Dr Guru Pattar

About Dr. Pattar

Dr. Pattar enjoys spending time with his wife, two young daughters, and two dogs. His interests include spending time outdoors whether it be hiking and running or grilling. He also enjoys listening to music, especially his collection of vinyl records at home or going to outdoor concerts. Additionally, he is an avid sports fan particularly of Indiana teams like the Pacers, Colts, and Indiana Hoosiers. Dr. Pattar is excited to be in Louisville as he and his family love eating at local restaurants.


  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • Vitreo Retinal Treatment and Care
  • Glaucoma Treatment and Care


  • Board Certified in Ophthalmology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Medical Licensure

  • Kentucky, Indiana

Hospital Affiliations

  • Jewish Hospital, Norton Audubon Hospital,
  • Norton Brownsboro Hospital,
  • Louisville Surgery Center
  • Norton Suburban Hospital
  • Veterans Administration Medical Center
  • Vision Surgical Center

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • The American Physiological Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Sigma Xi-The Scientific Research Society

Honors and Awards

  • Chief Resident, Ophthalmology, 2014-2015
  • Indy Mini Marathon Finisher, 2013, 2014
  • Department of Cellular & Integrative Physiology Moenkhaus Award, 2008
  • 3rd Place Sigma Xi Graduate Research Competition, 2008
  • 1st Place Sigma Xi Graduate Research Competition, 2006
  • American College of Physicians Medical Student
  • Abstract Competition Research Poster Finalist, 2006

Research Experience

Preparation and analysis of Protein:
SDS-PAGE, Western blot analysis, whole-cell immunofluorescene, highly purified plasma membrane sheet preparation, immunoprecipitation, fluorescent and confocal microscopy in cultured cells and intact tissue, subcellular fractionation, nuclear extract preparation

Preparation and analysis of DNA and RNA:

Cell culture:
Growth of adipocyte (3T3-L1) and skeletal muscle (L6) cell lines, transient siRNA knockdown, 2DG uptake

Animal Studies:
Dissection of rodent brain, liver, heart, kidney, skeletal muscle, and fat pads


  • Ophthalmology Resident, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2015
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, PhD Cellular & Integrative Physiology, 2014
  • Transitional Year Resident, St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, 2012
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, MD, 2011
  • Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, MS Cellular & Integrative Physiology, 2006
  • Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, BA Political Science, 2003

Contacting Dr. Pattar

If you have a medical emergency, call our office, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week at (502) 589-1500 or 502-589-1556. Dr. Pattar, or one of the other physicians in our group, will be contacted immediately.

Contact Us

We are always interested in hearing from you. Feel free to contact us. To schedule an appointment, please call the office at (502) 589-1500.

Our Location

The Eye Care Institute
1536 Story Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206

Phone: (502) 589-1500
Fax: 502-589-1556
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Office Hours: Mon - Fri: 7:30AM - 5:00PM
Exams: Mon - Fri: 7:50AM - 3:50PM
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