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”
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. Raminder Singh: He has done M.S. Ophthalmology from. S.N Medical College Agra.Then he pursued long term fellowship (1995-1997) in iladevi Cataract & IOL Research Centre-Ahmadabad. His area of interest are Cataract Glaucoma surgery, Refractive surgery.
Dr. Sapna Raina completed her MS in Ophthalmology from Air Force Command Hospital, Bangalore. She has also attained DNB (Ophthalmology) and was awarded the MNAMS by the National Academy of Medical Sciences. She has also been awarded Fellowship by All India Collegium of Ophthalmologist (FAICO) in Glaucoma.
Dr. Sapna Raina’s clinical experience includes more than 13 years of distinguished service in the Indian Armed Forces at premium institutes including AFCME New Delhi and AHR&R Hospital as an Ophthalmologist and was Ist in Overall Order of Merit during Medical Officers Basic Course. She has extensive experience in Stitchless Cataract Surgery including premium lenses (Toric, Multifocal, Trifocal lenses), well versed in Retina Diagnostics and Medical Retina including Intravitreal Injections and Retinal Laser, Proficient in all Glaucoma diagnostics, therapeutics and surgeries.
Dr. Sapna Raina was Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Army College of Medical Sciences Delhi and UG Examiner for Guru Govind Singh Indraprastha University Delhi.
She is an expert in Aviation Ophthalmology and was HOD (Ophthalmology) at Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), New Delhi for more than 8 years. She has been conducting Ophthalmological Examination & Evaluation for Defence and Civil Aviation Pilots in India. She has been key Specialist responsible for constantly reviewing and updating the Ophthalmic Standards for the conduct of medical examination for Defence and Civil Aviation Pilots by constantly researching and submitting papers in various national/international Aviation Medicine Seminars. She has been honoured and won various awards.
Paper Presentation: She has published 12 papers in indexed journals and contributed chapters in Ophthalmology textbooks
Dr. Arun Kumar Sinha obtained his medical degree from Ranchi University after which he completed his specialization in Ophthalmology from Patna University. He began his career as Ophthalmic Surgeon and Medical Officer at Sitapur Eye Hospital, Sitapur Uttar Pradesh and went on to become a renowned Ophthalmologist as Managing Director and Chief Consultant at Nayandeep Eye Hospital, Muzaffarpur, Bihar. He obtained fellowship in contact lenses from Contact Lens Foundation, Calcutta. He acquired fellowship training in Phacoemulsification at Laxmi Eye Institute, Mumbai and achieved proficiency in the technique at the esteemed L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. He has recently trained in LASIK surgery with Dr. Rupal Shah at New Vision Laser Centre, Vadodara.
He is proficient in using the Phacoemulsification technique of cataract surgery for all types of cataract including brown and hypermature cataract and implantation of intraocular lenses (unifocal, multifocal, toric IOLs). He is an expert in the surgical repair of subluxated lens using CTR as well as clear lens extraction for high myopia. His surgical dexterity in cases of complicated cataract with small pupil is commendable. He is adept in the surgical management of Glaucoma (Trabeculectomy and combined Phaco-Trab). He is an experienced Cornea surgeon (Keratoplasty). He also possesses prodigious skill in surgical correction of Squint (both horizontal and oblique muscle surgeries) and Oculoplasty cases (Ptosis, DCR, Pterygium and lid repair).
Dr. Sinha has been an active community Ophthalmologist conducting more than 35000 screening camps and over two lakh cataract cases operated at outreach camps and base hospital. He has imparted Phacoemulsification training to Ophthalmologists at Nayandeep Eye Hospital, Muzaffarpur and has conducted live surgery demonstrations and workshops all over Bihar, Jharkhand and Assam. He has presented several papers and been an avid participant in several state and national Cataract and Refractive Surgery conferences.
His professional accolades include holding the prestigious position of President of Eastern India Zonal Ophthalmic Society, (EIZOS - 2006), Bihar Ophthalmic Society (BOS- 2005) and Indian Medical Association, Muzaffarpur (IMA- 1982).
Dr. Aashish Kumar Bansal has completed MBBS and MS in Ophthalmology from the Medical College, Rohtak, followed by fellowship in Cornea from the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad and the Melbourne University, Australia; fellowship in Refractive Surgery from the Phillips Eye Institute, Minneapolis, USA; and advanced training in Artificial Cornea at the Lions Eye Institute, Perth, Australia.
Dr. Bansal’s previous experience includes working as Consultant (1992-2003) and Head of the Department of Cornea and Refractive Surgery (1998-2003) at the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad; Senior Consultant, Cornea and Refractive Surgery and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology (2003-2013) at the Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad and Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Rochester (2002-2008).
Refractive keratoplasty, Laser refractive surgery, refractive cataract surgery are Dr Bansal’s focus areas. He has published over 60 research papers, and has delivered over 350 lectures. He has mentored and trained over 50 cornea fellows and over 100 in cataract microsurgery and phacoemulsification.
Dr. Bansal has been honored with many awards like Achievement Award by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Joan Filipe Ferreira oration, Best Paper at the World Refractive Surgery Symposium, Vengala Rao award by the APOS. He is the only Indian to be inducted into the Board of Directors of the International Society of Refractive Surgery, and is currently the Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the APOS. He runs the popular EyEdu education program.