Fellowship in Medical Retina from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in 2004
Fellow of International Council of Ophthalmologists (FICO) – UK in 2003
FRCS from Glasgow in 2003
DNB (Ophthalmology) Diplomat of National Board of Examinations, Delhi (Gold medalist) in 2003
FCPS Fellow of College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai in 2003
DOMS (Diploma in Ophthalmic medicine and eye surgery) in 2002
DO (Diploma in Ophthalmology) – KEM Hospital, Mumbai University (Gold medal) in 2002
MBBS – Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai University in 1998

Biosketch :

Pavitra-ShanbagDr Pavitra Bhat joined Dr L H Hiranandani as a Visiting consultant in Ophthalmology in June 2006 and became a full time consultant in February 2010.

After completing her under graduation she did her Diploma in Ophthalmology from KEM hospital where she trained under world renowned ophthalmologists like Dr. Y. K. Dastoor and Dr. R.P. Jehangir. She comes with deep knowledge and rich experience in performing thousands of anterior segment surgeries like phacoemulsification, trabeculectomy, Keratoplasty, squint and lid surgeries. She has also performed complex surgeries in posterior segment like retinal detachments, vitrectomy, lensectomy, endolaser, silicone oil and gas injections, etc. She has completed her DNB from Lokmanya Tilak medical college and General hospital where she was posted as a Keratoplasty Registrar and went on to complete her FRCS from Glasgow and a fellowship in Medical Retina from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.

Her Surgical expertise includes cataract surgeries with phaco procedure using no injections, and refractive lens exchange, Glaucoma surgeries (Trabeculectomy, Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin C, Combined Phaco –Trab), Squint surgeries, Keratoplasty (corneal Transplant), Lid surgeries (entropion correction, ectropion correction and ptosis surgeries, lid repairs) and Medical retina.

She has many accolades to her name. She received Dr G Venkataswamy Award & Gold Medal for being All India Topper in DNB, Dr. Sadhukamal Ahuja award for topping DOMS Gold Medal for topping in Diploma in Ophthalmology from Mumbai University.