Senior Consultant - Ophthalmology
Dr Swapnali Sabhapandit is a senior consultant in the Department of Ophthalmology at AIG Hospitals, Hyderabad. She graduated from Gauhati Medical College and received her post
graduate (MS) degree from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Guwahati in 2007. She completed her long term fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment from L V Prasad Eye Hospital in 2010 and also worked in the same Institute as a Consultant from 2015 to 2019. Prior to joining LVPEI, she had also worked in the department of Cornea at Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry.
Dr Swapnali has performed more than 300 keratoplasties and more than 5000 cataract surgeries including phacoemulsification surgery. She can manage all types of anterior segment pathologies in the eye, including uveitis, pediatric diseases, corneal ulcers, ocular trauma etc. She was also the institute trainer for all types of cataract surgeries for national and International students at LVPEI. Dr Swapnali has performed numerous refractive surgeries including femtosecond Lasik.
She has numerous national and International publications in reputed peer reviewed journals. She is also the author of many post-graduate books in Ophthalmology including the Will’s Eye Manual. She was instrumental in starting corneal transplant in North Bengal and at Lion’s Eye Hospital, Guwahati. She had received the prestigious G.Sitalakshmi Award at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai for her contribution to community eye service and promoting corneal transplantations
Cornea and Anterior Segment, Refractive surgeries , anterior uveitis management, Ocular surface disorders management, Corneal transplants, Paediatric corneal diseases and ocular trauma management
– Life Member All India Ophthalmological Society No : S10626
– Life Member All Assam Ophthalmological Society No : LM 205(S-26)
– Member – World Cornea Society
1. “G Sitalakshmi Award” for community work in Cornea services from Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai in 2012.
2. Best paper in Cornea – “Spectrum of microbial keratitis in patients infected with HIV” at 69th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society at Ahmedabad in 2011
3.Best presentation – “Serum Lipid profile in Diabetic Retinopathy” ( Completed case study with 100 cases) at the Retina Vitreous Session at the 65th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society held at Hyderabad on 1st February 2007
4.Best Paper Award – “Serum Lipid profile in Diabetic Retinopathy” ( Ongoing study results with 50 cases) at the International VR meet on Diabetic Retinal Diseases – “ Retina 2006” organized by Sri Sankaradeva Nethralaya , Guwahati 0n 4th and 5th March 2006 at Guwahati.