Dr Uma Shankar, Specialist Phaco and Refractive Surgeon - Dubai, UAE

Zabeel Plaza, Zabeel Road, Al Karama Dubai, UAE
Associated Center: Vasan Eye Care
Speciality: Specialist Phaco and Refractive Surgeon,
Languages: English
Degree: M.B.B.S., M.S., D.N.B., F.R.C.S.
Focus Area: Dr. Uma Shankar | Eye Specialist | Refractive Surgery | Lasik | Glaucoma Surgery | Oculoplasty | Dubai, UAE

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


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

Vasan Eye Care reviews

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    Dr.Abitha Dentist, Explaining step by step process, while doing procedure, Its excellent and follow up with Patient until its fine.

    Google Jan 07 2022
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    Based on my experience they did a good job. Went for a normal eye check up. Sandeep at the Karama branch who answered my call and guided me once I was at the center was very helpful and is superb at customer service. Thanks.

    Google Feb 16 2022
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    I came to vasan eye care center for the first time today, The staff are very nice and professional, I didn’t have to wait for a long time, Dr. Mohammed Atif is excellent, nice, professional, and highly Experienced. Thank you Vasan!

    Google Jun 27 2022
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    Very caring and professional team , they were almost closing and when they knew there is an emergency case for a child , they call the dr. Back and kept the hospital opened , highly recommended, we are very thankful to all of them and especially to Dr. Rouksana Edappagath she was patient , caring and extremely lovely with our child .

    Google Jul 07 2022
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    I cant praise this great facility enough!! Everything is wonderful. The staff is so nice. I am so grateful to have found such a awsome eye doctor Dr.Umesh tells you everything step by step, he is so pacient, makes sure he explains everything. Absolutely amazing place !

    Google Sep 27 2022
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    Dr. Aabitha banu is an excellent doctor with care and patience..she explained me everything clearly and took care of my dental problems with her best treatment. I highly recommend becoming her patient. The clinic and staff were also great.

    Google Dec 14 2021

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