Dr. Mukesh Taneja is an Ophthalmologist specializing in Cornea and Anterior Segment diseases and holds the position of faculty in the department of Cornea and Anterior Segment Services at the world renowned LV Prasad Eye Institute in Hyderabad, India since May, 2008. Dr Taneja did his graduation, post-graduation and senior residency from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, followed by a fellowship in cornea & anterior segment at L V Prasad Eye Institute. He spent one year at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami in USA as Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Prof. Jean-Marie Parel at Ophthalmic Biophysics Center and Dr Sonia Yoo in the year 2013-14. His areas of specialization are corneal diseases, corneal transplantation and collagen cross linking, in addition to Refractive surgery and phacoemulsification with a special interest in Tele-ophthalmology.
Apart from routine clinical work, he is primarily involved in his research project on Tele-ophthalmology using . Tele-ophthalmic Slit Lamp Biomicroscope, in association with Ophthalmic Biophysics Centre, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, USA, the goal of which is to connect all the centres of LVPEI network through tele-ophthalmology, so as to make eye care accessible to the remote rural population. Apart from this he is also involved in Product development related to ophthalmology.