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Our Retinal Specialist

Asheesh Tewari, MD

Retinal Diseases and Surgery

Fun Facts about Dr. Tewari

  • He DJs for fun

  • He met his wife when he was 18

  • He makes pizza from scratch

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

   Dr. Tewari served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University Medical School and the Kresge Eye Institute. He also served as the Director of the Vitreoretinal surgery fellowship until 2017 when he started the Michigan Retina Center. He continues to play an active role in the teaching of ophthalmology residents and retinal surgery fellows.

   Dr. Tewari 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, and complex retinal detachments. 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 using the latest surgical techniques. He was among the first surgeons to employ 23 gauge vitrectomy for repair of vitreoretinal diseases. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. 

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Mary Lynn

Expert at Disney trivia

Cassandra

Enjoys a good nap during meetings

Danielle

Softly spoken, but definitely heard

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Suzanne

Wife, mom, Disney enthusiast, aspiring quilter

Sandy

I'm a master chef, but don't cook

Vicki

The Dr. Doolittle of the office

Our Administrative Staff

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Sausan

Favorite color is pink, but named her dog Blue.

Our Clinical Staff

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Kelsey

Can be bribed with chocolate

Jensen

Best hair in the office

Sarah

Usually able to spot fake dinosaurs in movies

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Emma

Forever indecisive about where to eat, now accepting restaurant suggestions

Kandeel

Skydiving queen