Mehul H. Nagarsheth, MD joined Eye Consultants of Pennsylvania after completing his Glaucoma Fellowship at Tufts New England Eye Center and Ophthalmic Consultants of Boston in July 2013.
He grew up in Marlboro, New Jersey and received his bachelor’s degree Cum Laude in Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology with a dual major in Political Science from Emory University in Atlanta, GA in 2004. Dr. Nagarsheth received his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in June 2008 where he continued to complete his internship. He performed his ophthalmology residency at Case Western Reserve University Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio from 2009 to 2012. During his chief year of residency, Dr. Nagarsheth also traveled abroad to Hyderabad, India where he completed a medical and surgical ophthalmology elective at the LV Prasad Eye Institute.
Dr. Nagarsheth has extensive experience in medical research of the eye. He has presented several projects at national conferences and published studies in numerous scientific journals. He received the Best Resident Research Award at Case Western Reserve University Hospital’s Department of Ophthalmology Annual Research Symposium in June 2012. He was also the recipient of the National Eye Institute Travel Grant in May 2011. He remains interested and active in pursuing new and innovative ways of managing glaucoma both medically and surgically.
As an ophthalmology resident and glaucoma fellow, Dr. Nagarsheth was very active in teaching junior trainees and medical students. Dr. Nagarsheth also performed refractions and ophthalmic screenings at MedWorks and the Philadelphia and Cleveland Free Clinics throughout his postgraduate training.
Dr. Nagarsheth is currently on staff at the Pennsylvania Eye & Ear Surgery Center, LLC, Reading Hospital-Tower Health, Physician’s Care Surgical Hospital and the Surgery Center of Pottsville.
His medical society memberships include:
- The American Academy of Ophthalmology
- The Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology
- The American Glaucoma Society