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. 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.
Head Cornea, LASIK and Refractive Surgery Services.
Specialization : Cataract, Cornea, Ocular Surface & Refractive Surgery.
Consultation timings: Monday/Wed/Friday: 8:00 to 9:30am and 12:00pm to 5:00 pm.
Dr Kavita Rao has done a long term 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 , LASIK 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, having done her undergraduate and postgraduate training in Ophthalmology from the K.E.M Hospital, Mumbai, receiving the university Gold Medal for the best student in Ophthalmology. She is a skilled surgeon proficient in cataract surgery without stitches, using microphaco and phacoemulsification in routine and complex cataract cases with vast experience with premium intraocular lenses. She has perfomed a large number of conventional corneal transplants as well as corneal endothelial transplantation(Descemet’s Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty)which is a new revolutionary method of corneal replacement surgery without the need for stitches as well as Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty. She specializes in advanced management of corneal ectatic disorders like Keratoconus with Collagen crosslinking , Topo guided PRK and INTACS having trained internationally for the procedure. She is proficient in LASIK surgery with conventional microkeratome and bladeless or Femto LASIK having done a larger number of these cases. She is trained in phakic IOL surgery(ICL) for higher refractive errors where LASIK may not be indicated. 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 Phaco surgery, Lamellar Corneal Surgery, Keratoconus, Limbal Stem Cell Transplantation, LASIK and Refractive 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. Rajul S Parikh
M.B.B.S., M.S., Ophthalmology
Specialization: Glaucoma, Cataract & Anterior Segment, Neuro-Ophthalmology.
Dr. Rajul S Parikh has done his Masters in Ophthalmology from renowned Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore where he spent 5 years as a resident and senior resident. He was awarded Thomas Koshy gold medal in M.S. for best resident in Ophthalmology. Subsequently, he went to Lund University, Sweden for his advanced glaucoma fellowship. After coming back from Sweden in 2003, he joined renowned L. V. P Eye Institute, Hyderabad as a consultant where he worked as a consultant for nearly 4 years. Later on, he joined Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre as Consultant & Head in glaucoma department. Here he also started department of clinical Research.
His main areas of interest are glaucoma, cataract, neuro-ophthalmology and uveitis. He is Invited member of Associate Advisory Board of World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and also member of WGA Committee on Glaucoma Society Organization.
He has vast surgical experience. He has performed more than 2100 glaucoma surgeries like trabeculetomy, phaco-trabeculectomy, trabeculectomy with small incision cataract surgery, advanced glaucoma surgeries like Glaucoma Valve Implant surgeries, Choroidal Drainage procedures, Scleral Patch graft for bleb leaks, surgeries for cyclodialysis cleft repair, anterior segment reconstruction. He has expertise in congenital glaucoma surgeries and has performed more than 100 congenital glaucoma operations including surgeries in patients with Axenfield - Rieger syndrome, Aniridia, Sturge- weber syndrome. He has performed numerous laser procedures like laser iridotomy, laser irioplasty, Selective laser trabeculoplasty, and laser suturolysis. He also has expertise in advanced cataract surgeries like phacoemulsification, small incision cataract surgery. He has performed more than 4500 cataract surgeries and was trainer for phacoemulsification at L V Prasad Eye Institute.
He is currently elected as section editor for glaucoma for Indian Journal of Ophthalmology for consecutive 2nd term. He is also in editorial board of “Journal of Maharashtra Ophthalmology Society” and “Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice”. He has been Principle investigator / co-investigator for various clinical trails. Some of this research has changed the current clinical practice for better glaucoma management.
He has written chapters in 7 books including international publications like World Glaucoma Association (WGA) consensus book on Screening for Glaucoma”; 2008, World Glaucoma Association (WGA) consensus book on Medical Management of glaucoma”; 2010, Glaucoma 1st Edition; Editors Shaarawy, Sherwood, Hitchings and Crowston; 2009. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals. He has nearly 60 publications in peer reviewed journals and 17 in non peer-reviewed journals.
He has been invited to deliver lectures at various national and international conferences that includes World Glaucoma Congress, South East Glaucoma Interest Group meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Asia Pacific Ophthalmology Association conference, International Congress on Glaucoma Surgery, AIOS annual conference, Glaucoma society of Indian annual conference. So far, He has delivered more than 100 invited lectures in last 6 years.
To generate public awareness in glaucoma, she has organized various public meetings and eye camps.
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. Kanupriya Jain Mhatre
M.S. (Ophthal), Fellow Cornea & Anterior Segment (FCAS), FAICO (Cornea).
Specialization: Cornea & Anterior Segment, Cataract and Refractive(LASIK) Surgery.
Dr. Kanupriya Jain Mhatre is a trained Cornea, Cataract & Refractive Surgeon, consulting at the Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt. Ltd. On Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays (10am - 2pm).
She has over seven years of clinical and surgical experience in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, with expertise in advanced cataract, corneal & ocular surface procedures & refractive (LASIK) surgeries. She has a sound academic background with several paper presentations & awards at the state and the national ophthalmic conferences (AIOC), multiple academic publications in international peer-reviewed journals like Cornea, and articles in ophthalmic books & journals, to her credit.
