Born to an Egyptian father and an Italian mother, in Alexandria, Egypt. Dr. Satar grew up in Cairo where his dad was stationed. His parents helped cultivate his love for languages and travel, and over the years he became fluent in English, Arabic, and Italian. Dr. Satar graduated from Cairo University School of Medicine, where he also completed his Internship. He finished his residency in Ophthalmology in St Louis, Missouri, which included one year as Chief resident.
Committed to staying on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in ophthalmology. Dr. Satar maintains memberships with several prestigious organizations, including:
The American Academy of Ophthalmology
The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
He has hospital affiliations with a number of hospitals in Indiana and Illinois as well as Ambulatory surgery centers, which allows him to perform surgery locally for the convenience of his patients.
As a seasoned eye surgeon, he has refined his skills over the years and made cataract surgery as his speciality. Dr. Satar has performed thousands of successful cataract and laser surgeries in his career.
Additionally, Dr. Satar has spent time cultivating his community.
He has been involved in various project developments,
including the development of the non for profit Gibson County Youth
Soccer complex, on over forty acres of land, and the development
of the Princeton Ambulatory Surgery Center west of Gibson
General Hospital. He has served as board member of Gibson
County Youth Soccer, and president, from 2000 to 2004.
He has also served as a board member at various organizations
within the community including: Gibson General Hospital,
Gibson County Chamber of Commerce, Gibson County
Economic Development Corp. and Southwestern Indiana
Economic Development Corp.
During his leisure, he enjoys traveling, listening to music, fine-dining experiences, talking with new people, cheering on the US, The Italian and the Egyptian national soccer teams, and listening to varying world perspectives . His proudest accomplishment is being the father of his three children: Susan, Deana and Adam.