Dr. Bhavan is a board-certified ophthalmologist with a two-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseasesand Surgery from Tulane University. He grew up surrounded by family members who were scientists,physicians and ophthalmologists and this peaked his interest in research and medicine early in life.
After graduating as valedictorian from high school in Hershey, Pennsylvania, he went on to pursue his Bachelor of Arts and Doctor of Medicine degrees at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. During medical school, he was involved in basic science research and studied its translation and application to real world medicine. He continues to pursue his interests in research by being involved in clinical research studies to help advance the field of retinal medicine and best treat his patients
Dr. Bhavan and his wife, a fashion designer and native of Italy, enjoy traveling with their young son.In his spare time, Dr. Bhavan enjoys staying fit and being active outdoors, as well as competing in various vintage auto racing events.
B.A. Molecular Biology, University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA, 1993M.D. University of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphia, PA, 1997
Internship: Transitional Medicine
Crozer-Chester Medical Center,Upland, PA, 1998
Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester,Rochester, NY, 2002
Fellowship: Vitreoretinal Surgery
Tulane University Medical Center,New Orleans, LA, 2004
American Board of Ophthalmology, 2004
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