Signature Retina Consultants is proud to offer expert retina care to adults in Braidwood, Illinois. Sumit Bhatia, MD, the lead ophthalmologist, has more than 15 years of experience as a retina specialist, and he’s passionate about providing patients with state-of-the-art, personalized treatments.
Dr. Bhatia grew up in Central Illinois and received his Bachelor of Science from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, graduating magna cum laude with honors.
Dr. Bhatia completed his medical degree and ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. During this time, Dr. Bhatia discovered his interest in retinal disorders.
He went on to Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts, to continue his studies with a surgical and medical retina fellowship. Dr. Bhatia and his family happily then returned to Central Illinois in 2007, where he’s practiced since then.
Dr. Bhatia utilizes the most advanced laser treatments and diagnostic tests to improve vision. He treats a variety of retinal concerns and conditions like loss of vision, floaters, retinal detachment and tears, diabetic retinopathy, and retinal vein occlusion.
Blurry vision or sudden loss of vision can be alarming, but Dr. Bhatia is communicative and has an excellent bedside manner. He works with patients to identify the cause of any vision issues and develops a treatment plan tailored to each patient’s needs.
Dr. Bhatia has extensive experience with sutureless vitrectomy and microsurgical techniques for macular surgery. He takes a special interest in the latest pharmacological treatments for age-related macular degeneration, which can cause patients to have trouble reading or seeing curbs when driving.
Signature Retina Consultants works with patients’ referring physicians to schedule appointments and plan the most effective treatment plan.
Reach out by phone or book an appointment online to learn more about the expert retinal care at Signature Retina Consultants.