Dr. Prashant K Bawankule, Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon (Managing Director)
M.B.B.S., MS, FMRF, FAICO (Retina)
Ex-Consultant, Sankara Netralaya, Chennai.
Specialization: Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon
Dr Prashant completed his MBBS and internship from GMC Nagpur in 1991. He earned his post graduation degree from Indira Gandhi Medical College Nagpur in 1993. After a brief stint at Aravind Eye Hospital Madurai, he completed his Vitreo-Retinal fellowship at the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya Chennai and continued there as Junior Consultant.
He has vast experience with complex vitreo-retinal surgical procedures, ROP lasers and trauma management. He has been bestowed with ‘Anand Saxena’ Gold Medal by the Chhattisgarh Ophthalmic Society for his exemplary work in ROP. He has been conferred with Honorary Fellowship of the All India Collegium of Ophthalmology for his contribution to Retina in 2016.
He has been the recipient of ACOIN President’s Gold Plaque in January 2018. He won the Best Video award at Asia Pacific Trauma Society Meet in July 2018. He was also bestowed with the ACOIN Prof Mukherjee oration instituted by Chhatisgarh State Opthhalmic Society in June 2019.
He has published papers in indexed and non indexed journals and has been invited as a guest speaker at national and international conferences.
He has been past president of Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society and Vidarbha Ophthalmological Society. He is presently the Treasurer of Ocular Trauma Society of India and Joint Treasurer of Vitreo-Retinal Society of India. He is also an elected member of Academic and Research Committee (West), AIOS.
He is considered one of the most proficient and high profile young surgeons involved in
academics throughout his clinical practice. He is Section editor of Indian journal of Ophthalmology & Editorial Committee Members of Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology & research.
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