A portrait image of Mr Aashish Mokashi

Mr Aashish Mokashi

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Medical qualification: MBChB, FRCOphth

Fellow of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

NHS appointment: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Mr Aashish Mokashi is a member of the following associations:

  • British and Eire Association of Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon
  • British Medical Association
  • Fully registered and revalidated by the General Medical Council

Conditions Treated by Mr Mokashi Include:

  • Routine cataracts
  • Complex cataracts
  • Previously complicated cataract surgery requiring further surgery
  • Dislocated lenses (implants or crystalline lenses)
  • Posterior capsule opacification following cataract surgery
  • Retinal tears
  • Retinal detachment
  • Macular hole
  • Vitreo-macular traction
  • Epiretinal membrane
  • Floaters
  • Vitreous haemorrhage
  • Diabetic retinopathy including advanced diabetic eye disease requiring surgery
  • Retinal vein occlusion
  • Macular degeneration
  • Ocular trauma

Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon

Mr Mokashi graduated from the University of Manchester Medical School in 2001. He taught anatomy and physiology of the eye at the University of Sheffield for one year. The majority of his training in ophthalmology was undertaken at the Manchester Royal Eye Hospital and Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham.

Mr Mokashi has completed more than two years of advanced training in vitreo-retinal surgery, including a fourteen-month vitreo-retinal surgical fellowship at the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre. In addition to seeing general and emergency ophthalmology patients, Mr Mokashi has particular expertise in treating patients with cataract and vitreo-retinal diseases.

Mr Mokashi has a number of publications in the scientific literature and has presented his work at national and international meetings. Mr Mokashi trains ophthalmologists on the East Midlands Specialist Training Programme and vitreo-retinal surgical fellows at the Leicester Royal Infirmary.

Mr Mokashi speaks English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Urdu and a bit of Punjabi.