Jitendra Swarup, M.D.
Dr. Jitendra Swarup is a well known doctor who specializes in the field of Ophthalmology and he is the owner of Albemarle Eye Center and Precision Eye Care, an eye center with several locations in North Carolina. He is a doctor who truly cares for his patients and pushes himself to deliver better outcomes and shorter recovery times. He considers that a better doctor does more than just have a good bedside manner. He has always intended to bring the highest possible eye care to as many people as possible though Albemarle Eye Center and Precision Eye Care. The locations in North Carolina, Edenton, Elizabeth City, Kinston, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head and Washington are just the beginning and more are in the works. He gives back as he once received the generosity of others. He knows the hardships and would like to make a junior student feel less of that burden so that the student can concentrate on studying. He loves his family and prides himself on being a good husband and father. He is also a good son and he has even honored his mother my naming the scholarship that he created the “Suman Swarup Scholarship”. Swaru is more than just an ophthalmologist, we shall learn more in succeeding paragraphs.
Ophthalmologist, Surgeon, Businessman, Philanthropist and Family Man
Jitendra, the Ophthalmologist and Surgeon
Dr. Swarup is a world class ophthalmologist, eye surgeon, businessman, philanthropist and family man. As a doctor, he has been published several times. He has also authored and co-authored many articles and studies for the medical community. His work as an ophthalmologist and eye surgeon is regarded highly by his peers and, thus he regularly gives lectures on cataract surgery as well as inter-ocular lens implantation.
Jitendra’s journey to success has taken many years and it began in med school. He graduated from medical school in Washington D.C. at the prestigious Howard University. During his residency at the Sinai Hospital in Detroit, he served as Chief Resident where he was involved in cutting edge trials that resulted in the subsequent FDA approval of the Eximer Laser in 1993. He has been performing LASIK surgery since 1996 when it was introduced.
Jitendra’s specialization is in laser, no-stitch cataract removal surgery, glaucoma surgery, laser surgery for diabetic eye disease, and oculoplastic surgery in therapeutic and cosmetic cases. He is the only physician in eastern North Carolina offering cataract removal using the advanced technology of the LenSx® femtosecond laser. They also offer advanced technology multifocal lens implants and lens implants that correct astigmatism.
Jitendra is a surgeon who is not limited only to eye surgery, he also provides various cosmetic surgeries and treatments to his patients. He is a firm believer in patient care. He strives to provide each and every patient with the utmost respect and care. To him, patient care is not only bedside manner, Dr. Swarup also believes it means staying ahead of the curve on advanced technologies to provide patients with the absolute best outcomes and faster recovery times.
Jitendra has been and continues to be a principal investigator in several cataract and intraocular lens research studies. He also participates in various clinical trials.
Dr. Swarup is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a respected member of many medical and Ophthalmic societies, including The American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Jitendra’s Albemarle Eye Center and Precision Eye Care Businesses
Jitendra is a doctor and a surgeon but he is also the owner of both Albemarle Eye Care Center, as well as Precision Eye Care Center. Edenton, Elizabeth City, Kinston, Kitty Hawk, Nags Head and Washington are the 6 locations currently servicing eastern North Carolina. There are several more locations coming and the business is growing rapidly. Dr. Swarup is an astute businessman as well as a world class surgeon. He desires to bring high quality eye care services to as many people in our area as possible.
Having once needed help financially, the scholarship he received gave him the opportunity to focus on studying rather than having to worry about two things at once – one of them being money and the other studying. At this stage in his career, he considers himself fortunate enough to be able to give back and thus he has endowed a junior student with a scholarship through HUMAA. The Suman Swarup Scholarship as it had been named is in honor of his mother, Mrs. Suman Swarup.
Dr. Swarup’s Me Time
You may also want to know that Dr. Swarup enjoys boating, traveling and relaxing on the unspoiled beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
Looking Forward to The Future
His life has many facets and for each one, he works hard to be the best possible person for that role. He is a great ophthalmologist, eye surgeon, and businessman. He is also a man with a kind heart as evidenced by his philanthropy and his love for his family. The future is out there and whatever is ahead, he will be at the cutting edge of it all.