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Midwest Retina Consultants, S.C.

Retina, Macula, Vitreous
 Diseases and Surgery

Main Office

  • 1100 W. Central Rd, LL2
  • Arlington Heights, IL 60005
  • Office: 847-394-3933
  • Fax: 847-394-4099

Billing and Administrative

  • 8901 W. Golf Rd. #206
  • Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Office: 847-698-6300
  • Fax: 847-698-6002

Daniel C. Alter, M.D., Ph.D.


In practice since 1998, Dr. Alter is a practicing ophthalmologist specializing in retina, vitreous and macular eye diseases for over ten years. 

His special interests include macular degeneration diseases, diabetic retinopathy, repair of detachments, uveitis, trauma, retinopathy of prematurity and surgery to remove epiretinal membranes and repair macular holes. He is currently on the teaching staff at the University of Illinois where he is an assistant clinical professor.



  • Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove, IL
  • Northwest Community Medical Center, Arlington Heights, IL
  • St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, IL

Languages Spoken
English and Spanish

Professional Certification

  • Board Certification: Ophthalmology-Retinal/Surgery
  • Medical School: University if Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Internship: MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL
  • Residency: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship: University of Illinois, Vitreoretinal Diseases, Chicago, IL