GLAUCOMA CENTER OF ARIZONA
Glaucoma Center of Arizona
The Glaucoma Center of Arizona was founded by Dr. Batiste in 2011 to provide complete diagnostic evaluation as well as complete medical and surgical options for patients with glaucoma and cataracts. Glaucoma is commonly known as the 'silent thief of sight' because many patients may have no symptoms until very late in the course of the disease. It is recommended that anyone with a family history of glaucoma to at least have a baseline evaluation. We are available for consultation and second opinions regarding glaucoma, cataracts, as well as general medical eye exams.
Dr. Batiste received his medical degree from the Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. After his internship at Sinai-Grace Hospital of the Detroit Medical Center, he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Kresge Eye Institute. Dr. Batiste is a glaucoma specialist, completing his fellowship in glaucoma at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has published a number of abstracts in various medical journals and currently serves as a clinical instructor at Maricopa Medical Center with the University of Arizona Medical College Phoenix. Through his training Dr. Batiste is able to provide the most advanced techniques in ocular surgery.
Dr. Batiste is an avid triathlete and has completed several ironman triathlons as well as numerous olympic and sprint distance triathlons. He is also an instrument-rated private pilot and enjoys taking advantage of the ideal Arizona flying weather.