Dr Pavitra Bhat joined Dr L H Hiranandani as a Visiting consultant in Ophthalmology in June 2006 and became a full time consultant in February 2010. After completing her under graduation she did her Diploma in Ophthalmology from KEM hospital where she trained under world renowned ophthalmologists like Dr. Y. K. Dastoor and Dr. R.P. Jehangir. She comes with deep knowledge and rich experience in performing thousands of anterior segment surgeries like phacoemulsification, trabeculectomy, Keratoplasty, squint and lid surgeries. She has also performed complex surgeries in posterior segment like retinal detachments, vitrectomy, lensectomy, endolaser, silicone oil and gas injections, etc. She has completed her DNB from Lokmanya Tilak medical college and General hospital where she was posted as a Keratoplasty Registrar and went on to complete her FRCS from Glasgow and a fellowship in Medical Retina from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. Her Surgical expertise includes cataract surgeries with phaco procedure using no injections, and refractive lens exchange, Glaucoma surgeries (Trabeculectomy, Trabeculectomy with Mitomycin C, Combined Phaco –Trab), Squint surgeries, Keratoplasty (corneal Transplant), Lid surgeries (entropion correction, ectropion correction and ptosis surgeries, lid repairs) and Medical retina. She has many accolades to her name. She received Dr G Venkataswamy Award & Gold Medal for being All India Topper in DNB, Dr. Sadhukamal Ahuja award for topping in theory of DOMS Gold Medal for topping in Diploma in Ophthalmology from Mumbai University.