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Dr. Amrita Kapoor Chaturvedi

Senior Consultant

Department

Ophthalmology

Qualification

MBBS(AIIMS), MD(AIIMS), FRCS(Edinburgh)

Dr. Amrita Kapoor Chaturvedi is a senior ophthalmologist who has received her undergraduate and post graduate training (MBBS, MD) from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She is Fellow of The Royal college of Surgeons of Edinburgh (FRCSEd)

After completing her undergraduate education at AIIMS, she trained in ophthalmology at Dr.Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS and thereafter worked there as a Senior Resident in the Glaucoma, Squint and Neuro-ophthalmology unit for three years. As a senior resident, she was involved in independent running of speciality clinics, and the surgical, medical and teaching activities of these subspecialities. She was Senior Research Associate at Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS for the next 3 years in the Oculoplasty, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Oncology Unit. During this period, along with continuing her clinical and surgical activities, she was responsible for providing diagnostic, staging and management inputs for children with retinoblastoma at the Retinoblastoma Clinic at the Institute Cancer Centre (IRCH)

Dr Amrita left AIIMS in 2007 to join Visitech Eye Centre, New Delhi as Senior Consultant and continued there till July 2022. She gained immense experience in handling both primary and referred cases of glaucoma, squint, children’s eye diseases and neuro-ophthalmology. She has operated hundreds of refractory cases of glaucoma using valves and other drainage devices. In addition, she is proficient in phacoemulsification and extracapsular cataract extraction techniques for cataract removal and intraocular lens implantation.

Dr. Amrita joined Amrita Hospital Faridabad as Senior Consultant and Assistant Professor in August 2022.

  • MBBS (AIIMS)
  • MD OPHTHALMOLOGY (AIIMS)
  • FRCS (Ed)
  • Glaucoma
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology and Squint
  • Neuro-ophthalmology
  • Cataract and Refractive surgery
  • Awarded Best Senior Research Associate Award ,2006, at Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship (1987-1994)-a prestigious Government of India scholarship
Dr Amrita is a Senior ophthalmologist who has trained and worked in this field for 27 years.She has extensive experience in the management of all types of glaucoma cases including paediatric and neovascular, using the latest surgical and non-surgical modalities. (medical, lasers etc.) She has successfully treated many intractable glaucomas using valve implantation techniques.She expertly manages the adult and pediatric cases of squint –both functional and cosmetic with excellent outcomes.She has a special interest in the treatment of amblyopia in children.She has been a part of Retinoblastoma clinic at Dr.R.P.Centre,AIIMS .She is proficient in cataract surgery using phacoemulsification and other techniques,

    Publications & Presentations

  • Mandeep.S.Bajaj, Neelam Pushker, Seema Kashyap, Seema Sen, Sujith.V, Amrita Chaturvedi. Fibrous histiocytoma of lacrimal gland. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg.2007; 23:145-7.
  • Mandeep.S.Bajaj, Neelam Pushker, Amrita Chaturvedi, S M Betharia, Seema Kashyap, R.Balasubramanya, Seema Sen. Orbital space occupying lesions in children. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2007;44:106-11.
  • Neelam Pushker, Mandeep S Bajaj , Mridula Mehta, Amrita Chaturvedi, Supriyo Ghose. Atypical synophthalmos with arrhinencephaly unilateralis. J Ped Ophthal Strabismus, 2007:44; 311-14
  • Neelam Pushker, Amrita Chaturvedi, R. Balasubramanya, Mandeep S Bajaj , Neena Kumar, Parul Sony. Atypical manifestations of orbital cysticercosis. J Ped Ophthal Strabismus 2005 ;42: 314-6.
  • Pushker N, Bajaj MS, Chaturvedi A ,Sen S, Kashyap S. Masquerade lesions of the orbit and adnexa. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2005;53(4).
  • Bajaj MS,Pushker N, Chaturvedi A ,Chandra M, Mehta M .Probing in children older than 13 months. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2005 Jun;53(2):144; author reply 144
  • Madhurjya Gogoi, Vimala Menon , Rohit Saxena , Gunjan Prakash , Amrita Chaturvedi Bilateral eccentric fixation with exotropia in a patient with bilateral healed central chorioretinitis.J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2003;40:44-6
  • Bajaj MS, Pushker N, Konkal V, Chaturvedi A. Oral simvastatin as a therapy for eyelid xanthelasma . Br J Ophthalmol 2005; 89: 639-640 (Epub)
  • Panda A, Amrita, Rajendra. Extracapsular cataract surgery compared with manual small incision cataract surgery in community eye care setting in western India: a randomised controlled trial. Br. J. Ophthalmol., 2003; 87: 667 – 672(Epub)
  • Kapoor A, Sharma P. Recent Advances- Management of Restrictive Strabismus. Strabis Paediatr Ophthalmol, 2000; 6: 17-20
  • Writing Committee. Study on Lactational Amenorrhea in a rural population of Haryana. Indian Journal of Family Welfare. March 1993
  • Abstracts

