CHAIRMANDCH, MD Ophth. AIIMSVitreo-Retina & Lasik SpecialistHe is specialized in Ophthalmology from the most prestigious Dr RP Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi. He has presented at various international and national meetings and has written chapters in various textbooks. He has been Honoured Bharat Jyoti Award in 2003 for outstanding work in field of Ophthalmology, Rashtriya Gaurav Award in 2003, Dr RN Sabharwal Gold Medal in 2004, HUF Excellence Award 2014 for contribution in the field of Health Care.He has received his MBBS degree from VSS Medical College, Orissa. He was trained at Christian medical college, Vellore. He has obtained his MD Ophthalmology from Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi in 1978. he was formerly at Dr. RP Centre (AIIMS) and Sri Ganga Ram Hospital and presently Director and Chief Eye Surgeon at DPLEI. He is specialist in Phaco, Vitreo-retina, LASIK, Diode Laser, YAG laser etc. he has bagged several awrds , delievered oration and has severalpublications and books to his credit.He was trained in laser and vitreo-retina surgery under well-known Prof. Lund at University Eye Clinic, Munich, Germany in 1988. he has a distinguished academic career at AIIMS . His world in the field of ophthalmology has been recognized both nationally and internationally, for which he has been awarded by international bodies.His pivotal role has been in the development of DPLEI – A Referral Vitreo-retinal Centre, where all modern diagnostic and treatment modalities are available. He has also published many scientific papers, especially in laser and vitreo-retinal surgery in various national and international journals.During his last 25 years of practice in the field of ophthalmology, he has accumulated extensive knowledge and experience, which he is trying to share with others through hispublications. He has visited a large number of countries all over the world to deliver lecture and participate in conferences etc. he has recently been honored with Bharat Jyoti Award 2003 for his outstanding work in the field of ophthalmology. At present, he is also a Technical Expert for NABH for assessment of Hospitals, Vice President, Consortium for Accredited Health Care Organization (CAHO) and Secretary General, Foundation of Ophthalmic and Optometry Research Education Centre (FOOREC).