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Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD
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Deepinder  K.  Dhaliwal, MD

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Director, Cornea, Cataract, and External Disease Services
  • Director, Refractive and Laser Surgery Center
  • Director and Founder, Center for Integrated Eye Care

​After receiving both her undergraduate and medical degrees from Northwestern University, Dr. Dhaliwal completed her residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh where she was selected to be chief resident in her final year. Following her residency at Pitt, Dr. Dhaliwal received subspecialty training in cornea, external disease, and anterior segment surgery at the University of Utah and in refractive surgery under Dr. J. Charles Casebeer.  Her special interests are in vision correction surgery, corneal transplantation and cataract surgery.


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