MD (AIIMS), DNB, FRCS (Glasg, UK)
Dr Prashant Bhartiya is an Eye Specialist and has been trained extensively in Corneal
Surgery with a long experience in treating Corneal Diseases since his training at Apex
institutes like R P Centre, AIIMS New Delhi from year 1997 onwards. He has honed his skills
in Corneal Transplantation and Refractive surgery at Melbourne, Australia with a prestigious
fellowship from the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital under Prof Hugh Taylor. He
specializes in various forms of Keratoplasty like DSEK for Endothelial dysfunctions or
Complications of cataract surgery, DALK for Keratoconus, LK, PK and Therapeutic
Keratoplasty for Corneal infections. Specialized corneal surgeries like C3R for Keratoconus,
Amniotic Membrane Grafts and Intrastromal Injections of antifungals are done at Cornea Labs
and Surgical Centre, a centre for exclusive and Dedicated Corneal Surgical Work. Dr
Prashant Bhartiya himself does pioneering detailed microbiological work up for management
of cases of Keratitis, especially infected (Corneal Ulcers) and has special interest in
immunological diseases of the eye like Dry Eye and Rheumatoid arthritis related corneal
conditions. Besides this, he has been doing Phacoemulsification, LASIK and other Eye
Surgeries at Suprabhat Healthcare at Indore, MP India. Services of Cornea Labs and Surgical
Centre have been utilized by patients and referring eye specialists from all over the country
Dr Prashant Bhartiya is an Advanced Phaco Surgeon with capabilities to do Topical anesthesia MICS with an incision as small as 1.6 mm with advanced Swiss technology. Dr Prashant Bhartiya has been a Phaco Trainer and Corneal Surgery trainer at National workshops at RP Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi. A fellowship at Melbourne, Australia in Cornea and Refractive surgery has enhanced his services especially in Refractive surgery Procedures like LASIK, LASEK, PTK and Refractive lens surgeries like Phakic IOLS, Refractive Lens exchange with Toric and Multifocal IOLS.
• Private Practice at Cornea Labs, Satya Sai Square, Indore from Sept 2010 onwards.
• Full-Time Consultant in Ophthalmology at Bombay Hospital, Indore [Aug 2003 to Jan 2004 and Feb 2005 to Sep 2010].
• Corneal Fellowship [Feb 2004 to Jan 2005] :
Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Center for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne 3002, Australia
• Full-Time Consultant in Ophthalmology
[August 2003 to January 2004]:
Bombay Hospital, Ring Road, Indore 452010, India
• Senior Residency [July 2000 to July 2003] :
Senior Resident, Cornea and Refractive Surgery Services, Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi.
• Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS, Glasgow, UK) :
• Diplomate of National Board (DNB) :
• MD (Ophthalmology) [1997 – 2000] :
Junior Resident, Dr. R.P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi
• Clinical Internship [1995 – 1996] :
Government Medical College, Jabalpur, India.
• MBBS [1990 – 1995] :
Government Medical College, Jabalpur, India.
• 1. Bhartiya P. Posterior capsule opacification in 5.5 mm versus 6.0 mm AcrySof lenses. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002; Apr; 28(4): 571; discussion 571.
• 2. Dada T, Ray M, Bhartiya P, Vajpayee RB. Trypan-blue-assisted capsulorhexis for trainee phacoemulsification surgeons. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002; Apr; 28(4): 575-6.
• 3. Bhartiya P, Sharma N, Ray M, Sinha R, Vajpayee RB. Trypan blue assisted phacoemulsification in corneal opacities. Br J Ophthalmol. 2002; Aug; 86(8): 857-9.
• 4. Sethi HS, Bhartiya P, Kumar H, Sharma N. Tearing of intact capsulorhexis during hydrodissection by poorly polished hydrodissection cannula. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002; Aug; 28(8): 1492-4.
• 5. Vajpayee RB, Bhartiya P, Sharma N. Central Lamellar keratoplasty with peripheral Intralamellar Tuck. A New Surgical Technique for keratoglobus. Cornea. 2002; Oct; 21(7): 657-60.
• 6. Bhartiya P, Sharma P, Biswas NR, Khokhar SK, Tandon R. A Randomized Controlled Trial of Levodopa-Carbidopa with Occlusion in Older Amblyopic Children. Journal of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (J AAPOS). 2002 Dec; 6 (6): 368-72.
• 7. Sharma N, Bhartiya P, Sinha R and Vajpayee RB. Trypan blue assisted phacoemulsification by residents in training. Clin and Experimental Ophthalmol. 2002; Oct; 30(5): 386-7.
• 8. Vajpayee R, Bhartiya P, Sharma N, Sinha R. Dye assisted phacoemulsification surgery for cataracts with corneal opacities. Clin and Experimental Ophthalmol. 2002; April 30(S): 191.
