Nakul Shekhawat, M.D., M.P.H. is an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute and the 2023 Stephen F Raab and Mariellen Brickley-Raab Rising Professor of Ophthalmology. He specializes in cataract surgery, complex cataract and anterior segment surgery, corneal and external diseases, and corneal surgery including both full- and partial-thickness corneal transplantation (DMEK, DSAEK, DALK, PKP).
Dr. Shekhawat received his M.D. degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and his M.P.H. degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He completed ophthalmology residency at the renowned Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan where he received the Resident Excellence Award from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
He completed additional subspecialty training in cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute where he was awarded the prestigious Claes Dohlman Award from Harvard Medical School recognizing the most outstanding cornea fellow in the country.