Dr. Rajesh M Chowdhury has 23 years of experience in ophthalmology of which about 12 years have been in United Kingdom. He has the requisite skills, training and personal qualities required in developing a multi-dimensional Ophthalmology
At Fortis Hospital ,he works as a part of multi-speciality team to manage patients with serious orbitofacial and orbitocranial trauma and tumours.
As a Senior Consultant in Sankara Nethralaya, Kolkata, between April 2009 till March 2012, he provided oculoplastic, lacrimal and orbital surgery cover in this hospital with a monthly through put of around 9000 patients.
Since July 2009, he had an Ad Hoc Locum Consultant contract with the Great Western Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in Swindon, UK.
As a clinical fellow in the Corneoplastic department of the Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead, he was exposed to a wide array of orbital, lacrimal and oculoplastic procedures.
He has acquired considerable hands-on experience in oculoplastic and lacrimal surgery in my previous job as a staff ophthalmic surgeon at the Great Western Hospital, Swindon and also through my honorary attachment with the Cheltenham General Hospital
Dr. Chowdhury has gained significant expertise in high volume phaco-emulsification cataract surgery, management of diabetic eye diseases and management of various types of glaucoma and squint.
At Swindon, he was part of a team which introduced an age related macular degeneration treatment service, at the Great Western Hospital, offering intra-vitreal anti-VEGF injections.
He has kept my skills and knowledge updated by attending international workshops and seminars.
Dr. Rajesh Chowdhury is involved in performing Oculoplasty and orbital procedures every Monday morning. The most commonly performed procedures being Dacryocysto-rhinostomy, lid procedures like repair of ectropion and entropion, repair of adult and congenital ptosis, excision and biopsy of lid and orbital tumours and repair of lid injuries, evisceration and enucleation of globe etc.
He operates on patients with complicated orbitofacial and orbitocranial trauma and tumours as a part of a multi-speciality team consisting of Neuro surgeons, Maxilo-facial surgeons, ENT surgeons and Plastic surgeons.