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Qualifications and Experience
Harit K. Bhatt MD is an ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal surgeon. He specializes in the medical and surgical diseases of the retina, vitreous, macula and uveitis. He is expertly trained and skilled in the management of complex vitreoretinal and uveitic diseases. Dr. Bhatt utilizes the latest technology in the management of age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment surgery, macular hole surgery, diabetic surgery, and epiretinal membrane surgery. He is also one of the few retina specialists worldwide trained to use the NAVILAS computer-navigated retinal imaging and laser treatment system. Dr. Bhatt has been centered in the Chicago-land area since his early childhood. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Kankakee, Illinois and received his undergraduate degree with Honors in Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. During his undergraduate training, he was a member of the Honors College, Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society, and one of only twenty-five University Scholar Award recipients in his entire class. Dr. Bhatt received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. After a medical internship at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, Illinois he completed his ophthalmology residency at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary where he served as Chief Resident. Following his residency, he completed a two-year medical retina and vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Northwestern University where he served as Chief Fellow. Dr. Bhatt is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Illinois College of Medicine. He currently is on staff at Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate South Suburban Hospital, St. Anthony Hospital, and Little Company of Mary Hospital.
Verified Patient Reviews
one of the best M.D. appt I've had
Very Professional and staff is very friendly
He was very patient, professional and answered all our questions. We came to him for a second opinion but are convinced that we will have him take care of my eyes. Very good doctor. We had given up hope but now i see a ray of light with his help. He perfomed the laser surgery on me immediately and took care of the problem.
Dr. Harit was very pleasant, informative, and profesional. I would reccomend him to all my friends and family. Your #1 Doc
I was very pleased and would go there and or recommend dr and his asst. very highly to anyone in need of his type of service. Very pleased.
Dr. Bhatt was very good at explaining what was going on with my eyes. He was very helpful and the staff was very nice!