Dr. S. Natarajan
M.B.B.S.,Madras Medical College (University of Madras), 1980.
D.O. (University of Madras),
Specialization : Vitreo-Retinal surgery Ophthalmology
Dr. Arindam Chakravarti
M.S, FMRF (Vitreo-retina)
Fellow, Sankara Nethralaya
Specialization : Vitreo-Retinal surgery Ophthalmology.
Dr.Arindam Chakravarti completed his M.B.B.S from Guwahati Medical College, standing third in Gauhati University overall at the M.B.B.S examinations. He did his M.S from S. N. Medical College, Agra. He then went on to pursue a fellowship in General Ophthalmology from Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya, Guwahati followed by two years clinical fellowship in Vitreo-retina from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. He has worked as a Consultant in Venu Eye Institute, New Delhi. He has worked on several research papers and presented his work in national and international forums. His strengths and interests include medical and surgical Vitreo-retina and clinical research. He also currently coordinates the Vitreo-retina fellowship programme at AJEH.
Dr. Pandurang Kulkarni
MBBS, M.S (Ophthal)(PGI)
Specialization : Vitreo-Retinal surgery and Uveitis.
Dr. Pandurang Kulkarni Completed MBBS from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences, Hubli. Completed MS (Ophthalmology) from prestigious PGIMER, Chandigarh and did Senior residency in Vitreoretina and Uveitis from the same institution.Specialised in the surgical and medical management of vitreoretinal diseases and uveitis.
Dr. Kavita Rao
Fellow Cornea, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
Fellow Cornea and Anterior Segment, L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.
S.R.T. Fellow, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
D.O (Gold Medalist), D.O.M.S (Gold Medalist), D.N.B.
Specialization : Cataract, Cornea, Ocular Surface & Refractive Surgery.
Dr Kavita Rao has done a year long fellowship in Cornea at The Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, U.S.A, where she trained exclusively in the latest advances in Cornea ,Ocular Surface and Refractive Surgery. Prior to that, she honed her skills with a long term fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment at the distinguished L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. She has trained in phacoemulsification and advanced cataract surgical techniques at the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. She has done her undergraduate and postgraduate training in Ophthalmology from the K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai, having received the university Gold Medal for the best student in Ophthalmology. She has several research papers published in peer-reviewed international journals, including the American Journal of Ophthalmology and the British Journal of Ophthalmology. She has presented her work at International and National forums. Her special interests are in Lamellar Corneal Surgery, Dry Eye, Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation and Refractive Surgery. She is among the few surgeons in the country to perform Corneal Endothelial Transplantation(Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty), having trained internationally for the procedure.This is a new revolutionary method of corneal replacement surgery without the need for surface incisions or stitches, unlike conventional corneal grafting surgery.
Dr. Mihir Kothari
MS, DNB, FPOS Diploma in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Wilmer Eye Institute, USA.
Specialization: Paediatric ophthalmology and Squint.
18 months fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai followed by Diploma in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus from world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA. He specializes in the management of diverse eye diseases in children viz. strabismus, amblyopia, cataract, glaucoma, nasolacrimal duct obstructions, hereditary eye diseases, congenital malformations and child-hood cancers. He has to his credit many research papers published in international and national journals. He is actively involved in clinical research.
Dr. Ruvit Nikam
DOMS, FCPS, DNB, MNAMS.
Specialization: Phacoemulsification, Microphaco cataract surgery and Multifocal IOL implantation.
Dr.Ruvit Nikam has done his DOMS, FCPS, DNB, MNAMS from Grant Medical College Sir J.J. Group of Hospital, Mumbai specializing in Phacoemulsification, Microphaco cataract surgery and Multifocal IOL implantation having special interest in Glaucoma and Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Anupam Deshpande
DNB, DOMS, MNAMS, FGO
Specialization: Cataract, Glaucoma & Refractive Surgery.
Dr.Anupam Deshpande has done DNB, Fellowship in General Ophthalmology and Phacomulsification from LIONS NAB Eye Hospital, Miraj. He has also done Fellowship in Glaucoma from Aravind Eye Hospital,Coimbatore. He has done more than 3000 phaco surgeries. He has also trained more than 100 ophthalmologists from India and abroad in phacoemulsification and small incision cataract surgeries.
Dr. Vimal Fudnawala
M. B. B. S., M.S.
Neuro - Ophthalmology Fellow - Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai
Specialization: Neuro - Ophthalmology.
