Awards

Fellowship award for Dr. Biswas

Dr. Jyotirmay Biswas, Director, Uveitis and Ocular Pathology, Sankara Nethralaya was awarded the prestigious Fellowship of Indian College of Pathologist (FIC Path) for his outstanding contributions in the field of ophthalmic pathology. He was presented with the award at the 59th Annual meeting of the Indian Association of Pathologists and Microbiologists (IAPM) on December 9, […]

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Hayreh award for Dr. Lingam Gopal

Dr. Lingam Gopal, Director –Research, Vision Research Foundation and Consultant, Vitreroretinal Services, Sankara Nethralaya, has received the ‘Hayreh’ award for his significant scientific contribution in retina and vitreous at the recently held 19th Annual Vitreoretinal Society Conference. The award was instituted by (late) Bijayanand Patnaik, a pioneer Vitreo-Retinal surgeon, in the name of Dr. Sohan […]

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Oculoplasty doctors win awards at PARADIGM 2010

Dr. Bipasha Mukherjee, Director, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, Dr. Marian Jacob and Dr. Puja Goyal, Fellows, Orbital Diseases & Oculoplasty, won accolades at the recently held annual Oculoplasty Association of India conference. Titled PARADIGM 2010, the conference, which took place at the Tata Memorial Cancer Hospital, Mumbai from November 19 to November 21, 2010, saw […]

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Survey ranks SN as ‘Best Eye Hospital’

Sankara Nethralaya has been adjudged as the ‘Best multi-speciality hospital in Ophthalmology’ by The Week/HANSA research survey 2010.  The 10-city survey was conducted among 200 general physicians and 320 specialists. Sankara Nethralaya has been ranked number 1 and is followed by LV Prasad Eye Institute (Hyderabad), All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (Delhi), Dr. Agarwal’s Eye […]

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SN optometrist is FIRST Indian to be awarded FCOVD

Ms. Jameel H Rizwana, Incharge – Binocular Vision Clinic, Sankara Nethralaya, has become the first Indian to be awarded the prestigious Fellowship from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (FCOVD), USA. The College of Optometrists in Vision Development is an international, non-profit optometric membership organisation that provides education, evaluation, and board certification programs in […]

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‘Achiever’s Award’ for Dr. Badrinath

Sankara Nethralaya Chairman Emeritus Dr. SS Badrinath was presented with the ‘Achiever’s Award’ for his relentless pursuit in providing quality and affordable eye care to the people of India. He was presented the award on the occasion of the “Loyola World Alumni Congress 2010” on August 28, 2010. The Loyola Alumni came together to lay […]

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Honorary degree for Dr. Badrinath

Sankara Nethralaya Chairman Emeritus Dr. SS Badrinath will receive an honorary degree — the Doctor of Science (Sc.D.) Honoris Causa — from the University of Missouri. The honorary degree is the highest academic tribute that the University awards to recognize the achievements of individuals in their roles as citizens and leaders. Dr. Badrinath will be […]

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“People of the Year” award for SN

Sankara Nethralaya has been awarded the “People of the Year 2010” by the Limca Book of Records. Dr. Tarun Sharma, Director, Viteroretinal Services, received the award on behalf of the institution at a function held in New Delhi on June 28, 2010. Every year the Limca Book of Records recognizes the distinguished services of individuals/organisations […]

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First Bangladesh Uvea Society meeting held

Dr. J. Biswas, Director, Uvea and Ocular Pathology, Sankara Nethralaya, participated at the first annual meeting of the Bangladesh Uvea Society on May 27, 2010 at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Around 350 ophthalmologists participated at the inaugural session. Dr. Biswas spoke on the ‘Diagnostic and Therapeutic challenges in Uveitis,’ ‘Algorithm of Diagnostic management of choroiditis’ and ‘Brain […]

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‘Prestigious Award of AIOS’for Dr. Biswas

Dr. J Biswas, Director Uveitis & Ocular Pathology, will be awarded the “Prestigious Award of the AIOS” for 2010 for his paper “Ophthalmic Telepathology: Concept and Practice.” He will receive the award at the 69th All-India Ophthalmic Society conference in Ahmedabad on February 3, 2011.

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