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I undertook basic undergraduate and postgraduate training in Ophthalmology from India. I underwent training in Midlands and higher surgical training at Liverpool. I further developed his sub-specialty interest in Medical retina and uveitis by undergoing specialised fellowship at Cardiff and Bristol Eye Hospital.
I am a substantive Consultant at Mid Yorks NHS Trust, Wakefield and I am the service lead for patients with macular diseases.
I am particularly well qualified, having carried out more than 3000 intravitreal injections for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and other retinal conditions.
Additionally I have performed in excess of 2000 cataract operations using phacoemulsification.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgery with phacoemusification and intraocular lens implant
Medical retina including age-related macular degeneration; diabetic retinopathy; retinal vascular occlusions; intravitreal injections for various conditions like macular degeneration, diabetic macular oedema.
Lasers for Posterior capsule opacification, diabetic retinopathy and retinal vein occlusion
Current NHS consultant posts held
Mid Yorkshire NHS Trust
I am presently a Principal Investigator for many multi-centric studies on Medical Retina Topics.
I have presented and published in excess of 50 papers at national and international academic meetings and journal respectively including the prestigious Archives of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology and Eye.
I love playing and watching cricket. I am an avid runner and aspire to run in a marathon some day
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Hindi - Native or bilingual
- Panjabi, Punjabi - Fluent
- Telugu - Conversational
Archives of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Eye, Anaesthesia, Graefe's Journal of Ophthalmology, Current Ophthalmology Literature
Courses offered to GPs
1.OCT interpretation for retinal pathologies
2. Treating Macular degeneration
3. Fast track referral for macular pathologies
4. Diabetic retinopathy and maculopathy
5. Retinal Vascular occlusions
- MD All India Institute of Medical Sciences 1995
- FRCS Royal College of Surgeons 1998
Reference number 5199759
Details of entry to specialist register
- Ophthalmology, 2006
Affiliations / memberships
Royal College of Ophthalmologists
Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
American Academy of Ophthalmologists
- Methley LaneMethleyLEEDSLS26 9HG
- 13:30 - 17:30
- 01977 518518
- VSL clinic
- 17:30 - 20:00
- 01924 570014
Post treatment communication
Following treatment of a Bupa member, I will communicate with GPs in line with Department of Health, GMC and appropriate professional bodies guidelines.