Retina and Vitreous SurgerySurgeon
Amit A. Sangave, MD is a caring and patient-oriented physician and surgeon who specializes in the management of retinal diseases. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is fellowship-trained in vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Sangave specializes in the management of diabetic eye disease, age-related macular degeneration, retinal tears, and detachment as well as a host of other retinal diseases. Procedures he performs include intravitreal injections, retinal lasers, and vitrectomy for vitreous hemorrhage, retinal detachment, epiretinal membrane, and macular hole.
Dr. Sangave was born and brought up in upstate New York, and completed both medical school and residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He then went on to finish a two-year fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit Michigan. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He prides himself on ethical patient care, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.
Since early in his career, research has been an important focus for Dr. Sangave. He has been part of scientific pursuits at multiple institutions including the prestigious National Eye Institute. He has published several book chapters and journal articles in peer-reviewed journals. A drive to stay at the cutting edge fosters his ongoing participation in clinical trials and research.
When not taking care of patients, Dr. Sangave likes to play tennis, hike, and go skiing with his fiancé. He is looking forward to exploring Arizona and getting to know the community.