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Dr. Harshit Vaidya

Dr. Harshit Vaidya Eye Doctor

Dr. Harshit Vaidya

Eye Surgeon and Retina Specialist in Mumbai

MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), FMRF Vitreo Retina Surgeon, Fellow, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India, San Rafaelle Hospital, Milan, Italy

Retina Super Speciality Services: Retinal Detachment | Scleral Fixated IOL’s | Diabetic Vitrectomy | Macular Disorders | Intravitreal Injections | Retinal Laser

About Dr. Harshit Vaidya

Dr. Harshit Vaidya is a highly trained eye surgeon and retina specialist based in Mumbai. He completed his MBBS in 2013 at Government Medical College, Solapur, Maharashtra, and subsequently pursued his residency in Ophthalmology at the renowned Sankara Nethralaya in Chennai. Continuing his academic journey, he completed a fellowship in Vitreo-Retina at the same esteemed institute, known for having one of the largest and most esteemed retina departments in the country.

During his five-year tenure at Sankara Nethralaya, he showcased his commitment to advancing the field by presenting posters and papers at various national and international conferences, including the World Ophthalmology Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, the Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmology Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, and EURETINA in Paris, France.

Dr. Harshit Vaidya possesses extensive independent experience in medical procedures, which include lasers and intravitreal injections, as well as surgical management of vitreoretinal disorders. His expertise encompasses a broad spectrum of cases, from simple rhegmatogenous retinal detachments to complex retinal detachments with severe proliferative vitreoretinopathy, complications of Diabetes mellitus, and retinal vascular disorders, including vitreous hemorrhage due to Diabetes mellitus

His core belief is in providing eye care not just through sheer competence and knowledge but also through compassion and philanthropy.

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  • Clinical Vitreo-Retina Fellow|Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai – 2018-2020
  • DNB Ophthalmology|Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai – 2014-2017
  • MBBS | V. M. Government Medical College, Solapur – 2007-2013
  • Higher Secondary Education | D.G Ruparel College, Mumbai – 2005-2007
  • Schooling | Chatrabhuj Narsee Memorial School, Mumbai – 2005


  • Dr Vaidya Eye Hospital, Mumbai | Consultant | May 2020 – Present
  • BSES hospital, Mumbai | Visiting Consultant| Dec 2020 – Present
  • Dr. R N Cooper Hospital, Mumbai | Hon. Consultant | Mar 2023 – Present
  • RNC Eye Hospital, Valsad, Gujarat | Visiting Consultant| Feb 2022 – Present
  • KHM & Gurunanak hospital, Mumbai | Visiting Consultant| Mar 2021 – Present
  • Shatabdi Hospital, Mumbai | Senior Registrar | Aug 2017 – Mar 2018
  • Bombay City Eye Institute, Mumbai | Observer | July 2017
  • Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital, Mumbai | Observer | Feb – March 2014

Key Skills and Interests

Dr. Harshit Vaidya, a highly skilled Vitreo-retina specialist trained at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, boasts an impressive background. His residency at the renowned institute provided him with invaluable hands-on experience over a span of five years. Further he had the privilege of being mentored by Prof. Giuseppe Querques at San Rafaelle Hospital in Milan, Italy.

Dr. Vaidya has successfully performed a wide range of vitreo-retinal surgeries, including challenging procedures such as rhegmatogenous retinal detachments, complex recurrences, scleral fixated intraocular lens implantations, diabetic vitrectomies, and macular hole surgeries. His expertise extends to surgeries for retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and complex post-traumatic cases involving intraocular foreign bodies.

His proficiency extends to non-surgical procedures as well, with over 1500 intravitreal injections, more than 1,000 retinal laser photocoagulations, and over 1,000 ophthalmic ultrasounds to his name. Dr. Vaidya has even ventured beyond borders, bringing his surgical skills to Lagos, Nigeria.

Dr. Vaidya’s passion for sharing knowledge is evident through his active involvement in educating residents and fellows. He has conducted numerous informative seminars, further enhancing his reputation as a dedicated and accomplished medical professional.

