ADITYA JYOT EYE HOSPITAL - Key Persons
- Head & Consultant, Oculoplasty / CONSULTING DAYS
Brief CV He received his medical degree from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences in 2007. Following this, he completed his residency training in ophthalmology from SankaraNethralaya in Chennai, India. Dr. Akshay Nair underwent two fellowship training programs in Oculoplastic Surgery, ocular oncology and facial aesthetics at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad and New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, USA. He is academically inclined and he serves as a reviewer for over 20 journals. Dr. Akshay Nair is a prolific author and has over 70 peer-reviewed publications in PubMed indexed journals; 10 book chapters and has over 100 presentations at various scientific meets and forums. He has been awarded the best paper in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the All India Ophthalmological Conference in 2011; Kanthymathy Nathan Gold Medal for the best resident at Sankara Nethralaya in 2011. Other laurels include ‘Best Poster Award' at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meet in 2013 at New Orleans. His areas of special interest are ocular surface and eyelid tumours, ocular trauma, ophthalmic imaging and oculofacial aesthetics including dermal fillers and botulinum toxin. He loves the music of A R Rahman and relaxes by playing the tabla. He enjoys watching Formula-1 and has covered F-1 professionally for The Telegraph newspaper of Kolkata in the past. He is also affiliated with Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital in Wadala, Mumbai for the past 4 years.
Brief CV He is a senior and experienced surgeon and has operated on many celebrities and VIP. He does cataract and glaucoma surgeries and has trained more than 100 ophthalmologists from 10 countries for phacoemulsification cataract surgery.
Areas of interest: Complex strabismus surgeries, pediatric cataracts and glaucoma, screening and laser treatment of retinopathy of prematurity, management of various syndromic babies, children with cerebral palsy and management of various pediatric eye cancers in children like retinoblastoma. He also runs a rehabilitative programmed for children with low vision.
- Consultant Ophthalmologist
Dr. Hitesh R Sharma has done his M.S. in Ophthalmology from Institute of Medical Sciences at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He has done his fellowship in Medical retina and Uvea from the prestigious SankaraNethralaya, Chennai under the guidance of world-renowned Uvea specialists like Prof. Jyotirmay Biswas. He has some good publications to his credit and has written many chapters in national and international Ophthalmology textbooks. He has presented various papers and posters at various conferences.
His clinical practice includes various uveitic conditions like anterior, intermediate, posterior uveitis, panuveitis, ocular tuberculosis, retinal vasculitis/eale's disease, retinitis, sarcoidosis, VKH, ocular conditions related to juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), scleritis/episcleritis and ocular conditions related to HIV/AIDS. He has a special interest in ocular tuberculosis and Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease.
He is an excellent cataract surgeon and has special interest and expertise in managing uveitic cataracts.
For patients, he comes across as a young, easy to approach and an extremely compassionate doctor who would go to any length to see his patients get the best treatment.
Brief CV Dr. Jaydeep Walinjkar has joined as Senior Consultant, Vitreo-Retina at Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital recently. He was working at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai as vitreo-retina consultant prior to this from November 2012 after completing his long-term Clinical-cum-research fellowship from the same institute. He has attained expertise in latest vitreo-retinal surgical techniques & has an excellent clinical acumen. He is an expert in management of most medical retinal disorders and has performed more than two thousand simple and complex vitreo-retinal surgeries of various etiologies. He has extremely skilled in managing ocular trauma (anterior and posterior segment), Endophthalmitis and Retinopathy of Prematurity of all severities. He teaching experience of almost 8 years in which I have conducted numerous lectures, tutorials and hands-on training for in-house post-graduate ophthalmology trainees (DNB and DO students), Medical and Surgical Vitreo-retinal fellows and external observers and fellows. He has published various papers in national and international peer-reviewed journals. He has been a faculty at various national and international ophthalmology conferences and meetings and presented many scientific papers, posters and videos in them.
- Director, Cornea, Cataract and Refractive
Dr. Kavita Rao is the Director, Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Centre at the Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, she is a part of the team since a decade and is one of the most senior surgeons of the institute. Having operated many VIP and Celebrities.
She has done a long-term fellowship in Cornea at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, 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 advanced phaco and cataract surgery techniques at the Sankara Nethralaya Hospital, Chennai. She received the University Gold Medal for the best student in ophthalmology at the K.E.M hospital Mumbai.
She is a skilled surgeon proficient in Microphaco Phaco Surgery, Femto or Bladeless Cataract Surgery without stitches in routine and complex cataract surgery with premium intraocular lenses having performed thousands of cases successfully. She has performed a vast number of conventional corneal transplants as well as the sutureless corneal transplants (DSEK/DMEK) and lamellar DALK surgery.
She specializes in advanced Keratoconus management with corneal crosslinking, INTACS, Topo guided PRK having trained internationally for the procedure. She is proficient in all refractive surgeries namely, LASIK/ Bladeless or FEMTOLASIK/ SMILE/ PHAKIC IOL. A tailor-made, a bespoke approach is used by her while treating each patient to achieve optimum results. She has set up a state of the art Dry Eye Clinic at the hospital for Dry Eye patients. She is an expert in limbal stem cell transplants in patients with chemical injuries. She has published various papers in peer-reviewed journals international like American Journal of Ophthalmology British Journal of ophthalmology and national included. She is an invited expert speaker for various national and international ophthalmology conferences.
- Director & Chief Anaesthesiologist AJEH
Dr. Nitesh Agrawal is Glaucoma and Anterior segment Surgeon at Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital. He did his M.S Ophthalmology from prestigious MNJ western regional institute of ophthalmology, Ahmedabad. Then he pursued his long-term Glaucoma and anterior segment surgeon fellowship from prestigious Aravind eye hospital, Coimbatore.
He is a specialist in Topical Cataract Phaco emulsification surgeries. He is proficient in all types of premium lenses surgeries like Multifocal, Toric and Toric multifocal.
He has a special interest in Medical and Surgical Glaucoma. Specialist in Glaucoma lasers like YAG PI, SLT, CPC Diode. Specialist in Congenital Glaucoma surgeries and Glaucoma valve surgeries like Ahmed valve.
- Chief Executive Officer
- Member of the KEY
- BOM ), RCP ( ENDO ) ( UK ), D.DIAB ( UK ), FACE ( USA ) Consultant - Endocrinologist
Dr. Sahil Fulara physician Consultant Endocrinologist affiliated to Jaslok hospital, Breach candy hospital, Wockhardth hospital Mumbai Central and also visiting at Goa, Pune and Vapi will be available at Aditya Jyot Hospital on Every Tuesday and Thursday between 10 am to 12 pm. His area of expertise include diabetes/ thyroid/ pcod and hormone disorders.
- ANAES ) Nair Hospital ( Mum )
- Consultant, Neuro - Ophthalmology M. B. B. S.
Brief CV After completing his medical graduate and postgraduate study in Ophthalmology from Medical collage Baroda, Dr.Vimal Fudnawala has completed his fellowship in Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology from Sankara Netralay in 2009 and taking care of Neuro-Ophthalmology services at the institute since then. Dr. Vimal is treating the spectrum of diseases of visual as well as ocular motility pathways. He has expertise in the management of diseases of optic nerve like inflammation, demyelination, ischemic, toxic, nutritional, hereditary, infiltrate, traumatic, compressive optic neuropathies. He also does the diagnosis of haemopathies, retrochiasmal visual pathway diseases of various etiological and manages those diseases in conjugation with Radiologist, Neurophysician and Neuro-Surgeon. He also manages problems of ocular motility like double vision, Ocular motor nerve Palsies, ocular myasthenia, blepherospasmsetc. He also aids in the diagnosis of diseases of ocular fixation like Nystagmus of various aetiology.He is actively involved in Multicentric studies have published articles in state, national and international journals and regularly participating in state and national conferences.
- Managing Trustee
- Member of the KEY
- Head & Consultant, Vitreo - Retinal Surgery Ophthalmology / CONSULTING DAYS
Prof. Dr. S. Natarajan is a 3rd Generation Ophthalmologist, currently President of All Ocular Trauma Societies in the world, & "a pioneer in Vitreo - Retinal Surgery in India". His Late father Prof.Dr. N. S. Sundaram & Grandfather Dr. Nataraja Pillai were respected ophthalmologists in Tamilnadu.
He is considered an authority in Vitreo Retinal Surgery in the world and is keenly involved in academics & research for prevention of blindness. Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital was established in 1990 by Prof. D. S. Natarajan at Dadar & has expanded into a Hospital at Wadala in the heart of Central Mumbai.