Kamal Kishore, MD

Fellowship trained Retina Specialist

kamal-kishore Dr. Kishore graduated from medical school in December 1985 and started residency in Ophthalmology in India in 1986. After spending six years in the field of Ophthalmology in New Delhi, he came to the U.S. in 1992 and did a residency in Internal Medicine for two years at Nassau County Medical Center, Long Island, NY. He did a six-month research fellowship at the University of California in San Francisco in the year 1994. Same year, he returned back to East Coast to pursue a three-year residency in Ophthalmology in Newark, NJ. Subsequently, he did a two-year fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery at the Louisiana State University in New Orleans. He came to central Illinois in August 1999 and joined a group practice in the area as a vitreo-retinal specialist. He started his own practice three years later, first in Peru in January 2003, and in September 2003 in Peoria. Galesburg office was opened in October, 2008. Dixon and Pekin added in 2015.

During more than 20 years in Opthalmology and more than a decade in the field of vitreo-retinal surgery, Dr. Kishore has published extensively in peer-reviewed medical journals, contributed several chapters in textbooks on vitreo-retinal surgery, has written articles in other journals, and has given lectures and presentations related to the specialty of retina. He is a contributing surgeon in a video atlas of vitreo-retinal surgery, which became available in the U.S. in October 2009.

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