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).