Sathy Bhavan, MD


  • Retina Disease/Surgery

Office Locations

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - La Quinta
78150 Calle Tampico
Suite 104
La Quinta, CA 92253

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - Palm Desert
44139 Monterey Ave
Suite A
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Acuity Eye Group & Retina Institute - Palm Springs
1801 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Suite 200
Palm Springs, CA 92262

Dr. Sathy Bhavan is an accomplished and experienced retina specialist. He double-majored in Molecular Cell Biology and South Asian Studies at University of Pennsylvania, where he excelled academically and graduated magna cum laude.

Dr. Bhavan pursued his medical doctorate at University of Pennsylvania as well, where he was awarded a Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Research stipend. He then completed two residencies- a diagnostic radiology residency at George Washington University and an ophthalmology residency at University of Rochester. Following this, he completed his retina fellowship at Tulane University, where he was elected Chief Fellow. 


  • Bachelor of Science, Molecular Cell Biology and South Asian Studies: University of Pennsylvania
  • Doctor of Medicine: University of Pennsylvania
  • Diagnostic Radiology Residency: George Washington University
  • Ophthalmology Residency: University of Rochester
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery Fellowship: Tulane University 

Professional Affiliations and Awards

  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology 

Personal Hobbies

  • Traveling
  • Cooking
  • Fitness

Languages Spoken

  • English