For Referring Providers

For over 150 years, the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary physicians have provided the best tertiary care for serious and complicated ophthalmic cases. Thank you for your confidence in referring your patient. We look forward to working with you to ensure a positive result.


UIC west side campus

The Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary and Lions of Illinois Eye Research Institute--part of the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System located near downtown Chicago.


To refer a patient to one of our clinics, you have a few options:

1. CALL the VIP Referral Line | 312-996-VIP1 (8471)


2. PRINT and FAX Referral Form | 312-996-6272


3. CALL the clinic directly | During office hours (typically 8:30-5:00 M-F)


Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary Clinics (Chicago Medical District - Taylor Street):

    Comprehensive Ophthalmology Faculty Practice (COFP) (312) 355-5220

    Contact Lens Service 312-996-5410

    Cornea Service (312) 996-996-8937

    General Eye Clinic (312) 996-6562 or (312) 996-1953

    Glaucoma Service (312) 996-996-7030

    Low Vision Service (312) 355-5220

    Neuro-Ophthalmology Service (312) 996-996-9120

    Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery Service (312) 996-9120

    Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus Service (312) 996-6599

    Retina Service (312) 996-996-6660

    Uveitis Service (312) 996-6660

    Imaging: Eye Photography and Ophthalmic Ultrasound (312) 996-7860


Millennium Park Eye Center (Michigan Avenue): (312) 996-2020 | (312) 346-5292 (Fax)

    Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    Contact Lens

    Cornea Service

    Glaucoma Service

    Laser Vision Correction Service (LASIK)

    Oculofacial Plastics

    Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus




NOTE: Managed care patients may also require an "insurance-approved" referral.