Dr. Uma Shankar

Dr. Uma Shankar, Medical Director, Specialist Phaco and Refractive Surgeon

Dubai, UAE

Zabeel Plaza, Zabeel Road, Al Karama

Speciality: Medical Director, Specialist Phaco and Refractive Surgeon

Languages: English, Arabic

Degree: M.B.B.S., M.S., D.N.B., F.R.C.S.

About - Dr. Uma Shankar


  • Medical studies at Madras Medical College, one of the most reputed medical institutes in India.
  • Diplomate of National Board of Examination (DNB) at Sankara Nethralaya
  • Fellowship of National Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) from UK
  • General Ophthalmology, Oculoplasty and Paediatric Ophthalmology at Sankara Nethralaya, which is one of the largest Tertiary Eye Care Centers in India.

Professional experience

  • Consultant in Trauma, Oculoplasty and Cataract Service at Sankara Nethralaya
  • Clinical attachments in Leicester Royal Infirmary Burnley General Hospital, Manchester
  • Medical Director at Bhagwan Mahaveer Eye Hospital, India
  • Welcare Center at Muscat (Oman) as Senior Specialist Ophthalmologist.
  • Vasan Eye Care India
  • Medical Director Vasan Eye Care Dubai.

He has performed around 10000 procedures in his 16 years of esteemed ophthalmic practice.

Areas of Specialization

  • Phacoemulsification (Topical) with Monofocal, Multifocal & Toric IOL
  • Lasik
  • Oculoplasty & Trauma Surgeries
  • Glaucoma Surgeries
  • Pterygium + Conjunctival autograft + Glue
  • Laser / External DCR

Education - Dr. Uma Shankar

Medical studies at Madras Medical College, one of the most reputed medical institutes in India

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