DR. PRASHANT AGNIHOTRI
D.O.B.:15 TH MAY 1955
M.B.B.S(1976), M.S(1980), M.N.A.M.S(1982), F.R.F(1982)
Lecturer in medical college 1980 till 1985.
Retina care clinic since 1985. Training & teaching institution for advanced eye care Invited as international guest in American academy of ophthalmology in 1991 Guest speaker in aao meet in Chicago – topic refractive surgery Primary interest ophthalmology special interest retina vitreous surgery, refractive surgery Guest speakers in all India ophthalmic society meet practically every year since last 25 yrs.
Conducted courses in a i o s multiple times, Guest speaker at d o s meet, mah ophth , Mumbai ophthalmic meet etc. Awarded retina foundation gold medal in Swarnim Gujrat ophthalmic annual meet at Ahmadabad Was awarded Dr. S. V. Tare oration in Akola ophthalmic society annual meet International professional recognitions Guest speaker at international dos meet at Bangkok and gave two didactic lectures in Thailand.
Represented India as a guest speaker in soe meet in Geneva – first time European society of ophthalmology gave a two hours session to aios – was privileged to chair & give a talk. Caribbean society meet a top ophthalmic conclave of ophthalmologist world over invited to be a guest speaker at Puerto rico u.s.a. This was unique honor for being the first to any ophthalmologist from India gave two presentations. Social – actively involved in lions social activity of sight first Rotary honored by giving ambassador of goodwill gse award & visited England & worked in moors field eye hospital u k .
Jaycees honored as “ outstanding young person of Nagpur “ Masonic lodge nominated as “ mason of the year “ for a project on preventing avoidable blindness rostered in grand lodge of England.
Since last 38 yrs involved in running “Ramayan Pariksha Kendra “ where students of all religion are taught teachings in Ramayan the epic Hindu scripture on life of ram .
Adopted “Panchvati ashram “an old people home around 110 occupants for their eye care & social needs With the next generation Dr. Ankush & Dr. Aakshay lining up to take the mantle in a couple of yrs time planning to devote more time in teaching & training the gen-next.
Also a new passion,now enjoying the profession with a game of golf a game for life.