Robert A. Sisk, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Robert A. Sisk, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Blue Ash Retina Clinic
9997 Carver Rd
Level 2
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Phone: (513) 984-5133

580 S Loop Rd
Suite 200
Edgewood KY, 41017

Phone: (513) 984-5133

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Get to Know Dr. Sisk

Dr. Robert A. Sisk is a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His peers selected him as one of The Best Doctors in America.

Dr. Sisk is actively engaged in clinical research and ophthalmic education. Dr. Sisk is a principal investigator or co-investigator for many FDA-regulated investigational drug trials and studies for identification and treatment of genetic eye diseases. Dr. Sisk performs cell therapy and gene therapy procedures, including the FDA-approved gene therapy, Luxturna®. He is an Associate Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati, where he educates residents and fellows in vitreoretinal surgery. He is the author of numerous publications in the peer-reviewed ophthalmic literature and presents regularly at international clinical and scientific meetings.

Dr. Sisk serves adults and older children at the CEI offices in Edgewood, Kentucky and Blue Ash, Ohio. He provides care for neonates, infants, and young children at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, a top 3 hospital nationally, where he is Director of Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgery and Director of Ophthalmic Genetics. While he routinely manages all forms of medical and surgical diseases of the retina in adults, Dr. Sisk has specialized expertise in pediatric retinal surgery, retinal dystrophies, and retinal electrophysiology.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science, High Distinction
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
    Echols Scholar
  • Medical Degree, High Distinction
    University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky
    Inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Internship in Internal Medicine
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida

Honors & Awards

  • American Society of Retina Specialists Honor Award
  • Ocular Surgery News Retina 150 – Leading Innovator in the Field of Medical and Surgical Retina
  • Best Doctors in America
  • Top Doctors of NKY 2020
  • Best Doctors, Cincy Magazine
  • University of Kentucky Distinguished Alumnus Award
  • Order of the Honorable Kentucky Colonel
  • Rising Star Medical Leader, Venue Magazine

Memberships & Affiliations

  • The Retina Society
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Association of Pediatric Retinal Surgeons
  • Vit-Buckle Society
  • Cincinnati Society of Ophthalmology

Insurance Accepted

We accept most major insurance including:


Aetna Better Health



Caresource OH



IN Medicaid

KY Medicaid

Medical Mutual of OH



OH Medicaid


United Healthcare

Please Note:
This list is not all-inclusive. Please verify your coverage prior to your visit by calling the number on the back of your insurance card.


Blue Ash Retina Clinic

9997 Carver Rd
Level 2
Cincinnati, OH 45242

Hours of Operation:


8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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