Awards

Consultants of Sankara Nethralaya Shine at All India Ophthalmological Society Awards

Sankara Nethralaya has once again proven its excellence on a national stage with several of our consultants clinching prestigious awards at the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) Awards ceremony.

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, a stalwart in the field of ophthalmology, was honored with the esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing his outstanding contributions and dedication to the field over the years.

Adding to the institution’s glory, Dr. Pramod Bhende was awarded the Dr. Michel Trese Oration, white Dr. Dhanashree Ratra was bestowed with the Honorary Fellow of the All India Collegium of Ophthalmology (FAICO) by Selection. Dr. Radhika N received the appreciation certificate as one of the top 25 cited papers of Indian Journal of Ophthalmology (IJO) for the year 2021.

Furthermore, Dr. Muna Bhende, Dr. Shikha Bassi, and Dr. Bhaskar Srinivasan received the IJO Reviewer Honor Award, underscoring their commitment to maintaining the highest standards of academic excellence. Dr. Geetha Iyer, Bhaskar Srinivasan, and Shwetha Agarwal were honored with the IJO Certificate Award.

Dr. Niveditha Narayanan’s exemplary work was acknowledged with the Best of IJO Award. Meanwhile, Dr. Parthopratim Dutta Majumder was recognized for his article  for receiving  the Top 10 Citation, highlighting his impactful research contributions that have garnered significant attention within the ophthalmic community.

Dr. Sudharshan S was appreciated with the AIOS Proceedings Appreciation Certificate, recognizing his valuable contributions to the AIOS proceedings. Additionally, Dr. Bhaskar Srinivasan and Dr. Parthopratim Dutta Majumder were honored with the IJO Reviewer Commendation award. Dr Debahuti Midya received the FAICO.

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from All India Ophthalmological Society

In yet another feather to his cap, Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director of Uvea, has been honored with the prestigious lifetime achievement award by the All India Ophthalmological Society. Renowned for his groundbreaking contributions to the field of ophthalmology, particularly in the domain of Uveitis, Dr. Biswas’ dedication and expertise have earned him this distinguished accolade. The award is another proof for Dr. Biswas’ passion and efforts in advancing the understanding and treatment of ocular diseases, solidifying Sankara Nethralaya’s legacy as a leader in the field of ophthalmology.

Dr. Dhanashree Ratra Receives Honorary FAICO Award for Outstanding Contributions to Vitreo Retina

Vitreo Retina’s Senior Consultant Dr. Dhanashree Ratra has been awarded with the Honorary FAICO (Fellowship of All India Collegium of Ophthalmology) Award by the All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOC) during their annual conference. This recognition highlights Dr. Ratra’s exceptional contributions to the field of ophthalmology and her commitment to advancing eye care. Her receipt of this award further emphasises her status as a leader and role model in ophthalmology, inspiring peers and aspiring ophthalmologists alike.

Dr. Parthopratim Dutta Majumder Honored as AIOS National Resource Teacher; Receives Gold Medal at GuruSangam

Senior Consultant of Uvea department Dr. Parthopratim Dutta Majumder has been conferred the prestigious title of All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) National Resource Teacher and awarded a Gold Medal at the AIOS GuruSangam event.

AIOS also recognized Dr. Majumder’s expertise by appointing him as a National Resource Teacher, highlighting his role as a guiding force in advancing knowledge and skills within the ophthalmic community.

The felicitation ceremony was held at the AIOS Headquarters in New Delhi on February 18th.

Sankara Nethralaya wins patient safety award

Sankara Nethralaya wins the 11th International Patient Safety Award in 2024 under the category of “Award for Futuristic & Sustainable Innovation for Patient Safety.”Among the 200 outstanding nominations received from 70 organizations worldwide, the jury chose Sankara Nethralaya for achieving patient safety through a futuristic, sustainable, cost-effective, easily adoptable, and innovative method of reporting near-misses in the organization. Dr. Jaichandran V V, Chairperson of the Hospital Safety Committee (HSC), received the award from Dr. Preetha Reddy, Executive Vice Chairperson of Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Limited, on February 23, 2024, in Bengaluru, India.

