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R. V. Paul Chan, Ophthalmology

R. V. Paul Chan, MD, MSc, FACS


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Dr. R. V. Paul Chan is director of the Pediatric Retina and Retinopathy of Prematurity Service at UI Health and professor of ophthalmology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. Dr. Chan is board certified in ophthalmology and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His clinical focus is in medical and surgical vitreoretinal disease, with a particular interest in the diagnosis and management of pediatric retinal disease and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). His research interests include investigations into new methods to diagnose and manage pediatric retinal disease and ROP; identification of risk factors and genetic markers for pediatric retinal disease; telemedicine; computer-facilitated image analysis, and tele-education to improve the quality of care for pediatric retinal conditions and ROP. Dr. Chan is also the John H. Panton, MD Professor of Ophthalmology.

Language : English

Dr. Chan was featured on WGN's 'Spotlight Chicago' discussing corrective eye Surgery, Cataracts, and other general eye care needs

Specialties & Services

  • Ophthalmology
  • Adult and pediatric retinal disease
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Retinal vascular diseases
  • Eye trauma and infections
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Age-related macular degeneration


Specialty Care Building

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


  • Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Medical School: Temple University
  • Residency: New York-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Board Certification: Ophthalmology