Dr. Jatinder Singh

Vitreo Retina, Ophthalmology (Eye), Uvea

Profile

  • He has published in various national and international peer-reviewed literature on a variety of topics and has contributions in books published on vitreoretinal surgery. He is actively involved in training of postgraduates, surgical & medical retina fellows for over 15 years. He has delivered several presentations at national and international forums and is an active participant in specialty meetings and online discussion blogs.
  • His areas of interest include Surgeries like complicated rhegmatogenous and diabetic tractional retinal detachments, complicated ocular trauma (Retained Intraocular foreign bodies), Macular holes, Optic disc pit maculopathy and Ocular Oncology.
  • He has published in major international and national ophthalmology journals on a wide variety of topics. He is one of the major sought after faculty for various national conferences and is a key opinion leader in the field of Vitreo-Retina & Uvea.
  • He was instrumental in developing curriculum for training of long-term Vitreo-Retina Fellows. He contributed significantly to the initial phase of EMR (Electronic Medical Records) development at Aravind Eye Hospital. He played an active & major role in the program development for the Tele-Ophthalmology under TIFAC-CORE (Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council- Center of Relevance & Excellence) Project for Diabetic Retinopathy. He has been associated with the PHFI (Public Health Foundation of India) in the designing & development of the modules for the CCDR course.

Current Position:

  • Senior Vitreo Retina Surgeon & Uvea Consultant


Experience

  • Senior Resident in Ophthalmology at Goa Medical College Hospital, Goa
  • Vitreo-Retina Consultant, at Guru Harkrishan Sahib Charitable Trust Eye Hospital, Sohana (Near Chandigarh)
  • Vitreo-Retina Consultant at S.B. Dr. Sohan Singh Eye Hospital, Amritsar
  • Associate Professor and Senior Vitreo-Retina Consultant, at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai


Academic

  • M.B.B.S
  • M.S (Ophthalmology)
  • DNB (Ophthalmology) - National Board of Examinations,
  • Fellowship in Retina & Vitreous (Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai)

Conferences (Invited Faculty Talks):

  • Attended many state, zonal and national & international conferences with presentations. The salient ones are enumerated.

VRSI Annual Conferences:

  • 2002 (Chandigarh), "Transpupillary thermotherapy in Choroidal neovascularization secondary to non-ARMD etiologies" at the
  • 2006 (Kochi), "Post-Vitrectomy Endophthalmitis"
  • 2009 (Palampur), 3 Posters (Submacular cysticercosis, Foveal Duplication with Morning Glory, Visual improvement following RPE tear)
  • 2011 (APVRS, Hyderabad), Poster (Long-term complications of post CMV-related Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment
  • 2013 (Lavassa, Pune) Invited faculty Talk on Macular Telangiectasia,
  • 2015 (Kumarakom) MacTel with NSRD: Case Presentation
  • 2016 (Chandigarh) Pneumatic Macular hole repair (Paper), Novel method to remove multiple glass intraocular foreign bodies (Video)
  • 2017: 1. Newer terminology in Retinal Imaging; 2. Use of PFCL in VR surgery

All-Indian Ophthalmological Society:

  • 2013 (New Delhi): Intraoperative hemostasis in vitreoretinal surgery, Annual Conference of Delhi Ophthalmological Society, The Ashok,
  • 2017 (Jaipur): OCT angiography in DR & MacTel "Traumatic Macular Hole", Annual Conference of Ocular Trauma Society India, Amritsar, 2014

Others:

  • FEVR, Coats, VPT Other Differentials, Biennial Diabetic Retinopathy Symposium, Pondicherry.
  • "Macular Telangiectasia" TNOA 2015, Madurai
  • "Traumatic Macular Hole", Delhi Retina Meet, 2016, New Delhi
  • Proliferative Vitreoretinoapthy (PVR) with Hypotony, Delhi Retina Meeting 2016
  • Investigational Pharmacotherapiies in Dr, Crossfire, 2016 Hyderabad
  • FFA in routine Management of Dr, RVO NAMD, Crossfire, 2016
  • Intravitreal Pharmacotherapy for Daibetic Macular Edema, Punjab Ophthalmological Society, 2016, Amritsar
  • VitreoRetinal Update: Basics of Vitrectomy, Micropulse Laser, Macular Hole Surgery with Air tamponade
  • Attended all the annual meetings of RetNetIndia with presentations (since 2007), a prominent conglomerate of retinal consultants across the country

Delhi Retina Forum:

  • 2017: Conventional OCT:
    • Interpretations & pitfalls
    • Inverted flap technique for MH,
    • Internal tamponade for Myopic eyes
  • 2018: Multiple Giant RPE tears
  • 2019: assessing SO fill using ultarasongraphy

Retina Imaging Congress:

  • 2018: 1. Type 3 NV; 2. Outer retinal tabulations
  • 2019: Location of fluid in nAMD: Does it matter?

Euretina:

  • 2018 (Vienna) Instruction Course:
    • Scleral buckling complications & Management
    • Sutureless Encirclage Buckling
    • Video: Removal of multiple intraocular glass foreign bodies
    • Poster: Differentiating CME from DME using OCT
  • 2019 (Paris): Visualization snags during Vitreoretinal surgery

Publications:

  • Familial exudative Vitreoretinopathy Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 2003.
  • Atypical manifestations of diabetic retinopathy Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, 2003
  • Macular Ischemia as a marker for diabetic nephropathy Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 2004
  • Transpupillary Thermotherapy for Type 2A Idiopathic juxtafoveolar telangiectasis. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 2004
  • Macular Infarction following viperine snake bite. Archives of Ophthalmology, 2007
  • Transient central retinal artery occlusion following viperine snake bite. (Reply to editor). Archives of Ophthalmology 2008
  • Three Chapters in Principles and Practice of Vitreoretinal Surgery, Textbook published by Jaypee: a)Hemostasis during vitreoretinal surgery; b)Intravitreal Steroids; c)Management of Postvitrectomy glaucoma
  • On the Safety profile of Ocublue Plus(BBG 0.05%)(Correspondence) Eye 2014
  • Temporal Macular dimple in Retinopathy of Prematurity (Ophthalmic Images) JAMA Ophthalmol 2015
  • Submacular parasite masquerading as posterior pole granuloma. (Case report) Case Reports in Ophthalmological Medicine 2015, Article ID 910383
  • Diagnostic Therapeutic Challenges (Asymptomatic inner retinal hyperreflectivity) Retina 2017 (In Press)