Prof. Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev (Padma Shri Awardee)

Prof. Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev (Padma Shri Awardee)
36+ Years of Experience
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Specialties of Prof. Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev (Padma Shri Awardee)

SMILE Eye Surgery
LASIK & Refractive Surgery
Cataract Surgery
Cornea Services
Ocular Surface & Dry Eyes Disorders
Keratoconus Treatment
Computer Vision Syndrome

Qualification of Prof. Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev (Padma Shri Awardee)




Fellowship in Cornea (Georgetown University, Washington D.C., USA)


Honorary Professor at T.S. Mishra Medical College, Lucknow

Experience of Prof. Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev (Padma Shri Awardee)

Assistant Professor, AIIMS, June 1987

Associate Professor, AIIMS, 1991-96

Sr. Consultant, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital (1996)

Chairman & Medical Director, Centre For Sight Group of Eye Hospitals,1996 - Now

Research & Designation of Prof. Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev (Padma Shri Awardee)

- President - All India Ophthalmological Society since Feb. 2020

- President - All India Ophthalmological Society 2019

- Vice-President - All India Ophthalmological Society 2018

- Presently, a non-official member of the Managing Board of Indian Red Cross Society, New Delhi

- Presently, Managing editor – Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

- Presently, Chairman Scientific Committee, Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society, India

- Secretary, Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society, India, 2006

- President, Delhi Ophthalmological Society-2006

- Vice President, Delhi Ophthalmological Society– 2005

- Editor, Delhi Ophthalmological Society - Visiscan 2003-2005

- Member, Asian Refractive Council, 2002

- Secretary, All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, 1997

- Organizing Secretary 10th ICMRK

- Organizing Secretary –LOC 55th All India Ophthalmological Society Conference, Feb 1997

- Ex-President, Scientific Committee, All India Ophthalmological Society (1996-1999)

- Secretary, Delhi Ophthalmological Society, 1993 to 1995

Awards & Recognition of Prof. Dr. Mahipal S Sachdev (Padma Shri Awardee)

- Awarded Padamshri in January 2007

- Awarded Honorary FAICO by AIOS in 2020

- Centre for Sight has been recently awarded as “The Best Single Specialty Hospital- Ophthalmology” at the Times Health Care Achievers Awards.

- Pioneered Small Incision Lenticule extraction (SMILE) in India, and a high volume SMILE surgeon

- Pioneered blade free Femtocatarct technology in India

- Performed the first iLASIK (Bladeless LASIK) in India

- First to install Zyoptix (Bladeless LASIK) in India

- First to introduce Phakic IOLs in India

- He is widely credited to be the pioneer & propagate the technique of Phacoemulsification for Cataract surgery

- Principal Investigator in multiple Clinical reasearch studies

- Led team of ophthalmologists into Guiness Book of World Records for maximum number of Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings in a day

- Inducted in Wall of Fame at Modern School, Barakhamba Road

- Recognised as best resident and stood first in M.D. Ophthalmology (AIIMS)

- He has been recognized globally with fellowships and scholarships from the “Fifth International Symposium on Immunopathology”- Japan, “International Society of Eye Research”, “Research to Prevent Blindness”, New York, “Fisons award by the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists”, USA amongst others.

- Won the “A C Aggrawal Memorial Trophy”, “Col. Rangachari Certificate”, “Krishna Sohan Singh Trophy”, “Dr Ishwar Chand Silver Jubilee Award”

- Received “Life Time Achievement Award- Ophthalmology” at Times Health care Achievers program held in Delhi.

- Honoured as one of the "Prominent Sikhs of India" on the occasion of 550th Birth Anniversary of Guru Nanak Ji

- Awarded “International leading Ophthalmologist 2016” in the conference Eye Advance by Swiss Eye research Foundation Switzerland

- Launched the Village adoption programme to prevent and treat avoidable blindness

- Member of Global Advisory Board Johnson & Johnson Surgical vision

- 115+ Articles published in Indexed Ophthalmological Journals

- Authored the First book on Phacoemulsification in India

- 175+ Papers & Courses presented at National & International Conferences

- 400+ National & International Conferences attended

- 150+ Articles published in MagazinesNewspaper

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