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Dr. Suhas Haldipurkar
(Medical Director)
  • Founder Director of LEI and Chief Trustee of Laxmi Charitable Trust, Dr. Suhas Haldipurkar is among the pioneers of the phaco technique for cataract surgery in India and a recognised phaco teacher as well. In fact his name has become synonymous with world class cataract surgery.
  • A medical graduate from Karnataka Medical College at Hubli, Dr. Haldipurkar completed his post-graduation in Ophthalmology from Mumbai. In 1989, he travelled to Japan for his Fellowship in Anterior Segment Surgeries under Dr. Akira Momose and subsequently, to Germany for a Fellowship in Advanced Cataract Surgery and Phacoemulsification under Dr. Fredrick Rentsch. Dr. Haldipurkar has also undergone intensive training in Refractive Surgery in USA.
  • Dr. Haldipurkar is an active participant and contributor to ophthalmic discussions globally and has numerous scientific papers, posters and surgical videos to his credit.




Dr. Santosh G Honavar
  • Zeigler International Fellowship, Orbis International, New York, USA - 1999
  • Pfizer National Award - 1990
  • Col. Rangachari Gold Medal, All India Ophthalmological Society - 1992
  • ARVO-Santen International Fellowship, ARVO, USA - 1996
  • Young Scientist Award, Indian Society of Oncology - 2000
  • Achievement Award, Andhra Pradesh State Ophthalmological Society - 2001 and Dr Vengala Rao Award, Andhra Pradesh State Ophthalmological Society - 2001
  • Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology - 2002, Best of Show Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology - 2006, Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology - 2009
  • Dr Surya Prasad Rao Oration, Andhra Pradesh State Ophthalmological Association - 2006 Dr Siva Reddy International Award, All India Ophthalmological Society - 2009 and many more..



Dr. A.S.Guruprasad
MS(Opthalmology),Karnataka Medical College
M.M.Joshi Eye Institute,Hubli,Karnataka
  • In his 32 years of Service, He is the most celebrated vitreo-retinal surgeon in India with more than 10,000 vitreo-retinal procedures to his credit
  • Past President-KOS Karnataka Opthalmic Society-Scientific Committee





Dr.Quresh Maskati

Dr. Q.B. Maskati
  • Did his graduation& post graduation from KEM Hospital, Bombay University, obtaining his M.S. & D.O.M.S & F.C.P.S. Degrees, all in 1983, with a gold medal in DOMS.
  • Superspecialised in diseases of the cornea and anterior segment microsurgery from Rochester and Boston, USA.
  • Was President, All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) for 2014-15
  • He is the only ophthalmologist in the world with experience of performing both the Boston Keratoprosthesis (since 2009) and the Pintucci Keratoprosthesis.
  • He is currently advisor to Queen Elizabeth Trust national task Force on Diabetic Retinopathy and convenor, AIOS diabetic Eye Screening Clinics – a programme where every year since 2014 DESC are held free of charge all over India during Diabetic week, November 14-21. This is the largest such exercise in the world , screening over 10,000 diabetics all over the country and is the brainchild of Dr. Quresh Maskati



Dr. Parikshit Gogate
  • MBBS from B.J. Medical (Pune University) 1st class, 1992
  • MS (Ophth) from Govt. Medical College, Miraj, 1997
  • FRCS (Edin) (Ophth) from Royal College of Surgeon, Edinburg, 2001
  • MSc (Community Eye Health) from University College, London, 2001
  • Medical Director, Atharva Netralaya Pvt Ltd, a corporate eye hospital chain with a philanthrophic touch, May 2013
  • Head, Department of Community Eye Care, ORBIS supported Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology, H. V. Desai Eye Hospital, Pune, India. Consultant since 1998-Aug 2009.
  • Visiting Faculty – International Center for Advancement of Rural Eye care, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad (2002- ).


Dr.Nirmal Fredrick

Dr. T. Nirmal Fredrick
  • Dr. T. Nirmal Fredrick is Chief Eye Surgeon Phaco & Glaucoma
  • Super specialty training in United Kingdom at the Birchill Hospital, Manchester and Royal eye infirmary.
  • Awarded the Fellowship of International Council of Opthalmology (Cambridge) in 1998.
  • Trainer of eye doctors in Phacoemulsification and SICS Cataract Surgeries, Spectacle dispensing & IT in Healthcare.
  • Dr.Nirmal Fredrick is a specialist in Cataract & Phacoemulsification, Glaucoma, Squint, Ocutoplasty and Orbital Surgeries and has to his credit over 15,000 cataract and eye surgeries.
  • Hospital Management Consultant and lead auditor for NABH, Quality Council of India.
  • Post graduate Diploma in Hospital Management from the Annamalai University in 1999.




Dr. Jeevan Ladi
  • MBBS (1987) from KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  • DOMS (1990) from KEM Hospital, Mumbai
  • MS (1990) from KEM Hospital, Mumbai, (Gold Medal)
  • DNB (1991) from New Delhi
  • Dr. ladi is the founder of DLEI CustomVue Lasik Center in city of Pune, Maharashtra
  • He has been awarded with many national and international awards in field of Ophthalmology



Dr.Vishakha Deshpande
MBBS,MD(OBGY), Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
  • Director and owner of a maternity and Nursing Home
  • Having facilites like Ultrasonography,well equiped Operation Theater
  • Govt Recognized MTP Centre and Tubectomy Centre
  • Worked as lecturer at Govt. Medical college,Aurangabad



Dr. Vinay Barhale
  • ‘Best Psychiatric Hospital’ in Private Sector in Maharashtra State – 2003.
  • ‘Janak – Janani’ Award – 2004.
  • ‘Best Psychiatrist’ in Private Sector in Maharashtra State – 2006.
  • Teaching centre for MBBS students.
  • First Private Hospital in Marathwada to get recognition for PG course in Psychiatry & DNB. Total 20 post graduates in psychiatry.
  • Teaching centre for nursing M.Sc., B.Sc., GNM, etc.


Dr.Jagannath Boramani

Dr. Jagannath Boramani
(MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology)
  • Dr. Jagannath Boramani has a bright acadmic career and has never missed his rank in University throughout his career.
  • He has a phenomenal experience of working with the leading Eye Hospitals.
  • Apart From this he has to his credit numerous scientific presentations in state as well as national conferences and has received awards for a few of them




Dr. Jagdeesh Kandi



Dr Bhavan Mahajan
Gastroenterologist & Surgeon



Dr.Suhas Bardapurkar
MD(Medicone),Chest Specialist
  • He has immense expertise in Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and TB, his core areas of specialisation.
  • He was instrumental in setting up an Allergy Clinic and Lung Function Laboratory for the first time in Marathwada Region.
  • He was instrumental in setting up an Allergy Clinic and Lung Function Laboratory for the first time in Marathwada Region.
  • He holds a record registered in the Limca Book of National Records- 2009 for educating maximum number of Bronchial Asthma, COPD and TB Patients through the ‘Free Education Programme’. Over 10,000 patients with their relatives attended this event and made it a huge success, thereby creating a national record.
  • Presented paper on “Effect of injection terbutalin in acute Bronchial Asthma” at 2nd National Conference on Respiratory Diseases, Mumbai. This was one of the first studies in India.
  • Till date, has delivered lectures on Bronchial Asthma, COPD & various chest diseases in 24 districts of Maharashtra.