Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Abdelsalam has practiced ophthalmology for over 20 years. In addition to his duties as Chief Medical Officer for ESP, Dr. Abdelsalam is the founder and owner of Chicagoland Retina Consultants. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. Before entering private practice, Dr. Abdelsalam was a full-time faculty member at the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago, where he was the Director of the Adult and Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgery Services.
Dr. Abdelsalam obtained his medical degree from Alexandria University, Egypt; where he graduated with high honors. He completed his internal medicine training at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and his residency in ophthalmology at Institute of Ophthalmology & Visual Science, UMDNJ. He completed his vitreoretinal surgery training at the world-renowned Kresge Eye Institute.