FRCS - Ophthalmology (Glasgow), DO, DNB - Ophthalmology, MBBS
Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon,
18 Years Experience
Dr Ashish Nagpal MBBS, DOMS, DNB , FRCS ( Glasgow) has been in ophthalmic field for the last 16 years. He has done his undergraduate training from the reputed University Of Pune and followed by further postgraduate training from Regional Institute Of Ophthalmology , Sitapur, UP ( CSM University , Kanpur , Uttar Pradesh ) and Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, New Delhi , India. He was awarded the Diplomate of National Board in Ophthalmology by the National Board Of Examinations, New Delhi .He was also conferred the reputed FRCS in Ophthalmology (Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow) in 2004.In 2005 , he went on to pursue his interest in Cornea by doing a super specialty fellowship training in Cornea & Anterior Segment from L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, IndiaIn 2006 ,he got the opportunity to work as a Clinical Assistant with pioneering and dynamic Corneal, Refractive surgeon Mr Sheraz Daya , Director, Corneo Plastic Unit , Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Trust, East Grinstead, UK and Centre For Sight .While in UK , he also got the opportunity to be a Clinical Observer with Mr Bruce Allan, Senior Consultant and Mr John Dart, Senior Consultant, & Director of Research at Cornea and Refractive Surgery Services at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London which is the oldest and largest specialist eye hospital in the world.Dr.Nagpal’s area of interest is Surgical Cornea especially Corneal Transplant Surgery, Advanced Lamellar Corneal Transplants like Endothelial Keratoplasty ( DSEK) and Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty ( DALK) and Keratoconus .Apart from the above he is proficient in Cataract Surgery ( Phacoemulsification ) and Refractive Surgeries like LASIK, PRK , Implantable Contact Lens ( ICL)Since 2006 , he has been a consultant at the Cornea , Cataract and Refractive Surgery Department at Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad, India and was head of the department from 2010 to 2016.Many years of experience at Retina Foundation & Eye Research Center, Ahmedabad, India, a tertiary referral centre for eye problems has further made him adapt at handling complicated cases of corneal disease, corneal infections, ocular trauma ( eye injuries) , complicated cataracts.Dr Ashish Nagpal is a firm believer in progress through Clinical Research and has presented his work at International and National Conferences. He regularly enriches his experience by visiting several centers in U.S.A and Europe.He has been a reviewer of peer reviewed journals like American Journal Of Ophthalmology and Cornea .In India, Dr Nagpal has been invited to many prestigious meetings/ workshops , like the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons( ESCRS) , American Society Of Catract and Refractive Surgeons ( ASCRS) , All Indian Ophthalmologic Society Conference( AIOS) , Delhi Ophthalmological Society, Gujarat Ophthalmological Society, , Indian Implant and Refractive Surgery Society (IIRSI), Baroda Ophthalmological Society , Rajasthan Ophthalmologic Society etc to share and teach various aspects of corneal and Refractive surgery .International Professional Affiliations includeInternational Member of American Academy Of OphthalmologyMember of American Society of Cataract and Refractive SurgeryMember of Cornea Society , USANational Professional Affiliations includeMember of Cornea Society of IndiaMember of All India Ophthalmological SocietyMember of Indian Medical AssociationMember of Gujarat Ophthalmological SocietyMember of Ahmedabad Ophthalmological SocietyDr Nagpal is also keenly involved with the Blind People’s Association and local NGO’s like Manav Sadhna, AsoPalov Eye Bank and is an active member of the Eye Bank Association of India, to help bring the latest technology and services to the underprivileged.