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Shashi Ganti, MD

Dr. Ganti is an American Board Certified, Fellowship trained Retina specialist.  He graduated with honors from Andhra Medical College of Andhra University, Waltair, India.  He did his Residency in Internal Medicine from State University of New York at Stony Brook University Hospital, New York and did Ophthalmology Residency at John H. Stroger Jr., Cook County Health and Hospital System, Chicago, Illinois.  Subsequently, he did his Fellowship training in Retina and Vitreous Surgery with Orellana Retina Associates/Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York. 

Dr. Ganti was co-investigator for FDA studies for use of silicon oil in complex retinal detachment surgery. He worked as a research fellow at the University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary with Prof. Gholam Peyman and conducted research on application of continuous wave YAG laser for retinal photocoagulation.

Prior to the Retina Fellowship, Dr. Ganti did his Fellowship training in Cornea and External Disease at the University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, NY with Prof. James V. Aquavella.  Subsequently, he has served as a Clinical Assistant Professior at the Jewish Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Attending Sub-Specialist at the Catholic Medical Center, Cornell University, New York, NY and  Attending Surgeon Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.  

He has published articles in peer reviewed medical journals pertaining to corneal and retinal disease and surgery.  

His other interests include participating in international medical missionary projects in Mexico, El Salvador, China, Taiwan, Africa and India.

He is married with two children and enjoys his free time with his family and friends.