Dr Charuta J Puranik


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Dr. Charuta J. Puranik is Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cornea and Anterior segment specialist at Virinchi Hospitals, department of Ophthalmology. Prior to joining Virinchi Hospitals, she was a Senior Cornea, Refractive and Anterior Segment Specialist Consultant at Sree Netralaya and Laser Center, Hyderabad. She worked as an Cornea and Anterior Segment surgeon at Tej Kohli Cornea Institute, L V Prasad Eye Institute in early 2016.

She began her career as Clinical Adjunct in Cornea and Anterior segment at L V Prasad Eye Institute. She worked as Specialist Consultant for Cornea and Ocular Surface in department of Ophthalmology at Wavikar Eye Institute for a year and later was associated with various eye hospitals at Mumbai, Solapur and Sangli as visiting Lamellar and Ocular Surface surgeon from 2013-2016.

Dr. Charuta under graduated from Dr. V.M. Medical College, Solapur in 2005. She did her Post Graduate Residency program and Diplomat of National Board (D.N.B.) in Ophthalmology from the prestigious Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate Institute of Ophthalmology from 2006-2009. Later, she was an Eyesight International Fellow at Cornea and Anterior Segment from the world renowned L V Prasad Eye Institute Hyderabad from 2010 to 2012.

She is Life member of Asia Cornea Society (ACS), American society for Cataract and Refractive surgeons, Cornea Society of India(CSI). She is a reviewer for British Journal of Ophthalmology, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and Optometry and Vision Science.

She is an excellent surgeon and a kind human being. She has a soulful voice and devotes her free time to music.