Skill and Experience



The Department of Cataract is spearheaded by the internationally acclaimed surgeon Dr Suhas Haldipurkar who has over 3 decades of experience. He was among the first few surgeons in India to start Phacoemulsification surgery for cataract, after extensive training in Japan and Germany. He has himself been a trainer and teacher for European surgeons in Austria for more than 10 years. Eye surgeons from Europe and the Middle East come to Panvel to get trained in cataract surgery.

Dr Haldipurkar has been awarded with various national and international awards in the field of cataract. He has many publications and orations in international conference to his credit and is also author of a popular textbook in Ophthalmology. He has also serves as the president of Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society. In the last decade, the cataract department has made tremendous progress. Currently the cataract team consists of 7 experienced surgeons.

The list of patients operated in the hospital includes ministers, industrialists, celebrities and key opinion leaders from various fields of life. Meet our Cataract Surgeons:

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