Dr. Yasser Elshatory, MD

Dr. Yasser Elshatory, MD

Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Yasser Elshatory, MD is a vitreoretinal disease & surgery doctor who practices in Bettendorf, IA. He is 36 years old. Read his story

777 Tanglefoot Ln

Bettendorf, IA 52722

Contact Information

(563) 323-2020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas


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Retina Diseases
very high
more than 88% of peers
Macular Hole
more than 89% of peers
Macular Edema
more than 89% of peers

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Dr. Elshatory's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Elshatory "Dr. Yasser Elshatory is a board-certified vitreoretinal specialist at Eye Surgeons Associates. Dr. Elshatory completed his vitreoretinal fellowship at the University of Iowa. He received advanced training in the medical and surgical treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease, retinal detachments, and posterior uveitis. Dr. Elshatory received his M.D. degree and Ph.D. in neuroscience from the University of Rochester before completing an ophthalmology residency at the University of Oklahoma. He has authored many scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented numerous papers and lectures at national and international specialty meetings."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Elshatory "To use my advanced training to deliver quality care, while empowering my patients to make the most well-informed decisions about their eye condition and proposed treatments."


  • Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Macular Pucker
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Pars Planitis
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Artery Occlusion
  • Retinal Degeneration
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment With Break
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Disinsertion Syndrome
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Edema
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Retinopathy
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Macular Hole Surgery
  • Macular Pucker Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pneumatic Retinopexy
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retina and Vitreous Surgery
  • Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Retinal Surgery
  • Retinal Testing
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Wet Macular Degeneration Injections

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • University Of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Iowa
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Elshatory has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Elshatory's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Elshatory to family and friends
based on 38 total reviews (25 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Elshatory's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

Moline, IL |
After complete retinal detachment, blindness in 1 eye, and several surgeries by another MD, I regained peripheral vision only. Initial MD could not do anymore. Dr. Elshatory felt he could improve my situation. After further surgery by Dr. Elshatory, I have my central vision back. I feel he...more
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in Moline, IL |
He's one of the nicest doctors I've ever gone to. I'm overwhelmed how my detach retina surgery was successful. He's compassionate, easy going, great sense of humor.
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in Moline,IL |
I was treated for an emergency retinal tear. Dr. Elishatory did a fantastic job, He is kind and compassionate and is providing me with great follow up care. My experience has been above expectations.
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Thanks for the great review and sharing your experience!
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in Bettendorf, IA |
Dr. Elshatory had a thorough and positive bedside manner. He explained everything quite well. I have high confidence in his capabilities.
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Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for your 5 star rating!
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in Clinton, Iowa |
I had a detached retina, I had had symptoms for a couple weeks and really didn't know what it was.Dr Elshatory's level of compassion, professionalism, and expertise was exceptional. He performed surgery and followed me all the way through the next several weeks. My vision is now better than it has...more
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Dr. Elshatory accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
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  • American Republic
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance PPO
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  • Humana
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  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Hospitals where Dr. Elshatory has admitting privileges

Genesis Medical Center - Davenport
1227 E Rusholme St
Davenport, IA 52803
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Trinity Medical Center - East
501 10th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265
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