1300 North Arlington Heights Road
Suite 150
Itasca, Il 60143

Mateen K. AliNiazee, MD

Mateen K. AliNiazee, MD 
Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Dr. Mateen K. AliNiazee is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist, with over 20 years of experience. He has been involved with research and development in advanced cataract surgery.

He has been keenly focused on the latest advancements in technology to deliver the highest quality surgical eye care. He is a strong supporter of the co-management model for delivery of eye care and surgical co-management with optometrists.

He is skilled and experienced in the areas of cataract and refractive surgery, advanced technology intraocular lenses, laser vision correction including: SMILE LASIK (Small Incision Lenticule Extraction), and lens-based procedures including EVO ICL (implantable collamer lenses) and refractive lens exchange (RLE). He also specializes in glaucoma management and surgery, diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration management and treatments, along with pterygium surgery.

He strives to provide the best care possible. He believes in understanding the patient’s lifestyle and remains on the forefront of advanced technology. He personalizes the treatment to each patient’s lifestyle to achieve the best possible outcomes, providing personalized peak performance vision.


  • Tulane University: Bachelor of Science in Biology with honors
  • Tulane University Medical School: 7-year combined BS/MD
  • Tulane University Department of Ophthalmology: Residency

Professional Credentials

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons