Amit Tandon

Amit Tandon, MD

  • Ophthalmology
  • Physician

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Accepting new patients
4.9 out of 5
  • 360 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
  • 163 Patient Comments

Insurances We Accept

614-293-8116

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.
Highlights
  • Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014-present
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs
  • Director, Outreach Services
  • Ophthalmology education and curriculum standards review
  • Residency Review Committee
  • Named to the Castle Connolly list of “Regional Top Doctors,” 2016–present

Procedures and Conditions I Treat

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Extraction
  • Refractive Errors
  • Presbyopia
  • Capsule Opacification
  • Cataract
  • LASIK
  • 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

Medical School

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

Internship

Christ Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

7/1/2003 - 6/30/2004

Residency

Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI

7/1/2004 - 6/30/2007

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology
6/7/2009

American Board of Ophthalmology
1/1/2020

Academic Information

My Department

Ophthalmology

Reviews

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.

360 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
    4.8 out of 5
  • Shows Respect
    4.9 out of 5
  • Time Spent Together
    4.8 out of 5
  • Reviewed on Mar 21, 2022

    Dr. Tandon came in briefly before the procedure but long enough to answer all of my questions and concerns. His cheerful demeanor let me know everything was going to be fine because I was in good hands.

  • Reviewed on Mar 13, 2022

    Excellent experience

  • Reviewed on Mar 13, 2022

    Very courteous

  • Reviewed on Mar 11, 2022

    Dr. Tandon is an excellent physician and I greatly appreciate his care.

  • Reviewed on Mar 09, 2022

    Excellent doctor.

  • Reviewed on Mar 09, 2022

    Great experience every time - Dr. Tandon is always upbeat & interested in what I have to say.

  • Reviewed on Mar 08, 2022

    Dr. Amit Tandon was the most professional, caring & kind doctor that I have ever me. He listened to me, laughed with me and I trusted him completely. I will recommend him to all my family & friends.

  • Reviewed on Mar 08, 2022

    He was very knowledgeable and did an amazing job!

Consulting and Related Relationships

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As of 10/25/2021, Dr. Tandon has reported relationships with the companies or entities listed below. If you have questions about the relationships listed below, please ask the faculty member. If you have questions about how these relationships are monitored by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, please contact our Compliance Office.

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