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the eye institute of west florida

Neel R. Desai, MD

Neel Desai, MD

Neel R. Desai, MD is a fellowship-trained, board-certified, 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 another 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.

Joined the Practice: 2008

Place of Birth: Baltimore, MD

Undergraduate: University of Maryland, Baltimore

Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey

Internship: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Residency: Storm Eye Institute, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston

Fellowship: Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Appointment: Staff Physician, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Specialty: Refractive Cataract, Cornea & LASIK Surgery

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