Ankit Desai, M.D.

Specialties:

Ophthalmology
  • Silver Cross Health Connection

Call 815-714-9115

Accepting new patients.

"I treat my patients like family."

Ankit Desai, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of vitreoretinal and macular diseases.  He joined Spectrum Eye Institute in 2017.  Prior to joining Spectrum Eye, Dr. Desai was in practice in Southern Illinois.  In addition, he was an associate professor of ophthalmology at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan and Saint Louis University in Saint Louis, Missouri training future eye physicians.

Dr. Desai is a native Chicagoan, growing up in Joliet, Illinois.  He attended Illinois Institute of Technology where he studied molecular biochemistry and biophysics.  He then went on to earn his medical degree from the Chicago Medical School and graduated with honors.  After completing his ophthalmology residency at Saint Louis University, he went on to complete at two-year surgical fellowship in Vitreoretinal disease at Henry Ford Hospital.  He is on several editorial boards and has published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous meetings.

Contact Information

Windy City Retina

Locations

  • Windy City Retina

    15905 S Frederick St. Suite 105 Plainfield, IL 60586

    Main: 815-714-9115

Profile

Gender:

Male

Languages:

English

Education

2010
Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

Internships

2011
The University of Chicago Medical Center

Residency

2014
St. Louis University School of Medicine

Fellowship

2016
Henry Ford Hospital

Board Certified

  • Ophthalmology

Other Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Accepting Referrals

  • Ophthalmology

Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.