Shilpa Desai, MDShilpa Desai, MD is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in diseases of the retina and vitreous. Dr. Desai graduated from Harvard Medical School followed by residency training in ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco. She then completed a vitreoretinal fellowship at the New England Eye Center (NEEC) at Tufts Medical Center. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Tufts University School of Medicine.

Along with her clinical practice, Shilpa is the director of Medical Student Education at NEEC. She is engaged in research on retinopathy of prematurity and post-operative inflammation. She specializes in age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal vein occlusion, and retinal detachment repair.