COVID-19 Update

Due to the ongoing development of the COVID-19 pandemic, all Gailey Eye Clinic locations, including Bloomington Eye Institute and Gailey Eye Surgery-Decatur will remain closed until April 30th. Patients who have an appointment scheduled during our closure dates will be called to re-schedule for a future appointment date. For eye-related emergencies, please call your local Gailey Eye Clinic and you will be instructed on how to proceed. If you have any other questions or concerns, the best way to contact us during this time is via email at We will be monitoring email inquiries daily.

Sumit Bhatia, MD

Dr. Sumit Bhatia was raised in the Peoria, Illinois area. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Illinois, Urbana in 1997, and went on to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree in 2001.

Dr. Bhatia completed his internship at MacNeal Hospital followed by an ophthalmology residency at the University of Chicago. In 2005, Dr. Bhatia began a two year vitreo-retina fellowship at Boston University/Boston Medical Center. His training included diagnosis and management of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and other retinal abnormalities. He has experience in both medical and surgical treatments of these diseases including ophthalmic lasers. In August 2007, Dr. Bhatia and his family moved to Bloomington, Illinois to join the Gailey Eye Clinic.

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