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अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान, नई दिल्ली
All India Institute Of Medical Sciences, New Delhi

Dr Radhika Tandon, Professor of Ophthalmology

 
 

 

Summary of skills, experience & education

Dr Radhika Tandon, Professor of Ophthalmology

7/31/2019

Address: Room 490 RPC, AIIMS New Delhi-110029; Tel: 26593145

Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi

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Publications: Over 300 papers; Book Chapters; Textbooks

350.82 TOTAL IMPACT POINTS; 1.88 AVERAGE IMPACT PER PUBLICATION

4254 CITATIONS, h-index 33

Faculty In Charge Unit 6

Co Chairperson National Eye Bank, AIIMS

Chairperson Low Vision Services, RPC

Immediate Past President Eye Bank Association of India

 

SKILLS

 

Cataract:

Femtosecond Laser

Phacoemuslification

Pediatric Lens Surgery

Cornea:

Transplants

Eye Banking

Stem Cell Therapy

Keratoprosthesis

Refractive:

Femtosecond Laser

ICL

Premium & Toric IOL

Mission; Vision; Goals; Values

Pursuit of excellence; to reach the pinnacle of success; best possible ophthalmic healthcare, education and research; sincerity, dedication, integrity, striving for perfection, compassion, professional attitude, courtesy, etiquette, community service, high quality and meticulous work.

Education

Modern School, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi; All India Institute of Medical Sciences; National Board of Examinations; Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London; Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh; Commonwealth Fellowship Brighton and Sussex University, Moorfields Eye Hospital, London; UK Transplant Service, Bristol; Corneoplastics Unit, East Grinstead, UK; INSA exchange fellowship.

Degrees: MBBS, MD, DNB, MNAMS, FRCSEd, FRCOphth, MNASI

Medical Licences: Registered by MCI & DMC (India); GMC (UK), FMGEMS (USA)

experience

Professor of Ophthalmology | RPC, AIIMS

Faculty Member from Sep 1993, Professor since Sep 2005

In charge National Eye Bank, RPC, AIIMS 2002-12, now Co-Chair

In charge Unit 6: Cornea, Eye Banking, Refractive and Cataract Surgery, Contact Lens and Low Vision Aids, Strabismology and Neuro-Ophthalmology Services.

 

MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  1. All India Ophthalmological Society 1989 onwards
  2. Strabismological Society of India (was treasurer from 1994 to 1998).
  3. Glaucoma Society of India.
  4. Delhi Ophthalmological Society 1989 onwards
  5. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  6. New York Academy of Sciences
  7. Amerian Association for the advancement of Science
  8. Advisory Board of American Biographical Institute
  9. Member of the National Academy of Sciences, India 2001
  10. Eye Bank Association of India (Secretary 2010-2012, President 2016-2018)
  11. American Academy of Ophthalmology
  12. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

 

ACADEMIC AWARDS AND PROFESSIONAL HONOURS

1977

Junior Science Talent Scholarship

1979

for securing 5th position in All India Merit List for CBSE exam (class X)

1981-89

National Talent Search Scholarship by NCERT

1985

The President of India's Silver Medal for highest rank in female medical graduates

1993

Gold medal by Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Appointed Assistant Professor Ophthalmology, RPC, AIIMS

1998

Best Presentation, Delhi Ophthalmological Society.

International Who’s Who of Professional and Business Women.

Appointed to the post of Associate Professor under the assessment promotion scheme

1999

Transferred to Unit 3 RPC to help develop cornea services and labs

2000

Appointed Examiner in Ophthalmology for the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh.

