Dr. Bharat Ratna
Specialties of Dr. Bharat Ratna
Qualification of Dr. Bharat Ratna
Experience of Dr. Bharat Ratna
Major General (Dr) Jitendra Kumar Singh Parihar is an astute eye surgeon, academician and skill transfer resource person of international eminence in the highly specialized fields of Anterior Segment, Glaucoma valve and complex ocular surgeries. He has more than 60,000 Cataract, 2500 Corneal Transplant , 1000 Glaucoma valve and 1500 refractive laser surgeries in his credit in a professional carrier of 35 years. He has served Indian Armed Forces and held various appointments including Professor at AFMC Pune and Professor Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Army Hospital (Research and Referral) Delhi Cantt for almost one decade. He held the prestigious appointment of Additional Director General Armed Forces(Medical Research ,Health & Training /Education) and was responsible to monitor and galvanized Medical Research and education in various medical teaching institutes of entire Armed forces services.
Research and Designation held of Dr. Bharat Ratna
Senior Consultant Ophthalmology and Head – Education & Training ,Center for Sight
Awards and Recognition of Dr. Bharat Ratna
Major General JKS Parihar has several awards in his credit including coveted recognition by the President of India thrice on the occasions of Republic day in the form of awards like SENA MEDAL 2003 , VISHISHT SEVA MEDAL 2007 & Bar to VSM in 2014. The “Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Appreciation Award 2016” conferred by the Govt of Afghanistan for expressing humanity & maintaining roots of mutual friendship through vigorous efforts of treating patients from ANA. He has been honored by professional bodies at both International and national level such as the Distinguished Service Award 2011 by Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology at Australia, FAMS 2012 by the National Academy of Medical Sciences , Air Marshal MS Boparai oration and award 2017 by Ocular Trauma Society of India, VIIth Dr MC Nahata Naitra Suraksha Puraskar 2011,Dr Kumud Joshi Memorial Award 2015 and NSPB Award 2005 by National Society of Prevention and Control of Blindness , Dr PR Roy ACOIN Award 2014 by Association of Community Ophthalmologists of India , 7th International Sardar Patel Award 2012 by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Foundation, New Delhi, Dr PN Khanna award 2014 by Delhi, Dr. SD Athavale Award 2005 by Maharashtra , Dr Sandeep Wagh award 2013 by Poona Ophthalmological society and Gold Medal (twice 2013 and 09) conferred by the Indian Society of Intra Ocular Lens Implant and Refractive Surgery. He is proud recipient of commendation awards of Chief of Army Staff , VCOS ,GOC in C Northern and Western Command as well as appreciation award by the Governor of WB,J& K, Assam and Mizoram.
He has the unique honour and privilege to be chosen by several top most and prominent dignitaries of India including two successive President of India as an operating ophthalmic surgeon.