Dr. Kunjal Sejpal

Dr. Kunjal Sejpal
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai

MBBS, DNB, FRCS, FICO

  • 2 Hospitals
  • Dr. Kunjal Sejpal is a Consultant at Kenia Eye & Dental Hospital, Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre, Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai
  • Worked as a Junior Ophthalmologist at L V Prasad Eye institute in the Comprehensive and Cornea services, dealing with a vast variety of medical and surgical cases, for the last 15 months
  • worked as a Research ophthalmologist at L.V.Prasad eye hospital, Hyderabad (Oct 2008 - June 2009) 
  • worked as a junior ophthalmologist in a K.B.Bhabha Municipal hospital, Mumbai in May 2008
  • worked as a Pramukhswami eye hospital, Mumbai in June  Aug 2008

Specialities

  • Ophthalmology

Expertise

  • Cornea
  • Cataract Surgeries
  • Phacoemulsification
  • Scleral Fixated IOLs
  • Pterygium Surgeries
  • Penetrating keratoplasty
  • Deep anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty
  • Descemets stripping endothelial keratoplasty
  • Ocular surface reconstruction procedures
  • Limbal epithelial transplantation
  • Boston Keratoprosthesis procedures
  • Cornea Transplant Surgeon

Education

  • MBBS from Seth G.S.Medical college and K.E.M hospital Mumbai in 1996 - 2002 
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology from Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai in 2003 - 2005
  • Cornea Fellowship from Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai in 2005 - 2007 
  • Diplomate of National Board of Examinations from Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai in 2006 - 2008 
  • Cornea fellowship from Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California in July 2009 - July 2010
  • Cleared the International Council of Ophthalmology examination (ICO) in April 2005 (Part 1) and April 2006 (Part 2) and was sponsored by ICO for a 3 months fellowship in cornea at Jules Stein Eye Institute (part of 1 yr fellowship)
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow (FRCSG) in March 2009

Practice Information

Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai

Shushrusha Hospital, Mumbai

698 - B, Ranade Road, Dadar (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400028

Pikale Hospital, Mumbai

Pikale Hospital, Mumbai

Uma Mahesh Bldg, 2nd Cross Road, MMC Marg, Mahim (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400016

