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POS Members’ Achievements 2013-14

 

Dr. S. B. Kelkar (Founder Director, NIO) was felicitated by giving a 'Man Patra' for his outstanding work in field of Ophthalmology and Community service on 25th Dec. 2012 by the Mayor of Pune, Mrs. Chanchala Kodre, at Mahatma Phule museum, Pune. Padmashree Dr. T. P. Lahane was  the chief guest for the function. POS Congratulates Dr. Kelkar and his family for this achievement!

 

Dr. Quresh Maskati

1. Took over as president, AIOS on 6th feb 2014.
2. 2nd edition of my book "simplifying eye care" meant for the common man, was published in late 2013 and is available in leading bookstores.
 

Dr. Prakash Marathe- (Past President, Poona Ophthalmological Society)

1) Elected as Hon. Secretary of Indian Medical Association, Pune (2012-14), Hon. Treasurer of Indian Medical Association, Pune (2014-15)

2) Elected as Hon. Secretary of Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society (2013-14 ) at MOSCON Nagpur.

3) Received "President's Appreciation Award” by IMA Maharashtra State at MASTACON 2013 Ahmednagar.

4) Worked as Organising Secretary for various Conferences by IMA - IDCON Conference 2013, AMSCON Conference 2013, and GPCON 2013.

 

Dr. Sandesh J. Doshi  (Past President, Poona Ophthalmological Society)

1. Won Joint 3rd Prize (Amateur Mix category) in K2S (Katraj to Sinhagad) the monsoon adventure race, 27 July 2013 organized by Enduro3.

2. Won 1st Prize (Amateur Mix category) in Rugged Sahyadri adventure race, Kolhapur, 31 Aug. 2013 organized by KASA.

3. Won 2nd Prize (40+ Hybrid category) in PBCh 5th edition Lavasa cycle race, 20 Oct. 2013.

4. Ran 3 Half marathons (organized by Satara Hill marathon, Pune running & Pune international marathon) between Sept 2013 and Dec. 2013.

5. Ran Full marathon in 5:14Hrs at Standard Chartered Mumbai Marathon, 19 Jan 2014.

6. Became 'Super Randonneur' by completing the Super BRM series of 200, 300, 400 and 600 in the current season in first attempt.

 

Dr. Abha Kanade     

Faculty:-
1. DOS 2013 Conference held in Delhi April 2013 -  Topic:-" Refraction in children,how to proceed?"   

2. Moscon 2013{Nagpur Oct 2013}:-   Topic: - "Recession & Resection procedures in horizontal recti"  

3. SSI Conference-{Pune Dec 2013} Focus Strabismus:-  Topic "Evaluation of abnormal head posture"

 

DR .PRASAD WALIMBE (PRESENTATIONS & ACHIEVEMENTS)-

(A) WORLD OPHTHALMOLOGY CONGRESS, ABU DHABI (16 TO 20 FEB 2012)

Video presentations – (4)

·         Combined (small incision cataract surgery) with trabeculectomy with ologen implant.

·         Paediatric cataract surgery.

·         Combined small incision cataract surgery with trabeculectomy.

·         Trabeculotomy with Trabeculectomy in Congenital Glaucoma.

   (B)  8TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF OPHTHALMOLOGY (ISO 2012) HONG KONG, (14-16 DEC 2012)

PEDIATRIC CATARACT SURGERY TECHNIQUES (E-poster number- FP-001968)

   (C)9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF OPHTHALMOLOGY(ISO 2013),Guangzhou,China (9-11 Nov 2013)-Posters  (3)

·         1)Combined small incision cataract surgery with trabeculectomy (FP-000321).

·         2)Combined (small incision cataract surgery) with trabeculectomy with ologen implant (FP-000322).

·         3) Combined Trabeculotomy With Trabeculectomy In Congenital Glaucoma  (FP-000323)

(D) AAPOS and SNEC Joint Meeting:-An Intercontinental Perspective of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Singapore (July 14-16, 2013)

2 E-Posters-

1)  Combined Trabeculotomy With Trabeculectomy In Congenital Glaucoma

2) Surgical Techniques in Various Types of Pediatric Cataract

(E) FOCUS STRABISMUS - 20th annual

Conference of Strabismological Society of India & Paediatric Ophthalmology Update,Pune (7-8 Dec 2013)

Oration-Management of Congenital cataract:

(F) 6th annual conference of Poona Ophthalmological Society (POSCON 2013),Pune ( Dec 2013)

Oration: - Persistent Epiphora post sac surgery

(G)Oration- Congenital cataract surgery (Kolhapur Ophthalm.Socy) (9 march 2014)

(H)  Successfully completed EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK in May 2012 as part of doctor support team of PUNE EVEREST EXPEDITION 2012.

