Dr Bhushan Ghodke
[MBBS, MS (Ophth), DNB, FCRS, FICO, MRCSEd (Ophth)]
Specialised in Cornea, Cataract, & LASIK surgery specialist
With 13 years of extensive experience in the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Bhushan Ghodke is a distinguished eye care specialist. His qualifications include MBBS, MS (Ophth), DNB, FCRS, FICO, and MRCSEd (Ophth). Dr. Ghodke specialises in Cornea, Cataract, and LASIK surgery, making him a sought-after expert in these areas.
Dr. Bhushan Ghodke embarked on his medical journey by completing his MBBS at K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre in Mumbai, graduating with distinction in his final year. He furthered his education by pursuing an M.S. in Ophthalmology at the prestigious Government Medical College in Nagpur, where he was the MUHS University Topper (Theory) in Maharashtra.
Driven by a strong desire to contribute to society, Dr. Ghodke dedicated three years to a long-term fellowship in Cornea-Refractive surgery at the renowned Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust in Chitrakoot, India—the world's largest eye care provider. He performed thousands of successful cataract surgeries during this fellowship, even in the most complex eye conditions. Notably, Dr. Ghodke has transplanted over 100 corneas to needy patients, many of whom had only one functioning eye. He received specialised training in Phacoemulsification through the Alcon Phacoemulsification Development Program, recognised as one of the best surgical teaching programs in the country.
Dr. Bhushan Ghodke's notable achievements include:
- Receiving the Bell Pharma award for 'Best Free Paper' at the Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society conference in 2012.
- Winning the I.B. Goel award for 'Best Free Paper' for his research on 'Pediatric Corneal Transplants' at the Madhya Pradesh Ophthalmological Society conference in 2017.
- Undertaking a Phaco-Refractive Research fellowship under the guidance of Dr. Sri Ganesh at Nethradhama Eye Hospital in Bengaluru, India, a globally recognised Phaco-Refractive surgeon.
- Being the winner of the 'Eye-Q' intrastate Ophthalmic Quiz.
In the realm of academics, Dr. Ghodke has achieved remarkable milestones:
- Earning a second degree in Ophthalmology, DNB Ophthalmology, in addition to his M.S. in Ophthalmology.
- Successfully passing all three stages of the FICO exam, which stands for 'Fellowship of International Council of Ophthalmology.'
- Collaborating on two innovative research projects related to 'SMILE' (Small Incision Lenticular Extraction – a flapless refractive surgery) under the guidance of Dr. Sri Ganesh.
- Presenting over 30 Free papers, Posters, and Surgical Videos at various National and State conferences.
- Having four publications in peer-reviewed International Journals, with two published in the 'CORNEA' journal.
- Attending a Workshop on 'Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) surgery,' focusing on the selective transplant of the innermost layer of the cornea, under the guidance of Dr. JK Reddy, a pioneer in DMEK surgery.
Dr. Bhushan Ghodke is a proud member of prestigious organisations and societies, including:
- The 'Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) Ophthalmology' (MRCSEd Ophth).
- All India Ophthalmological Society.
- Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society.
- Madhya Pradesh Ophthalmological Society.
- Nagpur Ophthalmic Association.
- Cornea Society of India (CSI).
Currently, Dr. Ghodke serves as the Medical Director of Iksha Eye Care, a Superspeciality Eye Hospital conveniently located in the prime Four Bungalows area of Andheri West. Iksha Eye Care aims to provide a comprehensive solution for top-tier standardised eye care services delivered by a team of highly skilled eye care super specialists. Dr. Ghodke is fluent in English, Marathi, and Hindi, ensuring effective communication with patients from diverse backgrounds. Trust your vision to the expertise of Dr. Bhushan Ghodke for world-class eye care.
Dr Pooja Ghodke
MBBS, MS (Ophth) (Gold Medallist), DNB, FPOS, FICO, MRCSEd (Ophth)
Specialised in Paediatric Ophthalmology and Squint Surgery specialist
With 13 years of experience under her belt, Dr. Pooja Ghodke is a highly esteemed eye care specialist. Her impressive qualifications include MBBS, MS (Ophth) with a Gold Medal distinction, DNB, FPOS, FICO, and MRCSEd (Ophth). She specialises in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Squint Surgery, demonstrating her dedication to the field of Child Eye Care.
Dr. Pooja Ghodke obtained both her MBBS and Masters of Surgery in Ophthalmology (MS Ophth) from the prestigious Government Medical College in Nagpur, Maharashtra. Her exceptional performance in MBBS earned her the prestigious 'GOLD MEDAL' from Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS), where she secured the 'First Rank' in the entire state of Maharashtra.
To further her expertise and commitment to Child Eye Care, Dr. Ghodke completed a comprehensive three-year fellowship program in 'Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus' at the world's largest eye care facility, Sadguru Seva Sangh Trust in Chitrakoot, Madhya Pradesh, under the mentorship of Dr. Pradhnya Sen. During her fellowship, she actively participated in free eye camps and school screening programs in remote areas of India, extending her expertise to those in need.
