Jyotirmay BISWAS (India)

Dr Jyotirmay Biswas is an ophthalmologist who has specialized in uveitis and ophthalmic pathology. He has done MBBS from Medical College, Calcutta and post graduation in ophthalmology from PGIMER, Chandigarh, Fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery from Sankara Nethralaya. He did two years fellowship in ophthalmic pathology from Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, USA.

He has published 396 articles in peer reviewed journals, 47 chapters in books of ophthalmology. He presented 32 papers in international conferences and 170 papers in national and state conferences. He had given 280 lectures in international and national conferences. He is reviewer of 36 Journals. He is a visiting professor at Advance Eye Care Center at PGIMER Chandigarh.

He has received 33 awards which includes Hari OM Ashram award for clinical research from Medical Council of India.

He is a member of International Uveitis Study Group. American Uveitis Society and executive council member of International Ocular Inflammation Society. He was the first to describe ocular lesions in AIDS in India. His current area of research is uveitis, AIDS and Eales' disease.

Currently he is working as director of uveitis and ophthalmic pathology departments at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. Dr Biswas also a marathon runner, recites Bengali poems and writes Bengali articles and received many awards.