Consultant & Head, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service,

Dr Milind Naik acquired his post-graduate training in Ophthalmology at the Christian Medical College, Vellore, India, He further completed his Ophthalmic and Facial plastic surgery fellowship at the prestigious University of California, Los Angeles in the year 2006-07. His areas of interest include Aesthetic and Facial Plastic Surgery, Thyroid Eye Disease, and Minimally Invasive Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery.

He has been awarded the Senior Achievement Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology in the year 2015 and is a member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). He served as the Vice President of the Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS) in the year 2010-12.

Dr Naik has over 200 peer-reviewed publications in International journals, and lectures extensively across the globe in the field of ophthalmic plastic surgery, and facial aesthetics. Dr Naik currently heads the Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Services at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, India. He also serves as Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Rochester, New York, USA. He was recently elected as the Web Editor of AOCMF, Asia Pacific.

His extra-curricular interests include painting, 3D videography, and paperfolding. His better half, Vibhavari Naik is an Anaesthesiologist, and they have a 18 year old daughter, Jaee who is currently pursuing Medicine at St John’s medical college, Bangalore, India.