Asheesh Tewari, MD the Retina Expert :: About our Team
About :: Dr. Asheesh Tewari

Experienced and friendly board-certified Ophthalmologist
Assistant Professor, Medical and Surgical Diseases of the Retina, Kresge Eye Institute

Asheesh Tewari, MD

Dr. Tewari is a specialist in the diseases and surgery of the retina, vitreous, and macula. Born and raised in Detroit, Dr. Tewari graduated with honors from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute where he also served as co-Chief Resident. He completed a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the prestigious Barnes Retina Institute at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University Medical School and the Kresge Eye Institute. He plays an active role in the teaching of ophthalmology residents and retinal surgery fellows.

He has written numerous articles and chapters for publication in national and international publications. He has also been a speaker at many ophthalmology lectures and meetings. His interests include diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, surgical treatment of diabetic retinopathy, complex retinal detachment, uveitis/ocular inflammatory disorders, and pediatric retinal disease. His recent work has focused on new surgical techniques, including small gauge vitrectomy, and novel treatments for macular degeneration.

Dr. Tewari is an experienced surgeon who treats vitreoretinal conditions with the latest surgical techniques. He was among the first surgeons to employ 23 gauge vitrectomy for repair of vitreoretinal diseases. Dr. Tewari stays on the leading edge of innovative surgical techniques.

Dr. Tewari is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Tewari cares for patients at the following offices: Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Detroit.


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