Academic Highlights

  • Secured 91% in 10th ICSE board examinations.
  • Secured a rank of 667 (PCB- 186/200) in State CET for undergraduates, from over 2 lakh candidates.
  • Secured a rank of 2400 in All India Post-graduate entrance examinations in Dec 2013.
  • Secured a rank of 1084 in DNB examinations held in Dec 2013.
  • Winner of SN Pediatric-ophthalmology team quiz competition, 2016.
  • Organizing member and Master of ceremony at Inflammatio 2016, an International Uvea conference held at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
  • Presented as a team, on the topic of Schizophrenia in 2nd MBBS at Trinity, all-India students’
  • Medical conference 2009, LTMC & Sion Hospital, Mumbai


➢ Pediatric Retina Summit, 2019, Chennai, India. Case Presentation: Gene panel negative case of Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy.
➢ Retina Interest Group meeting, 2019, Chennai, India. Case Presentation: Multimodal imaging in type 3 neovascularization.
➢ Pediatric Retina Summit, 2019, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Surgical outcomes of retinal detachment in morning glory disc anomaly.
➢ Pediatric Retina Summit, 2019, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Retinocytoma – An eight years’ story.
➢ Ocular Traumacon, 2018, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Internal Ophthalmoplegia after Retinal Laser Photocoagulation — A Rare Complication.
➢ Ocular Traumacon, 2018, Chennai, India. Poster presentation: Clinical characteristics, Results of Neuroimaging and Outcomes in patients with Traumatic abducens nerve palsy.
➢ All India Ophthalmic Conference 2016, Kolkata, India. Poster presentation: A case of waxing and waning of Orbital varix – A diagnostic dilemma.
➢ Symposium in Neuro-ophthalmology: Afferents plus Efferents 2016, Chennai, India. Case presentation: Autoimmune Optic Neuropathy with APLA syndrome and aquaporin Ab positive.


EURETINA Congress, 2019, Paris, France. Poster Presentation: Real life Visual and Anatomical Outcome of Management of Diabetic Macular Edema in Vitrectomized Eyes
➢ EURETINA Congress, 2019, Paris, France. Poster Presentation: Profile of Central Serous Retinopathy in Women.
➢ Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress, 2019, Bangkok, Thailand. Paper presentation: Transpupillary Thermotherapy in Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangioma
➢ Asia Pacific Optometry Congress, 2019, Manila. Poster presentation: Characteristics and relationship of peripheral and central retinal difference among Diabetic Retinopathy using Wide Field Fundus Fluorescein Angiography.
➢ Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2019, Vancouver, Canada Poster presentation: Transpupillary thermotherapy vs Photodynamic therapy in Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangioma.
➢ World Ophthalmic Congress 2016, Guadalajara, Mexico. Poster presentation: Clinical review of autoimmune optic neuropathy in Indian peninsula.
➢ World Ophthalmic Congress 2016, Guadalajara, Mexico. Poster presentation: Clinical profile and management outcomes of eyelid molluscum contagiosum – an Indian perspective.


➢ Clinical characteristics, Results of Neuroimaging and Outcomes in patients with Abducens nerve palsy at a tertiary eye care centre. Dissertation submitted to the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi

