Treatment & Services
- Cataract Evaluations
- Cataract Implant Surgery
- Combined Cataract And Glaucoma Surgery
- Diabetic Eye Examinations
- Diagnostic Ophthalmic Echography (ultrasound)
- Eye Examinations
- Full Spectacle and Eyeglass Services
- Glaucoma Consultations
- Glaucoma Evaluations
- Glaucoma Implants
- Glaucoma Surgery
- Laser Treatment of Glaucoma
- Lens Implant
- Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
- Ophthalmic Surgery
- Post Surgical Exams
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Adult Glaucomas
- Allergic Conjunctivitis
- Combined Glaucoma
- Corneal Abrasion
- Eye Care Facts for Older Americans
- Eye Infections
- Fast Facts: Conjunctivitis
- Floaters And Flashes
- Herpetic Eye Disease
- Monitoring Drug/ocular Toxicity
- Myopia (Nearsightedness)
- Ocular Allergies
- Ocular Pathology
- Red Eye
- Refractive Errors
- Visual Field Loss
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Emory Eye Clinic
Atlanta, GA USA
Residency - University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, IL USA
Medical School - Albany Medical College
Albany, NY USA
Undergraduate - Union College
Schenectady, NY USA
Research & Publications
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342 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
14 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Nov 30, 2017
Superb personal care and knowledgeable about my history, medical issues, and my life. I very much appreciate having such kind and caring expertise so close to home. Great experience with Dr. Sood every time.
Reviewed on Oct 31, 2017
The doctor's care was excellent. The assistant seemed rushed and inexperienced.
Reviewed on Oct 19, 2017
With the exception of not knowing all the costs, the procedure was very good
Reviewed on Sep 21, 2017
Reviewed on Aug 1, 2017
tells me what to take, but not why.
Reviewed on Jul 18, 2017
Job well done
Reviewed on Jul 6, 2017
She was vague. She told me I had something and used a particular word I did not know. I asked what I should do and she said to take vitamins. I asked what type. She then said come back in a year and do not take vitamins until that time. She gave no explanation and hurried me from the room. She seemed in a hurry most of the time. She was not very pleasant either. I felt like I was involved in a production line. There was little personal concern from the doctor. I felt like I was a thing, not a person.
Reviewed on Jun 6, 2017
Generally, the process is good from start to finish.
Reviewed on May 19, 2017
Dr Sood is an excellent physician. Very intelligent and shows great concern for her patient.
Reviewed on Apr 13, 2017
Dr. Sood is really great and I count my blessings that she is my glaucoma specialist.
Reviewed on Mar 10, 2017
I have glaucoma, with a very strong family history of glaucoma. my visual health/life is literally in dr. sood's hands. dr. sood is watching my disease closely, and choosing the appropriate therapies, I am grateful that she is my eye doctor.
Reviewed on Feb 14, 2017
Reviewed on Jan 27, 2017
Dr. is technically competent & friendly, but does not explain results of visual studies, medications, or treatment options unless pressed. I should not have to look up information on my own after the visit.
Reviewed on Jan 20, 2017
Dr. Sood-Mendiratta was pleasant and patient throughout the visit. She checked my records for my previous information, and was thorough in her examination.
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