Sachin Jain, MD
Specialist in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Glaucoma
- Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Sachin Jain, MD is a glaucoma specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist at Arbor Centers for EyeCare. His interests include cataract and glaucoma surgery, including innovative minimally invasive glaucoma procedures. He also enjoys the diagnosis and medical management of glaucoma. He is a firm believer in personalized medicine and works to tailor treatment to each patient’s individual need.
After growing up in Orland Park, Dr. Jain is thrilled to be practicing in his hometown. He thinks there is no greater gift than vision and believes preserving it is as important as restoring it. His passion for vision is only surpassed by his enthusiasm for providing excellent patient care. A perfectionist at heart, he strives to provide each patient with the best care possible. He prides himself on being up-to-date with the latest innovation in medical and surgical care of various eye conditions.
Dr. Jain graduated Summa cum laude from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a Bachelors of Science in Molecular Biochemistry and Biophysics. He completed his MD at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. Among his many honors and awards are the Andrew K.S. Ho Pharmacology Award, the Harry A. Warren Endowed Award, the Illinois General Assembly Scholarship Award, the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Award for Academic Excellence and Achievement. He has been inducted in to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society, an honor reserved for the top 15% of medical students in the country, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He has held leadership positions with several organizations, serving as co-president of the American Medical Association-Peoria Campus chapter, and the Alpha Omega Honor Society- UIC Chapter when in medical school. He completed his intern year at Macneal Hospital, where was awarded the Intern of the Year Award.
He went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, serving as the Chief Resident during his final year. After residency, he went on to complete his glaucoma fellowship at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary.
He has published in several articles in peer-revised ophthalmology journals and has had posters presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting and the American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.
Dr. Jain has volunteered with several organizations among them: Habitat for Humanity, Tupelo, MS; Summer Institute for Medical Students at the Betty Ford Center, CA; Medical Students against Health Disparities Summer Program, Banos, Ecuador; and as a tutor and outreach chair for elementary and high school programs in Peoria.
In his free time, Dr. Jain also enjoys tennis, football, basketball, and gardening. He speaks Hindi and some Spanish.
- College: Illinois Institute of Technology, 2004-2007
- Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine-Peoria, 2007-2011
- Medicine Internship: Vanguard MacNeal Hospital, Berwyn, IL, 2011-2012
- Ophthalmology Residency: University of Illinois- Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL, 2012-2015
- Glaucoma Fellowship: University of Illinois- Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL, 2015-2016
Current Professional Memberships and Leadership Positions
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Glaucoma Society