Executive Director and Consultant at B. B. Eye Foundation, VIP
Senior Consultant at B B Eye Foundation
Director – SLR Eye and Retina Surgeons
Consultant – Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, Cataract, Squint, Lasik and Ocular Trauma. Have extensive experience in handling all kinds of difficult surgical situations. Good knowledge of setting up and managing eye hospital of repute.Involved in evolution and growth of three eye hospitals in Kolkata, India.
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, Cataract, Lasik / ICL, Ocular Trauma, Hospital Management
Executive Director and Consultant at B B Eye Foundation VIP
October 2012 – Present
A tertiary level eye care facility with all specialities – Cataract, Retina, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Squint, Glaucoma, Oculoplasty, Cornea, Neuro-opthalmology, Refractive Surgery.
Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at B B Eye Foundation
December 2009 – Present
Special Interest – Cataract, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Squint, Trauma, Refractive Surgery
Assistant Medical Director and Consultant at Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata
October 2004 – December 2009 (5 years 3 months)
Joined as consultant in Sankara Nethralaya and was sent on deputation to RNSN, Kolkata. Was a good learning experience in improving the surgical skills and in capacity building of the Pediatric Ophthalmology Department. Was in the core team of Orbis DC10 project at Kolkata in 2005. Performing live pediatric cataract surgery in the DC 10 aircraft was an enriching experience. From 2007 onwards, when Sankara Nethralaya set up its own hospital in Kolkata, He also evolved into the senior most anterior segment surgeon, handling all complicated cases. Was involved in setting up of the hospital with extremely difficult timelines to build the set up. The rise of the hospital has been meteoric in terms of the number of patients showing their confidence in us.
(Total 8000+ surgeries)
- Phacoemulsification – routine (topical)/difficult cases both adult and pediatric.
- Strabismus surgeries.
- Primary sclero-corneal wound repair.
- Lasik / ICL
- SFIOL/CTR implantation.
- Other anterior segment procedures
October 2003 – September 2004 (1 year)
Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology from Sankara Nethralaya. Was first candidate to join the reputed Sankara Nethralaya-Orbis Pediatric Ophthalmology Training and Learning Centre as fellow. ORBIS is a nonprofit, global development organization whose mission is to eliminate avoidable blindness by strengthening the capacity of local eye health partners in their efforts to prevent and treat blindness.
Resident at Patna Medical College
April 2000 – June 2003 (3 years 3 months)
Got basic training in Ophthalmology from Patna Medical College.
Intern at Bangalore Medical College
July 1998 – June 1999 (1 year)
Was the first working experience after finishing MBBS course. Was one of the best times in my entire career as there was so much to learn and experience in such a small time frame.
Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, 2003 – 2004
During this period he received formal training in Pediatric Ophthalmology. He was privileged to be the first candidate to graduate from the now illustrious Sankara Nethralaya Orbis Pediatric Ophthalmology Learning and Training Center.
Patna Medical College – M.S., Ophthalmology, 2000 – 2003
Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute – MBBS, 1993 – 1999