➢ Presumed tubercular choroidal nodule following adalimumab therapy for juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67(3):399‐400.
➢Commentary: Quality assurance in ophthalmic imaging. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2019;67(8):1288.
➢ Clinical Profile and Management Outcomes of Periocular Molluscum Contagiosum. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res 2020; 58:5-8.
➢ Ischemic macular hole in central retinal artery occlusion. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2020; 68:1670-1.
➢ Infiltration of optic nerve head in acute lymphoblastic leukaemia presenting as an initial isolated site of relapse. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2021;1: 23.
➢ Spontaneous closure of macular hole with conversion to type 2 choroidal neovascular membrane in a case of Vogt Koyanagi Harada disease. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2021;1: 329-31.
➢  Book ChapterPaediatric Intra-ocular tumors (Non-Rb), A Quick guide to Pediatric Retina. Chapter 22, Pages 167-178. Editors – Dr Wai-Ching LamWei-Chi Wu.
➢   Is immediate treatment necessary for diabetic macular edema after pars plana vitrectomy for tractional complications of proliferative diabetic retinopathy? International Ophthalmology (2021).
➢  Outcomes of vitreoretinal surgery in retinal detachment associated with morning glory disc anomaly. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2021;69: 2116-2121.
➢ Outcomes of vitreoretinal surgery in retinal detachment associated with morning glory disc anomaly. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2021;69: 2116-2121.
➢ Teardrop on a hat sign in a case of vitreomacular traction: explaining the vector forces on optical coherence tomography imaging. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:281-2.
➢ Bilateral Isolated Optic Disc Coloboma with Posterior Staphyloma in a case of High Myopia. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:629.
➢ Anaemic retinopathy in Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2022 ;70(7): 2715-2716.
➢ Atypical rubella retinopathy in a child with Noonan syndrome. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2022; 70(7): 2769.
➢ Circumscribed choroidal hemangioma in a case of Neurofibromatosis type 1. Oman Journal of Ophthalmology; 2022;15:243-244.
➢ Ultra-widefield Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging of a peripheral retinal cyst in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports; 2022; 2(3):863
➢ Correspondence. Risk of exudative age-related macular degeneration in patients with central serous chorioretinopathy: A Nationwide Cohort Study. Retina 43(4):p e23-e24, 2023
➢ Foveal photoreceptor disruption in ocular diseases: an optical coherence tomography-based differential diagnosis Survey of Ophthalmology. 2023;S0039-6257(23)00046-2.
➢ Bilateral macular retinochoroidal excavation in a case of presumed atypical retinitis pigmentosa. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – Case Reports 3(3):p 964, Jul–Sep 2023.
➢ Bilateral peripapillary myelinated nerve fiber in a case of Stargardt’s phenotype. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – Case Reports 3(3):p 966, Jul–Sep 2023.
➢ Delayed surgical management for the macular hole with submacular haemorrhage. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – Case Reports 3(3):p 922-923, Jul–Sep 2023.
➢ Optic nerve head hypoplasia in a presumed case of retinopathy of prematurity. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – Case Reports 3(3):p 912-913, Jul–Sep 2023.


➢ Whiplash maculopathy following parachute injury in Journal of Ophthalmic and Vision Research.
➢ Parafoveal retinal hole with choroidal rupture following cricket ball injury in a young child in Indian Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports (IJO 1443_23)


➢ Concurrent Macular Telangiectasia type 2 and Central Retinal Vein Occlusion in GMS Ophthalmology
➢ Macular Hole Retinal detachment with choroidal rupture in a case of blunt trauma in GMS Ophthalmology
➢ Fundus Autofluorescence – An update in Review of Ophthalmology.


➢ Conducted a seminar on Pneumatic Retinopexy with 40 retina specialists
➢ Panel discussion on Endophthalmitis at Uveitis meeting at Rotary Eye Hospital, Malad, Mumbai
➢ Webinar by YOSI financial literacy series – Power of Compounding
➢ Undergraduate seminar at R N Cooper Municipal Hospital, Juhu, Mumbai
–        Retinal Vein Occlusion
–        Lasers in Retinal Diseases

➢ Integrating into family practise – AIOS ARC LDP module 03. Optimizing practice management
➢ Tale of subretinal fluid in a young adolescent male – Sunpharma CME, Mumbai
➢ Macular dystrophies – Bombay Ophthalmic Association, PG webinar series.
➢ Diabetic Retinopathy lecture on WORLD SIGHT DAY by Lions Club of Cosmic Pride
➢ Lecture on retinal problems in the elderly, by Khandelwal Yuvak Sangh



All India Ophthalmological Society

Vitreo Retina Society of India (VRSI)

Dr. Harshit Vaidya – Retina Specialist in Mumbai

Dr. Harshit Vaidya is one of the best Ophthalmologist/ Retina Specialist in Andheri, Mumbai and has an experience of 10 years in this field. Dr. Harshit Vaidya has a good record of successful surgeries and treatments of complex cases and is the top Retina specialist in Mumbai. If you have any queries contact us at 9004496621, He will help you out in understanding your problem and guide you through every stage of your treatment.


presentation at Indian Medical Association