Jitendra Swarup, MD, attended medical school in Washington, D.C. at the prestigious Howard University. He did his residency at Sinai Hospital in Detroit, MI, where he served as Chief Resident. During his tenure at Sinai Hospital, he was involved in the initial trials and FDA approval for the Excimer Laser in 1993 and has been performing LASIK surgery since its introduction in 1996.
Dr. Swarup is one of the world's leading cataract surgeons and has authored and co-authored numerous papers and given lectures on cataract surgery, intra-ocular lens implantation and the management of surgical complications. He is dedicated to providing the best possible care to his patients and believes that one way to accomplish this is to stay current on advanced technology. In order to achieve this, he has been and continues to be, a principal investigator in several cataract and intraocular lens research studies.
Dr. Swarup specializes in laser, no-stitch, advanced technology cataract surgery, as well as glaucoma surgery, laser surgery for diabetic eye disease and oculoplastic surgery in both therapeutic and cosmetic cases. He is the only area physician offering LenSx© laser cataract surgery and advanced technology, multi-focal and astigmatism-correcting, intraocular lens implants.
Dr. Swarup is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a respected member of many medical and Ophthalmic societies, including The American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Swarup enjoys boating, traveling and relaxing on the unspoiled beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.