Jitendra Swarup, M.D.
LASIK, Cataract & Lens Replacement Surgery
Dr. Jitendra Swarup attended medical school in Washington, D.C., at the prestigious Howard University. Dr. Swarup’s residency was done at Sinai Hospital in Detroit, MI, where he served as Chief Resident. During his time at Sinai Hospital, Dr. Swarup 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. Jitendra Swarup is one of the world’s leading cataract surgeons and has authored and co-authored several papers on the subject. Dr. Swarup has also given lectures on cataract surgery, intraocular lens implantation, and the management of surgical complications. Dr. Swarup is dedicated to providing the best possible care to his patients and believes in staying current on the latest technology to accomplish this. To do this, Dr. Swarup has continued to be a principal investigator in several cataract and intraocular lens research studies.
Dr. Jitendra 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.
Dr. Swarup is the only area physician offering:
- LenSx© laser cataract surgery
- Advanced technology
- Multi-focal, and astigmatism-correcting, intraocular lens implants
Dr. Jitendra Swarup is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a respected member of medical and ophthalmic societies, including The American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Swarup enjoys boating, traveling, and relaxing on the beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina in his free time.
Locations served: Elizabeth City, Kinston, Kitty Hawk & Washington