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About Dr. Shrutika Kankariya

Advanced medical retina, Diabetic eye disease and Cataract expert
Best Retina Surgeon In Pune India.

Dr. Shrutika Junagade Kankariya, (MBBS, DNB, FICO, Fellow Retina and Diabetes Eye Disease) is an advanced medical retina, diabetic eye disease and cataract expert. She completed her medical college training from prestigious and one of the best medical college in India, Seth GS medical college and KEM hospital, Mumbai. She completed her ophthalmic education at one of the finest eye institute in Asia; Sankara Netralaya ,Chennai, under the aegis of diplomat of the national board (DNB). She has obtained FICO UK (Fellow international council of ophthalmology, united kingdom and FRCS 2, Glasgow with distinction. Thereafter she underwent advanced fellowship in retinal disorders at sankara netralaya Chennai (Busiest center catering to referrals for retinal disorders from all over Asia).

Her keen interest in diabetes eye diseases made her one of the few retina specialist to go to Bascom palmer eye institute (BPEI), Miami, USA (#1 Eye Hospital in USA); where she specifically got training in diabetes eye disease under the stalwart in this field, Dr. Harry Flynn who is the pioneer in formulating treatment strategies for diabetes eye disease.

Dr. Shrutika- Retina

Apart from diabetes eye disease she has extensive experience in managing other retinal diseases like Age related macular degeneration(ARMD), Retinal vascular occlusion; branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) and central retinal vein occlusion(CRVO) ,central serous retinopathy(CSR), retinal and macular dystrophies and various other retinopathy.

Apart from this she has several years of experience in the management of complicated cataract surgery, cataract surgery in children. She is a fine clinician when it comes to general ophthalmological problems like eyelid problems, squint, pediatric ophthalmology, uveitis, choroiditis, cataract, glaucoma, optic nerve disease (neuro ophthalmology). She has keen interest in the field of low visual aids (LVA) and rehabilitation of the blind.

Academic Awards and Prizes in Ophthalmology

  1. Allergen academic achievers award – most prestigious Post graduation National level award for a national quiz competition amongst 1700 post graduate throughout India. (Trophy , 90 D Lens and Sponsored trip to A.P.A.O. conference 2010, Beijing)
  2. Winner- AIOS(All India ophthalmology conference) national level ophthalmology quiz, Jaipur 2009
  3. Objectively structured Clinical examination (O.S.C.E.) competition at national post graduate revision program EYE-PEP,LVPEI, Hyderabad 2010 – stood 3rd ( 78D lens)

Social Contribution

Dr Shrutika has always been in the forefront when it comes to social responsibility as a eye doctor. She has conducted several (more than 20 ) diabetic retinopathy camps in Pune in last 9 months. Besides this she has conducted several school eye health camps in Ahmadnagar . She is the only retina specialist to screen premature babies in NICU for a blinding disease of “retinopathy of prematurity” in the district of Ahmadnagar. She visits ahmadnagar once in a week to render her service to these needy premature NICU babies.

Scientific Presentation as Author and Co-author

Has presented free papers at international and national level conferences.

  1. Demographic pattern ,clinical profile and visual outcome in patients with Eales’ disease at a tertiary eye institute in India. Dr.Vardhaman Kankariya, Dr.Shrutika junagade,Dr.S Sudarshan , Dr. J Biswas.(Free paper in AIOS 2008)
  2. Presence of Spontaneous Venous Pulsation in Established Papilloedema. A case report Dr. Shrutika Junagade,Dr. Nikhil Choudhari. (Hidepark session presentation in AIOS 2009)
  3. Analysis of causes, corrective surgical techniques, complications and long term results of posteriorly dislocated IOL. Dr. Shrutika Kankariya, Dr.Dhanashree Ratra ( free paper presentation in A.P.A.O. 2010, Beijing)Outcome of cataract surgery in children with regressed retinoblastoma. Dr Shrutika Kankariya, Dr Charutta Bapaye, Dr. Sumita Agarkar, Dr.Vikas Khetan (presentation in A.P.A.O. 2010,Beijing)
  4. LASIK in anisometric amblyopia in pediatric age group Dr.Shrutika Kankariya, Dr.Vardhaman Kankariya, Dr. Prakash Kankaria. (free paper presentation at AIOS 2012)
  5. Thesis presentation in Young Ophthalmologist session. (AIOS 2012) Analysis of causes, corrective surgical techniques, complications and long term results of Posteriorly dislocated IOL

Ongoing research projects

  1. Bevacizumab resistant diabetic macular edema.
  2. High dose intravenous steroid therapy (HDIST) for the Acute Treatment of Sight Threatening Serpiginous Choroiditis.
  3. Outcome of Cataract surgery in Fourteen Children with Retinoblastoma.
  4. Analysis of Choroidal Neovascularization Secondary to Posterior Choroiditis.

Conference participation

  1. International update on neuro ophthalmology , Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India 2009.
  2. All India Ophthalmological Society Conferencen2008, Bangalore.
  3. India Ophthalmological Society Conferencen2009, Jaipur.
  4. Annual conference of Strabismology Society of India2007, Chennai.
  5. Maharashtra ophthalmological Society Annual conference 2007, Mumbai.
  6. APAO , Beijing 2010
  7. AAO , Chicago 2010
  8. AIOS every year
  9. WOC 2014


  1. American Academy of ophthalmology
  2. All India Ophthalmological Society.
  3. Maharashtra ophthalmological Society.
  4. Delhi ophthalmology society
  5. Bombay ophthalmology society