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Conditions Treated:

  • Cornea and external disease
  • Cataracts
  • General Ophthalmology


  • Lamellar corneal transplantation (DSEAK, DMEK, DALK)
  • Surgical treatment of cataracts
  • Corneal cross-linking (KXL)


  • Bettendorf, IA
  • Rock Island, IL
  • Geneseo, IL
  • Monmouth, IL

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations:

  • Spring Park Surgery Center
  • Hammond Henry Hospital, Geneseo, IL
  • OSF Holy Family Medical Center, Monmouth, IL


  • Fellowship: University of Utah/Moran Eye Center, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
  • Medical School: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • American Board of Ophthalmology


  • dedicated to Cataract Surgery and Lens Replacement Education
  • Moshirfar M, Fenzl CR, McCaughey MV. Lasik Enhancement: Review of Literature, Clinical and Surgical Recommendations Regarding Management.
    Status: In Progress
  • Moshirfar M, Fenzl CR, Gess, AJ. Corneal Trephination using Moria Single-Use Adjustable Vacuum Trephine.
    Status: In Progress
  • Fenzl CR, Winterkorn J. Differential Diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis.
    Status: In Progress
  • McCaughey MV, Mifflin T, Fenzl CR, Moshirfar M. Pseudophacomorphic Glaucoma along with Pupillary Block After Visian ICL Implantation for High Myopia
    Status: In Progress
  • Muthappan V, Smedley JG, Fenzl CR, Moshirfar M. Phlyctenulosis-like presentation secondary to an embedded corneal foreign body.
    Status: Submitted to Open Journal of Ophthalmology 7/25/14
  • Fenzl CR, Golio D. The Impact of Suction Drainage on Orbital Compartment Syndrome after Craniofacial Surgery. J Craniofac Surg. 2014 Jul; 25(4):1358061.
  • Fenzl CR, Moshirfar M, Gess AJ, Goldsmith J. Glaucoma Drainage Device Associated Corneal Ectasia. World J Clin Cases. 2014 Jan; 2(1):1-4.
  • Fenzl CR. Found: Answers to a Third-Year Resident’s most pressing question. ( website) December 9, 2013.
  • Fenzl CR. Keratoglobus ( website). January 18, 2013.
  • Moshirfar M, Khalifa YM, Davis D, Fenzl CR, et al. Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty using donor corneas with the previous laser in situ keratomileusis or photorefractive keratectomy: a case series and donor cap histopathology. Cornea. 2012 May:31(5):533-7.
  • Moshirfar M, Fenzl CR, Meyer JJ, et al. Simultaneous and Sequential Implantation of Intacs and Verisyse Phakic Intraocular Lens for Refractive Improvement in Keratectasia. Cornea. 2011 Feb;30(2):158-63.

Activities and Honors:

  • Committee of Interns and Residents Representative
  • Jamaica Hospital Alternate Delegate
  • Intern of the Month Hahnemann University Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine
  • Excellence in Professionalism – Drexel University College of Medicine

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology

Contact Us

Outside Our Bettendorf Location

Main Office

777 Tanglefoot Lane
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

(563) 323-2020
Outside Our Geneseo Location

422 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

(309) 944-8888
Muscatine Satellite
Outside Our Muscatine Satellite

Located in The Vision Center

1700 Park Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

(563) 263-2020
Rock Island
Outside Our Rock Island Office

Main Office

4731 45th Street Court
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

(309) 793-2020

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