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Dr. Digvijay Singh

Profile Description

Dr. Digvijay Singh is an ophthalmologist specialising in Paediatric ophthalmology, Strabismus (squint), Neuro-ophthalmology and Glaucoma. He has a vast clinical and surgical experience and has been at the coveted All India Institute of Medical Sciences for around 12 years having done his education and training at the institute. He has been an international faculty at prominent conferences and has delivered various instruction courses in his fields of specialisation in India and abroad. With several publications, chapters and a book to his credit, Digvijay Singh has contributed significantly to ophthalmic science. On the clinical and surgical front, he has a rich experience in strabismus diagnosis and surgeries and has operated all forms of squints using conventional and advanced/contemporary techniques. He is a super-specialist neuro-ophthalmologist and has managed several thousand patients with such disorders. His combined experience with glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology enables him to have excellent management skills for both the conditions. He has significant experience ofglaucoma laser and surgical procedures.

Medical Qualification

FAICO – All India Ophthalmological Society – 2012-13

MD (Ophthalmology) - All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 2008-10

MBBS, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 2002-07

Expertise

Paediatric Ophthalmology

Strabismus

Neuro-ophthalmology

Glaucoma

Experience

- Medanta – The Medicity, Associate Consultant - 2014-Current

- Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, Senior Resident - 2011-14

Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, Junior Resident - 2008-10

Membership & Certifications

All India Ophthalmological Society

Delhi Ophthalmological Society

Strabismological Society of India

Glaucoma Society of India

Awards & Accomplishments

Indian journal of ophthalmology (IJO) Platinum Award, 2014 - Co-author of Best Publication in IJO

Clinical trials Network GCP Certificate, 2014 - Good Clinical Practices

Appreciation Award, 2013 - Academic achievement(100 + DCRS credits)

Best Free Paper Award, DOS, 2012 - Best Free paper (DOS annual conference)

Dr. Atm Prakash Gold Medal, 2007 – Surgery

New Zealand High Commissioner's Prize, 2006 - Community Medicine

Sorel Catherine Freymann Prize, 2006 – Paediatrics

Institute Merit Certificate, AIIMS, 2006 – Surgery

Institute Merit Scholarship, AIIMS, 2005 & 2006 - Overall Merit in Para clinical departments

Prof. Baldev Singh Memorial fund book prize, AIIMS, 2002 - Physiology Seminar

Vasant Valley School, excellence award, 2000, 2001, 2002 - All Round Excellence

International award for Young People, by HRH Duke of Edinburgh, UK., 2000 - IAYP Bronze Standard

International assessment for science, University of New South Wales, Australia, 1997 & 1999 - Distinction in Science

Publications

Two-Step Technique for Posterior Optic Buttonholing of Intraocular Lens, Optometry and visual sciences – 2014

Long Term Success of Mitomycin Augmented Trabeculectomy in Glaucoma after Vitreo-retinal Surgery with Silicon Oil Insertion: A Prospective Case Series, Retina – 2014

Factors predicting recurrence in successfully treated cases of anisometropic amblyopia, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – 2013

Evaluation of changes in retinal nerve fibere layer thickness and visual functions in cases of optic neuritis and multiple sclerosis, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – 2013

Evaluation of FD2 (Frisby Davis distance) stereotest in surgical management of intermittent exotropia, British Journal of Ophthalmology – 2013

Determinants of severity at presentation among young patients with early onset glaucoma, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology – 2013

Head trauma with contralateral traumatic optic neuropathy, Oman Journal of Ophthalmology – 2013

Glaucoma: An Emerging Peril, Indian Journal of Community medicine – 2013

Prevalence and causes of patient dropout after glaucoma surgery, Ophthalmic Epidemiology – 2013

Course and outcome of accidental sodium hydroxide ocular injury, American journal of Ophthalmology – 2012

Bilateral Mooren's Ulcer in a Child secondary to Helminthic Infestation of the Gastrointestinal Tract, International Ophthalmology – 2012

Visual function alterations in orbital tumours and factors predicting visual outcome after surgery, Eye – 2012

Guide needle-assisted iridodialysis repair, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – 2011

Simple technique for sealing clear corneal wound leaks using a dynamic anterior chamber air bubble, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery – 2011