Gainesville, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2013
Retina Specialty Institute is proud to welcome Shalesh Kaushal, M.D., Ph.D., to the Institute as a practitioner and researcher. Dr. Kaushal treats patients with all types of retinal diseases in the new office located at 6717 NW 11th Place, Suite C, Gainesville, Florida.
Dr. Kaushal earned his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland and his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Kaushal completed his residency at the University of Southern California Doheny Eye Institute, and also completed surgical retina training at the Barnes Retina Institute/Washington University St. Louis as well as a medical retina fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.
Dr. Kaushal previously headed up the retina division at the University of Florida in Gainseville. He is board certified in ophthalmology and is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher specializing in inherited degenerative retinal and macular diseases, and one of the first in his field to conduct gene therapy as a treatment. He is a widely published, peer-reviewed author and currently serves on the review boards of several leading medical journals.
Dr. Kaushal joins a team of world-class experts at Retina Specialty Institute (RSI), providing patients with the latest treatments in retina care. RSI is nationally recognized for clinical trials, drug development, treating macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy with offices along the Gulf Coast from New Orleans, LA to Orlando, FL. For more information, including your nearest location, call 855-5RETINA (toll free) or visit http://www.retinaspecialty.com.