Dr. Offutt is a board certified ophthalmologist starting his glaucoma practice in Park Ridge, IL. He graduated from University of Texas Health School of Medicine in San Antonio, TX. He interned in Greenville, SC before returning to San Antonio to complete his residency at University of Texas Health, where he served as Chief Resident. He went on to complete his glaucoma fellowship at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois Chicago (UIC).
During his residency, Dr. Offutt performed many ocular surgeries including cataracts. He performed extra-capsular cataract surgery in Honduras, and was asked to perform a variety of penetrating keratoplasties, open globe repairs, and primary vitreoretinal surgeries. He has utilized a variety of specialty lenses for phacoemulsification surgery including multifocal and toric intraocular implants. During his glaucoma fellowship, Dr. Offutt participated in over 500 procedures including tube shunt insertions, trabeculectomies, microinvasive glaucoma devices (MIGS), and cataract surgeries. A frequent motto that Dr Offutt advertises is that “less is more,” and with this in mind, he advocates for non-invasive methods of vision correction and intraocular pressure control such as medical therapy and laser technology when appropriate. Dr. Offutt believes in the value of educating patients so they can further understand their health conditions and maximize their quality of life.
Dr. Offutt is married to his wife Madeline, and they have a 3 year old Cockapoo named Winnie. Together, they enjoy exploring Chicago through food and meeting new people. He enjoys watching sports, particularly college football and European soccer. He enjoys reasons to be outside which include running, swimming, biking and golfing.