Dr. Harsha Bhattacharjee
Founder, Medical Director and Trustee - Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya,
Guwahati

 

Dr. Harsha Bhattacharjee is Founder, Medical Director and Trustee of Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya (SSN), Guwahati. SSN has been declared as a Centre of Excellence in 2004 by the Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh. He is also Fonder Director of SSN Institute of Ophthalmology and SSN Institute of Community Ophthalmology.

 

Dr. Bhattacharjee was involved with ICMR to do research on Congential Ocular Abnormalities and effect of paternal age on Congenital Ocular Disorder. He was team member of WHO collaborative study on blindness in Assam and team member of WHO activity on Small Pox Eradication Programme.

 

Dr. Bhattacharjee has organized several National & International conferences and he has more than 200 national publications and more than 20 international publications to his credit. He has made more than 300 presentations in several Local, National and International forums. He was Associate Professor of Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Guwahati Medical College Hospital and President of Association of Community Ophthalmologist India. He is life member of All India Ophthalmic Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, etc.

 

Dr. Bhattacharjee has been Chairman, Panelist & Guest Lecturer in many scientific sessions (national & international) and is an invited participant in National and International conferences. He has also Co-Authored 4 Textbook of Ophthalmology.


Dr. Bhattacharjee is an examiner at Calcutta University, Gauhati University, Royal College of Surgeons (FRCP, Edin.) and National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. He also serves as an Inspector and research guide for National Board of Examinations, New Delhi and post graduate teacher and research guide (Ph. D) guide at Srimanta Sankaradeva University of Health Sciences (SSUHS).

The clinical experience of Dr. Bhattacharjee is rich with more than 55 thousand Cataract and Anterior Segment eye surgeries, 21thousand Vitreo Retinal surgeries and 9 thousand Adnexal surgeries. Sixty percentage of his clinical work is done as charity and community service.

 

Dr. Bhattacharjee has been involved in various pioneering activities like introduction & development of Intra Ocular Lens implantation following cataract surgery in North East India, Introduction of Phacoemulsification, surgical technique and establishment of Vitreo-Retinal set up in India & introduction of modern Vitreo Retinal treatment & surgical facilities in North East India.

 

Dr. Bhattacharjee has several awards to his credit like Karmayogi award; 2000-2001 conferred by the International Association of Lions Club, Excellence in Medicine award; 2008 conferred by Down Town Hospital, Achievement award; 2007-2008 by South Asian Academy of Ophthalmology, S Debnath Memorial Baticrom Social award; 2010 conferred by Baticrom Group of Publication, Professional excellence and contribution in the field of Ophthalmology conferred by International Hospital, DPRC award for outstanding medical service in the society 2013, Social Contribution award conferred by GLP social circle Guwahati and a special felicitation by All Assam Students Union (AASU) and many more renowned organization.