Steven R. Virata, MD, FACS

About Steven R. Virata, MD, FACS

Doctor of Ophthalmology, Retina, Macular Degeneration, Corrective Eye Surgery

Dr. Virata resides in West Lafayette, Indiana with his wife Gena, their son Benjamin, and daughter Nicole. Dr. Virata quotes “My goal is to combine state-of-the-art medical and surgical care of patients with diseases of the retina and vitreous with a personal touch. I strive to educate my patients, so that together we can make the best medical decisions for each patient’s needs.”

Dr. Virata’s specialties are in:

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Retinal vascular occlusions
  • Vitrectomy and laser surgery
  • Macular degeneration
  • Ocular histoplasmosis
  • High myopia
  • Retinal detachments and tears

Dr. Virata earned his Bachelor of Science with Distinction in Molecular Biology from the  University of Wisconsin and his Doctor of Medicine with Honors from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He interned and then completed his residency ay UNC Hospitals Ophthalmology before his fellowship at Washington University/Barnes Retina Institute, which he completed in 2001.

Dr. Virata’s accomplishments include: