Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.

The Team

DR Rupa JaIn

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Dr. Rupa Jain is a renowned and veteran Cataract Phaco surgeon who has performed ECCE, PHaco, LACS more than 1 lakhs meet together Ptergium & AGS surgery so far.
  • She passed her M. S in Ophthalmology in 1987 from M.S. University.
  • She also pursued fellowship in Cornea & Glaucoma from L.V.Prasad Eye institute, Hyderabad
  • She is working with this Eye institute Since November 1988 and instrumental in transforming this M L Vaduwla Charitable Eye Hospital from a very small unit to present one of the best Multi-specialty Eye Institute.
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DR KAVITHA MANI

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Dr kavitha mani is a well-qualified experienced surgeon managing orbit and oculoplastic unit.
  • She passed her domes form Bangalore medical government medical college in year 2005
  • Worked as ophthalmic consultant till year 2009 perceived her dnb 2009-2010 from dr tvpei, Vadodara.
  • She was phaco surgeon in vasan eye care, Bangalore year 2010-2013.
  • Did her long term fellowship in orbit and oculoplastic under dr Ishan acharya year 2014-2015 at dr tvpei, Vadodara.
  • Trained for endonasal dcr at tilganga institute, Katmandu, Nepal.
  • She was invited as guest faculty and chairperson by global eye conference Singapore in year 2016 to deliver a guest talk on “endoscopic guided membrantotomy in pediatric bld block”.
  • Was invited as guest faculty at Nepal ophthalmological society for a talk on “levator research in pooe levator function, charong surgical experience”.
  • Invited has chairperson by Banaras university conference to chair a session on “role of resection in hemangioma and its challenges”
  • Number of surgeries performed till date is 1859 Thriving to learn something new every day, that will ultimately benefit patients is always been her moto.
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DR. SOMIL JAGANI

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • A young and hard working surgeon has joined our team since April 2015, earlier as a fellow and now as a full time consultant at Dr. Thakorbhai V. Patel Eye Institute, Vadodara.
  • Dr. Somil Jagani completed his MBBS from Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College (Pune) in 2011, followed by MS - Ophthalmology from Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College (Pune) in 2015.
  • He has done a short-term fellowship in SICS at Laxmi Eye Institute (Panvel, Mumbai), and a long-term two year fellowship in Anterior Segment and Phacoemulsification here at Dr. Thakorbhai V. Patel Eye Institute, Vadodara.
  • During the course of his studies, Dr. Somil showed tremendous dedication towards his publications in various International Journals of Ophthalmology, and also added to his credit 3 scientific presentations at various National Level Medical Research Conferences.
  • Since joining our team in 2015, Dr. Somil has performed over 2500 Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgeries, has become well-versed with Laser Assisted Cataract Surgeries (LenSx), and has successfully handled various difficult and complicated cases in all types of Cataract.
  • Dr. Somil also performs combined Phaco-VR Surgeries alongside our excellent and highly qualified Vitreoretinal team
  • Apart from this, Dr. Somil routinely performs Pterygium Surgeries with glue. He also conducts Surgical Training and Skill enhancement under Alcon Phaco Development Program (PDP).
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DR. BHUSHAN PATIL

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Dr. Bhushan Patil is a comprehensive ophthalomologist and managing cataract and glaucoma patients in our hospital.
  • He passed his M.S. Ophthalmology from Rural Medical College, Loni ,Maharashtra in May-2015.
  • Then completed his long-term fellowship in “Anterior segment and Phacoemulsification” under the guidance of renowned cataract surgeon Dr. Rupa Jain in our institute.
  • He has operated some 2500+ cataract cases, including phacoemulsification, Laser assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) and TORIC IOL .
  • He also has keen interest in managing glaucoma patients and doing phaco with trabeculectomy surgery.
  • He is also doing pterygium surgery with autologus conjunctival graft.
  • He is a part of Alcon Phaco Development Programme since 2016.
  • He has published articles in various medical journals and presented papers in conferences
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DR MITA THAKKER

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Dr Mita thakker is our consultant in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.
  • She has completed her M.S ophthalmology from Nagri Eye Institute in Ahmedabad
  • She has taken extensive training in during her long term fellowship pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus from Dr Thakorbhai Eye Institute.
  • she has many national and international papers and publications to her credit.
  • Her Areas of expertise includes management of strabismus in children and adults, Refractive errors management, Pediatric cataract, pediatric glaucoma and lazy eye (amblyopia) treatment, low vision aids, management of nerve palsies and diplopia, Tear duct obstruction in children
  • Number of surgery performed till date is 371
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DR. MEERA SHAH

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Dr Meera Shah, a young and energetic eye surgeon, specialised in vitreoretinal surgery works with Dr Thakorbhai V Patel eye institute since 2015.
  • She has completed her MBBS and MS from Baroda Medical College MS University with gold medal in ophthalmology.
  • She completed two years of long term fellowship in VR surgery from Thakorbhai V Patel eye Institute, following which she joined as a consultant.
  • She has a very keen interest in Academics and has attended various state and national conferences. Besides her excellent academic and clinical skills, she shares a great rapport with her patients and is utmost sincere towards patient care.
  • Her area of interests includes screening and management of diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, macular pathologies, Age related macular degeneration and uveal pathologies.
  • Her expertise in surgical skills include Retinal detachment surgeries, macular hole surgery, diabetic vitrectomy, scleral fixated IOL and post trauma emergencies.
  • Number of surgery performed till date is 750
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DR. RUTUL PATEL

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Highly qualified and experienced Vitreo Retina Surgeon.
  • He finished his MBBS from well known V.S. Hospital in 2011 and M.S Ophthalmology from Nagari Eye Hospital, Ahmedabad in 2015.
  • He persued and finished his long term fellowship in the field of Vitreo retina from well known Giridhar Eye Institute, Kochi, Kerala in 2017 under renowned Vitreo Retinal surgeon Dr. A. Giridhar (President VRSI).
  • During his tenure he had 3 international publications in reputed journals like Retina, Ophthalmology Retina and IJO and 2 publications in state journals.
  • He has presented multiple papers and posters in various renowned national and international conferences.
  • He has keen interest and experience in performing macular surgeries , Retinal Detechment surgeries and for diagnosis and management of Retinopathy of prematurty which is one of the major factors of morbidity in Paediatric age group.
  • He has vast experience in treating Diabetic Retinopathy and Age related macula degenerations which major causes of blindness in adults.
  • He has also experience of working on all latest diagnostic modalities and management armamentarium like micropluse laser OCT Angiography and photodynamic therapy.
  • He is found keen to serve the society with his experience and knowledge in field of Vitreo Retina.
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