Dr. Harit K. Bhatt, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male

(708) 424-6500

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University Retina is engaged in the practice of medicine specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula. We specifically specialize in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment repair, retinal vein occlusions, and other disorders of the retina, vitreous, and macula. We currently see patients at two main locations: Burbank, Illinois and Oak Forest, Illinois. Our offices are handicapped accessible and equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools. Fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, indocyanine angiography, and ultrasoundography, laser treatment, certain types of retinal detachment repair, and intravitreal injection therapy are all available on-site. We offer state-of-the-art treatment options as well including intravitreal injections, computer navigated laser surgery, photodynamic therapy, cryotherapy, and other major retinal procedures.Read more

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Best's Disease
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Diabetes-Like Retinal Edema
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Exudative Retinopathy, Familial
  • Exudative Retinopathy, Familial, Autosomal Dominant
  • Exudative Retinopathy, Familial, Autosomal Recessive
  • Exudative Retinopathy, Familial, X - Linked, Recessive
  • Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Defects - Arachnodactyly - Cardiopathy
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eye Movement Disorders
  • Eye Muscle Disorders
  • Eye Palsy
  • Eye Paresis
  • Eye Strain
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Corneal Dystrophy, Type I
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Degeneration, Polymorphic
  • Macular Dystrophy, Atypical Vitelliform
  • Macular Dystrophy, Concentric Annular
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 2
  • Macular Dystrophy, Retinal, 3
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Adult-Onset
  • Macular Dystrophy, Vitelliform, Early-Onset
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Macules, Hereditary, Congenital Hypopigmented and Hyperpigmented
  • Migraine
  • North Carolina Macular Dystrophy
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Herpes (Herpes of the Eye)
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Optic Neuropathy
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Degeneration - Nanophthalmos - Glaucoma
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Disinsertion Syndrome
  • Retinal Dysplasia, X - Linked
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Macoaneurysm
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Scarring
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia and Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Deafness - Mental Retardation - Hypogonadism
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa - Mental Retardation - Deafness
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 1
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 27
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa 29
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Deafness Hypogenitalism
  • Retinitis Punctata Albescens
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinohepatoendocrinologic Syndrome
  • Retinopathic Oxygen Toxicity
  • Retinopathy
  • Retinopathy - Anemia - CNS Anomalies
  • Retinopathy - Aplastic Anemia - Neurological Abnormalities
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinopathy, Arteriosclerotic
  • Retinopathy, Pigmentary - Mental Retardation
  • Retinoschisis
  • Retinoschisis of Fovea
  • Retinoschisis, Autosomal Dominant
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Still's Disease
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveal Diseases
  • Uveal Melanoma
  • Uveitic Glaucoma
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Eye Surgery
  • Fluorscein Angiography
  • Indocyanine Green Angiography
  • Injection Therapy
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Ultrasound
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    Macneal Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2010

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • The American Board of Ophthalmology Certification, 2010
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Bhatt's Care Philosophy

University Retina is engaged in the practice of medicine specializing in diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula. We specifically specialize in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment repair, retinal vein occlusions, and other disorders of the retina, vitreous, and macula. We currently see patients at two main locations: Burbank, Illinois and Oak Forest, Illinois. Our offices are handicapped accessible and equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic tools. Fundus photography, fluorescein angiography, indocyanine angiography, and ultrasoundography, laser treatment, certain types of retinal detachment repair, and intravitreal injection therapy are all available on-site. We offer state-of-the-art treatment options as well including intravitreal injections, computer navigated laser surgery, photodynamic therapy, cryotherapy, and other major retinal procedures.