2001

Appointed In Charge National Eye Bank at R P Centre, AIIMS

Elected member of National Academy of Sciences, India

2002

Elected member executive committee of Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI)

Appointed to the post of Additional Professor under the assessment promotion scheme

2002-03

Commonwealth Fellowship to study keratoprosthesis, management of inflammatory ocular surface disorders, eye-banking and stem cell culture in Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton; Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, London; U K Transplant Cornea Bank, Bristol; Blond McIndoe Research Centre and Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead

2003

Member of the core group for introduction of OSCEs by the National Board of Examinations. Member of sub- committee to consider the whole issue of reservations for persons with disability of ‘colour blindness’ in medical colleges by Medical Council of India

Invited as co-author to revise the 19th edition of Parson’s Diseases of the Eye by Elsevier

2004

Appointed to the post of Additional Professor under the assessment promotion scheme

Invited as reviewer for journals Eye, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and NMJI

2005

Selected as Professor of Ophthalmology, AIIMS by open selecetion. Appointed coordinator for final examination in ophthalmology held in Mumbai May 2004 by National Board of Examination and was examiner in Delhi in September 2004.

Selected as Team leader for ORBIS sponsored project for setting up Pediatric Ophthalmology units in RPC, AIIMS and RIOs in India

Invited as co-author to revise the 20th editions of Parson’s Diseases of Eye

Appointed Adjunct Faculty K L Wig Centre for Medical Education Technology, AIIMS

2006

Elected Chairperson North Zone of Eye Bank Association of India. (EBAI)

Invited as reviewer for journals Eye, British Journal of Ophthalmology, IJO and NMJI

Appointed Chairperson ICMR Task Force on Global Climate Change and Eye Health

2007

Reviewer for Eye, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, IJO and NMJI

Team leader for RPC-RIO-ORBIS Pediatric Eye Care project for human resource development and capacity building for Pediatric Eye Care Services

Elected Joint Secretary Eye bank Association of India

2008

Awarded Gold Medal for Ophthalmology by Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society

Team leader for RPC-RIO-ORBIS Pediatric Eye Care project for human resource development and capacity building for Pediatric Eye Care Services

Reviewer for journals American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology and Eye

2009

Elected Secretary Eye Bank Association of India (EBAI), attended Global Eye Banking Leadership Summit, Seattle, USA

Appointed on panel of experts for accreditation of eye banks in India by EBAI

Appointed member of panel of experts for inspections under the Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1994

Team leader for RPC-RIO-ORBIS Pediatric Eye Care project for human resource development and capacity building for Pediatric Eye Care Services

Invited reviewer for cornea section of Asia ARVO

Reviewer for journals American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Graefe’s Archives of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Eye, NMJI and IJO

2010

Appointed member of Task Force on Stem Cell Research by Department of Biotechnology

Appointed member of DBT, GOI-NEI, NIH Joint Working Group for Indo-US Vision Research

External Examiner for final MMed (Ophthalmology) by National University of Singapore

External Examiner for exit examination in Ophthalmology by the Joint Commission for Specialist Training in Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore

Reviewer for journal Cornea, AJO, BJO, Eye, IJO and NMJI

2011

American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award External Examiner Ophthalmology MMed and Exit Exam for Specialist Training, NUS

2012

Member of ICMR High Powered committee on Impact of Global Warming on Health

Expert for curriculum and requirements for training in Ophthalmology, MCI

Cornea free paper and IC reviewer for AIOS

2013

Member Expert Committee for National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO)

2014

Vice Presdent Eye Bank Association of India

2015

Appointed Expert for Cornea Blindness Backlog free Punjab by Govt of Punjab and NPCB

2016

President Eye Bank Association of India

2017

Member Advisory Committee National Program for Control of Blindness and Vision Impairment

Chairman Vision Disability Sub Committee by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

Member MCI Expert Group on Vision

2018

Chairman NPCB&VI sub-committee on Elimnation of Corneal Blindness

2019

Chairman Committee for developing Standard Treatment Workflows in Ophthalmology, ICMR and DHR, GOI

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES AND ADVANCED CERTIFICATIONS

Alphacor Certification Course 2001

International Brighton OOKP Course 2002

Boston Keratoprosthesis Update 2010

Fundamentals of Biostatistics Workshop NIH, USA

Fundamentals of Epidemiology, CEU, AIIMS

Commonwealth Fellowship in Cornea, Keratoprosthesis, Eye Banking & Inflammatory OSD 2002-03

Global Eye Bank Leadership, INSA Inter-Academy Fellowship 2006

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