Dr. Balaji Gupta, MD

Dr. Balaji Gupta, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Balaji Gupta, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Lombard, IL and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.

Dupage Ophthalmology

2500 S Highland Ave Ste 110

Lombard, IL 60148
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Gupta performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Gupta's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

88  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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23  Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chemodenervation
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Northwestern University Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Nwu Fienberg Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Michael Reese Hosp Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Illinois
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • U Mich Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gupta has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gupta's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gupta to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Gupta's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Long wait hours, non-friendly staff, costly services, WRONG PRESCRIPTION for Glasses
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After a long time, I changed my Opthalamalagist! Had my first appointment with Dr. Gupta and I was very impressed with the speed of processing at the office. Dr. Gupta is very professional, courteous, and was thorough in his examination! Very polite and courteous!
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Early to my appt Dr seemed exhausted and I felt confused after appt, instead of reassured. Patients who came after were seen before. First experience and definitely dnt think I'll return!
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Dr. Gupta is an outstanding ophthalmologist. He is thorough, kind, and does a wonderful job of taking the time to answer all of my questions. I feel like he's on my side and does all that he can do to give me the best vision possible. I will always be grateful to Dr. Gupta for his compassion and...more
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