Department of Ophthalmology

Faculty Members of Ophthalmology

S No
Faculty
Rank, Name, Appointment
DOJ
Teacher ship PG & UG
1
Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi Assistant Professor & Head MS (ophthalmology)
13.11.2017
Yes
2
Dr. Pooja Singh Senior Resident MS (ophthalmology)
24.02.2020
Yes
3
Dr. Neha Sharma Senior Resident MS (ophthalmology)
24.02.2020
Yes

The department comprises of dedicated and qualified faculty supported by a devoted team of residents and optometrists. The department is poised to provide surgery for cataract and other ocular pathologies at the earliest.

Mission

The Department of Ophthalmology, GIMS Greater Noida, is dedicated for improving the overall ocular health of people through patient care, education, research and advocacy with an aim at achieving the following:

  • Providing state-of-the-art medical care to the people of Gautam Buddha Nagar & neighboring district.
  • Providing scientific and evidence-based treatment.
  • Providing regular patient care, screening for vision threatening diseases i.e diabetes, glaucoma, congenital cataract, ROP etc.
  • Imparting comprehensive medical education to undergraduates, nursing staff related to Ophthalmology patient care.
  • To cultivate, encourage and sustain an attitude of basic and advanced scientific research at all levelS.

Year of Establishment - 2017

Name of the first HOD

  • Nandita Chaturvedi
  • MS
  • Assistant Professor

Names & Qualification of all members

  • Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi
  • MS
  • Assistant Professor
  • Dr Pooja Singh
  • M.S.
  • Senior Resident
  • Dr Neha Sharma
  • M.S.
  • Senior Resident

Department Details

Headings
Details
Name of the Department
Ophthalmology
Date of Establishment
2017
Name of the first HOD
Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi
Facility available in Dept.
OPD- 80 patients/day Ophthalmology OPD (Daily)
Training activities & courses run MBBS
Letter of permission from Medical Council of India vide letter No. MCI-34(41) (E-60)/2019 .Med/ 115574 dated 20th May 2019 for starting MBBS course for 100 students. First batch of 100 students have been admitted and classes has been commenced since 01 Aug 2019.
Clinical : OPD and Inpatient
OPD- 80 patients/day IPD- 10 Beds

We are providing comprehensive care for various ophthalmological pathologies including surgeries for cataract, glaucoma squint, lid pathologies and ocular injuries.

List of equipment:


  • 1.Slit lamp
  • 2. Direct and indirect ophthalmoscope
  • 3. Operating microscope
  • 4. B&L phacoemulsification system
  • 5. Nd yag laser
  • 6. Autorefractometer
  • 7. Automated Perimeter
  • 8. Digital lensmeter
  • 9.Refraction services
  • 10.Glaucoma screening services
  • 11.Well equipped minor OT
  • FACULTY

    Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi

    MS
    Assistant Professor and Head
    Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi is Assistant Professor & head of department.

    Research Publications by Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi

    • 1. Occurrence of Oculocardiac reflex in an adult undergoing squint surgery in Dr D.Y. Patil Medical Journal in 2010
    • 2. Uncorrected Refractive Error as a Cause of Headache: A Cross Sectional Study: Nandita Chaturvedi, Nidhi, Payal Jain, Malobika Bhattacharya doi:10.37506/v11/i2/2020/ijphrd/194879


    Facility available in Department with capacity

    • 1. Slit Lamp Examination
    • 2. Fundus examination
    • 3. Screening for Diabetic Retinopathy
    • 4. Screening for Glaucoma
    • 5. Testing for Refractive Errors
    • 6. Minor Surgical Procedures
    • 7. Cataract surgery
    • 8. Glaucoma surgery
    • 9. Yag laser capsulotomy and iridotomy
    • 10. Squint surgery
    • 11. Lid surgery
    • 12. Lacrimal surgery

    Road map for next 10 years

    • Develop the department as a centre of excellence for Ophthalmology for undergraduate & postgraduate training.
    • Development of UG and PG teaching modules for simplified teaching
    • Develop Ophthalmology Museum
    • Upgrading Retina and Glaucoma services to level II and higher
    • Develop Ophthalmology sub-specialties & start the emergency Ophthalmology training services for the nursing staff and Medical officers to uplift the peripheral health services
    • Further training of faculty in their subspecialties of choice.
    • To start certificate courses in Ophthalmology.
    • To improvise the research in the department with extra-mural projects.
    • To improve infrastructure & patient friendly facilties for poor people of this region.
    • Organize State level conference.

