Sara Vegh, MD, OD

Dr. Vegh is a board-certified surgeon practicing in the Libertyville area since 1989. She specializes in cataract and laser vision correction surgery.

Dr. Vegh graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Indiana University in Bloomington, IN. She then completed her doctorate in optometry at Indiana University School of Optometry. Dr. Vegh went on to complete her medical training at Indiana University in Indianapolis. Her internship at Cook County Hospital in Chicago was followed by a three-year ophthalmology residency at University of Chicago.

Education and Training

Residency – Ophthalmology

University of Chicago


Cook County Hospital in Chicago

Medical School

Indiana University School of Medicine

Optometry School

Indiana University School of Optometry


Indiana University


Dr. Vegh is on staff at Advocate Condell Hospital and Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital. Dr. Vegh is an accomplished surgeon performing several thousand cataract and laser surgeries. She practices comprehensive ophthalmology treating a wide range of eye diseases. She is a member of many professional organizations including American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the Illinois Association of Ophthalmology.

Personal Life

Dr. Vegh grew up in Gary, Indiana, the youngest of four children.

Her parents, Holocaust survivors, lost so much but were determined to start a new life and raise their children with their values of hardwork, empathy, and kindness. Dr. Vegh brought these same values into her practice and to the care of her patients for the past thirty years.

She lives with her spouse, Ken, and their dog, Sweetie, in Lake Bluff.

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