Dr. Dinesh Sharma (M.B.B.S., M.S.)
Chief Cataract and Refractive Surgeon
Dr. Dinesh Sharma completed his M.B.B.S. in 1978 and M.S. in 1981 from the Government Medical College, Amritsar. He worked with the Punjab Medical Services for 5 years and later migrated to Dehradun where he established Amritsar Eye Clinic in 1987. He is an accredited cataract surgeon. Operating cataracts with lens implants since 1983, he is one of the pioneers in this field. Till date, Dr. Dinesh Sharma has performed more than 45000 cataract extractions. Under his leadership, refractive surgeries are being successfully performed at A.E.C. since 1999. Associated with many charitable institutions throughout his career, he has operated thousands of patients free of cost even at faraway places like Varanasi.
He has presented a number a research papers in Europe and Southeast Asia on Micro-Incision Cataract Surgery (MICS) and refractive procedures. Dr. Dinesh Sharma is an accredited surgeon for blade-free femtosecond laser cataract surgery, amongst a handful of those in the country. With years of experience in so many super-specialities of ophthalmology, Dr. Dinesh Sharma handles a large variety of cases not only in the out-patient department but also in the operation theatre.
Dr. Devesh Sharma (M.B.B.S., M.S.)
Corneal Specialist, Cataract & Refractive Surgeon
Dr. Devesh Sharma completed his M.B.B.S. from Lala Rajpat Rai Memorial Medical College, Meerut in 2009, and M.S. in Ophthalmology in 2012 from Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum. Subsequently, he did a fellowship in Cornea & Anterior Segment from Dr. Shroff’s Charity Eye Hospital, New Delhi in 2014.
Dr. Devesh joined Amritsar Eye Clinic in 2014. He is trained in performing routine and advanced corneal transplant procedures. His other key areas of interest are keratoconus, dry eye and laser refractive surgery. Dr. Devesh regularly performs cataract surgeries and LASIK at the hospital as well.
He has a number of publications in various journals. Besides this, he takes keen interest in the public outreach and community work of the hospital.
Dr. Deepesh Arora (M.B.B.S., M.S.)
Dr Deepesh Arora completed his post-graduation (M.S.) in Ophthalmology from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in 1996. Subsequently, he proceeded to do a fellowship in Vitreo-Retina from Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia, after receiving initial training in Diabetic Retinopathy and other retinal disorders.
He has years of experience in handling a wide variety of retinal diseases, after being a part of busy retina practices in places like Mumbai and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Besides being an experienced surgeon, he handles cases of Uveitis and Retinopathy of Prematurity.
Dr Arora is an excellent academician and has numerous publications at the international level.
Dr. Bhavna Tiwari (M.B.B.S., D.N.B.)
Oculoplasty and Anterior Segment Specialist
Dr. Bhavna Tiwari was awarded her basic medical degree of MBBS from GSVM Medical College, Kanpur in 2000. She received her Diplomat of National Board of Ophthalmology from Mohan Eye Institute, New Delhi and completed her 3 years senior residency in Oculoplasty and ant segment surgeries from Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi
Dr. Bhavna serves as consultant oculoplasty at Amritsar Eye Clinic. She is deeply committed to providing top quality, super speciality services in the field of oculoplast. Services offered by her are treatment for Droopy eyelids, Buggy eye lids, wrinkles around eyes, Brow lift, Botox injections, lid abnormalities, socket reconstruction, prosthetic eyes, tear drainage abnormalities etc.
Dr. Himanshu Arora (M.B.B.S., D.O., D.N.B.)
Glaucoma Specialist, Cataract & Anterior Segment Surgeon
Professionally Born in 2002, Dr. Himanshu graduated from Govt. Stanley Medical College, Chennai. Opting for a career in the speciality of Ophthalmology, he began his journey by availing the ‘Diploma in Ophthalmology’ from the oldest eye hospital in India and 2nd in the world (Est. 1819) – The Regional institute of Ophthalmology, Madras during 2010-2012.
He served the community, the needy and the poor at District Headquarters Hospital, Kumbakonam as a Civil Assistant Surgeon after completing his masters.
He continued his educational accomplishments by obtaining ‘The Diplomat of National Board’, from the pioneers of charitable eye service, ‘Joseph Eye Hospital’, Trichy.
