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Qualifications & Experience

Qualifications & Experience

Professional Qualifications

M.B.B.S University of Pune, India Dec 1994
Masters in Surgery
(M.S. Ophthalmology)
BJ Medical College, University
Hospitals, Pune, India
Jan 1998
DNB (Diplomate of
National Board)
National Board of Examinations,
New Delhi, India
May 1998
FRCSEd Ophthalmology Royal College of Surgeons,
May 1999
FRCSEd Ophthalmology
(Exit examination)
Royal College of Surgeons,
May 2007
MRCOphth Royal College of Ophthalmologists,
Dec 2013

Fellowship Training

Adnexal Fellow,
Lid, lacrimal, orbit and paediatric oculoplastics
Moorfields Eye Hospital
  July 09 – July 10
Paediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship
Advanced Subspecialty Training in Paediatric ophthalmology (ASTO)
Birmingham Children’s Hospital
  Aug 08 – Feb 09
Oculoplastic fellowship
ASTO – Out Of Programme Experience
Leicester Royal Infirmary
  Aug 07- Aug 08

Academic Achievements

  1. Gold Medal at the Diplomate of National Board Examinations (DNB) in 1998. This is a national level post graduate ophthalmology examination in India.
  2. Ranked first at the MS (Ophthalmology) postgraduate examination: B J Medical College, University of Pune, India in1998.
  3. First in Ophthalmology with distinction at the Final MBBS examination, University of Pune, India, 1994.

Awards and Prizes

  1. Best paper: Socket, ASOPRS and OPAI, Hyderabad, India 2007.
  2. First prize: Poster, World Cornea Congress, Washington, December 2005.
  3. First Prize: MCLOSA Poster Presentation, London, November 2003.
  4. First Prize: Leicester Ophthalmological Research Prize Day, January 2003.
  5. Best Paper of the session: “PRK Reborn” at ASCRS, USA, June 2002.
  6. Best Paper of the session: “IOL opacification” at ASCRS, USA, June 2002.