DNB FRCS(Glasgow) FICO Uvea & Cataract Specialist
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
Aravind Eye Hospital & PG Institute of Ophthalmology, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu.
Fellowship in Uveitis & Ocular Inflammation (2010): Aravind Eye Hospital & PG Institute of Ophthalmology, Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Fellowship in Ocular Inflammatory Disease in Vitreoretinal Disorders (2011): Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Special Interests: Uveitis & Ocular Immunology- Management of ocular tuberculosis, Immunosuppressive therapy for non-infectious uveitis & scleritis, Phacoemulsification in small pupil complicated cataracts. Ocular manifestations of systemic diseases.
Medical Retina Specialist
Government Medical College, Chandigarh
MD (1998 - Dec 2001): All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi
Senior Residency in Vitreo-Retina (2002-2005):
All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS),
Special Interests: Management of Diabetic retinopathy, Age-related Macular Degeneration and Retinopathy of Prematurity.
Associate Consultant at centre for sight , New Delhi.
MBBS(gold medalist),MS in ophthalmology and senior residency from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. DNB, FICO(UK), FAICO, FLVPEI (retina).
His areas of professional expertise:
Cataract and refractive surgeries, specially laser surgeries.
Retina including all lasers and medical management.
Glaucoma management including trabeculectomies, Valve surgery, Lasers in Glaucoma, Paediatric Glaucoma; cataract surgery including combined Glaucoma and cataract surgeries.
Dr Amrita Aneja did her MS from SMS medical College Jaipur in 2012.Post that she did her cataract/ phacoemulsification fellowship and has successfully done more than 5000 cataract surgery till now. She also did a fellowship in Glaucoma from MM joshi eye institute. She has worked at various eminent hospitals in Delhi NCR as a cataract and glaucoma consultant.
- MBBS (2004) – Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Banglore, Karnataka
- MS (2009) – JJM Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Bangalore, Karnataka
- Fellowship in Vitreo – Retina (Dec – 2012 to June 2014) – Dr. Shroff Charity Eye Hospital, Dryaganj, New Delhi
- Consultant, Vitreo retina at Vision eye centre, New Delhi.
- Consultant, vitreo retina at Vasan eye care hospital, New Delhi
- Long term Fellowship in vitreo retina at Dr Shroff’s Charity eye hospital, Daryaganj, Delhi
• I have pursued my training as a fellow in vitreo retina at this esteemed eye hospital. I am confident in clinical procedures like Indirect ophthalmoscopy, B-Scan ultrasound, interpretation of FFA, interpretation of OCT and ROP screening. I am competent in doing retinal lasers like PRP, laser barrage and macular lasers. I have independently performed core vitrectomies for endophthalmitis, nucleus drop and IOL dislocation. I have performed vitrectomies for retinal detachment independently. I am confident in performing scleral buckling surgery, silicone oil removal, lensectomy, membranectomy. I have performed sclera fixated IOL under supervision.
• I have also been a part of outreach programmes like screening for diabetic retinopathy
- Senior Resident in ESI Hospital, Basaidarapur, New Delhi
• I have done my senior residency at this multi specialty hospital. My work included managing clinical OPDs, emergencies, and assisting and independently performing surgeries. I have performed about 20 cataract surgeries by phacoemulsification, about 1000 by SICS/ECCE technique, 10 trabeculectomy, DCR/DCT, entropion/ectropion, etc. I have also assisted specialized surgeries like squint correction, etc.
- Assistant Professor, SMVMCH, Pondicherry
- M.S. (Ophthalmology) JJM Medical College, Karnataka
I joined the three-year basic structured training program in Ophthalmology, at this premier teaching institute, JJM Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka and graduated with Master’s Degree in Ophthalmology. It is a 1000 bedded busy tertiary hospital attached to a medical college. The department of Ophthalmology has 50 beds and 4 units, with 8 consultants.
My work involved attending the out-patient clinics, doing ward-rounds and refraction on regular basis. I was posted by rotation in different units involved in running various special clinics like glaucoma, retina and squint clinic. I also regularly assisted and performed independently various routine procedures in the OT like cataract surgery, DCR, entropion, enucleation, evisceration etc. I have independently performed about 50 ECCE, 35 SICS. I have also assisted in specialised surgical procedures like phacoemulsification, squint correction, vitrectomy and keratoplasty. I was also part of the team in organising many eye camps at our institute as well as in the periphery.
I was regularly on call duty for casualty where I was actively involved in the management of the ocular emergencies including surgical management of trauma cases.
Teaching of undergraduate students
PG entrance coaching
“Biometric investigations to know the anatomical variations in various degrees of myopia” submitted as thesis under supervision of Dr Ravindra Banakar
“Evaluation of choroidal thickness in normal eyes using enhanced depth imaging optical coherence tomography in Indian population”
“Evaluation of choroidal thickness in eyes with anatomically closed macular hole following surgery”
Professor Mahipal. S. Sachdev, Chairman, Medical Director of Centre for Sight & President Elect of All India Ophthalmological Society was honored with Padmashri award on January 26, 2007. In the year 2017 he attained Professorship in Ophthalmology.
