Dr. Lav Kochgaway

Dr. Lav Kochgaway

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MBBS, MS - Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology

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Dr. Lav Kochgaway is a Executive Director and Consultant at B. B. Eye Foundation, VIP, Senior Consultant at B B Eye Foundation, Director – SLR Eye and Retina SurgeonsConsultant – 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.A tertiary level eye care facility with all specialties – Cataract, Retina, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Squint, Glaucoma, Oculoplasty, Cornea, Neuro-opthalmology, Refractive Surgery. Special Interest – Cataract, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Squint, Trauma, Refractive Surgery. 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.Key Skills (Total 9000+ 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.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.He done Sankara Nethralaya-Orbis Pediatric Ophthalmology Training and Learning Center, 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.

Teghoria, Kolkata

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VIP Road, Loknathpur, Landmark: Near Big Bazar, Kolkata

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Specializations

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Strabismus Specialist
Cataract and Refractive Surgeon

Awards and Recognitions

Grand Prize for Best Video, Asia Pacific Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons - 2014
Best Video at Challenging Cases Symposium of European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, London - 2014
Best Video Award at Ophthalmological Society of West Bengal Conference - 2014
Best Video Award by Kolkata Academy of Ophthalmology - 2015

Education

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MBBS - Bangalore University, 1999
MS - Ophthalmology - University of Patna, 2003
Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology - Sankara Nethralaya-Orbis Pediatric Opthamology Training and Learning Centre, 2004

Memberships

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All India Ophthalmological Society
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Society of India
Delhi Ophthalmological Society
Bihar Ophthalmological Society
Jharkhand Ophthalmological Society

Experience

2012 - 2016 Executive Director and Consultant Opthalmologist at B B Eye Foundation VIP
2009 - 2016 Senior Consultant Opthalmologist at B B Eye Foundation
2004 - 2009 Assistant Medical Director and Consultant at Sankara Nethralaya
2000 - 2003 Resident at Patna Medical College

Registrations

62393 West Bengal Medical Council, 2004
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