DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

The department consists of one unit including one Assistant Professor and three senior residents and would like to expand it by recruiting more faculty and ancillary staff. The non-teaching staff include one optometrist and one OT nurse.

Services being provided-

The department is providing all kinds of comprehensive eye care facilities, emergency services and ROP screening as well. Presently, the department is having approximately 60-70 OPD per day, 1200-1300 eye surgeries per year.. Different awareness programmes have been organised by the department like glaucoma and Diabetic retinopathy awareness, keratoplasty fortnight etc.

Future Plans-

In future, the department aims to set and provide all special clinics services like Glaucoma, Cornea, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Oculoplasty, Vitreoretina, Uveitis, Cataract and refractive surgeries clinics. The department would like to start the BSc Optometry program as early as possible.


FACULTY MEMBERS

Designation Name of the faculty members
Assistant Professor Dr. Sonia Phulke
Senior Resident Dr. Nayanshi Sood
Senior Resident Dr. Balwinder Kaur
Senior Resident Dr. Rasik Priya Sandhu

NON-TEACHING STAFF

Department Designation Name of the faculty members
Non- teaching staff Optometrist Mr. Ashok kumar