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Dr. Virender Singh Sangwan
Cornea and Anterior segment and Uveitis

Dr. Virender Singh Sangwan Dr. Sangwan is a world-renowned Ophthalmologist. He was the Dr. Paul Dubord Chair in Cornea, head of SRUJANA Centre for Innovation and the Center for Ocular Regeneration, and Professor and Director of L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. Known for his research on limbal stem cells, Dr. Sangwan is the founder secretary and an adviser of the Uveitis Society of India. He is the recipient of the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology , one of the highest Indian science awards for his contributions to Medical Sciences in 2006. He was also awarded National Technology award for stem cell technology in 2007 and won Sunpharma Award for clinical research in 2015 and named top 20 scientist in India by “India Today 2011”.
Dr. Sangwan did his fellowship at the prestigious L. V. Prasad Eye Institute in cornea and anterior segment surgery. He subsequently joined Orbis International as Medical Director, Orbis Flying Eye Hospital . He pursued another fellowship program in Ocular Immunology and Uveitis at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School . A clinician – scientist par excellence, Dr. Sangwan is a popular teacher and mentor to many ophthalmologists.