Professor & Chief
Dr. Rajvardhan Azad is currently holding
the post of Professor of Ophthalmology and Head, Vitreo-Retina &
Ocular Trauma Unit. He also worked as Consultant & Vitreoretinal
Surgeon, Ministry of Health, Kuwait from November 1994 to March
Dr. Rajvardhan Azad is a recipient of Dr. B.C.
Roy National A ward for Eminent Medical Teacher for the year 1987.
He was awarded for outstanding contribution to Ophthalmology by
Delhi Ophthalmological Society in 1990 and again in April, 2000. He
was also awarded Fellowship of Ophthalmic Research and Community
Centres of India (FORCE) at Bangalore in 1991. Dr. Azad was awarded
by first SAARC Conference of Ophthalmologist for outstanding
contribution to Ophthalmology in Saarc region in Kathmandu in 1991.
He is a recipient of Dr. C.N. Shroff award for best retinal work in
India at the Golden Jubilee Conference of All India Ophthalmological
Society in 1992. He was also awarded certificate of Merit and
Appreciation at six (6) Medical University Inter Faculty meet in
Kobe, Japan in 1992. He was awarded Dr.P.N.Sinha oration and Gold
Medal in 2001.
Dr. Azad is conferred Fellow
International College of Surgeons, Fellow Royal College of Surgeons,
Edinburgh and Fellow, National Academy of Medical Sciences. He is
President of National Board of Examination.
Dr. Azad is a life member of about a
dozen Scientific Committees/Societies such as All India
Ophthalmological Society, Indo-Japanese Ophthalmological Foundation,
Ophthalmic Laser Society, Delhi Ophthalmological Society, Faculty
Association of AU.M.S. and National Society for Prevention of
Blindness - India. He is also an international member of American
Academy of Ophthalmology. He was Secretary and later President of
Delhi Ophthalmological Society (1999- 2000). He was Secretary
General of National Society for Prevention of Blindness-India. He is
President of Vitreo-retinal Society of India and Secretary General
of Ophthalmic Laser Society of India. He is Secretary, All India
Ophthalmological Society. He has also worked as Technical Advisor to
W.H.O. for South East Asia regional meeting on blindness in Jakarta
in February, 2000.
Dr. Azad has authored books on Application
of Laser in Ophthalmology, A practical manual of Indirect
Ophthalmology, Current concepts in Ophthalmic Lasers, Vocational
work book for Ophthalmic Technician, A Practical Manual of Indirect
Ophthalmoscopy - 2nd ed., A Practical Approach to Retinopathy of
Prematurity Screening and Management and Vocational Text book for
Ophthalmic Technician and has written many chapters in Books. He has
over 120 national and international
He has been invited to many of
Ophthalmological Societies of various countries to deliver lecture
and present scientific papers. His presentation include American
Academy of Ophthalmology, European Congress of Ophthalmology,
International Congress of Ophthalmology, Asia Pacific Congress of
Ophthalmology, Saarc Ophthalmological Congress, Japan
Ophthalmological Society and Pan Arab
He is a named Hony. Surgeon to President of
India since 1989.