Satish Modi, MD, FRCSC, CPI

Satish S. Modi, MD, FRCS(C), CPI, completed his Ophthalmology residency at Montefiore Hospital & Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, New York. He has held a position of Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Albert Einstein School of Medicine since then.

Dr Modi began private practice in Poughkeepsie, NY, and founded the Seeta Eye Centers with offices in Poughkeepsie, Fishkill, and Carmel, NY. He specializes in cataract and refractive surgery and had the first femtosecond cataract laser in the Northeast, after Drs. Mackool and Donnenfeld.

In 2015, 80% of all his cataract surgeries have been performed with the laser. Over 44% of all his cataract surgeries have been with premium implants such as the Toric and Restor implants. Furthermore, Dr Modi performed 300 refractive procedures, using the IntraLase and 400 Allegretto WaveLight instruments.

In 1998, Dr. Modi founded the Dutchess Ambulatory Surgical Center, a multi specialty ASC, where he performs all his surgeries, including glaucoma, strabismus, blrpharoplasties, and ICLs. There are over 30 other surgeons who use the facility.

Dr. Modi is a CPI, or a Certified Principal Investigator, through the ACRP (Association of Clinical Research Professionals) and is well versed in GCP, ICH, and FDA protocol. He has been involved in 40 studies, both NDA, and IDE.

Finally, Dr Modi is an AAAHC Surveyor and evaluates ASCs throughout the country.


Seeta Eye Centers


23 Davis Avenue

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603 USA

Telephone – 845-454-1025

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