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Best Eye Specialist Doctor in Ludhiana, Punjab | Dr. Anita Chopra

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About Dr. Anita Chopra


Dr. Anita Chopra, stands as a distinguished figure in the field of ophthalmology. Her educational journey began at Rajah Muthaiah Medical College, Annamalai University, where she earned her MBBS degree in 1995. Driven by a passion for excellence, she pursued further specialization, completing her DNB at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, in 1999

Her commitment to continuous learning and excellence in the field is evident in her subsequent qualifications, including MNAMS (Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences, 2002) and FMRF (General Ophthalmology Fellowship, Sankara Nethralaya, 1999-2000). Dr. Anita Chopra’s dedication to international standards is underscored by her recognition as a Fellow of the International Council of Ophthalmology (FICO). Dr. Chopra’s professional journey includes a significant tenure as a Consultant at Sankara Nethralaya from July 2000 to January 2004. Following this, she assumed the role of Senior Consultant and Head of the Department of Ophthalmology at Jain Charitable Hospital, Dana Mandi, Ludhiana, from April 2004 to May 2008.

During her leadership at Jain Charitable Hospital, Dr. Anita Chopra made substantial contributions. She initiated the eye department at the hospital and played a pivotal role in building the outpatient department from fewer than 10 patients to an average of 100 per day. Her surgical expertise shines through, with a notable accomplishment of routinely performing Phacoemulsification for various types of cataracts, averaging 80-100 surgeries per month. Additionally, she conducted glaucoma surgeries and utilized YAG lasers for after-cataract and glaucoma cases.

Contributions to Ophthalmology Conferences and Memberships

Dr. Chopra actively participated in ophthalmological conferences, presenting her insights and techniques at esteemed platforms. Noteworthy presentations include those at the North Zone Ophthalmological Society Conferences in 2005, 2006, and 2007, covering topics such as topical anesthesia in small incision cataract surgery and Phacotrabeculectomy with releasable sutures.

Her memberships in prestigious organizations, including the All India Ophthalmological Society, North Zone Ophthalmological Society, Punjab Ophthalmological Society, Ludhiana Ophthalmological Society, and Sankara Nethralaya Alumni Association, reflect her commitment to professional collaboration and growth.

Dr. Anita Chopra’s international exposure is evidenced by her attendance at the South East Asian Glaucoma Meeting in Chennai in 2006 and the International Neuro Ophthalmological Society Meeting in Chennai in 2009. At the national level, she actively participated in conferences such as the North Zone Ophthalmological Society meetings and Delhi Ophthalmological Society meetings.With an illustrious career marked by expertise, leadership, and a commitment to advancing eye care, Dr. Anita Chopra is a valuable asset to Chopra Nethralaya Specialist. Her presence ensures a commitment to excellence and a patient-centric approach in the pursuit of clear vision and optimal eye health.

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