Specialist Phaco and Refractive Surgeon
Dr. Uma Shankar completed his graduation & post-graduation from Madras Medical College, one of the most reputed medical institutes in India. Apart from the primary post-graduate degree, he did his Diplomate of National Board of Examination (DNB) at Sankara Nethralaya & Fellowship of National Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) from UK.
Dr. Uma Shankar did Fellowship training in General Ophthalmology, Oculoplasty and Paediatric Ophthalmology at Sankara Nethralaya, which is one of the largest Tertiary Eye Care Centers in India. He continued to work as a Consultant in Trauma, Oculoplasty and Cataract Service at Sankara Nethralaya.
He did clinical attachments in Leicester Royal Infirmary Burnley General Hospital, Manchester and returned to India to join as Medical Director at Bhagwan Mahaveer Eye Hospital where he was instrumental in setting up the hospital and running it for 3 years. He then worked in Welcare Center at Muscat (Oman) as Senior Specialist Ophthalmologist. From there he joined Vasan Eye Care India, worked for 3 years before taking over as Medical Director Vasan Eye Care Dubai. He has performed around 10000 procedures in his 16 years of esteemed ophthalmic practice.