Profile Summary

Medical Qualification: MD (AIIMS) 

Designation: Consultant, Ophthalmology

Years of experience: 11 years 

Areas of expertise:

  • Corneal Transplants- Including component keratoplasty and sutureless keratoplasty
  • Keratoconus- C3R, TREK, INTACS, Mini-Scleral ( Innovative customised) contact lenses
  • Refractory Dry eye disease- Medical and Surgical management
  • Ocular Surface Disease- Post Chemical Burns, SJS, surface tumours, etc.
  • LASIK and Phakic IOLs


Dr. Pooja Bandivadekar has completed her post-graduation from the All India institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS, New Delhi). She has trained extensively in the sub-speciality of corneal transplants, dry eye disease, ocular surface stem cell transplant and ocular surface malignancy at AIIMS. She has further been a clinical observer at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, Florida as well as Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore. Currently, she is a private practioner in Mumbai and was a visiting faculty and Cornea Consultant at LTMMC, Sion Hospital.

Awards & Publications: 

Awards & Publications:

  • Dr Pooja Bandivadekar has over 10 published articles in pub-med indexed, peer reviewed journals ( related to corneal sub-speciality
  • She has been actively involved in research, writing and presenting at various national and international conferences. She has held wet lab training sessions at multiple conferences



  • All India Ophthalmic Society (AIOS)
  • Bombay Ophthalmic Society (BOS)
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