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Faculty
Dr. Ramanjit Sihota
                                     Professor of Ophthalmology

 

Dr. Ramanjit Sihota completed her medical graduation in 1979 from Christian Medical College, Vellore and post graduation in 1982 at the Dr. Rajendra Prasad Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi respectively. She completed her FRCS from Edinburgh, UK in 1984, and her stint in the UK included working at the Moorfields Eye Hospital, London, and the Aberdeen & Canterbury Royal Infirmaries.

She has been on the faculty of the Dr. Rajendra Prasad Center of Ophthalmic Sciences, New Delhi, since 1987, where she is currently an Professor .

Dr Sihota has over 65 publications in peer reviewed, international journals, as well as over 40 other publications. She has edited annual reviews in glaucoma, and authored chapters in five books. She has presented her work at over 100 international and national scientific meetings and chaired many scientific meetings.

Dr Sihota won the Bodhraj Sabharwal gold medal in Ophthalmology 1982, the Dr. P. Siva Reddy Award for Ophthalmic Research. in 1998 and the D B Chandra award for Glaucoma research in 1999.

Her areas of active scientific interest include angle closure glaucoma, neo-vascular glaucoma and drug therapy in glaucoma.

She is the President of the Glaucoma Society of India and a member of the Indian Council of Medical Research - Advisory group on glaucoma and its 'Project review committee'.