MS, DNB, MRCSEd(UK)
Dr. Shobhana completed her ‘MBBS’ from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College in Mumbai, India and her Post Graduate ‘Masters degree in Ophthalmology’ from the Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences in 2002. She was a Mumbai University topper in her Ophthalmology examination.
She also received the ‘Diplomate of National Board’ degree in Ophthalmology from the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi in 2002.
In 2003 she earned the ‘Ratan Tata Fellowship in Basic and Advanced Cataract surgery’ at the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya Eye Hospital, Chennai
In 2015 she obtained training in ‘Optics and Refractive Surgery Excellence’ at the prestigious Narayana Nethralaya Institute under the mentorship of Dr. Rohit Shetty.
Narayana Nethralaya is an esteemed research and training institute located in Bangalore, India. It is a super specialty eye hospital with an advanced cornea and refractive department and is a tertiary referral center for keratoconus.
Dr. Shobhana has over 15 years of experience in ophthalmology and is a skilled and versatile surgeon with a sharp clinical acumen.
She has performed over 5000 sutureless cataract and phaco surgeries including foldable and multifocal intraocular lenses.
Other surgeries and procedures that she has been routinely performing include Trabeculectomy, Pterygium excision with autograft, secondary IOL implantation, lid repairs, pediatric refractions, YAG capsulotomy and iridotomy.
She is an anterior segment surgeon with experience in cataract, glaucoma, pediatric ophthalmology and uvea, but her areas of interest are Cataract and Refractive surgery, Keratoconus, Neuro-ophthalmology and Dry Eye Management.
She is an active member of the Bombay Ophthalmologists Association (BOA) and an active participant in various CME programs, Seminars, Conferences and workshops at regional and national levels.
Dr. Shobhana speaks English, Hindi, Sindhi and Marathi with working knowledge of Arabic.