Aasheet Desai is a leading ophthalmic surgeon with a career spanning more than 18 years. He graduated from Grant Medical College, JJ Hospital, Bombay with a MBBS in February 1992. Since then, he has gone on to study further at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Bombay and the College of Surgeons in Edinburgh in 2000 and 2005 respectively.
He has held independent practices at a range of hospitals across the country; this included the positions of consultant at Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport and Midlands NHS Treatment Centre, as well as locum consultant at Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust and James Cook University Hospital. He has also served as an Associate Specialist and Staff Grade at King Edward VII Hospital in Windsor for over 7 years.