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Dr. Kruti Pemal Shah

Dr. Kruti Pemal Shah

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology

Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon

27 Years Experience Overall  (26 years as specialist)

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Dr. Kruti has a rich experience of 26 years, 15 years in private practice, 4 years in residency, and 7 years with the Eye-Q Hospital. The doctor specialized in anterior segment surgery, cataract, and refractive surgery. The doctor also provides advice for other eye ailments such as astigmatic, dry eyes, night blindness, corneal abrasion, corneal ulcers, etc. The expert has been awarded the Best Mentor Award and the Clinical Excellence Award by Eye-Q Hospitals. During the course of the medical practice, Dr. Kruti has treated over 4 lakhs patients suffering from various eye diseases of different grades.

Udhna, Surat

Eye-Q Super Speciality Eye Hospital

2nd Floor, SNS House, Udhna Main Road, Landmark: Opposite Silicon Shopper, Surat

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Mon - Sat

09:30 - 06:30


Common questions & answers

Q: When should I see an ophthalmologist?

A: You may see an ophthalmologist in the following conditions ·Blurred vision ·Eye pain ·Eye injury ·Diabetes-related eye problems ·Family history of eye problems ·Dark spots in vision ·Dry and itchy eye ·Decreased vision ·Discharge from the eye and redness ·Cataract surgery ·Corneal transplant

Q: Does an ophthalmologist perform only surgeries?

A: Yes, an ophthalmologist also performs eye surgeries. If you need cataract surgery or a corneal transplant, your ophthalmologist will treat you accordingly. An ophthalmologist also specializes in laser surgery.

Q: What is the education qualification of an ophthalmologist?

A: To become an ophthalmologist, you first need to complete MBBS degree, which is a five and half years course. After this course, you need to give an entrance exam for a postgraduate course. You will have to complete a three years course in MD (Doctor of Medicine) or MS (Master of Surgery) Ophthalmology or DNB. Some medical colleges also offer diploma courses in Ophthalmology after MBBS degree.

Q: Can an ophthalmologist suggest me which contact lenses to wear?

A: An optometrist or an ophthalmologist can perform your eye examination and find out the error in your vision. However, an ophthalmologist specializes in dealing with complex problems of the eye. So an ophthalmologist can easily suggest you which contact lenses to wear.

Q: Are there any specialists in ophthalmology?

A: An ophthalmologist can specialize in a particular branch and specialize in treating that particular eye problem The specializations are as follows: ·Paediatric ophthalmology (specialize in children eye problems) ·Neuro ophthalmology (eye problems originating from the nervous system) ·Ocular oncology (cancer of the eye) ·Ophthalmic pathology (diagnosis of eye problems via the pathology)


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Awards and Recognitions

Best Mentor Award (Eye Q), Award for Clinical Excellence (Eye Q)


MBBS - South Gujarat Medical Education trust Physiotherapy College, 1992
MS - Ophthalmology - South Gujarat Medical Education trust Physiotherapy College, 1994


1993 - 1994 Sr.Resident Ophthalmology Dept. at New Civil Hospital, Surat
2008 - 2009 Visiting Ophthalmologist at Mahavir Hospital, Sagrampura, Surat


G-18215 Gujarat Medical Council, 1990
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