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Sandeep Jain, Ophthalmologist, Ophthalmology

Sandeep Jain, MD


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Dr. Sandeep Jain is Director of the Dry Eye & Ocular GVHD Clinic at UI Health Dr. Jain is an NIH-funded clinician scientist and is Board certified in Ophthalmology. His clinical focus is on the treatment of Dry Eye Diseases, with a particular interest in Ocular Graft-Vs.-Host Disease and Sjogren's Syndrome. Dr. Jain's clinical practice and basic laboratory research are highly integrated around this focus area, which has allowed him to discover new mechanisms of inflammation in dry eyes and develop novel therapies for treating dry eyes. Dr. Jain has been recognized among the Castle Connolly Top Doctors in Chicago and has received several awards, including UIC Inventor of the Year, UIC Faculty of the Year, American Academy of Ophthalmology's Achievement Award, and Research to Prevent Blindness Physician-Scientist Award. Dr. Jain has published 75 papers in scientific journals and made more than 100 presentations in Ophthalmological meetings. After receiving his medical degree, Dr. Jain joined the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at The Johns Hopkins University as a pre-residency fellow and completed his residency training in Ophthalmology at the Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University, New York, followed by a subspecialty fellowship in Corneal Diseases at the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary/Harvard Medical School. He is the BA Field Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

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Language : English, Hindi

Specialties & Services

  • Ophthalmology
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Dry Eye Disease
  • Sjogren’s Syndrome
  • Graft-vs.-Host Disease
  • Meibomian Gland Disease
  • Blepharitis
  • Corneal Neuropathic Pain
  • Immunological Dry Eye Disease


Eye and Ear Infirmary

1855 W. Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612
312.996.EYES (3937)


  • Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
  • Medical School: University of Delhi, India
  • Residency: Harkness Eye Institute