Dr. Sonia Kothari

Dr. Sonia Kothari
Ophthalmologist, Mumbai


  • 1 Hospital
  •  Dr. Sonia Kothari is a Consultant at Bombay City Eye Institute and Research Centre, Mumbai


  • Ophthalmology


  • Diseases of Cornea
  • Ocular Surface
  • Cataract and Refractive Surgery


  • MBBS  from Grant Medical College, Maharashtra University of Health Sciences, Nashik in 2004 
  • Diploma in ophthalmology from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai in 2006
  • Training at Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre (BCEIRC) in Mumbai, (August 2011 upto July 2014)

Practice Information

Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre, Mumbai

Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre, Mumbai

Apex Centre, 5 Babulnath Road, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400007

Patient Experience

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Achievements & Contributions

  • Attended Keratoprosthesis workshop with Prof. Falcinelli
  • International Council of Ophthlmology (ICO) Passed part 1 and 2 and awarded International Scholar in 2005 and 2007 respectively
  • Short term (3-month) training in cornea and anterior segment at L.V.Prasad Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, India
  • Won multiple ophthalmic quizzes at state level and national level
  • Eye Advance First prize in 2008
  • Allergen Post graduate quiz Amongst first 100 in 2009
  • Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society and Bombay Ophthalmic Society First Runners up in 2010
  • Role of anterior segment optical coherence tomogram in Descemets membrane detachment. Sonia Kothari, Kulin Kothari, Rajul S Parikh. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Year 2011, Volume 59, Issue 4 [p. 303-305]
  • Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India (IIRSI) meeting in July 2011 at Chennai: Understanding Corneal Topography
  • IIRSI meeting in August 2011 at New Delhi: ‘Corneal tear repair: principles’ and ‘Pearls in therapeutic keratoplasty
  • Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society Conference in Oct 2011 at Pune: Free Paper Dry eye after cataract surgery
  • Life member of All India Ophthalmic Society
  • Life member of Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society
  • Life member of Bombay Ophthalmic Society 
  • Life member of Delhi Ophthalmic Society
  • Member of Vision Foundation of India, a non profit charitable organization