Dr. Varun Pawar has practiced Ophthalmology since 2017. After completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Pawar graduated with his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He then completed his internship in Internal Medicine before moving to St. Louis University for his residency in Ophthalmology. To finish his training, Dr. Pawar completed a fellowship in Uveitis Ophthalmology with the Francis I. Proctor Foundation of UC San Francisco. With his certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Pawar specializes in eye inflammation (uveitis).
Before joining Mount Sinai in 2020, Dr. Pawar worked as a uveitis specialist and comprehensive ophthalmologist in Chicago. Throughout his education and training, Dr. Pawar conducted extensive research that he now combines with his practice experience to treat and control underlying immune responses that affect the eyes. Currently, in addition to his clinical work, Dr. Pawar serves as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at The Icahn School of Medicine. He is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
When working with his patients, Dr. Pawar believes that consistency is crucial in treating chronic eye conditions. He also takes special care to build rapport with his each patient.
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