Doctors

Dr. Dilip Gaitonde

Dr. Dilip Having obtained his masters degree in ophthalmology from LTM Medical College, Sion, Dr. Dilip stepped into private practice way back in 1987.
He was appointed Head of Ophthalmology department at Singhania hospital, Thane and also served the poor as Hon Surgeon at S.S.L. Charitable Hospital, Kalyan for 22 long years.
In addition to being an experienced and expert cataract surgeon, he has also mastered the technique of Lasik procedures.
He is constantly upgrading his skills by attending international conferences at Vienna, Amsterdam, London, New Orleans etc and is a member of European Society of Cataract & Refractive surgeons which helps him to bring the best international insights to the problems of his patients. Further, he is also interested in Glaucoma management and is a life member of Glaucoma Society of India. He is also invited for talks in different conferences across India.

Dr. Aruna Gaitonde

Dr.ArunaDr. Aruna is co-founder of Bhaskar Eye Care. It was her vision that has made the Centre grow from a 200 sq. ft. OPD to its present form covering 10000 sq. ft. An anaesthesiologist with 30 years of experience, Dr Aruna has capably handled the growing HR responsibilities of the Centre besides attending to the anaesthesia requirements of the surgical patients. Her wide exposure to work culture in various hospitals where she visited as a consultant anaesthesiologist helped her to assemble a highly motivated and trained team who are proud of this organization and extremely dedicated to make sure all patients go back happy. Her keen aesthetic sense has also come in handy when designing the layout and colour schemes of Bhaskar Eye Care at every stage of its growth.

Dr. Sharang Wartikar

Dr. SharangDr. Sharang Wartikar is a Vitreo-Retinal surgeon who has received intensive training at the prestigious Retina Foundation under the honourable Dr. P.N.Nagpal.
He performs all types of diagnostic procedures like Fundus photography, Fluorescein and ICG Angiography, Ultrasonography of the eye and OCT scanning. His expertice lies in performing Retinal Lasers and Surgeries including Scleral buckling procedures and Micro Inscision Vitrectomies for various vitreo-retinal diseases.
His work has been published in renowed international journals and he has contributed chapters on Retinal conditions in international textbooks. He has delivered paper, poster & video presentations at various conferences including the American Academy of Ophthalmology and All India Ophthalmology Conferences. He has been a Study Coordinator for international research programs that have given the world sight saving drugs like Macugen & Eyelea.

Dr. Nikhil Negalur

Dr. NikhilDr. Nikhil completed his undergraduate training with honors and was ranked 7th in Rajiv Gandhi University for Health Sciences in MS ophthalmology.
He completed his long-term fellowship training from the Prestigious Narayana Nethralaya Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore in Phacoemulsification and Refractive surgery. He has worked as a consultant in various charitable organizations and as the Course Director for phacoemulsification training at Srikiran Institute of Ophthalmology for Fellowship Programmes.
He Specializes in Customised Topography based Cataract surgery, Aberrometry, LASIK and keratoconus management with special contact lenses, collagen crosslinking, Topo Guided PRK and INTACS planning and implantation. He was among the first team of surgeons to introduce Laser Based Flap surgery on the Alcon LenSx Platform in India. His vast experience in refractive surgery includes the latest Small Incision Refractive Surgery (SMILE) and Femto-laser LASIK.
With a keen interest in Diabetes and related complications, he also completed his 2nd fellowship in Medical Retina from H.V. Desai Institute of Ophthalmology, Pune. He has co-authored articles in ophthalmology magazines and contributed chapters in postgraduate textbooks. He is a course instructor in numerous national and international conferences and has publications in various indexed journals
Areas of Interest:
Topography and Aberrometry, Customised cataract surgery, Keratoconus Management, Corneal refractive procedures (LASIK, RELEX, SMILE) and Diabetic Eye diseases.

Dr. Kshanada Gupta

Dr.KshanadaDr. Kshanada Gupta is an Oculoplasty Surgeon who has to her credit, fellowship from Shankara Netralaya, Chennai, a renowned eye institute and research centre.
Her surgical expertise lies in the management of various disorders related to eyelids,lacrimal pathway and orbit. She performs all types of eyelid surgeries including correction of ptosis, upper lid retraction, entropion, ectropion, facial palsy and eyelid injury with canalicular trauma. Besides she is competent in the management of anophthalmic socket and orbital disorders . Her interest includes functional and asthetic botox for facial dystonia and periocular rejuvenation.
Dr. Kshanada has publications to her credit in Indian Journal of ophthalmology and has presented her work at various international and national platforms.

Dr. Mohini Modak

Dr.MohiniDr. Mohini Modak is a Paediatric ophthalmologist with a wide range of surgical expertise. She is proficient in cataract surgeries (Phacoemulsification and manual SICS ). She has done super specialization in pediatric ophthalmology and successfully performes squint surgeries with a fornix approach. She also performs Pterygium excision with graft, PK and Trabeculectomies.
She has done her MBBS from GMC Nagpur and DNB (Ophthalmology ) from Shri Ganapati Netralaya, Jalna (a tertiary eye care centre in Marathwada). Following which she completed her long term fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus from LIONS NAB Eye Hospital, Miraj.
She has a keen interest in academicsand research. She has presented papers at ophthalmic conferences and also has articles published in indexed Indian and International journals.