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Department Ophthalmology
Primary Location Independence Family Health Center
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Independence Family Health Center
Primary Location

Independence Family Health Center


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Cataract Evaluations
  • Cataract Implant Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye Examinations
  • Eye Examinations
  • Lens Implant
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
  • Ophthalmology
View all 8 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation in Cataract Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
  • Diabetic Eye
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Care Facts for Older Americans
  • Eye Infections
  • Ocular Allergies
  • Ocular Health
View all 9 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL USA

Internship - Resurrection Medical Center
Transitional Year
Chicago, IL USA

Medical Education - Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Chicago, IL USA

Undergraduate - Loyola University
Chicago, IL USA

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

See publications for Nicole Bajic, MD.

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 10/7/2021, Dr. Bajic has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

326 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.7 out of 5
Explains 4.6
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.7
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.6

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

Very poor follow up from primary care physician, but may be my fault for not contacting her.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2022

I have received care from many ophthalmologists throughout my life and Dr. Bajic is the most knowledgeable, skilled, caring and compassionate physician I have ever had.

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2022

Exemplary physician.

Reviewed on Jul 26, 2022

The doctor is patient and friendly.her assistant was gentle with my eyes for eye drops I felt at ease

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2022

Both Nicky G and Dr. Bajich provided top notch care.

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2022

This was the first time my eye Dr. Explained what was going on and what she prescribed really helps me. She is excellent.

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

Excellence! Dr. Bajic

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2022

I received Excellent Cate Dr Bajic was thorough.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Did not care for this physician. Not clear and no printout given at end.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr. Bajic and her staff were fantastic.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Dr. Bajic is exceptional. I have recommended her to others.

Reviewed on May 10, 2022

Staff and doctor undermined my concerns with eye injury I experienced that was a main reason for my visit. My concerns were double vision. Blurry vision, pain in left eye that started after injury. I listed all my concerns but was replied to me I was there only for my eye lid swelling. That was my least worry - my eye lid. My vision was.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

Scheduler was very helpful in finding me the right Doctor.

Reviewed on May 5, 2022

The Doctor was very kind and knowledgeable. She answered all my concerns.

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr Bajic very understanding and helpful with my eye situation

Reviewed on Apr 26, 2022

Dr. Bajic was terrific, taking time to explain what was/had happened to my vision since surgery and what could be done. She even did first treatment right then n there with great results!!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2022

Awesome provider

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2022

Dr. Barack was very impersonal and hurried. One treatment indicated on My Chart follow up was never addressed or discussed with me. Disappointed with this physician. Have relationships with other Clinic doctors- Dr. Highland, Dr. McLaughlin, Dr. McMurdo (sp?) that have been excellent.

Reviewed on Mar 17, 2022

Everyone was polite, helpful, and patient with me.The doctor was fantastic,, she answered all my questions and concerns.I have 1000% confidence in her.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

N Bajic is an excellent doctor

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2022

Dr N Bajic has excellent interpersonal communication skills in addition to being an extremely skilled doctor.

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2022

The technician was excellent the MD was non responsive.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

Dr Bajic and her staff are extremely professional and courteous.

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2022

Dr Bajic is great. She understood exactly what my concerns were and quickly diagnosed the cause. As a result, she was able to immediately treat my problem. 100% successful outcome.

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2022

The doctor was very thorough and concerned about my condition.

Reviewed on Jan 26, 2022

Doctor Bajic is terrific !! She has really saved my eyes!! She cares about me- very happy with her!!!

Reviewed on Jan 25, 2022

Very nice Dr. I plan to continue under her care.

Reviewed on Jan 18, 2022

Dr. Bajic is wonderful. Explains everything and is very personable.

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2022

Dr. Bajic knew the pros and cons of treatment options, and her opinions count greatly In my decisions.

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2022

My app't with Dr N Bajic was one of the best since I have been a client at CC. She answered all of my questions. She was respectful & kind. Most of all the yag procedure with laser that she gave me was a miracle restoring my sight in my left eye!

Reviewed on Dec 28, 2021

This was my first visit to Dr Bajic. She was an exceptional professional and her personality is warm and engaging. I will definitely recommend her to those seeking an exceptional ophthalmologist!

Reviewed on Dec 22, 2021

Dr. Bajic was wonderful - she is knowledgeable, thorough, kind, and attentive. I am so happy to have been able to see her and establish her as my eye doctor going forward!

Reviewed on Dec 2, 2021

Dr. Bajic is excellent. I'm fortunate to have her care for my eyes and me!

Reviewed on Nov 30, 2021

Doctor really took her time to address my multiple concerns. If it wasn't for her I probably would not have scheduled surgery.

Reviewed on Nov 24, 2021

This eye doctor was amazing I'm truly grateful

Reviewed on Nov 23, 2021

Dr Bajic reviewed my test results. She then provided me with options for my care. I am very, very pleased with her care!

Reviewed on Oct 14, 2021

Dr. Bajic was incredible; absolutely would recommend her!!

Reviewed on Oct 13, 2021

Very nice doctor

Reviewed on Oct 5, 2021

Dr. Bajic was very professional, very good bedside manner.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2021

Both the doctor and her assistant were excellent.

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Very impressed with Dr. Bajic. Very professiional & personable.

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