Dr. Salil Agarwala has been practising as a Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon in Mumbai since 1996. He completed his MBBS in 1990 from TN Medical College, Mumbai, where he had an outstanding record of topping the college with distinctions in all the subjects, and is credited with being the only student to have achieved this feat in the University until then.

Subsequently he proceeded to KEM Hospital, Mumbai, for postgraduate training in Ophthalmology, one of the premier institutes in India... [+]

  • Vitreous and Retina at Nagoya National Hospital. Nagoya, Japan.
  • Fellowship of the College of Physicians and Surgeons. Mumbai, India.


Thesis - MS (Ophthalmology): Management of diabetic retinopathy by Argon laser photocoagulation – a study of 100 cases, studying the effect of Argon laser in modifying the course of diabetic retinopathy. 1995. [Awarded the Ranbaxy Golden Jubilee Prize for best thesis]
Small Incision Sutureless Cataract Surgery without phaco - A study of 30 cases, the aim being to develop a safe and economical way of small incision cataract surgery in places where costly equipment and infrastructure was not available.
  • Evaluation of optic disc microcirculation in glaucoma – study of the microcirculation of the optic nerve head in normal and glaucomatous patients using scanning laser Doppler flowmetry. Japanese Tokai Ophthalmology Meeting. 1995.