Our Physician

Asheesh Tewari, MD

Retinal Diseases and Surgery

    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. 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. Dr. Tewari stays on the leading edge of innovative surgical techniques. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.