Dr. Mark Dikopf was born and raised in the Chicago suburbs and graduated with honors from the combined undergraduate and medical school program through the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he was selected as chief resident in his final year of training. He developed a passion for glaucoma during residency and subsequently completed a glaucoma fellowship at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Dr. Dikopf has been active in ophthalmologic research during his career and has published many peer-reviewed articles, as well as presented research at national conferences. He also holds the title of clinical instructor at both University of Illinois at Chicago and Chicago Medical School. Dr. Dikopf is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Glaucoma Society, Chicago Ophthalmologic Society, Chicago Glaucoma Society, and Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.
Dr. Dikopf performs medical and surgical glaucoma care, routine eye exams and cataract surgery, including the use of femtosecond laser and advanced intraocular lens technologies. He also performs various minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries at the same time as cataract surgery. Dr. Dikopf aims to provide optimal care by making an individualized treatment plan based a patient’s general health and lifestyle. Most importantly, he values getting to know each of his patients, educating them on their eye conditions, and treating them with the utmost respect and care.
In his spare time Dr. Dikopf enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, being outdoors, playing pickleball and traveling.