believe In…"

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