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consultant , ophthalmologist , Surgeon

Ken Kanwal Nischal, Kenyan ophthalmologist, consultant, surgeon. Achievements include development of use of high frequency ultrasound in pediatric ophthalmology, in particular to aid neonatal/infant penetrating keratoplasty; development of use of high frequency ultrasound in pediatric and adult cataract surgery; development of surgical techniques for cataract surgery; development of techinques of pediatric cataract surgery.

Background

Nischal, Ken Kanwal was born on December 20, 1964 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Harbans Lal and Pushpa Rani Nischal.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, King's College, London, 1988.

Career

Senior registrar Oxford Eye Hospital and Prince Charles' Eye Unit, 1995—1997. Clinical fellow Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada, 1998. Honorary senior lecturer Institute Child Health, London, since 1999.

Consultant ophthalmic surgeon Great Ormond St. Hospital for Children, since 1999. Honorary consultant ophthalmic surgeon Moorfields Eye Hospital, since 2003. Acting chairman Standing Medical Advisory Committee United Kingdom, 2000—2004.

Member international editorial board American Orthoptic Journal, Madison, Wisconsin, since 1999. Member Council Society Ophthalmology, Royal Society Medicine, 2000—2004. John Pratt Johnson lecturer, Toronto, 2001.

Visiting professor St. Justine Children's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2002, Kellogg's Eye Institute, Michigan, 2005, Children's Hospital Philadelphia, 2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of use of high frequency ultrasound in pediatric ophthalmology, in particular to aid neonatal/infant penetrating keratoplasty. Development of use of high frequency ultrasound in pediatric and adult cataract surgery. Development of surgical techniques for cataract surgery.

    Development of techinques of pediatric cataract surgery.

Membership

Member volunteer faculty Orbis, China, 2004—2006. Fellow: Royal College Ophthalmologists (Keeler scholar 1998). Member: Foundation Science and Technology, British Medical Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    African music, golf.

Connections

Married Anita Johar, August 31, 1992. Children: Parus Harbans, Roshni Pushpa, Jivak Harbans.

father:
Harbans Lal

mother:
Pushpa Rani Nischal

spouse:
Anita Johar

child:
Jivak Harbans Nischal

child:
Parus Harbans Nischal

child:
Roshni Pushpa Nischal