Eye Associates of Pinellas Welcomes New Ophthalmologist and Retina Specialist, 
Bilal Shaukat, MD to the Practice

St. Petersburg, FL  – Dr. John Wachter, Director of Clinical Operations, is proud to welcome Bilal Shaukat, MD to Eye Associates of Pinellas. He will begin seeing patients on Sept. 6 at the Pinellas Park location. 

Dr. Bilal Shaukat is an Ophthalmologist specializing in retinal diseases and surgery. He cares for patients with retinal detachments and tears, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disorders, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, ocular injuries and other retinal disorders and diseases. He recently completed a Surgical Retina Fellowship at Retina Associates Chicago/Cook County Hospital System and served as Chief Resident at LSUHSC-Shreveport Ophthalmology before that. He graduated from Drexel University, College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Shaukat is passionate about being a retina specialist. “Ophthalmology and the retina specialty, particularly, are on the cutting edge of medicine. The treatments and surgeries we can perform in this field can potentially prevent total loss of vision and even improve vision,” said Dr. Shaukat. “I know how important sight is to every patient, and I love working in a field where I can make a positive difference in a patient’s quality of life.


Sight360 and its medical professional partners Pasadena Eye and Surgical Center, Eye Associates of Pinellas, Gulf Coast Retina Specialists, Ryczek Eye Associates, Vision Specialty Associates and Opti-mart provide integrated vision care services, including ophthalmology, optometry, optical services and related surgeries out of 14 clinics locations. For over 35 years, CSP practices have provided a broad range of industry-leading vision care services and today care for more than 100,000 patients annually. For more information, please visit www.sight360.com.

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