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Dr. Rajul S Parikh

Department :


Designation :

Visiting Consultant

Qualification :

MBBS, Master Of Surgery (Ophthalmology)

Biosketch :

Dr Rajul S Parikh is working as a Consultant Ophthalmologist and Glaucoma Specialist at Dr L H Hiranadani Hospital since October 2010.

Dr Rajul S Parikh has done his Masters in Ophthalmology from renowned Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore where he spent 5 years as a resident and senior resident. He was awarded Thomas Koshy gold medal in M.S. for best resident in Ophthalmology. Subsequently, he went to Lund University, Sweden for his advanced glaucoma fellowship. After coming back from Sweden in 2003, he joined renowned L. V. P Eye Institute, Hyderabad as a consultant where he worked as a consultant for nearly 4 years. Later on, he joined Bombay City Eye Institute & Research Centre as Consultant & Head in glaucoma department. Here he also started department of clinical Research. He is Invited member of Associate Advisory Board of World Glaucoma Association (WGA) and also member of WGA Committee on Glaucoma Society Organization.

He has vast surgical experience. He has performed more than 4000 glaucoma surgeries like trabeculetomy, phaco-trabeculectomy, trabeculectomy with small incision cataract surgery, advanced glaucoma surgeries like Glaucoma Valve Implant surgeries, Choroidal Drainage procedures, Scleral Patch graft for bleb leaks, surgeries for cyclodialysis cleft repair, anterior segment reconstruction. He has expertise in congenital glaucoma surgeries and has performed more than 100 congenital glaucoma operations including surgeries in patients with Axenfield - Rieger syndrome, Aniridia, Sturge- weber syndrome.

He was elected as section editor for glaucoma for Indian Journal of Ophthalmology for consecutive 2nd term. He is also in editorial board of "Journal of Maharashtra Ophthalmology Society" and "Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice".

He has written chapters in 13 books including international publications like World Glaucoma Association (WGA) consensus book on Screening for Glaucoma"; 2008, World Glaucoma Association (WGA) consensus book on Medical Management of glaucoma"; 2010, Glaucoma 1st Edition; Editors Shaarawy, Sherwood, Hitchings and Crowston; 2009. He has published extensively in peer reviewed journals. He has nearly 60 publications in peer reviewed journals and 17 in non peer-reviewed journals.

He has been invited to deliver lectures at various national and international conferences.To generate public awareness in glaucoma, he has organized various public meetings and eye camps. His areas of interest are Glaucoma, Phacoemulsification and Cataract Surgery, Neuro-Ophthalmology and Clinical Epidemiology