Dr.(Col) Rajendra Prasad Gupta
Dr.(Col) Rajendra Prasad Gupta started his medical education in Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak(Haryana) in1969 and acquired MBBS degree in 1975. He has been National Merit scholarship holder throughout his Junior college & medical college career. Subsequently he acquired Diploma in Ophthalmology from Delhi University and MS (Ophthalmology) from prestigious Armed Forces Medical College, Pune. He has undergone Postdoctoral fellowhip in Vitreoretinal Surgery at international eminent institute Sankara Nethralaya Medical Research Foundation, Chennai under Padam Bhushan, Padma Shree Dr. S.S. Badrinath, and was the best fellow in Vitreoretinal surgery of his batch of year 1989-90. He joined Armed Forces Medical Services in 1975 and served as Ophthalmologist and Administrator in various coveted appointments for 32 years. He has been Professor & HOD (Ophthalmology) at prestigious Armed Forces Medical College Pune & Indian Naval Hospital Ship Asvini Mumbai. He has 31 years of UG & PG teaching experience in various medical colleges. He has been Post Graduate Teacher & Research Guide in Universities of Pune, Mumbai, Dr. D.Y. Patil & MUHS and has been DNB, UG & PG examiner in various Indian Universities. He has been Inspector for DNB recognition for various Eye Institutes in India. He is life-member of All India Ophthalmological Society and has been Chairman, Convenor, moderator & Judge in various scientific sessions of AIOS.
He has been guest speaker to various national & international famous institutes, attended 35 national and international conferences and has been organising chairman of 3 National ophthalmic conferences at AFMC Pune.
He has authored more than 70 scientific papers in various subjects of Ophthalmology which has been published in National and International Journals & presented at conferences. He has authored 2 chapters in 2 text books of Phacoemulsification and ocular trauma. He is reviewer of 4 Indexed Medical Journals. He has been Principal worker in 3 DRDO Funded Armed Forces Medical research projects & conducted a multi centre drug trial. He has been research guide of numerous ICMR-STS projects.
He is a certified trainer in IOL Surgery by Govt. of India, Ministry of Health World Bank Assisted Cataract Blindness control project & has trained numerous ophthalmologists in India under this project. He has done outstanding community ophthalmology services to the people of India and has been felicitated by National Society Prevention of Blindness (India) Award in 2003-04. He is also honoured with Community ophthalmology award by Pune Ophthalmic Society. He has telecasted a talk on "Glaucoma" on Shimla Doordarshan in Hello Doctor programme in May 2010.
He has been to Sri Lanka on medical mission with Indian Peace keeping Force. He visited Canada and USA on medical mission as an observer in various medical schools & eye institutes affiliated with University of Toronto and University of Colarado Hospital & Medical School Denver.
Dr. (Col) Rajendra Prasad Gupta,
M.B.B.S, MS (Ophthalmology)
Talegaon, Pune - 410507
Tel:02114 - 308300,