Additional Professor of Ophthalmology
Dr.Parijat Chandra completed his M.B.B.S. in 1996 from the University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi. He was awarded the Sridharan Gold medal in Anatomy, Sridharan Gold medal with distinction in Pharmacology; silver medals with distinction in Physiology, Biochemistry; and silver medal in Preventive & Social medicine. He was awarded silver medals for overall ranking in first and final MBBS.
He completed his M.D. (Ophthalmology) from the prestigious R.P. Centre, AIIMS in 2000. He was awarded degree of D.N.B. (Ophthalmology) by National Board of Examinations in 2000. He completed his senior residency training in vitreoretinal surgery from R.P. Centre, AIIMS in 2003. He has been a faculty member in Dr. R.P. Centre, AIIMS since 2006 and is currently working as Additional Professor of Ophthalmology (Vitreoretina and ROP Services) in Unit II.
His key area of work is in research, management and surgery of pediatric vitreoretinal diseases, especially Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP).He is a regular speaker at national and international conferences, and has multiple peer-reviewed publications.He has been engaged in screening and management of ROP in AIIMS since last 15 years, and is well experienced in ROP surgery.
He has conducted nationwide ROP training workshops, and was Co-PI of the Sightsaver’s National ROP Project. He was organizing secretary of the 2nd World ROP Congress in New Delhi (2009) and Chief Scientific Program Coordinator of the 3rd World ROP Congress in Shanghai, China (2012). He organized the National ROP Summit supportedby QEDJT (2013). He is member of the National ROP Task Force under the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.