KASTURI BHATTACHARJEE, MS, DNB, FRCS ,SENIOR CONSULTANT and ACADEMIC COORDINATOR
of SRI SANKARADEVA NETHRALAYA, GUWAHATI has made
an outstanding achievement to be the first Lady Ophthalmologist of India
to have received 5 awards from All India Ophthalmological Society for her work
in Ophthalmology. Recently she was awarded the "Sujatha Savithri Rao Award"
for the Best scientific free paper on Orbit nad Oculoplasty from AIOC 2014.
Being the first Lady FRCS from Edinburg (UK) of North East India she is the recipient
of more than 20 awards for her work in Ophthalmology. She is the only Ophthalmologist
of North east India to have received the most prestigious "Col RANGACHARI
Award" for her innovative research work in socket reconstruction. The
other prestigious awards to her credit from All India Ophthalmological Society
are the "E T SELVAM Award" 2009, "Sante Vision award"
for her work in Cataract, 2005 and the "Best Free paper Award in Lacrimal",
was honoured with Gold Medal in the year 2006 by Intraocular Implant and Refractive
society of India, for her outstanding contribution in Cataract and Refractive
She is the first and only Lady Ophthalmologist of India
to be elected as the Vice President of ASIA PACIFIC SOCIETY OF OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC
AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERIES, 2014 and to be an Examiner of FRCS, Glasgow for
the last 9 years. In April 2015, she has been invited as a teaching faculty by
American Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery to San Diego, California.
Savitri Rao Award in the year 2015
T Selvam Award in the year 2009
Prestigious Col Rangchari award in the year 2008
Vision Award for Cataract in the year 2005