Department of Ophthalmology

The department of Ophthalmology was founded in 1964.

There is an outpatients' section on all days of the week and surgeries are performed in operation theatre on all days.. The department provides complete eye care in the form of various ophthalmic procedures like Refraction and contact lens, intraocular lens implantation, Glaucoma medical and surgical treatment ,keratoplasty, Argon Laser treatment for posterior segment diseases , Oculoplasty and squint surgeries. There are various diagnostic facilties like ultrasound A B Scan , UBM, slit lamp Bio microscopes , Automated perimetry, Imaging for Anterior segment , Non contact tonometry, fundus camera and fluorescine angiography for outpatients and those referred for this specialized services.

There is a well established registered eye bank with facilities for enucleation, storage and use of eyeballs . Life member of Eye Bank Association of India.

  • The Department of Ophthalmology provides a well coordinated, progressive, balanced experience for the M.S. degree students for a period of 3 years during which he/she will transform him/herself into a surgeon with adequate basic science knowledge and anterior segment surgeries. Their experience includes clinical teaching of interns and undergraduate students in Govt. Medical College: Surat, Outdoor patient care, indoor and emergency ophthalmic patient care, ophthalmic microsurgery, experience of research proposal writing, conducting research and how to write manuscript etc , professional ethics , how to organize diagnostic camps, and wxposure to eye banking
  • For community patients :To provide state of art diagnostic ,surgical and therapeutic facilities to all ophthalmic patients.

Faculty Members

NameQualificationDesignation
Dr. Priti KapadiaMBBS MSHead & Professor
Dr. Trupti SoluMBBS MSAdditional Professor
Dr. Kunjan PatelMBBS MSAssociate Professor
Dr. Shivani JariwalaMBBS MSAssistant Professor
Dr. Isha PatelMBBS MSAssistant Professor
Dr. Shivani AcharyaMBBS MSAssistant Professor
SR NONAMEDESIGNATION
1Dr. Trupti BhesaniyaSENIOR RESIDENT
2Dr.Kruti PanchalSENIOR RESIDENT
3Dr.Sneha B.V.THIRD YEAR RESIDENT
4Dr.B. SivaranjaniTHIRD YEAR RESIDENT
5Dr.Dipika PatelTHIRD YEAR RESIDENT
6Dr. Malhari BokhaniTHIRD YEAR RESIDENT
7Dr. Drashti KoratTHIRD YEAR RESIDENT
8Dr. Bhavya TharejaTHIRD YEAR RESIDENT
9Dr. Vrutti MerchantSECOND YEAR RESIDENT
10Dr. Jay RanaSECOND YEAR RESIDENT
11Dr. YashorajlakshmiSECOND YEAR RESIDENT
12Dr. Chandni SataniSECOND YEAR RESIDENT
13Dr. Shinjini SahaySECOND YEAR RESIDENT
14Dr. Jainika MavaniSECOND YEAR RESIDENT
15Dr. Parth DaveSECOND YEAR RESIDENT
16Dr. Krishna Shah FIRST YEAR RESIDENT
17Dr. Ruchi Shah FIRST YEAR RESIDENT
18Dr. Vijay HadiyalFIRST YEAR RESIDENT
19Dr. Amari HunFIRST YEAR RESIDENT
20Dr. Rashi GuptaFIRST YEAR RESIDENT
21Dr. Mona JivaniFIRST YEAR RESIDENT
22Dr. Shweta ParmarFIRST YEAR RESIDENT
23Dr. Mese MeroFIRST YEAR RESIDENT

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

Sr.No.NameDesignation
1Dr.Priti KapadiaProfessor Head
2Dr.Kunjan PatelAssociate Professor
3Dr.Shivani JariwalaAssistant Professor
4Dr.Trupti BhesaniyaSenior Resident
5Dr. Sneha B.V.Resident R3
6Dr. B. SivaranjaniResident R3
7Dr. Dipika PatelResident R3
8Dr. Vrutti MerchantResident R2
9Dr. Jay RanaResident R2
10Dr. YashorajlakshmiResident R2
11Dr. Krishna ShahResident R1
12Dr. Ruchi ShahResident R1
13Dr. Vijay HadiyalResident R1
14Dr. Amari HunResident R1
Sr.No.NameDesignation
1Dr.Trupti M.SoluAdditional Professor
2Dr.Isha PatelAssistant Professor
3Dr.Shivani AcharyaAssistant Professor
4Dr. Kruti PanchalSenior Resident
5Dr. Malhari BokhaniResident R3
6Dr. Drashti KoratResident R3
7Dr. Bhavya TharejaResident R3
8Dr. Chandni SataniResident R2
9Dr. Shinjini SahayResident R2
10Dr. Jainika MavaniResident R2
11Dr. Parth DaveResident R2
12Dr. Rashi GuptaResident R1
13Dr. Mona JivaniResident R1
14Dr. Shweta ParmarResident R1
15Dr. Mese MeroResident R1

The eye donation fortnight was organised by ophthalmology department of new civil hospital from 25/08/2020 to 08/09/2020 wherein a poster competition was organised spread the message of importance of eye donation in society

