A specialist in treating diabetic eye disease, Dr. Oscar Kuruvilla is a highly-regarded surgeon specializing in macular degeneration, glaucoma, uveitis, cataract surgery, and eye injury. His genuine rapport with patients awarded him Healthgrades highest rating for patient satisfaction.
He was awarded a full scholarship to Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio where he graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in both biology and psychology. After he earned his medical degree from the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio, Dr. Kuruvilla completed a course in traditional Chinese medicine in Wenzhou, China. At Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan, he interned in general medicine and fulfilled his residency in ophthalmology, where he served as chief resident.
At Vanderbilt Eye Institute in Nashville, Tennessee, he completed a fellowship specializing in diseases of the retina, authoring scientific papers on neurodegenerative disease, ocular pharmacology, and acquired macular diseases. In addition, he presented numerous presentations at the Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
Dr. Kuruvilla enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, cooking, watching movies, participating in outdoor activities, and watching football.