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

The Team

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. 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. 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. 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. Deep Shah

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina. Dr. Deep Shah is a Consultant Ophthalmologist with sub-speciality training in Glaucoma. He specializes in the surgical management of glaucoma disorders including Primary Glaucoma, Secondary Glaucoma and Congenital Glaucoma. He also specializes in medical management of Open angle Glaucoma and Angle closure Glaucoma. He is also an experienced cataract surgeon and can manage complex cataract surgery. Dr. Shah obtained his medical degree from M.S. university, Vadodara. He did his Ophthalmology post graduation training from Dr. Thakorbhai V Patel Eye Institute, Vadodara. He then received training in Phacoemulsification surgery at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai followed by which he undertook Glaucoma and fellowship training for 2 years and phacorefractive long term. He has performed around 100 glaucoma surgeries and 200 phaco refrarive surgeries. Dr Shah has an interest in research and teaching. He has published research papers and has delivered scientific presentations in various conferences. He was involved in teaching programs for medical students during his fellowship at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. He is a life member of Glaucoma Society of India and All India Ophthalmological Society. Download Resume

Dr Saloni Shah

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina. (MBBS, MS,FPRS) Designation: Consultant Specialization: Cataract And Refractive Surgery Dr Saloni has completed her Masters in Ophthalmology in the year 2019 from Nagri Eye Institute, Ahmedabad. She went on to pursue her long-term fellowship in Phaco Refractive Surgery from Narayana Nethralaya-Bangalore, a renowned hospital of national repute. She is a keen researcher and has various publications to her credit. In view of her strong academic inclination, she has presented papers and posters at local,national and international platform and has won awards for the same. She has performed around 700 cataract surgeries (280 SICS, 400 PHACO) and 50-70 refractive Surgeries (ICL/LASIK/PRK/SMILE).Her areas of interest include Femtosecond Laser Assisted Cataract Surgeries and premium IOL’s (Toric and Multifocal IOL). She’s committed to providing quality eye care and treatment of eye disorders to all sections of society. Download Resume

Dr. Sham Talati

Institute of Opthalmology segment such as Cataract, Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Caterac Surgery, strabismus and Vitreo Retina. Dr Sham A. Talati is a dynamic, young and enthusiastic eye surgeon, specialised in vitreoretinal surgery, works with Dr. Thakorbhai V Patel eye institute & sheth M L Vaduwala Eye Hospital since June 2021. He has completed his MBBS from NHL Medical College [V.S. Hospital] Ahmedabad and DOMS in opthalmology from C.H. Nagri Eye Hospital [Gujarat University]. After completing his residency and post graduation, he has given his services to Shree Narayan Hospital,Tajpura for 6 months and thereafter did his Phaco [Cataract] Training from Blind Peoples' Association Bareja Eye hospital,Gujarat. After gaining good experience he completed two years of long term fellowship in Vitreo- Retinal surgery from Prestigious Dr.Nagpal's Retina Foundation from Ahmedabad, Gujarat following which he has joined as a Vitreo-retinal consultant in Thakorbhai V Patel Eye Institute & Sheth M L Vaduwala Eye Hospital.  He has presented in various national and international conferences and has won a "Rhett-Buckler" award for the best Retinal surgical video competition in an American conference [ASRS].   He has numerous publications in national and international journals.  He is a specialist in all vitreo-retinal conditions which includes management of diabetic and hypertensive retinopathy, Retinal Vascular pathologies, Uveitis, Age related macular degeneration endophthalmitis etc. He has surgical expertise in retinal detachment surgeries [Scleral Buckle and Vitrectomy], diabetic vitrectomy,  macular patholgy surgeries , scleral fixated IOL and post trauma emergencies. Besides his excellent medical and surgical skills, he is a compassionate and hard working doctor who treats all the patients with care and effort. Download Resume

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