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

The Team

Dr Arjun Desai

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Dr Arjun Desai is a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon.
  • He completed his MBBS from the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune and passed with Distinction in the Ophthalmology examination conducted by the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences.
  • He completed his post graduate training in Ophthalmology at Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi where he trained in phacoemulsification and cataract surgery and was awarded the Best Junior Resident after completion of his MD. He also served as an assistant editor for the 2019 All India Ophthalmic Society (AIOS) guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma.
  • He has presented scientific papers and participated in National as well as International Ophthalmology Conferences and has been awarded at national forums. His medical publications have been accepted and published in many esteemed journals.
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Dr. Kshama Popat

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • She did her M.B.B.S. from C. U. Shah Medical College, Surendranagar from 2005-2011.
  • Subsequently, she did her M.S. (Ophth.) from P. D. U. Govt. Medical College, Rajkot from 2011-2014.
  • She worked as Asst. Ophthalmic Surgeon at Smt. Sharada Jhatakia Trust hospital, Gondal from 2014-2015.
  • Then, from 2015-2016, she worked as Consultant Ophthalmologist at Shantilal M. Shah foundation, Bhavanagar.
  • She, then underwent Long term fellowship of 2 years in Cornea and Refractive Surgery from Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai from 2016-2018.
  • She then did her senior residency for 1 year from P. D. U. Govt. Medical College, Rajkot from 2018-2019.
  • She has to her credit 6 papers published in International Indexed Journals. Also,she has presented papers and posters at state and national conferences.
  • Her special areas of interest include infective keratitis and its management, keratoconus management, corneal transplant surgeries including lamellar and full thickness, dry eye treatment and other various corneal diseases and their management.
  • She has performed about 1000 cataract surgeries (100 ECCE, 600 SICS and 300 phacoemulsification), and around 50-75 keratoplasties and 100 pterygium surgeries and other miscellaneous procedures.
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DR Rupa JaIn (Medical Director)

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. Hardik Desai

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina.
  • Dr. Hardik Desai is a Senior Consultant Pathologist with International experience working as in charge pathologist at TVP Eye Institute
  • He has done MBBS & Pathology(D.C.P) from Baroda Medical college in year 1999 & 2002
  • He has done observer ship in ophthalmic Microbiology under renown Microbiologist Dr. Savitri Sharma Das at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
  • Beyond routine Hematology, Biochemistry, Serology & Fluid analysis, He has keen interest and in-depth knowledge of reporting Microbiology work up of conjunctively swab, Corneal ulcer scrapping and Virtuous fluid analysis. He has reported 71000 patients for corneal ulcers scrapping.
  • He has good interest in academics and attended various state & national conferences.
  • He has organized various activities for society as past president of Lions Club.
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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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