ABOUT THE
SURGEON
Dr. Abhijit Wadekar( Medical Director)
Dr. Abhijit S Wadekar completed his M.B.B.S. at the reputed Lokmanya Tilak Medical College, Sion in Mumbai in Jan 1997. He was meritoriously selected for M.S. in Ophthalmology through All India Entrance Exam held by INHS Asvini Naval Hospital, Colaba and successfully graduated in Jan 2000.

Dr Wadekar cleared his D.N.B. Exams and was awarded the D.N.B specialisation degree in May 2000. Later, he gained rich experience in Ophthalmology department at Rajawadi Hospital, Ghatkopar, and Cooper Hospital, Andheri in Mumbai.
In 2001 Dr Wadekar was one of the select few who was awarded the prestigious Cornea and Anterior Segment long term Fellowship, at the world renowned L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad for 15 months.

After completing the rigorous Super Specialisation training at L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad in March 2002 Dr. Wadekar started his private practice in the township of Dombivli - Kalyan. The beginning was from a humble 200 sq ft clinic situated at Shivaji Chowk in Kalyan, Thane. With his sincerity, in depth knowledge and expertise in ophthalmology he soon built up a steady and busy practice in Kalyan, Thane.

The continuous support of patients, doctor fraternity and family made it possible to start the state of art Leela Eye Institute in Kalyan, Thane. This journey which started with humble beginnings has burgeoned into a very busy and trusted practice in the last 5 years with patients from Kalyan, Dombivli, Thane, Mulund, Bhandup, Ambernath, Badlapur, Karjat, Titwala etc.
Achievements
  • Only Cornea and Anterior Segment surgeon beyond Thane.
  • Successfully organized the Manav Kalyan Kendra Eye Bank at Dombivli with the help of Managing trustee Dr. M. H. Chedda.
  • Performed more than 200 cornea transplant surgeries of which 105 were done in Manav Kalyan Kendra, Dombivli.
  • Has been delivering public lectures on eye donation in
  • Has been delivering public lectures on eye donation in various organizations including Senior Citizens Clubs, Kalyan.
  • Started Leela Eye Institute, Kalyan to provide state-of-art eye care facility from 30th April 2006.
Dr. Abhijit Wadekar
Dr. Abhijit Wadekar completed his
M.B.B.S at Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal Medical College,
Sion in Jan 1997. He was selected for
M.S. in opthalmology

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