Dr. Shashi Kapoor

Dr. Shashi Kapoor
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai


Dr. Shashi Kapoor is a well experienced Ophthalmologist in Mumbai, director at Kapoor Eye Centre. Dr. Shashi kapoor has pioneered excimer laser refractive surgery for myopia, in India, in 1991. He performs over 1000 excimer laser procedures a year (Lasik & surface ablation).Dr. Kapoor has started his distinguished career at the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, where he completed his extensive corneal training. He has pioneered over 30 live surgical workshops across India, and he was among the earliest to use Phacoemulsification for removal of cataracts.


  • Ophthalmology


  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma
  • Pioneer of Lasik


  • Dr. Shashi Kapoor Corneal Training from LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad and then went on to pioneer the use of excimer laser (Lasik) in India in 1991

Practice Information

Kapoor Eye Center, Mumbai

Kapoor Eye Center, Mumbai

409, 4Th Floor, Om Chambers, Above China Garden, Kemps Corner, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400036

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Dr. Kapoor published a book on lasik-2007 - co - edited with -Dr. Pallikaris - inventor of Lasik, in the world
  • He has edited many books as well as contributed chapters to the several books and periodicals
  • As an Author below is the List of books authored by Professor Dr. Shashi Kapoor :Practical Ophthalmology for undergraduates Shashi Kapoor's. P. Publishers September 1992
  • Clinical Ophthalmology Shashi Kapoor's. P. Publishers April 1993
  • Phaco Surgery & Foldable IOLs Shashi Kapoor's. P. Publishers July 1997
  • Co-Authors: Dr. Howard Gimbel (Canada), Dr. Howard Fine (USA), Dr. Inderjit Singh (Australia), Dr. A. Gemperli (Chicago), Dr. Francis D'Ambrosio (Boston), Dr.S.Sonty (Chicago),Dr. Lalit Verma (Delhi) & Dr. K.R. Murthy (Bangalore) Tips & Tricks Lasik SurgeryShashi Kapoor, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.May 2007 
  • Co-Authors: Ioannis G Pallikaris & Srinivas K Rao
  • As a Treasurer at Bombay Ophthalmologists Association
  • As a President at Indian Implant and Refractive Society
  • As a President at Bombay Ophthalmic Association
  • As a Editor at Eye News (2000 - 2004)
  • As a Editor at Ophthalmology Times U.S.A., INDIA Edition. (2005 - 2006)
  • As a Member at A.I.O.S. Scientific Committee
  • As a Member Editorial Board of Journal of Maharashtra Ophthalmological Board