Dr. Nikhil Wagle, MD

Dr. Nikhil Wagle, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
Dr. Nikhil Wagle, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Rock Island, IL and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University Of Wisconsin Medical School in 1994 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

4731 45th Street Ct

Rock Island, IL 61201

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Ocular Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Wagle's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wagle "Dr. Nikhil Wagle joined Eye Surgeons Associates in 1999 as a glaucoma consultant and comprehensive ophthalmologist. Born and raised in Milwaukee, WI he received his medical degree from the University of Wisconsin and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his internship at Northwestern University Medical School and residency at the world renowned Duke University Eye Center where he also achieved a fellowship in glaucoma and served as Chief Resident. Dr. Wagle is board certified and a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. He frequently lectures on glaucoma topics. Along with being a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, he also serves on the board of Pleasant Valley Community School District, Spring Park Surgery Center Board, and the speciality council for Genesis Hospital's ACO. His areas of special interest include: medical, laser and the latest surgical treatments of glaucoma, the latest techniques in cataract surgery including laser cataract refractive surgery with advanced technology intraocular lenses, and comprehensive ophthalmology. He resides in Bettendorf with his physician wife and two sons."
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4  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

29  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Drops
  • Eye Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridotomy
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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

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  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Duke University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wagle has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Wagle's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wagle to family and friends
36 total reviews (28 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Wagle's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (28)

I can see better now than I have in years without glasses. Dr Wagle completely informed me of all aspects of the surgery.
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He is a caring doctor concerned about his patients and their comfort. He is dedicated and sincerely enjoys improving the vision of his patients. He was friendly and put me at ease. I am so glad he was my surgeon!
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Thank you so much for your kind words, recommendation and the fantastic rating!

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Thank you Dr. Wagle and staff. I am so pleased with the results of my cataract surgery. Dr. Wagle implanted multi focal lenses, the surgery and recovery went smoothly. The improvement in my vision is astounding. Thanks again to all at Eye Surgeons Associates and Spring Park Surgery Center.
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I have known Dr. Wagle for several years. We had discussed cataract surgery on several occasions and he was quite helpful and friendly. My cataracts finally became bad enough to have them removed. I absolutely wanted Dr. Wagle to perform the procedures. I was 100% correct in my choice of...more
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Wow! Thanks for sharing your experience, for choosing ESA and for the excellent rating!

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I had bilateral cataract extractions by Dr. Wagle at Eye Surgeons Assoc. He is an excellent surgeon. I’ve had no complications and my vision is much clearer and crisper. He and his staff are very informative, friendly, and their explaination of the surgery and follow-up care was easy to understand....more
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