(I)  successfully completed Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) and circuit trek in May 2013

 

Dr. Parikshit Gogate

1.       Son Siddharth secured 94.6% in ICSE, Xth standard exam.

2.       Did evaluation of ORBIS pediatric ophthalmology project in Copper belt province of Zambia in April 2013

3.       Co investigator in Durban pediatric cataract study in South Africa.

4.       Invited faculty in American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus & Singapore National Eye Centers conference in Singapore in July 2013.

5.       Volunteer faculty aboard the ORBIS flying Eye Hospital in Yaoundé, Cameroon in Oct 2013.

6.       Instruction course with AIIMS faculty on evaluating eye care programs in world ophthalmology congress in Tokyo, Japan in 2014.

7.       Won the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology silver award of 2012 for publication on traumatic cataracts in children (won in 2011 – glaucoma blindness & 2010 use of BSS in phaco)

8.       Elected member (west zone) of Academic & Research Committee of AIOS thanks to POS support.

9.       Wrote chapter on blindness & deafness in Nema’s textbook of ophthalmology.

10.   Wrote chapter on pediatric cataract in developing countries in ‘Pediatric Cataract’ textbook edited by Edward Wilson & Rupal Trivedi in USA.   

 

Dr. Aditya Kelkar (NIO)
Faculty for IIRSI conference , Chennai
Faculty for DOS  conference, New Delhi
Faculty for BOA conference , Mumbai. Live surgery performed.
Successfully hosted the prestigious VRSI conference in Lavasa, it was a national conference attended by several national and international stalwarts
IMA has conferred upon him “Young achievers award" this year.
Successfully completed the Pune half marathon of 21.1 kms in 2.36 hours.

 

Dr. Jai Kelkar (NIO)

Faculty for IIRSI conference, Chennai
Faculty for BOA conference, Mumbai.
Successfully hosted the prestigious strabismological and paed opth soc conference in Pune, it was a national conference attended by several national and international stalwarts. Released 2nd book on eye care for kids at the hands of dr ken nischal and dr david granet
Successfully completed the Pune half marathon of 21.1 kms in 2.36 hours.
 

Dr. Sanjay D. Patil

1) Recently elected as Hon. Secretary IMA Pune for the year 2014-15
2) Nominated as Sports Chairman IMA Maharashtra state for the tenure of 3 yrs
3) Organized MAHASPORTS 2014(IMA Maharashtra state annual sports event) successfully
4) Winner of Sahyadri Mountaineering Competition
5) Completed Pune Half Marathon in 2hrs 17min

 

Dr. RAMESH MURTHY

1.      Awarded Honorary Fellow of All India Collegium of Ophthalmology in oculoplastic surgery at the AIOC 2014, Agra, 6th February 2014.( youngest recipient)

2.      Prof Kamlesh, Best paper award at the 20th Annual Conference of the Strabismological Society of India and Pediatric Ophthalmology Update, Pune, Maharashtra, 7th Dec 2013.

3.      Best free paper (Practitioner Category) from the Poona Ophthalmological Society, 7th Dec 2013.

4.      FDC Award from the Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society for drug related clinical research at MOSCON 2013, Nagpur, Oct 25-27, 2013.

5.      International Scholar Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology June 2013.

6.      IMA Pune Young Achiever Award (2012-13) from Indian Medical Association, Pune, 7th April 2013. ( first recipient)

7.      Maximum number of cases Award from Poona Ophthalmological Society, 31st March 2013. 

8.      Invited speaker to West Java Indonesian Ophthalmologist Association, Annual Scientific Meeting, Bandung, Java, Indonesia 12-14 April 2013 &  An Intercontinental Perspective of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. SNEC AAPOS Joint meeting, Singapore, July 14th to 16th2013.

9.      Published articles in Indian Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and Poster.
 

Dr. Sucheta Kulkarni

1) V K Chitnis award from MOS for the exemplary work in the field of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) conferred during MOSCON 2013 at Nagpur,
2) my paper titled " AMD : determinants and prevalence in a tertiary eye care centre in Maharashtra, Western India" published in IJO ( June 2013) got AIOS : IJO gold award for the year 2013.

