Educational Qualification and Personal Experience :
MBBS, Shri M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, 1985-1986
M.S. (OPHTHALMOLOGY), Shri M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, 1986-1989
4th year Residency, Shri M.P.Shah Medical College, Jamnagar, 1989-1990
Work Experience :
2 years at C.U.Shah Eye Hospital, Surendranagar as Consultant, 1990-1992
Joined as fellow at lladevi Cataract & IOL Research Centre under Dr. A.R. Vasavada and continued working as Assistant Eye Surgeon. Learnt ECCE, Phaco and Neonatal Cataract Management with all types of diagnosis and medical treatment, 1992-1996
Chief Consultant Ophthalmologist at Lions Karnavati SVP Eye Hospital, Ognaj, Ahmedabad. [Total eye surgeries performed here were around 10000, this included conventional cataract surgery, phacoemusification and others like Anti Glaucoma Surgery, Triple Surgery (Phaco + IOL + AGS) and other Anterior segment surgeries.]
Started a new hospital set up of O.P.D. and Operation Theatres as well as an Academic Fellowship Programme for junior M.S. Ophthalmology Doctors in Ophthalmology in general and cataract as super speciality with diagnosis and treatment of all types of cataracts, 1996-2000
Private Practice, 2001-2006
Senior Consultant at Manipal Cure And Care, Himalaya Mall, Drive in, Ahmedabad, 2007-2008
Medical Director at Lions Karnavati SVP Eye Hospital, Ognaj, Ahmedabad, 2009-2010
Chief Consultant Ophthalmologist at Indian Red Cross Society, Samjuba Eye Hospital, Sanji Talavadi, Dholka, 2010-till date
Ophthalmology practice at Shantnam Eye Care Hospital, 2000-till date
Awards, Honours & Presentations :
HIGHEST INTERNATIONAL AWARD to a Non-Lions Person from the International Association of Lions Clubs from Lion Frank Moore III, International Vice President Lions Club International in March,2000.
APPRECIATION CERTIFICATE FROM GOVT. OF GUJARAT. For the best involvement and performance in millennium surgery celebration by the Hon. Health Minister, Shri Ashok Bhatt, Govt, of Gujarat, In May,2000.
Paper Presented on Ringer V/s B.S.S. at Gujarat Ophthalmic Society, Bhavnagar.
Lecture at lladevi Cataract and IOL Research Centre in Basic ECCE Course. Subject : Basics of Corneal Endothelial function and irrigating solution during cataract surgery with data in the form of paper showing prospective study of corneal Endothelial function in patients undergoing ECCE using Ringer and B.S.S.
Paper on postoperative study of shape of pupil and types of anterior Capsulotomy in patients under going ECCE at Gujarat Ophthalmic Society, Karamsad.
Paper on anterior uveal response and frequency of steroid therapy in patients undergoing ECCE with in the bag IOL at Gujarat Ophthalmic Society, Karamsad
Lecture on Symposium of basic course of wound architecture of scleral tunnel in phacoemulsification Surgery at All India Ophthalmic Society, Calcutta.
Paper on effect of Viscoelastic wash from eye on 1st postoperative day IOP at All India Ophthalmic Society, Calcutta.
Paper on amount and type of induced astigmatism in patients undergoing 5.5 mm scleral tunnel Incision at All India Ophthalmic Society, Calcutta.
Paper on incidence and effect of plaque in different types of cataract at All India Ophthalmic Society, Bombay ( Mumbai)
Films at AIOS’ 95
In the bag implantation in subluxated lens with total aniridia.
Implantation in Neonatal Cataract.
Phaco in difficult situation.
International Society of Eye Research at Delhi.
Poster presentation of “Plaque.”
Papers on basics of astigmatism in phaco patients with scleral tunnel incision.
Lectures at lladevi Cataract and IOL Research Centre, Ahmedabad in basic and advanced course of cataract Management.
Basics of Corneal endothelium in relation to irrigating solution with prospective Study of endothelial function(D. M. Folds, corneal thickness) in postoperative patients undergoing ECCE with in the bag implantation using BSS and Ringer Lactate
Basic wound architecture of scleral tunnel (3 step incision) with study of amount and type of induced astigmatism.
Amount and type of induced astigmatism in 5.5 mm scleral tunnel incision with and without horizontal suture at the end of 1 year.
Hydrodissection – in phacoemulsification.
Lecture in paediatric cataract Symposium at Gujarat Ophthalmic Society, Mount Abu.Subject: Eye in Neonatal cataract.
On panel in cataract discussion Gujarat Ophthalmic Society, Baroda.
Live demonstration of topical phacoemulsification surgery at Drishti Eye Hospital,Bangalore.
Work done at international level :
Co author in presentation at American Society for cataract and Refractive surgery.
Phacoemusification in white black cataract.
Publication in Journal of cataract and Refractive Surgery, U.S.A.
Major article in sp. issue of paediatric cataract.