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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Michael Saidel, MD

Specialty
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Network
Address
North Bay Eye Associates - Sonoma
181 Andrieux Street
Suite 100
Sonoma, CA 95476
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
North Bay Eye Associates - Sonoma
181 Andrieux Street
Suite 100
Sonoma, CA 95476
Get Directions
Phone
(707) 996-1052
Fax
(707) 996-6787
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
North Bay Eye Associates - Santa Rosa
380 Tesconi Court
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone
(707) 544-3375
Fax
(707) 544-0808

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      University of Illinois College of Medicine - 1999
    • Internship
      Ophthalmology - Tucson Medical Center - 2000
    • Residency
      Ophthalmology - Tulane University - 2004
    • Fellowship
      Cornea, Uveitis, Refractive Surgery - UC San Francisco - 2005
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Saidel is a corneal specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist. He joined North Bay Eye Associates medical staff in 2016. He is board certified in Ophthalmology and specializes in diseases of the cornea, refractive surgery and uveitis. From 2005 to 2016 he served as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at the University of Chicago.

    Dr. Saidel performs state-of-the-art cataract surgery. He uses advanced technology intraocular lenses including multifocal lenses, extended depth of focus lenses, and toric lenses. He specializes in the use of premium intraocular lenses to achieve independence from glasses. He employs all laser, bladeless techniques for LASIK. He performs corneal transplants using both traditional and endothelial techniques.

    He earned his medical degree from the University of Illinois in Chicago. He completed ophthalmology residency training at Tulane University in 2004. He did his fellowship in cornea, uveitis and refractive surgery at the University of California San Francisco - Proctor Foundation in 2005.

    Dr. Saidel is widely published and has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles. His two books, Ophthalmology Review Manual and Review Questions in Ophthalmology, are perennial best sellers. He has received awards for his research through the American Academy of Ophthalmology and residency programs.

    Dedicated to teaching, Dr. Saidel was awarded "Teacher of the Year" twice at the University of Chicago. His instructional courses on complex cataract surgery have been awarded best in class.

    Dr. Saidel is married and has two daughters. When not practicing ophthalmology, he enjoys taking his kids cycling and skiing. He is an avid photographer and surfer.