Muhammad (M Tariq) T. Bhatti, M.D.

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

EnglishUrdu

M. Tariq Bhatti, M.D., is a neuro-ophthalmologist. His clinical focus includes:

  • Providing care for patients with visual disorders related to neurological causes
  • Complex coordination of care and diagnosis with other specialties such as rheumatology, neurosurgery and otolaryngology
  • Identifying challenging eye movement, optic nerve or retinal abnormalities
  • Evaluating and treating double vision
  • Utilizing the most modern and sophisticated testing available
  • Giant cell arteritis
  • Optic neuritis
  • Idiopathic intracranial hypertension
  • Benign essential blepharospasm (BEB) and hemifacial spasm (HFS)

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Bhatti is active in research and education. He has published over 100 peer reviewed articles and authored or co-authored 2 textbooks and over 10 book chapters. He is an active member of the American Board of Ophthalmology serving as an oral examiner and co-chair for the examination development committee. He is also the chair of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC) section 5 (neuro-ophthalmology) book. He has received multiple clinical, educational and academic awards including best teacher of the year and the AAO secretariat award.

  1. Double vision
  2. Optic neuritis
  3. Pseudotumor cerebri
  4. Temporal arteritis
  1. Cataract surgery
  2. Temporal artery biopsy
  1. 2005
    Fellowship - Orbital and Oculoplastic SurgeryAllegheny General Hospital
  2. 1998
    Fellowship - Neuro-Ophthalmology Emory University School of Medicine
  3. 1997
    Residency - Department of OphthalmologyUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  4. 1994
    Internship - Department of MedicineYale University School of Medicine
  5. 1993
    MDNew York Medical College
  6. 1989
    BS - BiologyState University of New York at Binghamton

Certifications

  1. 1999
    OphthalmologyAmerican Board of Ophthalmology

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Secretariat Award American Academy of Ophthalmology
  2. 2017
    Best Doctors in America
  3. 2015
    Best Doctors in America
  4. 2014
    Leonard Palumbo, Jr. MD Faculty Achievement Award NomineeDuke University Medical Center
  5. 2014
    Best DoctorsBusiness North Carolina Magazine
  6. 2012
    Achievement Award American Academy of Ophthalmology
  7. 2011
    Top DoctorsUS News
  8. 2008
    Awarded the Duke University Eye Center’s Machamer research awardDuke University Eye Center
  9. 2008
    Eye Center Golden Globe Award Duke University Medical Center
  10. 2007
    America’s Top OphthalmologistConsumers Research Council of America
  11. 2004
    Shands Star University of Florida College of Medicine
  12. 2003
    Department of Neurology faculty didactic teaching award University of Florida College of Medicine
  13. 2001
    Foundation AwardAmerican Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation
  14. 2001
    Honored memberStrathmore's Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  15. 1993
    Dr. & Mrs. David Harrelson scholarship awardNew York Medical College
  16. 1992
    Junior MemberAlpha Omega Alpha
  17. 1990
    Trustee's Scholarship for Academic Excellence New York Medical College
  18. 1989
    Outstanding academic ranking (class rank #3)New York Medical College

Professional memberships

  1. 2018
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  2. 2018
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  3. 2018
    Co-ChairExamination Development Committee, American Board of Ophthalmology
  4. 2017
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  5. 2016
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  6. 2016
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  7. 2016 - present
    MemberICO Ophthalmic Educators Group
  8. 2016 - present
    Committee ChairBasic and Clinical Science Course, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  9. 2015
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  10. 2014
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  11. 2014
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  12. 2014 - present
    Committee MemberDuke Eye Center; Department of Ophthalmology; Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (AP&T)
  13. 2014 - present
    ChairGene Therapy of Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Data and Safety Monitoring Board, National Institutes of Health
  14. 2013
    ModeratorNorth American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society; Journal Club: lessons learned from recent clinical trials in other subspecialities
  15. 2013 - 2017
    Vice ChairCOMPASS Knowledge Base Panel for Neuro-ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  16. 2013 - present
    MemberExamination Development Committee, American Board of Ophthalmology
  17. 2011 - 2012
    Membermaintenance of certification (MOC) written examination, American Board of Ophthalmology
  18. 2010 - 2012
    MentorDuke Health Careers Exploration Program
  19. 2009
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  20. 2008 - 2015
    Committee MemberBasic and Clinical Science Course, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  21. 2008 - 2011
    Committee MemberDuke Eye Center; Site Based Research Executive Board
  22. 2007 - 2012
    Committee MemberCOMPASS Neuro-Ophthalmology/Orbit practice emphasis area, Compendium of Evidence-Based Eye Care for Neuro-Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  23. 2007 - 2012
    Committee MemberOnline Education, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  24. 2007 - 2010
    Subcommittee Member4th year medical student curriculum, Duke University School of Medicine
  25. 2007 - present
    MemberNorth Carolina Medical Society
  26. 2007 - present
    MemberNorth Carolina Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  27. 2007 - present
    MemberDurham County Medical Society
  28. 2006
    Course Co-DirectorPractical Approach to Movement Disorders and Multiple Sclerosis
  29. 2006
    Course DirectorNeuro-Ophthalmology Update
  30. 2006
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  31. 2006 - 2008
    Committee MemberCompendium of Evidence-Based Eye Care for Neuro-Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  32. 2006
    LecturerUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  33. 2005
    Course DirectorNeuro-Ophthalmology Update
  34. 2005
    Associate ExaminerAmerican Board of Ophthalmology
  35. 2005 - 2006
    DirectorMultiple Sclerosis Quarterly Case Study Forum
  36. 2005
    MemberUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  37. 2005
    DirectorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  38. 2005
    Course DirectorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  39. 2004
    Course DirectorNeuro-Ophthalmology Update
  40. 2004
    MentorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  41. 2004 - 2008
    Committee MemberNorth American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  42. 2004
    LecturerUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  43. 2003
    Course DirectorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  44. 2002 - 2003
    DirectorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  45. 2001
    MentorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  46. 2001 - 2003
    DirectorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  47. 2001 - 2003
    InstructorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  48. 2001
    Course DirectorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  49. 2000 - 2006
    Ophthalmology ConsultantUniversity of Florida Health Science Center News and Communications
  50. 2000 - 2003
    MemberUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  51. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Neurology
  52. 1999 - 2004
    MentorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  53. 1999 - 2001
    RepresentativeUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  54. 1999
    Course DirectorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  55. 1998 - 2006
    MemberFlorida Medical Association
  56. 1998 - 2006
    MemberAlachua County Medical Society, Florida Medical Association
  57. 1998 - 2000
    MemberFirst Coast Neurological Society
  58. 1998 - 2000
    MemberDuval County Ophthalmology Society
  59. 1998
    MemberUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  60. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology
  61. 1998 - present
    MemberNorth American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  62. 1996 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  63. 1995
    InstructorUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
  64. 1995 - present
    MemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  65. 1994 - 1997
    MemberAmerican Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  66. 1992
    FacilitatorNew York Medical College National Board of Medical Examiners
  67. 1992 - present
    Junior MemberAlpha Omega Alpha

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