• 9. Vajpayee R, Verma K, Prashant P, Tandon R. Analysis of post-mortem interviews with families of potential eye donors in a tertiary care hospital in India. Clin and Experimental Ophthalmol. 2002; April 30(S): 260.
• 10. Kunert KS, Bhartiya P, Tandon R, Dada T, Christian H, Vajpayee RB. Central corneal pachymetry in Indian Patients undergoing Laser in Situ Keratomileusis for Myopia. Journal of Refractive Surgery. 2003; May-Jun; 19(3): 378-9.
• 11. Vajpayee RB, Sharma N, Sinha R, Bhartiya P, Titiyal JS, Tandon R. Laser in-situ keratomileusis after penetrating keratoplasty. Surv Ophthalmol. 2003; Sep-Oct; 48(5):503-14.
• 12. Wagh VB, Venkatesh P, Bhartiya P, Dada T, Sethi HS. Hyperplastic Persistent Pupillary Membrane Associated With Subacute Angle Closure Glaucoma. Annals of Ophthalmology. 2005; March; 37(1): 51-54.
• 13. Vajpayee RB, Sharma N, Bhartiya P, Agarwal T, Tandon R, Titiyal JS. Central penetrating keratoplasty with peripheral intrastromal tuck. Cornea. 2005 Nov; 24(8):947-50.
• 14. Bhartiya P, Daniell M, Constantinou M, Islam FM, Taylor HR. Fungal keratitis in Melbourne. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar; 35(2):124-30.
• Active contributions to workshops held at Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi:
1. National workshop on Cornea and Refractive Surgery (1-2 May 2002):
• Presentations on
i. Infectious keratitis: Acanthameba Keratitis- Investigations and management
ii. Newer technologies in Refractive Surgery.
• Active management and hands on training imparted to the participants at the Wet Lab for keratoplasty and various types of microkeratomes for refractive surgery.
• 2. National workshop on Basic and Advanced Phacoemulsification (25-26 September 2002):
• Presentations on
i. Preoperative evaluation for Phacoemulsification
ii. Phacoemulsification in difficult cases: Zonular Dehiscence and
iii. Phacoemulsification in the presence of Corneal Opacities.
• Active management and hands on training imparted to the participants at the Wet Lab on various types of phacoemulsification machines. Participants used both goats and artificial custom built eyes.
• 3. 2nd National workshop on Cornea and Refractive Surgery (30th April and 1st May 2003):
• Presentations on
i. Therapeutic applications of excimer laser
ii. Complications of Penetrating Keratoplasty
iii. Penetrating Keratoplasty with Tuck – A new surgical technique.
iv. Techniques of Lamellar Keratoplasty
•• Active management and hands on training imparted to the participants at the Wet Lab for keratoplasty especially lamellar keratoplasty and various types of microkeratomes for refractive surgery.
• 4. Invited trainer at 3rd National workshop on Cornea and Refractive Surgery at R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi (September 2003):
• I was invited as a trainer for the wet lab session: Active management and hands on training imparted to the participants at the Wet Lab for keratoplasty especially lamellar keratoplasty and various types of microkeratomes for refractive surgery.
• Dr H C Sethia Award for Best Video Presentation at the MP State ophthalmic conference, 2015
Title : Burst Big Bubble in DALK for Keratoconus.
Author : Bhartiya P
• Nominated for the Leadership Development Program 2007 :
This is a new joint program of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) and the All India Ophthalmological society (AIOS). I was nominated from the MP state chapter to participate in the first batch conducted at the National annual congress of the AIOS (Sunayana 2007)
• Best Video Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting October 2004 :
Title: Keratoglobus: Tuck it in.
Authors: Vajpayee RB, Agarwal T, Sharma N, Bhartiya P
• Best Video Award at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting November 2003 :
Title: Autorotational Keratoplasty: A computer simulated method.
Authors: Agarwal T, Bhartiya P, Sharma N, Vajpayee RB
• Best Resident Award 2003 at R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Awarded the “Best Resident Award” amongst more than seventy residents in Ophthalmology by the Honorable Union Minister of Health of India Mrs. Sushma Swaraj during the 36th Foundation Day celebrations of Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences on 14th March 2003.
DOS Times is the monthly bulletin of the Delhi Ophthalmic Society, published from its secretariat. I was an active contributor and was the assistant editor and then the associate editor of DOS Times during 1998 to 2000.
During this period my major contribution was on the section of “Know your Pioneers”.
I was elected as the Joint Secretary of the association in the third semester of my junior residency and later was the Secretary during my fifth semester. This association includes the entire faculty and residents of the R P Centre as its members.
The job of the secretary included coordinating various academic activities under the faculty in-charge of academic activities. This included the postgraduate exams, the monthly classes and the functioning of the ORA library.
As the secretary in March 1999, I was responsible for coordinating the various sports, social and cultural activities as part of the Foundation Day celebrations. The collection and compilation of the annual report of RP Centre and publication of the souvenir was done under Prof H K Tewari for the year 1999.