Dr. Vimal Fudnawala has done his medical graduation from M.S. University of Baroda in 2001 and did M.S. Ophthalmology from same institute in 2006. He has successfully completed his 15 month fellowship in clinical neuro-ophthalmology at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India in 2009 under the prompt guidance of Dr. Lingam Gopal and Dr.S.Ambika where he was exposed to all the facets of neuro-ophthalmology.
His expertise is in diagnosis and management of Optic nerve and visual pathway disorders like optic neuritis, Papilloedema, anterior ischemic optic neuropathy, Compressive and Infiltrative optic neuropathy, Traumatic Optic neuropathy, hereditary and toxic optic neuropathy, also topical diagnosis of chiasmal and retrochaismal disorders and central disorders of visual function and the diagnosis and management of disorders of ocular motor system which includes Supranuclear, Internuclear and Infranuclear ocular motility disorders , disorders of neuromuscular transmission, Myopathies affecting the extra ocular muscle and diagnosis of Nystagmus and related ocular motility disorders.
He also handles the treatment of Blepherospasm with Botulism Toxin Injection as temporary relief and disorders of the Pupils. He has taken active participation in various state as well as national conferences.
Dr. Rupali Sinha
M.S. , FCPS, DOMS, FAEH
Specialization : Oculoplastic Ophthalmic & Facial Plastic Surgery
Dr. Rupali Sinha is a trained Orbit & Oculoplastic surgeon, dealing with diseases of eyelids, orbit, lacrimal system and eye cancers.
She completed her fellowship at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in the field of Orbit & Oculoplasty. She has received multiple gold medals and scholarships in her academic career.
She has publication in various journals and presentations in international and national conferences.
Her areas of interest include Orbit diseases and lid reconstructions.
Dr. Kanupriya Jain Mhatre
M.S. (Ophthal), Fellow Cornea & Anterior Segment (FCAS), FAICO (Cornea).
Specialization: Cornea, Cataract and Refractive(LASIK) Surgery.
Dr. Kanupriya Jain Mhatre is the Consulting Ophthalmic Surgeon for Evening OPD at Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt. Ltd. (Consulting Hours: 5-8 pm, Tues/Thurs/Sat).
She has over six years of clinical and surgical experience in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, with expertise in advanced cataract, corneal transplant, refractive and other anterior segment surgeries. She has a sound academic background with several paper presentations at state and national ophthalmic conferences and publications in international peer-reviewed journals like Cornea, to her credit.
Dr. Jatin Ashar
MD (AIMS), DNB, FICO (UK), FAICO (Cornea)
Specialization: Cornea, Ocular Surface, Anterior segment, Refractive Surgery & Contact Lenses.
Dr. Jatin Ashar has completed his Ophthalmology residency from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. After his residency he did fellowship in cornea at L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. He was then consultant at L.V.Prasad Eye Institute. His area of interest includes Pediatric Cornea Disorders, refractive Surgery, and Ocular Surface & Contact Lenses. He has presented a number of papers at various international & national meetings. He has also published a number of papers in various peer reviewed Journals.
Dr. Kiran Shah
completed his M.B.B.S from Grant Medical College And Sir J.J. GROUP Of Hospitals. He has been trained from Dept of Endocrinology Seth G.S.Medical College and KEM Hospital for Diabetes. He has also done General Medicine. He has been working as a Consultant Physician and Diabetologist with AJEH Pvt Ltd for last 7 years.
Ocular Prosthesis & Contact lens
Mr. Rajendra Pawar
Fellow Ocularist, B.Optom
Rajendra Pawar completed his Bachelors of optometry education at Aditya Jyot Institute of Optometry, Mumbai. He completed fellowship in Ocularist at Shekhar Eye Research Center, Mumbai & Specialty Contact Lenses such as Boston Ocular Surface Prosthesis, Rose K lenses & Orthokeratology in Boston Foundation For Sight,India.He is Founder and Head of the department of Ocular Prosthesis & Contact lens services at Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd since 2009
His clinical interests include Specialty Contact Lenses such as Rose K Lenses & Scleral Lenses in further advance contact lens fitting like Keratoconus, Irregular cornea, Dry Eyes & Steven Johnson Syndrome, His research interest lie in new types of Ocular & Maxillofacial prosthesis. Rajendra Pawar has been recognized by the Scleral Lens Education Society Society (USA).His other field interest also includes Low Visual Aids.