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Elmer Y. Tu, Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmology

Elmer Y. Tu, MD


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Dr. Elmer Y. Tu specializes in infectious diseases of the cornea. He is widely viewed as having special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of Acanthamoeba and other severe infections of the cornea. Dr. Tu's area of expertise also includes new and innovative forms of corneal transplantation and treatment of challenging ocular surface disorders.

Language : English, Taiwanese

Specialties & Services

  • Cornea and Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Disease
  • DSEK - Corneal Transplantation
  • External Eye Diseases and Infections
  • Keratoplasty (Lamellar and Penetrating)
  • Lasik
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Verisyse


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1009 S. Wood St.
Chicago, IL 60612
312.996.EYES (3937)


  • Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
  • Internship: Evanston Northwestern Hospital
  • Medical School: University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine