Virender Singh Sangwan, MD
Director - SRUJANA Centre for Innovation, Centre for Regenerative Ophthalmology and Clinical Research
Consultant, Cornea and Anterior Segment, Ocular Immunology & Uveitis Services
Virender Singh Sangwan completed his basic medical education from Maharshi Dayanand University, Haryana, in 1986 and MS Ophthalmology in 1991. He did a fellowship in Cornea & Anterior Segment at L V Prasad Eye Institute, and another in Immunology & Uveitis Services at Harvard Medical School, USA, before joining LVPEI. He has worked as Field Medical Director at ORBIS International, Inc., New York, and chief fellow, immunology & uveitis service of Harvard Medical School, Boston. He is also Adjunct Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester, New York, USA. He has received several prestigious awards, including the Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Award 2006 and the Biotech Products and Process Development and Commercialization Award 2007 from the Government of India. He has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals, presented widely and served as faculty for workshops and instruction courses on uveitis, limbal stem cell deficiency and limbal stem cell transplantation, nationally and internationally. He is reviewer for the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, Cornea, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Update and Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology. He is on the editorial board of International Ophthalmology and section editor of British Journal of Ophthalmology. He is an honorary member of the North African Centre of Sight, National Ophthalmic Society of El Salvador and National Ophthalmic Society of Peru. He is secretary of the Asia Cornea Society and Vice-President, Uveitis Society of India. He is also founder secretary/ treasurer of Uveitis Society of India and the LVPEI Alumni Association.
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