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.
Senior Vitreo Retina Surgeon & Uvea Consultant
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
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
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?
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
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