Iris S. Kassem, MD, PhD

Iris Kassem, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Clinics Building
8920 W. Connell Ct.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - New Berlin Clinic
4855 S. Moorland Road
New Berlin WI,  53151

Maps and Directions

Children's Central Scheduling: (414) 607-5280

Research Lab

The Eye Institute
925 N. 87th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

Kassem Lab Webpage

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Amblyopia
  • Pediatric Cataracts
  • Pediatric Eye Trauma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Strabismus

Research Interests

  • Inflammation and Scarring After Pediatric Intraocular Surgery
  • Ocular Findings of Fabry Disease
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity


  • Doctor of Medicine - Stony Brook University Medical Center - Stony Brook, NY (2006)

Postgraduate Training 

  • Residency in Ophthalmology - North Shore University Hospital - Great Neck, NY (2010)
  • Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus - University of Illinois - Chicago (2011)

Recent Publications


Updated Feb. 2018