He enhanced his surgical skills further by doing an extensive ‘Anterior Segment Fellowship’ at the world reputed Biratnagar & Sagarmatha Chaudhary Eye Hospital, Lahan. Trained under the expert guidance of the first phacoemulsification surgeon of Nepal, Dr. Sanjay Kumar Singh, Dr. Himanshu has performed more than 8000 independent surgeries across the wide sub-specialities of anterior segment of the eye. He has extensive experience in the field of glaucoma – managing the patients both medically and surgically.
Dr. Himanshu has independently & successfully operated patients at various charitable camps all through these years. His basic humane qualities of providing sincere, honest, confident & dedicated care to the patients are an asset to him and this noble profession. He is a part of the honourable ‘Amritsar Eye Clinic, Dehradun’ since 2016, handling the Anterior segment speciality – mainly Glaucoma and Phaco-cataract. His motto is “Bringing light to each eye & to win the siege against Blindness”.
Dr. N. S. Jangpangi (M.B.B.S., M.S)
Consultant and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist
Dr. N. S. Jangpangi completed his MBBS in 1979 & M.S. in 1982, both from S. N. Medical College Agra. After that he joined medical health services Uttar Pradesh Govt. He has worked with Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Government services for about thirty three years. He is a consultant and comprehensive ophthalmologist. He has served in various government hospitals /Institutions, given specialized services & community services in ophthalmology, as Eye surgeon District hospital Gopeshwar, Eye Surgeon/Sr. Eye surgeon District Hospital Almora, Sr. Eye surgeon base hospital Haldwani and Sr. eye Surgeon / Sr. Consultant Doon Hospital, Dehradun. He has also served as state programme officer under NPCB (National Programme for Control of blindness) for about two years.
He has also done various short fellowships & training in advances in ophthalmology from various prestigious institutions from Govt. & non Govt. sectors. He is currently working as comprehensive Ophthalmologist & also in community ophthalmology at Amritsar Eye clinic E.C. Road, Dehradun.
Dr. Rajiv Kakkar
Dr. Rajiv Kakkar did his ‘Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery’ in 1984 from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Madrid. He completed his ‘Doctor in Medicine’ in 1987 from Spain itself. He is associated with Amritsar Eye Clinic since 1995. As a physician, he tackles all emergencies that may arise at the centre, and is also responsible for medical check-up of patients selected for surgery.
He is an expert in ophthalmic imaging and contributes significantly to Fundus photography, Angiography and Optical Coherence Tomography. Dr. Rajiv Kakkar is also involved in data selection and analysis in Refractive surgery. He has contributed to a number of scientific and research papers presented in regional conferences and international symposia.
Dr. Deepti Jain (M.B.B.S, D.O., D.N.B)
Anterior Segment and Glaucoma Specialist
Dr. Deepti Jain completed her M.B.B.S. in 2005 from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore. In pursuit of becoming an ophthalmologist, she finished her Diploma Ophthalmology in 2009 from renowned Minto Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, affiliated to Bangalore Medical College. Dr. Jain further went on to do DNB Ophthalmology from Mohan Eye Institute, New Delhi. She has more than 5 years of working experience in various charitable and corporate eye hospitals in Delhi and Bangalore. She has also worked as Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology. She has actively participated in Community Eye health check ups all this while.
She has done Fellowship in Glaucoma from Suraj Eye Institute, Nagpur under Dr. Vinay Nangia (An exemplary Glaucoma surgeon with International acclaim and Ex- President, Glaucoma Society of India, GSI). Special area of her interest is Glaucoma implant surgeries.
Glaucoma better known as “Kala motia or Kaanch Bindu”. Dr. Deepti is really keen on screening, early diagnosis and prompt management of glaucoma to avoid irreversible loss of vision as it goes undetected in 90% of the patients specially in countries like India. She has joined Amritsar Eye Clinic from January 2019.
Dr. Ajit Agrawal (M.B.B S., D.N.B)
Dr. Ajit Agrawal, a disciplined and confident ophthalmologist,completed his M.B.B.S from V.S.S Medical College, Burla, Odisha in the year 2007. He did his ” Diplomat of National Board” in Ophthalmology in the year 2014 from JPM Rotary Club Of Cuttack Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Odisha. He had worked in Sankara Eye Hospital, Odisha. Further he did his fellowship in Glaucoma from M. M. Joshi Eye Institute, Hubli, Karnataka in 2018. Besides this he has a keen interest and proficient expertise in visual field test.