Dr. Irfan Khatib
KEC is headed by Dr. Irfan Khatib and his highly efficient and dedicated team. With an experience of over 3 decades in private practice, Dr. Irfan, an eye surgeon, is attached as honorary ophthalmologist to many of the city’s prominent hospitals.
Following the footsteps of his illustrious father, Dr. Z. K. Khatib, Dr Irfan joined medical college in the year 1977. He completed his undergraduate medical education (MBBS) from the prestigious Topiwala National Medical College and BYL Nair Hospital in Mumbai. He did his subsequent Post Graduation, Masters in Surgery (M.S) from the same college. He also completed his D.O.M.S. in Ophthalmology from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai. He has served as resident ophthalmologist for several years in leading hospitals in Mumbai.
Dr. Irfan Khatib started his private practice at KHATIB EYE CLINIC (KEC) as Consultant Ophthalmologist in the year 1986. He practice flourished as it echoed the same ethics, dedication and service to humanity as those of his father. Dr. Irfan envisioned a dream : that of placing premium eye care within easy reach without compromising quality or technique. Since then, KEC has been relentlessly striving towards the realization of this dream. He started his own LASIK Centre called PERFECT VISION LASER CENTRE (PVLC). Today KEC and PVLC are equipped with latest equipments, comparable to the best hospitals the world over.
In the course of his thirty years in practice, Dr Irfan khatib (Surgeon) has actively participated in various national and international conferences where he has presented papers on various topics. He is an active member of the Bombay Ophthalmologist Association, The All India Ophthalmic Society, The Maharashtra Ophthalmologist Association, The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons and The European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons among others.
Dr. Irfan Khatib (Surgeon), is known as much for his surgical expertise as for his humane and personal touch to each and every one of his patients irrespective of caste, creed and financial status. He is attached to various charitable centres in Mumbai as well as rural Maharashtra. With an innate desire to reach out to a larger section of the society, he has passionately involved himself with providing eye care to rural areas. He is the founder trustee of Kalsekar Hospital in Mumbra on the outskirts of Mumbai which provides world class services to patients at charitable rates.
Dr. Zain Khatib
Dr. Zain Irfan Khatib has completed his medical graduation from the prestigious Seth GS Medical College and KEM hospital, Mumbai. He completed MS Ophthalmology from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences where he independently performed a large number of ophthalmic surgeries through high volume charitable surgical camps.
Following his residency, he did his fellowship in Phacoemulsification at Laxmi Eye Institute, Navi Mumbai where has been mentored by Dr Suhas Haldipurkar, the medical director. He has worked as clinical assistant to medical director at Laxmi Eye Institute for one and half years, where he has mastered the fine art of phacoemulsification and has learnt to handle complicated anterior segment surgical procedures. To further his experience in advanced anterior segment surgery, he has visited the Moran Eye Centre, Utah (USA) for a short term fellowship where he has worked under Dr Alan Crandall.
Dr. Zain an excellent clinician and a skilled surgeon. His areas of expertise include Phacoemulsification cataract surgery, Premium IOLs including Multifocal and Toric IOLs, Pupilloplasty and iris reconstruction, Secondary IOLs, IOL exchange, LASIK / refractive surgery and Glaucoma. Besides being a good clinician, Dr Zain is very passionate about teaching and is actively involved in surgical and non-surgical training of resident doctors and external candidates. He has numerous publicatutions to his name and has give talks at various national and international conferences, including winning an award for his video presentation at the European Society if Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Vienna.
Dr. Sandeep Asher
Dr. Sandeep Asher is one of the most competent and renowned Vitreoretinal Surgeon's of Mumbai. He completed M.B.B.S. from Grant Medical College & J. J. Hospital in 1996 and did his subsequent Post Graduation, M.S. (Ophthalmology) from Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore in 2000.
He has done fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases from world famous Aravind Eye Hospital, Madhurai with Dr. P. Namperumalsamy in 2002 - 03. He was consultant and the Department In Charge at Aravind Eye Hospital in Tirunelveli, from 2005 - 2007.
He has been a reviewer of 2 peer reviewed journals - Archives of Ophthalmology & Journal of Retina. He has been investigator for pharmacological trials of new drugs for Diabetic Retinopathy. He is associated with Jupiter Hospital, Thane for Retinopathy of Prematurity. He is a visiting consultant in Rajas Eye Hospital, Indore since 2007. He is associated with Sadguru Seve Sangh Trust, Chitrakoot for and regularly visits for various charitable activities and training fellows for Vitreoretinal Diseases.
Dr. Kunjal Sejpal
Dr. Kunjal Sejpal is a visiting Cornea specialist and Surgeon. She completed her MBBS from the prestigious KEM Hospital. Thereafter she completed her post graduation from the world renowned Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. She also did her subsequent fellowship in Cornea from the same institute. After doing clinical research in L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, she underwent training at Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles. She returned to L V Prasad Eye Institute, where she worked as Faculty. Her areas of interests include keratoconus management with collagen cross-linking, INTACS and specialized contact lens fitting, corneal transplantation including DALK and DSEK, chemical injuries, corneal infections, tumours and limbal transplantation.
Dr. Priyanka Vora Bapat
Dr. Priyanka Vora (Surgeon) is the Paediatiric Ophthalmologist and Strabismologist at Khatib Eye Clinic. After completing her M. S. in Ophthalmology with a distinction, she pursued her passion in Paediatric eye care at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai which is the largest eye hospital in Asia. There she received intensive training under the pioneer of Paediatric Ophthalmology in India, Dr. P. Vijayalakshmi. She also learnt Orthoptics under the world renowned Daisy Goodts, at Antwerp, Belgium during her tenure.
Her areas of speciality include simple and complex strabismus, paediatric cataracts, paretic squints, amblyopia (lazy eye) management, treatment of diplopia (double vision), nystagmus (shaking eyes), vision therapy for convergence and accomodative disorders, low vision therapy, eye care needs of specially abled children as well as genetic eye diseases. She has vast experience in surgical management of squint and is well versed with the advanced surgical techniques.
Dr. Swapna Parekh
Dr. Swapna Shah (Surgeon) completed her graduation (MBBS) in 2004 from Lokmanya Tilak Medical College and Sion Hospital in Mumbai. She did her post graduation in Ophthalmology (M.S. Ophthalmology) from the prestigious Topiwala National Medical College and Nair Hospital, Mumbai in 2009. She also passed her DNB in Ophthalmology in the year 2010. She also passed her DOMS examination where she secured a gold medal. She also passed her International Council of Ophthalmology Examination (London) of PHICO. After this she joined Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi for two years as Senior Registrar, where she worked and trained under the leaders in the field and obtained extensive experience in Orbit and Oculoplasty surgeries. She then joined a long term fellowship program in Orbit, Oculoplasty and Ocular oncology at the world renowned Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai where she honed her technical skills under the guidance of Dr. Usha Kim, a stalwart in the field.
At present Dr. Swapna is a practicing Orbit and Oculoplasty Consultant specializing in plastic surgery of the eyelids, eye socket reconstruction, lacrimal surgeries, pediatrics oculoplastics, cosmetic eyelid and brow surgery, non surgical facial cosmetic treatments (Botox and fillers).
She has over ten years experience in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Paediatric Oculoplastics, Facial aesthetics – Cosmetic eyelid and brow surgeries, non surgical facial cosmetic treatments (Botox and fillers), Orbital disorders/tumors and Ocular oncology.