Dr. Tewari is a surgeon specializing in the diseases of the retina, vitreous, and macula. Born and raised in Detroit, Dr. Tewari graduated with honors from Wayne State University School of Medicine. He then completed his ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute, where he served as Co-Chief Resident. He completed a vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at the Barnes Retina Institute located at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.
Dr. Tewari served as an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Wayne State University Medical School and the Kresge Eye Institute. In addition, he was the Director of the Vitreoretinal surgery fellowship. He is also founder of the Michigan Retina Center, a clinical practice with offices in Dearborn and Ann Arbor.
Dr. Tewari has written numerous articles and chapters for publication in national and international publications. He has also been a speaker at many ophthalmology lectures and meetings. His interests include diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, surgical treatment of diabetic retinopathy, and complex retinal detachments. His recent work has focused on new surgical techniques, including small gauge vitrectomy and instrument design.
Dr. Tewari is an experienced surgeon who treats vitreoretinal conditions using the latest surgical techniques. He was among the first surgeons to employ 23-gauge vitrectomy for the repair of vitreoretinal diseases. Dr. Tewari stays on the leading edge of innovative surgical techniques. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.