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Dr. Nishant Taneja

UEH Director
Expert in the Medical and Surgical treatment of Diseases of the Retina

20

years

experience

20

years experience

Dr. Nishant Taneja is well recognized expert in the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of
the retina and vitreous. He specializes in the entire range of conditions that can affect the back of
the eye, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions,
macular holes, epiretinal membranes, retinal tears and detachment, hereditary and inflammatory
retinal diseases, and ocular trauma and tumors.
Dr Taneja completed his residency in ophthalmology (M D Ophthalmology) at All India Institute
of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), the prestigious and premier Medical College of India in
2003.During his tenure at AIIMS, he specialized in all techniques of complicated cataract and
glaucoma surgeries.
He then completed fellowship in retinal and vitreous disease and surgery at the L V Prasad Eye
Institute, Hyderabad, India a leading center for retinal/vitreous research and training. His special
area of research was in diseases of posterior uveitis, ocular infections and optic neuropathies.
Dr. Taneja started practicing as vitreoretina surgeon in 2005 in New Delhi, India. He worked as
consultant vitreoretina surgeon at I care hospital and post graduate institute, Noida from 2007 to
2009.
Dr. Taneja spent the first 9 years of his medical career as ophthalmologist and retina surgeon in
India, where he gained expertise in dealing with all kinds of eye surgeries, investigations and
lasers.
In the last 10 years, Dr. Taneja has worked full-time in Albania, contributing in treating
conservatively and surgically the most complicated and complex eye diseases. He is guided by a
high level of personal and professional integrity, which is conveyed in both the concern for his
patients and his commitment to ophthalmology.
Although Dr. Taneja’s primary focus is to provide the highest quality, up to date, and
compassionate care for his patients, the advancement of knowledge and treatment of retinal
diseases has always been very important to him as well. He has published many original
scientific articles in peer reviewed publications on retinal diseases. He is an active member of the
American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), European vitreoretina society (EVRS), All
India ophthalmological society (AIOS) and Vitreoretina Society of India (VRSI).
Dr Taneja continued his medical education and surgical refinement with preceptorships at
prestigious centres like Moorfield eye hospital, London (2017) and Ophthalmic associates of
Boston, USA( 2018). Dr. Taneja has participated in several teaching and outreach programs as
well.
Dr Taneja has a special interest in surgical management of:
Retinal and vitreous diseases like diabetic retinopathy, macular holes, vitreous hemorrhage,
epiretinal membranes, retinal tears and detachment.
Complications following anterior segment surgeries like vitreous prolapse, vitreous hemorrhage,
expulsive hemorrhage, dropped nucleus or crystalline lens.
Secondary intraocular lens implantation: Scleral fixation of PCIOL, Iris sutured IOL, iris claw
IOL, intrascleral suture less fixation of the IOL.
Complicated ocular trauma including retained intraocular foreign body removal.
Ocular infections including orbital cellulitis, infective keratitis, endophthalmitis (endogenous and
exogenous) and panophthalmitis.
Pediatric retina disorders like retinopathy of prematurity, retinal detachment.
Phacoemulsification for cataract
Glaucoma surgeries including trabeculectomy,visco canalostomy, canaloplasty and valve
surgery
Congenital cataract surgery
Neurophthalmology: All diseases of optic nerve head including demyelinating, compressive,
inflamatory, ischemic and traumatic optic neuropathies.