Jared Nielsen, MD


About Jared Nielsen

Practice areas of special interest/special procedures:

Fellowship-trained retina specialist, focusing on diabetic eye disorders, macular degeneration and surgical repair of the retina

Medical School:

Chicago Medical School, MD


Internship at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu, Hawaii, ophthalmology residency at Loyola University Chicago.


Dr. Nielsen completed a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL.


Dr. Nielsen is an active eye care researcher and participates in clinical trials designed to provided better care to patients who suffer from sight threatening retinal diseases. He is engaged as an investigator in the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR.net), a National Eye Institute coordinated effort to study diabetic eye disease. He is also working on additional studies to investigate treatments for other retinal conditions including: central serous chorioretinopathy, macular degeneration, and ocular histoplasmosis.