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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
  • Femtosecond Cataract Surgery
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Lens Implant
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lenses
  • Ophthalmology
  • Outpatient Eye Surgery
  • Phacoemulsification
View all 12 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implantation in Cataract Surgery
  • Cataracts
  • Cataracts and Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Abrasion
  • Diabetic Eye
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Care Facts for Older Americans
  • Eye Infections
  • Ocular Allergies
  • Ocular Health
View all 10 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 10/4/2022, 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.

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* 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

430 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
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.8
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

54 Patient Comments

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

My doctor Dr. Bajic are very kind and informative

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

She is the best

Reviewed on Apr 21, 2023

Dr. Bajic is excellent provider! She's not just a 5 but a rating of 10 for me! We had a problem with our insurance, and she advocated for us at the last minute. She went above and beyond.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

Very pleased with Dr. Bajic.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

Great visit, both the assistant and Dr. Bajic were helpful, professional, and explained everything to me.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2023

Nicole Bajic is an excellent doctor. My husband and I feel lucky to have her as our eye doctor.

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Very pleased with Dr.Bajic

Reviewed on Apr 3, 2023

Dr. Bajic saw a difference from my last year exam by comparing last year's results to this year's and wants me to see a retinal doctor which I've scheduled for late June. I was so appreciative of Dr. Bajic's concern and advice for what may or may not be a possible problem. I have a lot of confidence in her.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

She put my mind at ease as to my condition. She explains thongs extremely well and you can feel that she enjoys her job.

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Bajic was awesome. She was very professional and listened to my concerns while putting me at ease. I absolutely can't recommend her enough!

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Bajic is very professional, knowledgeable, and concerned about my eyesight. She listens to my concerns and addresses them in a professional manner. I highly recommend Dr. Bajic.

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2023

Dr. Bajic is an outstanding physician and asset to Cleveland Clinic. Very professonal and detail oriented. She cares about her patients. You can tell.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

The Dr and her nurse are both rather short and rude! I appreciate the help but really? The Dr actually got visibly impatient when asked a simple question about eyes. Really ?

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2023

I love my Dr. Bajic- she is a wonderful friend

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2023

Dr. Bajic is very pleasant and patiently explained my condition and options.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Bajc absolutely the best ever. She is exceptional. Her patient focus, clear communication and exceptional care were the best I've ever experienced. She is amazing.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Bajic and her assistant Theresa K are amazing and exceptional.

Reviewed on Feb 14, 2023

She seemed very rushed when she came in. I spent less than 10 minutes with the provider. I was there for a routine exam so didn't have any problems to discuss, but she also didn't really ask that either.

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2023

Dr. Bajic was outstanding. She provided thorough answers and was very assuring of my issue. She made me feel much better about my condition after seeing her. Thank you Doctor

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2023

She was dismissive and quick, didn't listen

Reviewed on Jan 13, 2023

I have already recommended Dr Bajic to a friend with similar eye problems.

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2022

Dr. Bajic and all of the technicians I dealt with were competent, courteous and caring.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

Dr. Was condescending and dismissive and wasn't very interested in listening to my questions. Rushed through the appointment as quickly as she could.

Reviewed on Dec 14, 2022

I love Dr.Bajic- she is such a wonderful and caring person

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Dr. Bajic is outstanding...

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

Dr. Bajic - listened to and answered my questions and concerns

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2022

She is by far absolute best! Professional,goes over and above with concern for the patient! Give that gal a raise! CC should be so proud to have her on their team and is blessed with a Dr like Dr Bajic!

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

Nothing negative. The doctor was very thorough and informative.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

The doctor was informative and very thorough.

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2022

After seeing several physiciansDr. Bajic solved my issue within minutes. Effective and I'm grateful.

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2022

Dr Bajic was excellent. Great bedside manner, very thorough, very helpful

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2022

Dr seemed somewhat rushed

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

I am glad she is my eye doctor and eye surgent

Reviewed on Nov 3, 2022

The doctor was very good. I felt she was taking care of me as one of her family. I world recommend her to my family and friends

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2022

I had a very pleasant experience at my appoinment with Dr. Bajic and her office team. She was very easy to talk to about my concerns and expectations and explained everything l needed to know.Her whole office team was courteous and pleasant!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2022

Everything smooth. Have some difficulty hearing. Doctor was very patient with this problem

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2022

Dr. Bajic is the best doctor I've ever been to. Not only was she so caring and nice, she was so knowledgeable about everything.. And she is an excellent surgeon! I wish all my doctors were like her.

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2022

I am very fortunate to have Dr. Bajic part of my medical team! I believe she exemplifies the gold bar standard for every single person that is a medical doctor. She is courteous, respectful, professional, and compassionate. Dr. Nr. Bajic exceeded my expectations of her care. In my opinion she is not only MY great doctor,. She is also a blessing. Thank you again Dr. Bajic!! I am truly grateful!!

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

I was so impressed with the care I received. The doctor and her assist were caring, understanding, patient, and listened with intensity. They answered every question I had and put me at ease regarding the procedure I am planning on having. The care I received would be as if I was a family member

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

The provider explained the three options available to me including pros and cons, any side effects, and period of recovery and return to work time frame.

Reviewed on Sep 23, 2022

Dr. Bajic was extremely nice and very helpful

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2022

Dr. Bajic was excellent at explaining everything to me and seemed very competent, I will continue to ask for her In the future.

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2022

Dr Bajic listens and is very kind

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Dr. Bajic has been absolutely phenomenal in caring for me. She really cares about my eyesight and carefully answered all of my questions and concerns about the cataract surgery and especially post surgery care. I am so glad that she talked to me about the options of surgery. My sight has never been better.

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2022

Always telling my friends about how wonderful Dr. Bajic is always

Reviewed on Sep 6, 2022

Very intelligent and articulate doctor, who took the time to provide detailed explanations of imaging results

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.

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