Borisuth, Navaneet, MD, Ph.D.
Dr. Borisuth was born in Bangkok, Thailand and grew up in Chicago, Illinois. He earned a Bachelor of Arts and combined M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Chicago. He then moved to Boston to train in the most advanced techniques of cataract, glaucoma, and refractive surgery at the New England Eye Center, Tufts School of Medicine, which was one of the initial study sites for the excimer laser that is used in refractive surgery.
Dr. Borisuth received a prestigious Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship in glaucoma at Northwestern University, Chicago where he was a lecturer in ophthalmology. He has helped train residents in the latest technique of cataract and glaucoma surgery. In the Quad Cities area, his surgical expertise is unparalleled and he has performed over 14,000 LASIK procedures over his career.
Dr. Borisuth is board certified and is a fellow member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, The American Glaucoma Society, the Heed Society of Fellows, and Phi Beta Kappa. He is the recipient of numerous honors and awards for his research in glaucoma and has authored over 50 publications in scientific journals and 4 book chapters in ophthalmology textbooks. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on glaucoma research, diagnosis, treatment, and wound healing.