It should be noted that Sankara Nethralaya also won the International Patient Safety Award in 2023 for “excellence in the culture of safety design.”

Madhumathi Subramanian’s Award-Winning Image of Limbal Stem Cell Management Takes the Spotlight

Ms Madhumathi Subramanian, Deputy Manager, Contact Lens Clinic has clinched the “Image of the Year Award – 2023” from the International Association of Contact Lens Educators (IACLE). The winning image captured the impact of scleral lens intervention in managing limbal stem cell deficiency. The image also earned her a spotlight in the November edition of IACLE’s Global Member Newsletter as the ‘Image of the Month.’

Dr. Sheila John Bags Award at Telemedicon 2023

In a remarkable feat, Dr. Sheila John, Head Of The Department, Tele Ophthalmology, played a pivotal role at the Telemedicon 2023 conference held in Goa from November 3rd to 5th. Dr. Sheila presented ground-breaking insights with her paper and won the second prize. She also garnered acclaim by receiving two prestigious awards for her contribution to the field of telemedicine.

Adding another feather to her cap, Dr. Sheila John has also been appointed as an executive member to the national body of the Telemedicine Society of India. This esteemed position, bestowed upon her for a duration of two years from 2023 to 2025, recognizes her expertise and leadership in the realm of telemedicine.

The Telemedicon 2023 conference served as a platform for experts, professionals, and organizations to converge, discuss, and showcase the latest advancements in telemedicine. Dr. Sheila John’s active participation, coupled with her accolades and new appointment, exemplifies Sankara Nethralaya’s commitment to pushing the boundaries of healthcare.

Renowned Ophthalmologist Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas Honored with Honorary Fellowship by American College of Surgeons

In a remarkable honor for the field of ophthalmology, Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director of Uveitis & Ocular Pathology Department, received the prestigious recognition of an honorary fellowship from the American College of Surgeons. The award was bestowed upon him during the grand convocation ceremony held at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center earlier this month.

One of his notable engagements was at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, where he participated in a Uveitis clinic collaborating with Dr. Lucia Sobrin, Head of the Uveitis Specialist department. Furthermore, Dr. Biswas took the opportunity to share his expertise by delivering a guest lecture on the subject of retinal vasculitis. The lecture was also made available online and was broadcasted throughout the branches of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Congratulations, Dr. Biswas, on your well-deserved honor and remarkable contributions to ophthalmology!

ESO Principal Dr. Anuradha N Defends Her Diplomate in Public Health and Environmental Vision

Sankara Nethralaya extends our heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Anuradha N, Principal of ESO (Elite School of Optometry), on her remarkable achievement!

Dr. Anuradha N has successfully defended her Diplomate in the Public Health and Environmental Vision section by the American Academy of Optometry on the 13th of October, 2023. Dr. Anuradha is also the first person to represent from South Asia in Public Health and Environmental Vision.

Sankara Nethralaya is incredibly proud of her accomplishment and eagerly anticipate the impact she will continue to make in the field of vision and eye care. Join us in congratulating Dr. Anuradha N for her outstanding achievement!

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director of Uveitis & Ocular Pathology Dept Wins the Dr Joseph Gnanadickam Gold Medal Oration Award 2023

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas attended the 70th Platinum Jubilee Annual Conference of Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association held in Trichy on 04.08.2023, 05.08.2023 and 06.08.2023. He was awarded the Dr Joseph Gnanadickam Gold Medal Oration Award 2023 during the inaugural ceremony.

The Dr Joseph Gnanadickam Gold Medal Oration Award was instituted in 1983 and is awarded every year at the Annual State Conference to the senior outstanding and eminent ophthalmologists for excellence in ophthalmologic education training and research. This award was also received earlier by Sankara Nethralaya Stalwarts like Dr. S. S. Badrinath, and Dr. T. S. Surendran.