Dr. Sharma Yog

Dr. Sharma Yog


Dr. R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences AIIMS (V.R. Surgery)
Calcutta, India

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Name: Dr. Yog Raj Sharma
Employee: Professor of Ophthalmology
Email: yogrsharma@gmail.com
Ph: 011-26593193(O)


1. 1974: MBBS (Hons.), University of Calcutta
2. 1978: M.S. (Merit of First order), P.G.I of M.E. & R. Chandigarh
3. 1979: ECFMG- USA , Valid indefinitely

Academic positions:


1. 2002: Professor at Dr.  R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences AIIMS (V.R. Surgery)
2. 1986: Faculty Dr. R. P. Centre, Vitreo-Retina Unit
3. 1985 -1986: Assistant Director- Indian Council of Medical Research
4. 1982-1984: Faculty-Ophthalmology, University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore ,USA
5. 1979 -1982: Faculty- Ophthalmology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
6. 1979: Senior Resident-Retina Unit PGI, Chandigarh , India

Membership of Societies

1. Member: American Academy of Ophthalmology.
2. Member: New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 2001-2002.
3. Life Member:    All India Ophthalmological Society.
4. Life Member:    Delhi Ophthalmological Society.
5. Life Member:    National Society for the Prevention of Blindness, India.
6. Life Member:    Ocular Trauma society of India.
7. Life Member:    Glaucoma Society of India.
8. Life Member: Vitreo-retinal society of India.
9. Member: Ophthalmic Research Association, AIIMS.
10. Member: International Faculty Registry,  American Academy of Ophthalmology, USA, 2005
11. Member: Eye Care Volunteer Registry (EVR), American Academy of Ophthalmology, USA, 2006


1. Consulting Editor; JK Medical Sciences 1999
2. Editorial Board; Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology (1999-2001)
3. Guest Editor; IJCP, Medinews (Ophthalmology issues)1999 (Indian Journal of clinical physicians)

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Editorials on our published work have appeared in THE LANCET, BJO, Archives of Ophthalmology (3), JAMA (2), and IJO and Ophthalmology , USA

Papers/scientific posters presented: >229- including AIOS and in international  ophthalmology meetings including AAO, ARVO, ICER, Scheimpflug club meeting ,first international meeting on light and oxygen toxicity to the eye. This includes two SCIENTIFIC EXHIBITS at American Academy of Ophthalmology

Others: Academic faculty work at the Centre, involved in patient care and advanced vitreoretinal surgery including training of postgraduate fellows. Average 20 to 45 VR surgeries /week.

Scientific Reviewer:- Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology , British Journal of medical groups

Ophthalmology (AAO Journal), : consulting editor-JK Science, Chief Guest editor for inaugural issues of IJCP’s ophthalmic issues., Ophthalmology (AAO Journal), American Journal of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology , Pediatric Ophthalmolgy and strabismus, Journal of Ophthalmology.

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