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.


1. To provide high quality, affordable and accessible patient care
2. Establish excellence in medical education for undergraduates, post graduates, nursing and paramedical staff
3. To cultivate and encouragescientific research


Short Term Goals: (Over 1 year)
1. To provide services for all intra ocular surgeries at the earliest
2. To provide services for extra ocular surgeries
3. To establish weekly Glaucoma Clinic
4. To establish ROP clinic after obtaining requisite training
5. To conduct out reach camps in order to extend services to under served areas

Long Term Goals: (Over 5 years)
1. To establish various sub speciality clinics in the department viz. Squint, Glaucoma, Retina, Low Vision, Contact Lens
2. To provide high quality and relevant education to undergraduate and in future post graduate students.
3. To establish eye banking services
4. Further down the line, to establish Center of Excellence in Ophthalmology at GIMS
5. Further training of faculty in their subspecialties of choice.

Year of Establishment - 2017

Name of the first HOD

Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi
Assistant Professor

Names & Qualification of all members

Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi
Assistant Professor

Dr Pooja Singh
Senior Resident

Dr Neha Sharma
Senior Resident


Cinque Terre

Dr. Nandita Chaturvedi
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

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

Facility wise daily work load

1. OPD: 150/day
2. Minor Surgical Procedures: 6/day

Training activities courses run

LOP Awaited

Equipments available

Refraction services
Glaucoma screening services
Well equipped minor OT

CME/Workshops organized by the department

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


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

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

Clinical : OPD and inpatient daily workload

In-patient 5 to 6 , Outpatient 150.

Total number of beds


Departmental Pics