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Quad Cities Ophthalmologist Nikhil Wagle, M.D.

Conditions Treated:

  • Glaucoma
  • Cataracts
  • General Ophthalmology


  • Glaucoma
  • Surgical treatment of cataracts


  • Bettendorf, IA
  • Rock Island, IL

Hospitals and Surgery Center Affiliations:

  • Spring Park Surgery Center


  • Fellowship: Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC
  • Residency, Department of Ophthalmology Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC
  • Internship: Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL
  • Medical School: University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI


  • American Board of Ophthalmology


  • Wagle NS, Freedman SF, Buckley EG, Davis JS, Biglan AW: Long Term Outcome of Cyclocryotherapy for Refractory Pediatric Glaucoma. Ophthalmology 1998; 105: 1921-26. Also presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 1997.
  • Castillo M, Mekherji S, Wagle NS. “Imaging of the Pediatric Orbit.” Department of Neuroradiology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC and Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC. Accepted for publication in Neuroimaging Clinics of North America.

Activities and Honors:

  • Appointed to the Iowa Board of Medicine by Governor Reynolds, May 2019
  • President of the Pleasant Valley Community School Board, Pleasant Valley, IA
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Drs. Joseph Dean Medical Scholarship
  • Ralph M. Waters Medical Scholarship
  • Student Representative, Medical Student Association
  • Treasurer, Medical Student Association
  • Vice President, Medical Student Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
  • Executive Board Student Representative, Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Wisconsin Student Association Senator
  • Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Honor Society
  • Dean’s List – All Semesters

Professional Memberships:

  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • The American Academy of Ophthalmology

Glaucoma Treatment


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Contact Us

Outside Our Bettendorf Location

Main Office

777 Tanglefoot Lane
Bettendorf, Iowa 52722

(563) 323-2020
Outside Our Geneseo Location

422 South State Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254

(309) 944-8888
Muscatine Satellite
Outside Our Muscatine Satellite

Located in The Vision Center

1700 Park Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

(563) 263-2020
Rock Island
Outside Our Rock Island Office

Main Office

4731 45th Street Court
Rock Island, Illinois 61201

(309) 793-2020

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