The Doctors at Samarth Eye Care & Laser Centre:-
Dr Sameer Sawant (MBBS, MS, DNB, FVRS) is an experienced Vitreo Retina Surgeon, specializing in diagnosis and treatment of complex retinal diseases like Retinal Detachments and Diabetic Retinopathy. He has an experience that spans more than 5000 Retinal Surgeries and Laser Procedures.
Dr Sameer Sawant Passed the course of MS Ophthalmology from M.R.Medical College, Gulbarga, Karnataka under Rajiv Gandhi University Of Health Sciences, Bangalore in November 2004.Secured 6th rank in the state. Cleared the exam of Diplomate Of National Board (DNB), New Delhi in 2005.Completed the Basic Course in Ophthalmic Diagnostics at LVPEI – Zeiss Academy for Advanced Ophthalmic Education, at L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India in April 2004.Worked as Resident Doctor in K.B.H.B Eye Hospital, Parel, Mumbai in 2005-06 where he performed more than 500 ophthalmic surgeries. Joined for Vitreo-Retinal fellowship at Shri Ganapati Netralaya, Jalna, Maharashtra in April 2006. Shri Ganapati Netralaya is a multi – specialty eye Institute, technologically well-equipped clinical center designed along the lines of finest eye hospitals in the world. He underwent rigorous training as a vitreo-retinal surgeon under the able guidance of nationally reputed surgeons. He has special interests in treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy and Retinal Detachments.
• Rendered voluntary services and performed multiple eye surgeries aboard The Lifeline Express, promoted by UNDP, UNICEF and WHO in association with of government of India in May-June 2005
• Participated in the disability reduction project under Impact India Foundation.
• Actively participated and managed numerous Ophthalmic Diagnostic and Surgical Camps in Maharashtra and Karnataka
• Rendered voluntary services along with the India Air Force during the Bhuj earthquake in 2002
Dr Sawant regularly participates in 21 kilometres half marathons and is an avid photographer.
Dr Priya Sawant (MBBS, DOMS,FGO ) is an accomplished Cataract and Glaucoma Surgeon. She is well versed in Stitchless Cataract Surgery ( Phacoemulsification ) with Foldable Lens Implantation performed on the latest Orteli Phaco Machine ( Switzerland) suitable for the most complex cataract cases. Having special interest in Glaucoma, and trained from a renowned institute she can manage all cases of Glaucoma.
After finishing MBBS from Govt Medical College Aurangabad, and DOMS, joined H V Desai eye hospital Pune for fellowship in general Ophthalmology where hands-on surgical experience was gained, Stitchless cataract and Phacoemulsification was mastered there. More than 1000 Cataract surgeries were performed in that tenure. In the year2006 joined Ganapati Netralaya for fellowship, and was posted in all the superspeciality departments by rotation. The interest in Glaucoma was developed while working with imminent Glaucoma consultants. In 2007 joined the prestigious Aravind Eye Hospital for Glaucoma Fellowship where she was trained in all types of laser and surgeries performed for glaucoma patients.
After finishing all the fellowships from 3 prestigious Institutes, got attachment as a consultant in Navi Mumbai Corporation Hospital, Vashi. Then joined Bacchuali Eye hospital, Parel as a Glaucoma consultant.
Started a multi-speciality Samarth Eye Care and Laser center with husband Dr Sameer Sawant (Vitreoretinal Specialist) which is located in Vakola, Santacruz East.