Ms Oswal completed medical school in 1999 and then completed a post graduate masterโ€™s degree in Ophthalmology from the prestigious institute of KMC, Manipal Academy of Higher Education in India. She worked as an assistant professor in Ophthalmology at the institute of KMC upon completion of her postgraduate degree, until 2005.

After moving to the UK, Ms Oswal did her early Ophthalmology training in East Lancashire Hospital NHS Trust. She then pursued her research interest and worked as an academic fellow at the Academic Unit of Ophthalmology, Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Birmingham, under Professor P Murray and Miss S Rauz for a year in 2010. She then completed the run-through training in Ophthalmology (West Midlands and North-East Deanery) and was awarded the CCT in January 2018. Having developed a special interest in Vitreoretinal surgery with an innate surgical ability, she undertook a year of Vitreoretinal fellowship at Royal Hallamshire Hospitals, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and worked as Consultant Ophthalmologist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon at County Durham and Darlington NHS Trust from 2019 โ€“ 2022.

She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and is committed to teaching and training. Ms Oswal is the Clinical Supervisor for regional trainees. She is the lead clinical supervisor for an advanced nurse practitioner course with interest in Vitreoretinal surgery and maintains an active role in clinical research.

Ms Oswal is also an examiner for the Royal College of Ophthalmologists.

Ms Oswal has completed the Certification course Surgical Leadership Programme from Harvard Medical School, Boston USA.

Ms Oswal speaks all of the following languages:

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Gujarati
  • Marwari
  • Kannada
  • Marathi