Our Team

Dr. Jatin Ashar

MD (AIIMS), DNB, FICO (UK), FAICO & a fellow of L V Prasad Eye Institute Cataract, Cornea and Refractive surgery specialist

Soft-spoken, compassionate and an intellectual man, Dr. Ashar trained at the prestigious ‘All India Institute of Medical Sciences’, New Delhi; one of Asia’s best! After his post-graduation, he completed his fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment from the world renowned L. V. Prasad Eye Institute. Later on, he was appointed as the main cornea consultant at the ‘New Tertiary Care Center’ at the same institute.

Remarkable sensitivity to patients' needs and providing the warmth of compassionate healing makes us stand apart. Technology is mandatory for high standards of care and Mumbai Eye Care understands that. We use only the latest technology and best in the class equipment throughout the hospital.

His areas of expertise are Lamellar Keratoplasty, Pediatric Keratoplasties and Laser LASIK Surgery. He has gifted sight to many who could not see due to corneal pathologies by performing Corneal Transplantation.

His knowledge and proficiency has positioned MEC amongst the ‘Best Eye Care Centers’ providing quality eye care with new technology, latest surgical techniques and most advanced machines catering to variety of eye diseases under one roof.

Dr. Ashar has many feathers in his cap; to list a few –
  • Youngest Indian surgeon to be invited at the ‘American Academy of Ophthalmology’.
  • Credited with numerous awards,
  • Publications in international journals and conferences,
  • Performed numerous complex catract surgeries,
  • Performed corneal transplants even in infants as young as 1 month old,
  • Performed many refractive surgeries such as LASIK, PRK and ICL,
  • Among top few surgeons trained in performing ‘Lamellar Keratoplasties’,
  • Received ‘Achievement Award’ from American Academy of Ophthalmology,
  • ‘International Ophthalmologists Education Award’ from American Academy of Ophthalmology


Dr. Saumil Sheth

MS, DNB, FRCS (UK), Fellow L V Prasad Eye Institute

Retina Surgeon

Dr. Saumil Sheth is a young and energetic Ophthalmologist and Retina Surgeon from Mumbai in Maharashtra. His areas of specialization include Advanced Retina & Eye Microincision Surgery, Retina & Eye Laser, Intraocular Injections & Implants, Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Ocular Inflammation (Uveitis), Eye Trauma & Emergencies, Pediatric Retina Diseases, Retinopathy of Prematurity, and Eye Infections. His glittering career gave him an opportunity to work as Senior Eye Registrar of Sion Hospital, Retina Fellow & Consultant at L V Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, and Retina Consultant at AdityaJyot Eye Hospital in Mumbai. He has successfully performed over 10,000 eye & retinal surgeries, and laser procedures at these above mentioned hospitals. Between 2010 to 2011, Dr. Sheth performed over 2500 eye procedures inclusive of over 600 advanced microgauge (23G, 25G) retinal, over 300 microincisional cataract phacoemulsification and over 1500 retinal laser procedures while serving as Fellow Retinal Eye Surgeon at Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia.

Timing : Saturday 9am - 12 noon (By appointment)

Dr. Saumil Sheth

Dr. Akshay Nair

Ocular Oncology, Oculoplastics and Ocular Asthetics

Oculoplasty Surgeon

Dr. Nair has a strong academic background with years of experience in treating patients with various eye problems.

His expertise includes Basic and advanced lid surgery, Orbit surgery & Aesthetic oculoplastic surgeries. With many publications & presentations to his credit; his excellent work has been awarded at many National & International forum

Timing : By appointment

Dr. Akshay Nair

Dr. Siddharth Kesarwani


Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismology

Dr Siddharth Kesarwani has done his MBBS from T N Medical College, Mumbai in 2003, MS - Ophthalmology from Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2007, DNB Ophthalmology - Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore in 2012. He is having 10 years experience.

He has been awarded with University Gold Medal In MS Ophthalmology from RGUHS in 2006. He is a Member of All India Ophthalmological Society, Indian Medical Assocoation & Strabismological Society Of India

He was the chief consultant in Pediatric Ophthalmology at LV Prasad Eye Institute at Bhubhaneshwar.

Timing : By appointment

Dr. Siddharth Kesarwani

Dr. Akash Shah

MS, DNB, Fellow Aravind Eye Hospital

Oculoplastics and ocular asthetics

Dr. Akash Shah MBBS from Topiwala National Medical College, Mumbai in Dec 2000 and MS from B.J. Medical College, Pune in Dec 2005. He has done his fellowship in oculoplastics from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madhurai. He has secured Dr. A.D. Patwardhan Gold medal in MS (Ophthalmology) at University of Pune.

He was awarded Best Poster at the Annual conference of Oculoplasty Association of India, titled study of Clinical, Histopathological Profile and Outcome of Sino-Orbital Aspergillosis in Immunocompetent and Immunocompromised Individuals in 2008. He was awarded Best Paper in Orbit/Plastic session at the 68th All India Ophthalmological Conference, 2010 and 15th Afro-Asian Congress of Ophthalmology titled Clinical study and 

Timing : By appointment

Dr. Akash Shah