Amit Tandon

Amit Tandon, MD

  • Ophthalmology
  • Physician

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Accepting new patients
4.9 out of 5
  • 342 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 151 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept


About Me

My comprehensive ophthalmology expertise includes specialization in cataract surgery along with LASIK and refractive surgery.

I chose this field after watching an ophthalmologist perform cataract surgery during medical school. This was such an intricate, precise surgery. I thought it was truly amazing.

The next day was even better. When the eye patch was removed, the patient could see again. It was life-changing for that patient. I knew I could do this for the rest of my life. Now, I'm a busy cataract surgeon performing more than 1,500 cataract surgeries yearly.

I'm especially interested in choosing lens implants for cataract surgery. Specialized implants can correct astigmatism as well as cataracts. Other implants can correct presbyopia, or the need for reading glasses. We can choose lens implants that can improve both distance and close-up vision and often eliminate or decrease dependence on glasses.

In my clinic, we really connect with every patient. Having a good bedside manner and connecting with patients is part of being a truly good physician.

Although I examine eyes and perform eye surgery every day, some patients are nervous about it. My goal is to make them more comfortable so their experience is easier and they get better outcomes. My staff feels the same way. We try to treat our patients as if they are our good friends or family members.

Dr. Tandon also participates in the OSU Global Outreach project, which is an outreach and education program to restore sight and change lives around the world.
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014-present
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Director, Outreach Services
  • Ophthalmology education and curriculum standards review
  • Residency Review Committee
  • Named to Castle Connolly's Regional Top Doctors list

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Extraction
  • Refractive Errors
  • Presbyopia
  • Capsule Opacification
  • Cataract
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy

Locations Where I Practice

Please note: Not all physicians schedule patients at each listed location.

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Education and Training

Education History

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH
Medical School
8/23/1999 - 6/13/2003

The Christ Hospital of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
7/1/2003 - 6/30/2004

University of Michigan W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI
7/1/2004 - 6/30/2007

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Information

My Department


My Division



The overall patient satisfaction rating is an average of all patient responses to the six doctor communication related questions shown below from the Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems survey. For additional information about the patient satisfaction survey, please visit our Patient Satisfaction Survey page.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their view and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

342 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

  • Overall
    4.9 out of 5
  • Explains Things Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Listens Carefully
    4.9 out of 5
  • Gives Understandable Instructions
    4.9 out of 5
  • Knows My Medical History
    4.7 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Apr 14, 2023

    I ended up having to have laser treatments on my right eye. I was happily surprised when Dr. Tandon told me that he would do the laser treatment immediately and the issue with my eyes would be taken off, in a single office visit.

  • Reviewed on Apr 11, 2023

    Dr. Tandon is one of the most respectful, caring, & talented physicians with whom I have ever had contact.

  • Reviewed on Apr 03, 2023

    Smart!! I trust him 100%.

  • Reviewed on Mar 19, 2023

    Very good

  • Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

    Dr. Tandon is a wonderful person and surgeon! I always felt safe and in good hands.

  • Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

    Can't say enough about Dr. Tandon. He was kind, caring, concerned , polite, profession and so very pleasant. II WOULD RECOMMEND HIM TO ALL MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

  • Reviewed on Mar 08, 2023

    Great health care provided.

  • Reviewed on Mar 07, 2023

    They all were great to work with.

Consulting and Related Relationships

At The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we support a faculty member’s research and consulting in collaboration with medical device, research and/or drug companies because a faculty member’s expertise can guide important advancements in the practice of medicine and improve patient care. In order to provide effective management of these relationships, the University requires annual disclosures from all faculty members with external interests related to their University responsibilities.

As of 09/30/2022, Dr. Tandon has reported no relationships with companies or entities.