Meet Dr Nishant Gupta (MBBS, MS, FRANZCO)

Cataract & Refractive Corneal Surgeon

Dr Nishant Gupta is a highly qualified and experienced cataract and refractive surgeon based in Melbourne. He has special clinical and academic interest in the treatment of diseases affecting the front of the eye (like cataracts , keratoconus  and pterygium ). Dr Gupta also specialises in corneal surgery and laser eye (refractive) surgery .

Dr Gupta was inspired to become an ophthalmologist by the wisdom and teaching of a particularly charismatic medical school Professor. He is still motivated every day by the joy and privilege of giving life-changing surgery to those with poor eyesight and sight threatening conditions.

Dr Gupta uses the latest most effective surgical techniques and state-of-the-art technology for safe and accurate corneal, cataract and refractive eye treatments.

Dr Gupta combines public practice at The Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital in East Melbourne and Monash Health, with private practice in Frankston and Cheltenham. To all his patients he prioritises kindness and accessibility, offering personal care and attention that’s second to none.

Dr Nishant Gupta - Cataract and Eye Surgeon Melbourne

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Education and experience

Dr Gupta completed his ophthalmology training in India where he had extensive experience managing complex corneal cases and cataract surgeries. He completed two advanced surgical trainings (Fellowships) in corneal transplantation and other anterior segment surgeries at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne and the Royal Perth Hospital. Dr Gupta has Post Graduate Diploma in Cataract and Refractive Surgery from Ulster University, U.K which has helped him further improve outcomes for his Cataract and Refractive Surgery patients

As technology continues to evolve, Dr Gupta keeps abreast of advancements. He performs PRK and LASIK laser eye surgery, as well as refractive lens exchange in which he has extensive experience implanting multifocal and toric lenses. He’s committed to helping patients with sight threatening conditions such as keratoconus using next generation treatments that bring improved shape and vision compared to conventional treatments.

Dr Gupta has contributed to many publications in the International Scientific Journal and has presented at both national and international conferences.

Personal life

Outside of Ophthalmology, Dr Gupta is a family man. Wherever he can, he combines overseas ophthalmologist conferences with family travel. Closer to home, Dr Gupta loves a good coffee and is always looking for new Melbourne breakfast spots to take his wife and daughter.

Professional memberships

  • Member of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
  • Member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
  • Member of All India Ophthalmological Society.
  • Fellow of RANZCO.

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