Neel R. Desai, MD

Neel R. Desai, MD, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in corneal disease, LASIK and refractive surgery. Dr. Desai completed his fellowship in corneal, cataract and refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins. He is recognized throughout the country as one of only 100 surgeons able to perform advanced corneal transplants. Dr. Desai is the co-medical director of Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research and on the editorial board of EyeWorld magazine. He has authored numerous book chapters. Additionally, he holds pending patents on new surgical products and advanced corneal surgical procedures of his design.



  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery