University Ophthalmology

Office Hours

Monday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

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University Ophthalmology

Veena Arun, MD

Dr. Veena Arun earned her medical degree at University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in June of 1995. She completed her residency in general ophthalmology at the University Of Chicago from July of 1996 to June of 1999 and served as Chief resident for a year, from July 1999-June 2000. Dr. Veena Arun worked as a faculty member of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Chicago until 2008 when she ventured out to start her own private practice - University Ophthalmology.

It has been the goal of the University Ophthalmology to provide continuous care and serve the general ophthalmology needs of Hyde Park, and has been successful in doing so for the last 9 years; including but not limited to the following services:

General Eye Care

Cataract Surgery

Laser Treatment for Cataract and Glaucoma among other conditions such as Diabetes, Hypertension

Macular Degeneration

Dr. Arun also has worked at Mercy Hospital and Thorek Hospital, where appointments may be available upon request. Dr. Arun performs her surgeries at Illinois Masonic Hospital.


American Board of Ophthalmology since 2002, re-certified in 2012, serves as an examiner for the Board of Ophthalmology since 2005 and currently serves as a preceptor for medical students completing rotations from

University of Chicago | Examiner for the board

Rush Medical School | Examiner for the board


Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

American Board Of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Chicago Ophthalmological Society