 

DR .TEJASWINI WALIMBE  PRESENTATIONS

(A) WORLD OPHTHALMOLOGY CONGRESS, ABU DHABI (16 TO 20 FEB 2012)

Video presentations:-

1) Combined (small incision cataract surgery) with trabeculectomy with ologen implant

2) Paediatric cataract surgery (co-author)

3) Combined small incision cataract surgery with trabeculectomy

4)  Trabeculotomy With Trabeculectomy In Congenital Glaucoma.( co-author)

(B ) 9TH INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF OPHTHALMOLOGY(ISO 2013),Guangzhou,China (9-11 Nov 2013)-Posters

1) Combined small incision cataract surgery with trabeculectomy (FP-000321)

2)Combined (small incision cataract surgery) with trabeculectomy with ologen implant (FP-000322)(co-author)

3) Combined Trabeculotomy with Trabeculectomy in Congenital Glaucoma  (FP-000323)(Co-author)

 (C)Oration- Medical Management in Glaucoma (Kolhapur Ophthalm.Socy)  (March 2013)

(D)Oration- Angle Closure Glaucoma (Sangli Ophthalm.Socy)  (June 2013)

(E)Oration- Prostaglandins in Glaucoma Management (Ahmedabad Ophthalm.Socy) (Aug 2013)

 

Dr. Baban Dolas 

1.      Presented Paper on Eye Banking at APACRS conference, Singapore & at annual conference of Community Ophthalmology Society.

2.      Received Dr. Madhusudan Jhamwar Netraseva Award, given to young practicing Ophthalmologist for exemplary contribution in organizational, scientific & community work.

3.      Became 'Super Randonneur' by completing the Super BRM cycling series of 200, 300, 400 and 600 km in the current season in first attempt. Also completed 1000km cycling in 72 hrs. This completion of 1000 km opened his entry to most prestigious cycling event of the world from Paris to breast and back to Paris possible.

4.      Won Runner up Prize (40+ category) in Rugged Sahyadri adventure race, Kolhapur, 31 Aug. 2013 organized by KASA.

5.      Second Runner up in Skylark Mountaineering Competition in Mix Category.

6.      Ran 3 Half marathons (organized by Satara Hill marathon, Pune running & Pune international marathon).

7.      Completed Pune Bicycle Championship at Sinhgad in 57 min.


Poona Ophthalmological Society congratulates:

1Dr. Ambarish Darak who received Gold medal in recognition of his contribution to the field of Cataract and Refractive Surgery at their annual conference "ENVISIONING THE FUTURE”, New Delhi, 7-8, September 2013.

2. Dr. Salil Gadkari for being elected unopposed as Vice President of Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society.

3. Dr. Subhash Gokhale, who has been awarded 'Life Time Achievement Award' by Bombay Ophthalmologist Association during the recently held BOA conference. He has also won a Bronze Medal, at the veterans Table Tennis tournament (70-80 age group) at Balewadi.Poona Ophthalmological Society extends heartiest congratulations to Dr. Gokhale sir.

4. Mrs. Aruna Kelkar and co-artists for their participation in the 'Pandit Prabhudev Sardar Sangeet Mahotsava', Solapur, Maharashtra.

5. Dr. Nishita Beke daughter of dr.neelima beke who is going to attend the world ophthalmology conference at tokyo -japan .Her poster has been selected for presentation over there 2april -6april 2014

6. Pranav Patil, son of Dr Sanjay D. Patil who has secured rank 169 in NEET-UG exam and has been accepted into the prestigious college BJMC PUNE.

7. Dr. Supreet Prakash Marathe S/o Dr. Prakash Marathe who has been awarded 1) B Braun Medical Trust Foundation Award  for Super Speciality (M. Ch. Cardiac Surgery). He was also awarded B Braun Medical Trust Foundation Award  for M.S. (General Surgery). This Award is given to a talented Super Speciality Resident/ Post Graduate Resident screened at National level by Advisory Board of Renowned Doctors all over  India.   Award - Memento, Citation, Certificate & Scholarship of Rs. 40,000/-  2) Paper Presentation on "Non-compaction Cardiomyopathy: Manifestation as a Surgical Pitfall - Rare but Real" at National Cardio Vascular Thoracic Surgeon's Conference, IACTSCON 2014 at Tiruananthpuram. 

8. Dr. Shilpa Supreet Marathe (Daughter in Law of Dr. Prakash Marathe) who got Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology (FNB) at CARE Hospitals, Hyderabad after MD ( Paeds) securing  14th Rank in Super Speciality National Entrance.  

9. MAST ATHARVA WALIMBE (Son of DR PRASAD & DR TEJASWINI WALIMBE) who Performed 4 charity stage shows of Mouth organ in 2013

10. MISS RAMAA WALIMBE (Daughter of DR PRASAD & DR TEJASWINI WALIMBE) who  Received black belt in Karate from Universal Shotocan Karate Do Association

11. Miss Saniya Kelkar (D/of Dr. Jai & Dr. Aditya Kelkar) who was selected for state level gymnastics competetion held in Sangli. Pune stood 2nd in overall performance. Saniya stood 5th in vault.
Stood 3rd in long jump and second in relay in Mayors Trophy
Stood1st in Long jump and 1st in relay for Interschool competitions.

12. Miss Riya Kelkar (D/of Dr. Jai & Dr. Aditya Kelkar) who 

Stood first in relay in Mayors Trophy and

Stood1st in long jump  and 2nd in relay for Interschool competitions.