About Shanti Saroj Netralay

Shanti Saroj Netralay is an Eye hospital which is owned and managed by Dr. Sharad Bhomaj and Dr Pooja Bhomaj. The hospital started in October 2003 & since then has been offering its services to the community for comprehensive eye care with a specific focus on retina , glaucoma and cataract.

Dr. Sharad Bhomaj completed his MBBS in December 1992 from J. N. Medical College, Belgaum . He secured the Krishna Kamat Prize for the highest marks in Medicine at the final MBBS exam. He then secured 10th rank in All India PG Entrance exam and pursued his post-graduation in ophthalmology from Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College in New Delhi in the year 1995 and passed the MS (Ophth) exam in the year 1998. He served as senior resident, Ophthalmology from the year September 1998 to March 2000 in the same institution in Glaucoma & Oculoplasty Unit. He then proceeded to do a one year fellowship in Vitreo Retina at Retina Foundation Ahmadabad under the able guidance of Dr. P. N. Nagpal from April 2000 to March 2001.

He worked as a Vitreo retinal consultant from April 2001 to July 2003 at Lions NAB Eye Hospital at Miraj, Maharashtra where he efficiently ran a high volume vitreo retinal unit for 2.5 years. Presently, since August 2003 he has his private Vitreoretinal practice at his clinic, Shanti SarojNetralay, Miraj. He has Twelve indexed publications to his name and has had over 25 presentations in various conferences. He has authored 2 chapters on Retinal Detachment & Posterior segment ocular trauma in the textbook Postgraduate Ophthalmology, Jaypee Bros.2010. He was recently awarded the Dr Suresh Limaye Award for Best paper in Vitreo-retina in the Annual conference of Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society in 2014.

He is very ably assisted in running this hospital by his life partner Dr. Pooja Bhomaj. Her Qualifications are M.B.B.S., DNB in Ophthalmology. She completed her MBBS from KIMS, Karad in 1998 followed by her DNB in Ophthalmology at Lions NAB Eye Hospital Miraj in 2002. She is a glaucoma subspecialist trained under Dr Sathyan from Aravind Eye Hopsital, Coimbatore in 2003. She worked as Glaucoma & phaco consultant at Lions NAB Eye Hospital Miraj from 2003 to 2009 where she rose from the post of consultant to Medical Director of clinical services through hard work and competence as a clinician and administrator. She then opted to join full time private practice at Shanti Saroj Netralay, Miraj since October 2009. She is a very competent glaucoma, phaco and refractive surgeon apart from being a mentor & phaco trainer to innumerable young ophthalmologists.


The mission of Shanti Saroj Netralay is to provide quality eye care services at an affordable cost with the current state of the art ophthalmic medical technology to all section of the society irrespective of color, creed or caste.


Shanti Saroj Netralay has a clear vision to emerge as sought after eye care hospital providing affordable high quality ophthalmic treatment and to be the fore runner is the field of Vitreoretinal services in the surrounding geographic region.