    Training activities courses run

    MBBS

    LOP Awaited

    PAPERS PUBLISHED BY FACULTY:

    • 1. Chaturvedi N, Nidhi, Jain P, Bhattacharya M. Uncorrected refractive error as a cause of headache: A cross sectional study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 2020; 11(2): 630-636. doi: 10.37506/v11/i2/2020/ijphrd/194879
    • 2. Kumar J,Singh P, Shams M, Gujrathi A. Comparative study of Recurrence rate between conjunctival autograft and bare sclera with intraoperative Mitomycin-C in primary and recurrent pterygium : IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2015;14(8):58-65. e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.v14/i8/2015/ IOSR-JDMS /Ver. IX (Aug. 2015)/ PP 58-65
    • 3. Sharma.k, Manjhi.P, Pandey.M, Neha. Comparative study to evaluate the outcome of sutures versus sutureless in attachment of conjunctival autograph for pterygium excision. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/11/12/2020/ijphrd/194905
    • 4. Sharma.k, Neha, Pandey.M, Neha. Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome-A Rare Phenomenon. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/v/1/12/2020/ijphrd/194937
    • 5. Gupta.V, Sharma.K, Neha. Glue Free and Suture Free Conjunctival Autograft in Pterygium Excision: A North Indian Perspective. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/v/1/12/2020/ijphrd/194908
    • 6. Pandey.M, Neha. Outcome of trabeculectomy in Early Primary Open Angle Glaucoma in Respect of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness and Optic Nerve Head Parameters. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/V/1/12/2020/ijphrd/194936

    Reseach activities by the department

    • 1. Uncorrected Refractive Error As A Cause Of Headache: A Cross Sectional Study Completed and accepted for publication by Indian Journal Of Public Health Research and Development
    • 2. Comparative Study Of The Efficacy Of Topical Loteprednol Etabonate And Fluorometholone In The Treatment Of Vernal Keratoconjunctivitis : A Randomised Controlled Study Completed and submitted to Nepalese Journal of Ophthalmology; awaiting response
    • 3. Screen Exposure Time and Computer Vision Syndrome in School Age Children during Covid 19 Era: A Cross Sectional Study Ongoing study

    Infrastructure

    EYE OPD :
    • 1. OPD Consultation Room
    • 2. HOD Room
    • 3. DEMO Room / Seminar room / Library
    • 4. Pantry
    • 5. Minor OT / Dressing Room
    • 6. Refraction Room
    • 7. Dark Room
    • 8. Waiting area for patients
    • 9. Patients education posters
    EYE WARDS :
    • 1. 10 patients beds ( 04 semi intensive beds ) with side table & stool
    • 2. HOD Room
    • 3. Sister in charge room
    • 4. Nurses Duty Room
    • 5. Nursing Station.
    • 6. Examination / Treatment / Dressing / Minor OT Room.
    • 7. Ward Pantry.
    • 8. Store room for linen and other equipment.
    • 9. Medicine store room.
    • 10. Resident Doctors and students Duty Room.
    • 11. Clinical Demonstration Room

    No. of PCs and laptop Computers in Dept.

    • Under procurement

    Teaching Aids available

    • LCD Projector

    PAPERS PUBLISHED BY FACULTY:

    • 1. Chaturvedi N, Nidhi, Jain P, Bhattacharya M. Uncorrected refractive error as a cause of headache: A cross sectional study. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development 2020; 11(2): 630-636. doi: 10.37506/v11/i2/2020/ijphrd/194879
    • 2. Kumar J,Singh P, Shams M, Gujrathi A. Comparative study of Recurrence rate between conjunctival autograft and bare sclera with intraoperative Mitomycin-C in primary and recurrent pterygium : IOSR Journal of Dental and Medical Sciences 2015;14(8):58-65. e-ISSN: 2279-0853, p-ISSN: 2279-0861.v14/i8/2015/ IOSR-JDMS /Ver. IX (Aug. 2015)/ PP 58-65
    • 3. Sharma.k, Manjhi.P, Pandey.M, Neha. Comparative study to evaluate the outcome of sutures versus sutureless in attachment of conjunctival autograph for pterygium excision. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/11/12/2020/ijphrd/194905
    • 4. Sharma.k, Neha, Pandey.M, Neha. Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome-A Rare Phenomenon. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/v/1/12/2020/ijphrd/194937
    • 5. Gupta.V, Sharma.K, Neha. Glue Free and Suture Free Conjunctival Autograft in Pterygium Excision: A North Indian Perspective. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/v/1/12/2020/ijphrd/194908
    • 6. Pandey.M, Neha. Outcome of trabeculectomy in Early Primary Open Angle Glaucoma in Respect of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness and Optic Nerve Head Parameters. Indian journal of public health research and development 10.37506/V/1/12/2020/ijphrd/194936

    Total number of beds

    10

    Workload

  • 1.Minor ot workload: 70-80 minor procedures per month
  • 2.Major ot workload: approx 20 surgeries per month including cataract, squint, lid surgeries