About Dr Sonia Nankani

  • Dr Sonia Nankani is currently associated as the Senior Consultant of Ophthalmology and Corneal Transplant Surgery at Gleneagles Global Hospitals, Mumbai.
  • She is a renowned Ophthalmologist and Corneal Transplant Surgeon with vast experience of more than 30 years.
  • She has received her training in Cornea and Retina Surgery from L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana.
  • Dr Nankani is well-known for performing No-Patch Phaco-Emulsification Cataract Surgery and Lasik Surgery.
  • She is the first Ophthalmologist in Maharashtra to perform Tooth In Eye Surgery (Modified Osteo Odento Keratoprosthesis).
  • Since 2008, she has successfully treated more than 18 Blind People with Bilateral Corneal Disease using Tooth In Eye Surgery (Modified Osteo Odento Keratoprosthesis).
  • Dr Nankani is also the first Ophthalmologist to perform Limbal Stem Cell Transplant Surgery in the city of Mumbai using Autologous Cultivated Stem Cells in a Child.
  • She is an honourable member of various reputed Medical Associations and Organizations.


  • Ophthalmology
  • Lasers for Medical Retina
  • Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Orbital Tumours
  • Sutureless-Patchless Cataract Surgery
  • No-patch Phaco-Emulsification Cataract Surgery
  • Limbal Stem Cell Transplant Surgery

List Of Treatments

  • Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery
  • Lasers for Medical Retina
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Refractive Laser Surgery
  • MICS (Micro-Incision Cataract Surgery)
  • Glaucoma Surgery-Trabeculectomy with MMC
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Pterygium with Autograft
  • Botox Injection for all types of functional Disorders
  • Ptosis Surgery
  • Frontalis Sling
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Ectropion Correction
  • Entropion Correction
  • External DCR
  • Probing for Congenital NLD Obstruction
  • OSSN Management
  • Anterior Orbitotomy
  • Evisceration with Implant
  • Enucleation with Implant
  • Oculoplasty
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Dry Eye Management
  • Chalazion Removal Surgery
  • Osteo-Odonto Keratoprosthesis (OOKP)

Work Experience

  • Consultant (Ophthalmology)- Topiwala National Medical College & B. Y. L. Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Consultant (Ophthalmology)- Dr D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • HOD (Ophthalmology)- Rajawadi Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Professor and HOD (Ophthalmology)- Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Director & Head (Ophthalmology)- Krishna Eye Center, Mumbai, Maharashtra


  • MBBS- Mangalore University, Konaje, Karnataka
  • MS (Ophthalmology)- Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka
  • Fellowship (Cornea and Microsurgery)- L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana

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