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ophthalmic surgeon

Deepak Kumar Chitkara, Indian, British ophthalmic surgeon. Fellow Fellowship with Distinction, Refractive Surgery Center of South, Louisiana, 1995.

Background

Chitkara, Deepak Kumar was born on March 23, 1959 in Patna, India. Arrived in United Kingdom, 1971. Son of Navnit Ram and Vidya Chitkara.

Education

Doctor of Osteopathy, London, 1988. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery with honors in physiology and biochemistry, University Manchester, 1979—1982.

Career

Registrar in ophthalmology National Health Service, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1991—1992, senior registrar in ophthalmology, 1992—1995. Cornea and refractive fellow Refractive Surgery Center of South, New Orleans, 1994—1995. Consultant ophthalmic surgeon National Health Service, Sunderland, 1995, Liverpool, 1995—2001.

Director, consultant ophthalmic surgeon Rosen Eye Surgery Center, Manchester, since 2000. Co-founder, director The Rosen Eye Surgery Center Ltd., Manchester, since 2000. Senior consultant partner Boots Laser Eye Clinics, since 2000.

Medical director Lenstec Ltd., since 2001. Ophthalmic advisor Clinical Benchmarking Company, 1999—2001.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Fellow: AAO, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Royal College Ophthalmologists, ASCRS. Member: International Intraocular Implant Society, U.K.I.S.C.R.S. (committee member private practice subcommittee since 2001, council member 1996—2001), Overseas Doctors' Association United Kingdom (vice chairman since 1999, editor newsletter since 1999).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Exercise, Karate.

Connections

Married Neeta Kalra, January 25, 1987. Children: Rohit, Rohan.

father:
Navnit Ram

mother:
Vidya Chitkara

spouse:
Neeta Kalra

children:
Rohit Chitkara

Rohan Chitkara