Dr. Salil Shukla graduated with a BA in English from Emory University in Atlanta and attended medical school at New York Medical College. During medical school, Dr. Shukla took a year’s hiatus to perform full-time clinical and basic science research in neuro-ophthalmology at Johns Hopkins’ Wilmer Eye Institute. He completed his medical internship at Yale University before returning to New York Medical College for residency in ophthalmology, where he served as Chief Resident during his senior year. Subsequently Dr. Shukla completed a two-year vitreo-retinal surgical fellowship at the Vitreoretinal Foundation in Memphis, TN. Dr. Shukla has published papers in the journals Cornea, Retina, Ophthalmology, Experimental Neurology and the American Journal of Ophthalmology. He has presented his research at the Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists conventions. Throughout the years, Dr. Shukla has provided valuable professional continuing educational lectures to area optometrists in all areas of vitreo-retinal care.
Dr. Shukla has a passion for driving and is an amateur motorsports enthusiast. When the weather allows he is likely at an amateur motorsports event. If he’s not racing he’s likely home playing with his dog. He and his wife have called Denver home since 2011.