Ophthalmologist

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Ophthalmologist Nilesh M. Sheth describes his training and experience before joining Sheth-Horsley Eye Center in 2006. For Dr. Sheth, helping patients preserve, maintain, and improve their vision is the most rewarding aspect of ophthalmology. In his free time, Dr. Sheth loves to spend time with friends and family and participate in outdoor sports, like golf and skiing.

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1 00:00:11.920 --> 00:00:13.180 I'm originally from Michigan. 2 00:00:13.210 --> 00:00:15.180 That's where I was born and brought up. 3 00:00:15.210 --> 00:00:19.220 After completing all my training, I moved back to Michigan for a couple of years. 4 00:00:19.240 --> 00:00:21.900 That's where I started practice about twelve years ago. 5 00:00:21.920 --> 00:00:24.860 In 2006, I moved to Massachusetts 6 00:00:24.890 --> 00:00:27.660 and joined this practice and I've been here since. 7 00:00:27.690 --> 00:00:29.700 I started my schooling at University 8 00:00:29.730 --> 00:00:34.380 of Michigan in an arbor, did my Bachelor's and Master's there. 9 00:00:34.410 --> 00:00:37.060 Then I went to Wayne State University, 10 00:00:37.090 --> 00:00:42.700 which was in Detroit, Michigan and did my medical school as well as my internship. 11 00:00:42.730 --> 00:00:45.700 I went to Cleveland to do my Ophthalmology 12 00:00:45.730 --> 00:00:50.560 residency and then I did a two year fellowship in Louisiana for my cornea 13 00:00:50.590 --> 00:00:54.220 fellowship, cornea refractive surgery and external disease fellowship 14 00:00:54.250 --> 00:00:58.540 at the facility where Lasic was researched and developed. 15 00:00:58.570 --> 00:01:02.180 In medicine, you usually have two pathways 16 00:01:02.210 --> 00:01:05.900 either you're going nonsurgical pathway or surgery. 17 00:01:05.930 --> 00:01:12.380 I've always had good hands and like the short term 18 00:01:12.410 --> 00:01:15.050 resolution and solution that is offered by surgery. 19 00:01:15.080 --> 00:01:18.380 So I went down the surgical pathway. 20 00:01:18.400 --> 00:01:21.100 Some of the things I love about Ophthalmology is very cutting edge, 21 00:01:21.130 --> 00:01:25.490 very technically advanced, and it deals with one of the senses 22 00:01:25.520 --> 00:01:29.660 that is most of us regard as the most important site. 23 00:01:29.690 --> 00:01:34.820 And helping people preserve, maintain, improve their vision 24 00:01:34.850 --> 00:01:39.900 gives me a sense of satisfaction that is really quite rewarding. 25 00:01:39.920 --> 00:01:40.980 One of the things I love about 26 00:01:41.010 --> 00:01:48.100 Ophthalmology where I do get to utilize my skills surgically, but we see patients 27 00:01:48.130 --> 00:01:53.260 lifelong as well as entire family, so you get to develop those relationships. 28 00:01:53.290 --> 00:01:58.140 Those doctor patient relationships are probably some of the most important 29 00:01:58.170 --> 00:02:03.260 aspects of what I do, as well as the results that I give 30 00:02:03.290 --> 00:02:06.100 to patients doing some of the procedures I do. 31 00:02:06.130 --> 00:02:11.610 So a combination of the surgery, scientific results, 32 00:02:11.640 --> 00:02:16.170 as well as the long term interpersonal relationships with my patients and their 33 00:02:16.200 --> 00:02:19.100 families, those are both very important to me. 34 00:02:19.130 --> 00:02:21.700 Well, I'm involved in quite a few things. 35 00:02:21.730 --> 00:02:24.600 I enjoy sports, I like to play, 36 00:02:24.630 --> 00:02:29.660 racquetball, golf, I ski downhill ski, water ski. 37 00:02:29.690 --> 00:02:32.580 I'm active outdoors person. 38 00:02:32.610 --> 00:02:34.660 I'm a pretty social person as well. 39 00:02:34.690 --> 00:02:38.580 I enjoy going to wine tastings, 40 00:02:38.610 --> 00:02:42.500 theater, networking with friends, colleagues, family, 41 00:02:42.530 --> 00:02:46.540 spending time with people that are important to me in my life. 42 00:02:46.570 --> 00:02:48.540 I'd like a new patient to know about me 43 00:02:48.570 --> 00:02:54.940 that I will do my absolute best to deliver the best care that is currently available 44 00:02:54.970 --> 00:03:00.460 and treat them with the respect and care that they deserve. 45 00:03:00.490 --> 00:03:02.980 There is a culture within my practice 46 00:03:03.010 --> 00:03:08.460 that I work very hard to deliver, and that's a combination of care and results. 47 00:03:08.490 --> 00:03:17.180 Everyone from my front desk to my texts to myself will work our hardest to take 48 00:03:17.210 --> 00:03:21.200 care of you and deliver the results that you're looking for.

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The ophthalmologists at Sheth Horsley Eye Center have been serving the community's eye care needs for over 50 years. Our doctors are members of various prestigious organizations, including:

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  • American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin

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