Dr. Ghodke boasts a wealth of surgical experience, including hundreds of complicated squint surgeries, over 200 pediatric cataract surgeries (some as young as four years old), and numerous complex Pediatric Corneal and Oculoplasty procedures. Her specialised area of interest lies in Pediatric Glaucoma, where she conducted research projects on Ologen in Pediatric Glaucoma.
- 'Gold Medal' in MS Ophthalmology awarded by Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (MUHS).
- Received the 'Best Free Paper' award for research on 'Ocular Trauma' at the Vidharbha Ophthalmological Society conference in 2012.
- Completed the prestigious Phacoemulsification Development Program by Alcon, considered one of the finest surgical teaching programs in cataract surgery nationwide.
- Holds a second degree in Ophthalmology, DNB Ophthalmology, and MS Ophthalmology.
- Successfully cleared all three steps of the FICO exam, which stands for 'Fellowship of International Council of Ophthalmology.'
- Presented numerous Free papers, Posters, and Surgical Videos at various National and State conferences.
- A Member of the prestigious 'Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh) Ophthalmology (MRCSEd Ophth).'
- A Life member of the All India Ophthalmological Society, Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society, Madhya Pradesh Ophthalmological Society, and Nagpur Ophthalmic Association.
Currently, Dr. Ghodke serves as the Director of Iksha Eye Care, a Super Specialty Eye Hospital conveniently located in the prime Four Bungalows area of Andheri West. Iksha Eye Care is her vision of providing a one-stop solution for Best-in-class standardised eye care services, delivered by a team of highly skilled eye care super-specialists. Dr. Ghodke is proficient in English, Hindi, and Marathi.
Dr Dhanashree Mane Dhabalia
MBBS, MS (Ophth)
Specialised in Vitro-Retina Surgeon
With 13 years of invaluable experience, Dr. Dhanashree Mane Dhabalia is a distinguished Vitreo-Retina Surgeon dedicated to preserving and enhancing the gift of sight.
Dr. Dhanashree embarked on her journey in the field of eye care by obtaining her MBBS from the prestigious Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences in Karad. Her passion for ophthalmology led her to pursue further specialisation. She honed her skills with a Diploma in Ophthalmology from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, a renowned institution in the field.
Furthering her expertise, Dr. Dhanashree completed a fellowship in Vitreo-Retina Surgery from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. Her dedication and commitment to her profession were acknowledged with the prestigious Fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology, UK.
Contributions to Ophthalmology: During her tenure in Chennai, Dr. Dhanashree actively participated in numerous national and international conferences, showcasing her knowledge and sharing insights with peers. She has also authored several publications, adding to the collective wisdom of the ophthalmic community.
Expertise: Dr Dhanashree's skill set is truly remarkable. She is proficient in performing complex retinal surgeries, including but not limited to retinal detachments, macular hole repairs, and scleral-fixated intraocular lens (IOL) implantation. Her unwavering commitment to excellence in eye care has earned her the trust of countless patients seeking the best in Vitreo-Retina Surgery.
With a deep-rooted passion for restoring and preserving vision, Dr. Dhanashree Mane Dhabalia stands as a beacon of hope for those in need of specialised eye care. Her dedication, knowledge, and extensive experience make her a sought-after Vitreo-Retina Surgeon in the field of ophthalmology.
Dr. Gunjan Rathi Kelkar
Education and Training: Dr. Rathi completed her undergraduate studies at Government Medical College, Nagpur, before pursuing her M.S. in Ophthalmology at Baroda Medical College. Her commitment to excellence led her to earn additional credentials, including DNB Ophthalmology and FICO from the International Council of Ophthalmology, UK, following her post-graduation. Her pursuit of specialisation continued at the esteemed Aravind Eye Institute in Madurai, where she honed her skills in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Ocular Oncology, and Orbital Surgery.
Research and Publications: Dr. Gunjan Rathi Kelkar is a prolific contributor to the field of ophthalmology, with numerous publications featured in national and international peer-reviewed journals. Her dedication to advancing the understanding and treatment of eye conditions demonstrates her passion for providing the highest level of care to her patients.
Professional Memberships: Dr. Rathi is a respected member of various professional bodies, including:
All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
Oculoplastics Association of India (OPAI)
Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society
Bombay Ophthalmologists' Association (BOA)
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (DOS)
Excellence in Oculoplasty: Dr. Gunjan Rathi Kelkar's expertise encompasses basic and advanced lid, orbit, and aesthetic oculoplastic surgeries. Her unwavering commitment to precision, coupled with her extensive training and sharp skills, has resulted in optimal outcomes for thousands of satisfied patients.
When you choose Dr. Gunjan Rathi Kelkar, you are selecting a dedicated and experienced oculoplastic surgeon who strives for perfection in every procedure. Your eye care needs are in capable hands, and we look forward to providing you with the highest quality of care. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.