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Dr. Neel Desai, MD is a cataract surgery doctor who practices in Clearwater, FL. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Read his story
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Dr. Desai's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Desai "Neel R. Desai, MD is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist strictly specializing in LASIK, cataract and corneal diseases of the eye. Dr. Desai is a top graduate of the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and completed his fellowship in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University. He is recognized throughout the country and internationally as one of only 100 surgeons able to perform advanced corneal transplants and other complex cataract, corneal and refractive procedures. He holds pending patents to new surgical products and advanced cornea surgical procedures of his own design. Additionally, Dr. Desai has authored many book chapters in his field of study and continues to write articles in peer review journals."
This content was provided by Dr. Desai "The Eye Institute of West Florida delivers clinical excellence in every subspecialty field of ophthalmology with our fellowship trained physicians who utilize innovations, advanced medicines and latest techniques to deliver quality patient outcomes in a warm and friendly environment."
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blind Hypotensive Eye
Contusion of the Eyeball
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Foreign Body in Eye
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Sclera
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Removal of Intraocular Foreign Body
Repair of Eye Laceration
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Florida.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
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University of Maryland
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2003
Medical University of South Carolina
Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
Storm Eye Institute
Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
Wilmer Eye Institute
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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