University Retina Physicians

University Retina Physicians are all board-certified ophthalmologists certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and fellowship trained retinal specialists on the clinical faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago. We are dedicated to providing you with outstanding retinal care.

Veeral S. Sheth, MD, MBA, FACS

Veeral S. Sheth, MD, MBA, FACS

Vitreoretinal Fellowship:
University of Chicago

Ophthalmology Residency:
University of Illinois at Chicago / Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

Medical School:
University of Illinois at Chicago

Business School:
Northwestern Kellogg School of Management

Undergraduate:
University of Illinois at Chicago, Biology




Veeral S. Sheth, M.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.
Partner, University Retina
Director of Clinical Research
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Dr. Veeral Sheth is a native Chicagoan that specializes in diseases of the retina and vitreous. He also is a part of the clinical faculty at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Sheth completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary where he served as Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Sheth moved to the University of Chicago for fellowship in Retinal Surgery.

Dr. Sheth joins University Retina after directing retinal services at four hospitals in the Chicagoland area. In addition, he continues to teach physicians and students at the University of Chicago.

Dr. Sheth is actively involved in clinical research including national trials for age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusion, and diabetic retinopathy. His efforts in research have resulted in many peer-reviewed publications, meeting abstracts, and textbook chapters. He is the first author on the latest edition of the Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary Review Manual for Ophthalmology. In addition to his numerous publications, Dr. Sheth has been an invited speaker at national and international conferences.

Dr. Sheth utilizes the latest imaging and treatment techniques for retinal diseases including: macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusions, diabetic eye diseases, epiretinal membrane, macular pucker, macular holes, and retinal detachment.

Dr. Sheth is an active member of the American Society of Retina Specialists, American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the CURE Network, which provides charity eye care to many underserved patients each year. Dr. Sheth is fluent in English, Spanish, and Gujarati.


Dr. Sheth's publications