• OPTHALMOLOGIST

    OPTHALMOLOGIST

    • Jury Member
    DR. HEMANSHU MEHTA

    Professional affiliations of Dr. Mehta include:

    The American Academy of Ophthalmology
    American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    Vitreo-Retinal Society
    Indian Ophthalmologist Association
    Dr. Himanshu Mehta has been in practice for over the last ten years. He has done his undergraduate and postgraduate training in Ophthalmology from one of the most reputed schools of medicine in Asia. Dr. Mehta entered Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital Mumbai and also received a Masters in Surgery M.S. (Ophthalmology) from Mumbai University.

    He has done his super specialty training in Ophthalmology from Houston, Texas in the United States. In order to become further qualified, Dr. Mehta engaged in a Fellowship in Vitreo-Retinal surgery with Dr. Charles A. Garcia, Director Retina Services at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, Texas. Dr. Mehta was also involved in some of the early studies in Excimer Laser with Dr. Warren Cross in the United States.

    Dr. Mehta’s area of interest is Cataract and Phaco-Emulsification Surgery and Vitreo-Retinal Surgery. He has to his credit more than 5000 surgeries. He has operated some of the oldest living patients (around the ages of 105) and has successfully restored sight in them. He is skilled to perform the most complicated cases from cataract to LASIK surgery to retinal detachment surgery. He endeavours to reduce blindness due to diabetes and is involved in patient education and treatment for the same.

    His patients include the underprivileged, politicians, industrialists and celebrities from Bollywood. Some of his most famed patients are Amitabh Bachchan, Karishma Kapoor, Mr. Subroto Roy, Chairman of Sahara, His Holiness the Dalai Lama and some of the doctor’s own professors and Heads of Departments in various faculties of medicine.