Awards/Prizes Won by Faculties and residents
2016
ResidentsACOIN trichi -Dr. Neha Jain, Dr. Avriel gudkar, Dr. Neha Parate
2018
FacultyDr. Priti R. Kapadia Best speaker award by ACION
Residents-(1) Powerpoint Presentation organised by ACOIN, MANDVI-1st Prize -Dr. Shrungari vaghela -(2) ACOIN annual Conferance DIGHA - Paper Presentation 2nd Prize -Dr. Shrungari vaghela
2019
ResidentsRegional Opthal quiz -M & J ahemdabad -1st prize -Dr. Trupti bhesaniya, Dr. Devangi Patel, Dr. Dipika Patel.
2020
FacultyDr. Trupti M. Solu-honoured Faculty for the session -AIOS-ARC-ICO topic- training in wetlab before surgery on patients required or Not required

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS There are two units Unit I

  • OPD Monday/Wednesday/Friday
  • Dr. Priti Kapadia
  • Dr. Kunjan Patel
  • Dr. Shivani Jariwala

Unit II

  • OPD Tuesday/Thursday/Saturday
  • Dr. Trupti Solu
  • Dr. Isha Patel
  • Dr. Shivani Acharya

Our OPD timings are:

  • 9.00 a.m. To 1.00 p.m.
  • 4.00 p.m. To 6.00 p.m.
InformationNumbers
Resident staff23
Daily OPD attendanceaverage 200
Daily indoor admissionaverage 10
Operating rooms3, 2 Clean, 1 septic OT
Routine ortho OTOT Services everyday

FACILITIES:

  • In the outpatients department various procedures are performed like trial glasses subjective correction of refraction, retinocsopy, slit lamp examination, indirect ophthalmoscopy, direct ophthalmoscopy, perimetry ,keratometry, tonometry both applanation and noncontact , synaptophore, A scan biometry, B scan, UBM ,YAG laser, retinal photo coagulation etc.
  • In the operation theatres various anterior and posterior segment surgeries are performed on daily basis .everyday. Routine phacoemulsification, squint surgeries, oculoplastic surgeries specially ptosis, entropion, ectropion, extra ocular tumour excisions, pterygium surgeries, Vitrectomy, Anti glaucoma surgeries are performed .

ACTIVITIES:

  • Undergraduate Teaching and Postgraduate Clinics
  • Arranging for Ophthalmic Meetings and Conferences
  • School Health check ups
  • Diagnostic and Surgical Eye Camps
  • Eye banking and corneal transplantations

Services offered

  1. All anterior segment diseases’ of eyes their diagnosis and management.
  2. Posterior segment diseases examined by honorary vitreoretinal surgeon every Wednesday & Saturday in afternoon hours. The laser treatment of retinal diseases given as per the appointment.
  3. Eye bank services
  4. Govt. Recognized Centre for tissue transplantation
  5. Organization of camps for certifying visually handicapped patients, for diagnostic purposes and operative for cataract surgeries
  6. Undergraduates and Post graduates teaching
  7. School health check up
  8. Contact lens fitting.
  9. Community health check ups at PHCs specially to register cases of cataract, pediatric ophthalmic diseases, diabetic retinopathy and corneal blindness.

ACADEMIC INFORMATIONS Various courses conducted in department

  1. M.S. ( Ophthalmology) A three years post graduate course in ophthalmology
  2. No. of P.G. Seats per year :8 M.S.

Research Publications PUBLICATIONS: By Dr. Priti Kapadia( Prof. and Head)

  1. Amblyopia –An unforeseen frontier GMJ Vol. 58, March 01, pg 41
  2. Apparent accommodation in eyes after PC IOL implantation, Kerala Jr. of ophthalmology vol. XIII, march 01, pg 18
  3. Article –“PMOA- A keymanEndervour in Blindness control, IAPSM Gujarat chapter, vol 2 issue
  4. Phacoemulsification a small incision cataract surgery. GMJ, Vol.
  5. profile of fireworks related ocular injuries (FROI) from western India, Indian Jr. of community medicine, vol.30, no. 3, July-Sept 2005 pg 98’

BEST PAPER awarded to Dr. Hetal Niak, Dr. K Adnani, Dr. T M Solu, Dr. Hetal Yagnik In Community Ophthalmology section, AIOS, Hyderabad for their work on “OCULAR MANIFESTATIONS IN ACUTE PHASE Of LEPTOSPIROSIS”

Research projects in hand

  • Sentinel surveillance of Ocular morbidity and cataract surgery under NPCB, funded by Central govt. of India.
  • Other clinical research done in department in form of dissertations . Currently 10 students are doing their research work under PG teachers of the department
  • FAIMER ( Philadelphia) project on “Modified independent learning in Medical undergraduates” BY Dr. Priti Kapadia

Presently various research projects being carried out are .. in relation to Pterygium : glueless surgery, cataract patients’ perspective on services available in the dept., preventable blindness in our patients, co relation between CCT and Axial length in myopic and HM and emmetropic patients ,Comparision of keratometry , AL and refraction after paediatric cataract extraction with the normal eye , on Progressive glass wearers etc. Presently Ongoing studies like UBM in corneal blindness, Study of HIV /AIDS patients having ophthalmic manifestations, Disc changes in glaucoma and its correlation with different objective examination, Comparision of different advanced tonometers with applanation tonometry, A scan and IOL power calculation in higher refractive errors. Etc.