Dr Kruti Mody
DNB, FLVPEI, FICO
Specialization :Orbit and Oculoplasty Surgeon
Dr Kruti Mody has done her post-graduation in Ophthalmology (DNB) from Mumbai and then pursued Oculoplasty as her sub-speciality. She has worked for 2 ½ years at a world recognised institute, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad in the department of Ophthalmic plastics, Facial Aesthetics and Ocular Oncology. She has many publications and ongoing projects to her credit and has presented her work at over 30 national and international conferences.
At present she is a practicing Oculoplasty Surgeon dealing with various disorders of the lids, lacrimal system and orbit. She also deals with numerous reconstructive and aesthetic problems related to the eyes and the face.
Her areas of interest include Socket, Trauma and Reconstructive Surgeries.
Dr. Twinkle Parmar
MBBS, MD (AIIMS), DNB, FCAS, FICO
Specialization: Cornea and External Diseases, Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr Twinkle Parmar has done her undergraduate medical training (M.B.B.S) from Seth G S Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. She has done her masters in Ophthalmology from the apex centre of India, Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She continued as senior resident in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery in the same Institute. She completed her Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment from Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd, Mumbai. She is trained in latest advances in Refractive Surgery and Keratoconus management at Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore. She has several research papers published in peer reviewed journals and presentations made at international conferences. Her areas of interest include Corneal infections, Ocular surface diseases, Keratoplasty – full thickness and lamellar, Keratoconus management including corneal collagen cross linking and Refractive surgery.
Dr. Multan Mal Sharma
- Since May 1982: Consultant Anaesthesiologist - Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, India.
- Since August 1, 2004: Chief Anaesthesiologist - Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd, Wadala, Mumbai, India.
- Since 2005: Hon. Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist at, Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre, Bandra, Mumbai. Zynova Heart Hospital, Ghatkopar, Mumbai. Riddhi Vinayak Critical Care & Cardiac Centre, Malad, Mumbai.
- 1990 to 2004: Hon. Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist Cardiac Centre, Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam National Hospital (SSRN), Pamplemousses, Mauritius.
- 2004 to 2009: Hon. Consultant Cardiac Anaesthesiologist CVTS Dept., CPR Hospital, Karveer, Kolhapur, India.
- 1977 to 1982: Consultant Anaesthesiologist Falsafi Hospital and Masood Hospital, Gorgân, Iran.
- 1974 to 1977: Resident Anaesthesiologist Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, India.
- 1973 to 1974: House Surgeon in Anaesthesia Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre, New Marine Lines, Mumbai, India.
- Pioneered Cardiac Anaesthesia departments in various hospitals across India in cities like Rajkot (1989), Thane (1990), Nasik (1997) and Kolhapur (2004).
- 1988 to 1989: Specialized training in Automation and Computerization in Cardio-Vascular Anaesthesia & Lung Mechanics in failing Heart, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
- 1976: D.A. Bombay University, Mumbai, India.
- 1975: DACPS College of Physician & Surgeons, Mumbai, India.
- 1994: F.I.C.G
- 1972 to 1973: Housemanship, M.G. Hospital q & it’s Associated Group of Hospitals, Jodhpur, India.
- 1972: M.B.B.S. Dr S.N. Medical College, University of Rajasthan, Jodhpur, India.
Dr.Radhika Krishnan, Ophthalmic Anaesthetist
CEO & H.O.D ANAESTHESIA- ADITYA JYOT FOUNDATION FOR TWINKLING LITTLE EYES Project in charge & Anaesthetist of WDF sponsored Mobile Eye care team.
Special interest in Paediatric Anaesthesia and has carried out several complicated ophthalmic procedures under GA.
Clinical Assistant - Dept. of Anesthesia - P.D.Hinduja National Hospital -Mumbai.
- Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital, Parel
- Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd, Wadala.
October 2006 – Feb 2007
Feb 2008 till Feb 2011
Program Director – ADITYA JYOT FOUNDATION FOR TWINKLING LITTLE EYES – February2011 till May 2012.
Dr. Sapna Wadhwani
Having 8 years of experience as an anaesthetist. Currently working as a consultant anaesthesiologist in major hospitals in Mumbai. Joined Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital in Jan 2012 and managing surgical intervention under local or general anaesthesia independently.
Panel positions at Sushrusha Hospital (Dadar),Jeevan Vikas Kendra (Andheri), Endoscopy Asia (Sion), Chrysalizz Hospital (Khar) and NM centre for CT and MRI. Also visiting Anaesthetist at Criticare Hospital (Juhu), Sujay Hospital (Juhu) and Shah Nursing Home.
- 1998 to 2002: Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – Anaesthesia, T.N. Medical College, B.Y.L. Nair Hospital, University of Mumbai, India.
- 1992 to 1996 Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (M.B.B.S) Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, University of Mumbai, India.
- 2004 to 2006: Associate Anaesthetist at Jehangir Hospital (Pune) managing all high risk aptients in the operation theatres under General or Regional Anaesthesia.
- 2002 to 2004: Consultant at Ruby Hall Clinic, Jr. Consultant, Neuro Trauma Unit (Pune) managing and stabilizing critically ill and trauma patients on ventilator, conducting procedures, stabilizing vital supports and team management.
- 2002 to 2003: Associate specialist at Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre mastered training in Regional Anaesthesia and General Anaesthesia in all surgical fields.
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.