Dr. Rohit Shetty

Prof. Dr. Rohit Shetty DNB, FRCS, PhD (Netherlands)
Consultant Cornea and Refractive surgery
Chairman, Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore.
Clinical and Translational Scientist, GROW laboratories.
Faculty, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Maastricht University.

Dr. Rohit is a cornea-refractive surgeon and a clinician scientist with a keen interest in keratoconus and corneal ectatic disorders. He has been practicing high volume refractive surgery for 14 years now. Dr. Rohit Shetty completed his residency in ophthalmology at the St. Johns Medical College for the Diplomate of the National Board. Dr. Shetty obtained his FRCS Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom in 2006 and is currently an FRCS examiner. He is the Chief Mentor for the Dual Academic Program (PhD & Clinical Fellowship) at Narayana Nethralaya Eye Institute, Bangalore and Maastricht University.

Dr. Rohit has over 200 publications in peer-reviewed journals and is a reviewer for many indexed journals in the specialty. He is also on the editorial board of the Journal of Refractive surgery. Dr. Shetty’s work on pain management after photorefractive keratectomy, influence of stromal molecular markers on corneal ectasia and risk scoring systems to predict ectasia after refractive surgery has been well received. With a keen interest in imaging, some of his research includes, waveform analysis of deformation and deflection amplitude in keratoconus, influence of ocular spherical aberration on near and intermediate visual acuity in presbyopic eyes, biomechanics of LASIK Flap and SMILE Cap and corneal tomography in post-refractive surgery ectasia.

In the 2015 annual conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society, Dr. Rohit won the prestigious Col. Rangachari Award for the overall best paper of the conference for his work on “Is Inflammation Driving Keratoconus? A Holistic Study of Molecular Pathways”. The American Academy of Ophthalmology recently conferred an achievement award to Dr. Rohit Shetty for the distinguished services he has rendered over the years to the programs of the society. He was awarded the Casebeer Award for outstanding contribution to refractive surgery by the ISRS in 2019.

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Total Reviews – 1521

Varsha reddy Maligi

Narayana nethralaya changed my vision completely. I had a experience of good hospitality and treatment by Dr Rohit Shetty and his staff.

Santosh Iyengar

Dr. Rohit Shetty was an exceptional doctor and the process was very smooth

Aysha Thamrah hussain

Underwent lasik contoura surgery from Dr. Rohit Shetty Sir. Had a peaceful and safe experience. Would recommend 10/10

Kirti Singh

I underwent Contura Lasik surgery by Dr. Rohit Shetty Sir. I had great experience. Well behaved staff and everything is very systematic.

Md Abrar

Underwent smile surgery by dr.rohit Shetty. The whole process was very much simplified by the helpful staff. It was an effortless journey throughout with the latest tech in the field. Would highly recommend Narayana eye hospital.

Harischandra Prasad Nalamolu

My wife undergone the Smile extra surgery by Rohit shetty. It was wonderful experience with the doctor and staff members during the checkups and surgery.We are very much satisfied with the treatment
Thanks to Narayana Netralaya management for providing tremendous services to people.


Dr Rohith shetty , I had a good experience with Narayana Nethralaya , best decision.

Bharath Gowda r

I have done silk surgery by doctor Rohith Shetty It was good

bhargav rongala

He underwent Lasik contoura surgery from Dr. Rohit Shetty operation event every well staff was very supportive


underwent SMILE-XTRA surgery from Dr.Rohit Shetty ,which was a very good experience and environment was very welcoming and accommodating

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