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • PublicationsNew endothelial keratoplasty, phacoemulsification, and intraocular lens implantation triple procedure: comparison with conventional triple procedure. Padmanabhan P, Warade SK, Sejpal K. J Cataract Refract Surg in 2010 Jul 36(7):1142-8
  • The Boston keratoprosthesis in the management of corneal limbal stem cell deficiency. Sejpal K, Yu F, Aldave AJ. Cornea in 2011 Nov 30(11) 1187-94 
  • Clinical outcomes of xeno-free autologous cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation a 10-year study
  • Sangwan VS, Basu S, Vemuganti GK, Sejpal K, Subramaniam SV, Bandyopadhyay S, Krishnaiah S, Gaddipati S, Tiwari S, Balasubramanian D. Br J Ophthalmol in 2011 Nov; 95(11):1525-9
  • Clinical Outcomes of Penetrating Keratoplasty after Autologous Cultivated Limbal Epithelial Transplantation for Ocular Surface Burns
  • Basu S, Mohamed A, Chaurasia S, Sejpal K, Vemuganti GK, Sangwan VS. Am J Ophthalmol in 2011 Aug 17
  • Characterization of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency by In Vivo Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopy: A Microstructural Approach
  • Deng SX, Sejpal KD, Tang Q, Aldave AJ, Lee OL, Yu F.Arch Ophthalmol in 2011 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  • In Vivo Confocal Microscopic Findings in Lisch Corneal Dystrophy. Kurbanyan K, Sejpal KD, Aldave AJ, Deng SX
  • Cornea in 2012 Jan 4
  • Projects handled during the research tenure at LVPEI included : Retrospective study of patients with cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation (CLET)
  • Confocal microscopy of corneal epithelium in patients with cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation
  • Healing of epithelial defect after limbal biopsy for CLET
  • Research projects handled as a fellow at Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California (July 2009 to July 2010):In vivo confocal microscopy in limbal stem cell deficiency and contact lens intolerance
  • Retrospective study of outcome of Boston keratoprosthesis
  • Analysis of corneal biomechanical properties in normals, forme fruste keratoconus and keratoconus using the ocular response analyzer
  • Genetic analysis of Posterior Polymorphous Corneal Dystrophy
  • ConferencesCME on glaucoma Dec 2003, Chennai
  • Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association Meet (TNOA) Aug 2004, Chennai
  • Indian Eye Research Group Meet (IERG) Aug 2004, Chennai
  • International meeting on lamellar corneal surgery Sep 2004, Chennai
  • All India Ophthalmic Society Meet (AIOS) Jan 2005, Bhubhaneshwar
  • Kontact lenz: CME on contact lenses Aug 2005, Chennai
  • Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society Meet (MOS) Nov 2005, Mumbai
  • Indo – Israel Ophthalmic Congress Meet Nov 2005, Chennai
  • Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association Meet Aug 2006, Pondicherry
  • All India Ophthalmic Society Meet Feb 2007, Hyderabad
  • All India Ophthalmic Society Meet Feb 2008, Bangalore
  • Symposium of the Eye Bank Association of America Oct 2009, San Francisco
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Oct 2009, San Francisco
  • ASCRS and World Cornea Congress (WCC) April 2010, Boston
  • ARVO May 2010, Florida
  • IERG July 2010, Hyderabad
  • AIOS Feb 2011, Ahmedabad
  • APOS Sep 2011, Nellore
  • IOIS Nov 2011, Goa
  • AIOS in Feb 2012, Cochin
  • Distinction in Preventive and Social Medicine at the final MBBS 
  • MOS in 2005 Second best paper Prize
  • AIOS in 2012 Best Paper of the Session
  • Outcome of CLET in pediatric limbal stem cell deficiency, AIOS in 2011 Best Paper Award
  • Papers PresentedKeratectasia following laser in situ keratomileusis analysis of 6 cases, AIOS-2005
  • Microbiologically proven acanthamoeba keratitis: an analysis of 48 cases, AIOS-2005 Combined penetrating keratoplasty and scleral fixated intraocular lens MOS in 2005 (second best paper prize)
  • Thyroid related ophthalmopathy TNOA in 2004 
  • Astigmatism in Deep Lamellar Endothelial Keratoplasty versus Penetrating Keratoplasty, AIOS in 2008
  • Sterile vitritis after Boston keratoprosthesis implantation, EBAA in 2009
  • Boston keratoprosthesis in Limbal stem cell deficiency, ASCRS in 2010
  • Outcome of ipsilateral, autologous, cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation (CLET) in partial limbal stem cell deficiency, IERG in 2010
  • Role of ocular response analyzer in assessing biomechanical properties of cornea in normals, FFKCN and KCN, AIOS in 2011
  • In vivo confocal microscopy in limbal stem cell deficiency, APOS, 2011 / AIOS, 2012 - BEST PAPER OF THE SESSION
  • Outcome of cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation in VKC with limbal stem cell deficiency, AIOS in 2012
  • Posters PresentedConjunctival rhinosporidiosis a series of six cases, IERG in 2004
  • Disc edema in uveitis, AIOS in 2005 
  • Cataract extraction in eyes with congenital iris coloboma, MOS in 2005 
  • Epithelial Ingrowth Post Lasik – A case series, AIOS in 2007
  • Surgical Management Of Mooren’s Ulcer AIOS in 2007
  • Epithelial Ingrowth in Lasik flaps after accidental flap lift after vitreo-retinal surgery, AIOS in 2007
  • Outcome of autologous cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation in pediatric limbal stem cell deficiency, AAO in 2009
  • Advanced analysis of biomechanical parameters in normal and keratoconus eyes using the ocular response analyzer, ARVO in 2010
  • Outcome of autologous, cultivated limbal epithelial transplantation in limbal stem cell deficiency, ARVO in 2010
  • Complications of collagen cross linking, AIOS in 2012
  • Outcome of Boston keratoprosthesis in Stevens Johnson syndrome, AIOS in 2012