He is a renowned ophthalmic Surgeon who is recognized for his expertise in the area of Corneal, Refractive & Cataract Surgery, both nationally and internationally. He is widely credited to be pioneer in India in propagating the technique of Phacoemulsification for cataract surgery and Lasik Laser for removal of glasses. Professor Sachdev pursued his medical education at the graduate and post graduate level at All India Institute of Medical Sciences.. He later joined AIIMS as a Faculty Member. In the year 1989, he took up a Fellowship at Georgetown University, Washington DC to master the latest in ophthalmology.
In 1996, Professor Mahipal Sachdev stepped out of AIIMS with a dream of creating a world class eye hospital. “Centre for Sight” is an outcome of that. Centre for Sight (CFS) offers state of the art medical facilities to the citizens of India at a fraction of the cost elsewhere in the world, affording its patients “Safety”, “Expertise” and “Technology”. It is today known as one of the leading Eye Centres in the country. It is truly a testimony to Prof. Sachdev’s spirit of enterprise and vision. Centre for Sight has been recently awarded as “The Best Single Specialty Hospital- Ophthalmology” from Times Health care Achievers..
Professor Mahipal is a visionary and leader. He has always been the torchbearer in the field of eye care pioneering several procedures including laser assisted blade less surgery for cataract and Lasik. Prof. Mahipal was among the first to introduce Lasik and Phakic IOLs & Femtosecond laser technology for Lasik. Prof. Mahipal also has pioneered blade free Femto cataract technology in India.
Prof. Mahipal Sachdev has been active in imparting surgical training to the larger ophthalmic community. He has conducted several live surgery demonstrations in the remotest locations of India to teach and popularize the technique of suture less cataract surgery.. In the year 1999 he was inducted to the Summit Autonomous Society USA, which recognizes leading refractive surgeons globally. He is the Indian representative at the Asia Refractive Council and has been active in various international symposia and conferences, where he has conducted courses and presented over 150 papers. He has authored over 5 books on cataract & Refractive surgery ,today referred to by every budding Ophthalmologist. Prof. Mahipal is an active contributor of articles on eye health in mass media for the benefit of the general public also.
Prof. Mahipal S. Sachdev has received numerous awards and distinctions in India and abroad for his contribution to Ophthalmology. Prof. Mahipal has also received “Life Time Achievement Award- Ophthalmology” at Times Health care Achievers program held in Delhi.
Prof. Mahipal S. Sachdev is a rare combination of a brilliant surgeon, an entrepreneur and above all, a compassionate human being. He has ensured that the Indian Flag remains flying high in the domain of eye care and that the patients in India have access to the best and the latest when it comes to treating their eyes in line with his own mission statement “…. every eye deserves the best”.
Dr Mayank Mahajan pursued his ophthalmology training at Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla. He did two years of his comprehensive training followed by advanced training in cataract and refractive surgeries at LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. He was awarded the best outgoing fellow based upon his outstanding work and dedication towards patients.
Dr. Mahajan is a young dynamic physician who specializes in cataract, LASIK and refractive laser procedures. He uses state-of-the-art treatment modalities for his patients, of laser refractive surgeries. With the use of femtosecond laser technology, he aims to provide the highest level of accuracy in cataract and refractive surgeries. His goal is to provide the best possible care to each patient.
Dr Meenakshi has done MS in Ophthalmology from Maulana Azad Medical College (GNEC) and has rich experience of around 20+ years. Prior to joining Centre for Sight, she was associated as a Senior Consultant with Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Cochin.
Specialities - Cataract, Refractive Surgery, Medical Glaucoma
Dr Nupur Raina completed her basic medical education from J&K and Karnataka (Gold Medalist, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences). She then joined Venu Eye Institute and research centre, New Delhi for a fellowship in medical glaucoma, followed by a 2 year fellowship in comprehensive ophthalmology.
-Managing general Ophthalmology patients
- topical clear corneal phacoemulsification with premium IOL implantation
-Medical management of glaucoma patinets (including lasers in glaucoma)
Dr Prachi Dave completed her graduation (MBBS) and post-graduation (MS) in Ophthalmology from BYL Nair Hospital and TN Medical College, Mumbai. She then pursued her fellowship in the field of Vitreoretina from Dr Shroff's Charitable Eye Hospital, New Delhi. She is also a member of the esteemed Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Edinburgh, UK. She has numerous other qualifications to her credit, the DNB Ophthalmology and the FICO degree awarded by the UK, to name a few. Her areas of expertise are diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, congenital retinal disorders, retinopathy of prematurity, macular disorders and uveitis. She is proficient in diagnosing and treating simple as well as complex disorders of the retina. She is an avid researcher and has over twenty publications in peer-reviewed international and national journals. She has presented her work in numerous national conferences. She has a keen eye for detail and her approach towards patients is very open, friendly, and compassionate