  • Garodia V, Chaturvedi A, Singh RP. Role of intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of neovascular glaucoma. Clin Experimental Ophthalmology, 2008; 36:A202
  • Garodia V, Chaturvedi A, Singh RP. Role of intravitreal bevacizumab in the management of vitreous hemorrhage. Clin Experimental Ophthalmology, 2008; 36:A459
  • Supriyo Ghose, Niranjan Nayak, Amrita Chaturvedi, Harpreet Singh, Geeta Satpathy. Aetiological spectrum of bacterial orbital cellulitis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol.2006; 49:165-6.
  • Supriyo Ghose, Seema Sen, Seema Kashyap, Amrita Chaturvedi, Neelam Pushker, Mandeep S.Bajaj. Orbital space occupying lesions- a pathological analysis. Indian J Pathol Microbiol.2006; 49:178-9.
  • Chaturvedi A, Ghose S. Etiological Profile of Pediatric Optic Atrophy in India. American Journal of Ophthalmology,2005;139 (supp.)CL 386
  • Supriyo Ghose, Seema Kashyap, Seema Sen, Amrita Chaturvedi, Vasantha Thavaraj, Anita Sethi, Alok K Ravi . Histopathology of retinoblastoma after treatment with chemotherapeutic agents .Indian J Pathol Microbiol.2005;48:145
  • Supriyo Ghose, Sudarshan Khokhar, Amrita Chaturvedi, Gita Satpathy, Niranjan Nayak, Laxmi Shankar Nainwal, Pranav Dattaram More. Klebsiella endophthalmitis cases following phaco-emulsification. Indian J Pathol Microbiol.2005;48:148
  • Presentations

  • Chaturvedi A, Ghose S. Etiological Profile of Pediatric Optic Atrophy in India. 2 nd SERI-ARVO Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, held at Singapore,16-20 February 2005
  • Ghose S, Chaturvedi A, Vasantha T, Raju S, Sen S, Kashyap S, Pushker N. Retinoblastoma in phthisis bulbi. 2 nd SERI-ARVO Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, held at Singapore,16-20 February 2005
  • Chaturvedi A, Ghose S. ‘Optic nerve head coloboma and orbital cysts in a case of micro-cornea and axial myopia’: presented at the 15th International Singapore National Eye Centre Meeting, Singapore, 3-6 September 2004.
  • Garodia V, Chaturvedi A, Singh RP. Role of intravitreal bevacizumab in the treatment of neovascular glaucoma. World Ophthalmology Congress, 28 June–2 July, 2008, Hong Kong
  • Garodia V, Chaturvedi A, Singh RP. Role of intravitreal bevacizumab in the management of vitreous hemorrhage. World Ophthalmology Congress, 28 June–2 July, 2008, Hong Kong
  • Thavaraj V, Palika D, Chaturvedi A, Pushker N, Ghose S, Singh N. Human papillomavirus infection in retinoblastoma. 12th International Congress of Ocular Oncology, Vancouver, 1-5th Sep., 2005.
  • Thavaraj V, Chaturvedi A, Pushker N, Ghose S, Singh C. Screening for retinoblastoma in children: Twinning with pulse polio immunization programme of Government of India. 12th International Congress of Ocular Oncology, Vancouver, 1-5th Sep., 2005
  • V. Thavaraj, K.Padmanjali, A.Chaturvedi, LS Arya, S.Ghose, P.Singh.Feasibility of awareness campaign program in the early diagnosis of retinoblastoma at district hospital Dholpur in Rajasthan in India. Proceedings of annual meeting of INCTR, held in Cairo,Egypt,Oct 2004
  • Supriyo Ghose, Niranjan Nayak, Amrita Chaturvedi, Harpreet Singh, Geeta Satpathy. Aetiological spectrum of bacterial orbital cellulitis. Presented at Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Pathology and Microbiology.2005
  • Supriyo Ghose, Seema Sen, Seema Kashyap, Amrita Chaturvedi, Neelam Pushker, Mandeep S.Bajaj. Orbital space occupying lesions- a pathological analysis. Presented at Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Pathology and Microbiology.2005
  • Spontaneous globe rupture in a case with retinoblastoma’. Poster presented at the All India Opthalmological Society Annual Conference, Bhubaneshwar, January 2005.
  • Chawla TC, Biswas NR, Ravi AK, Panda A, Chaturvedi A, Ghose S. Estimation of prostraglandin E2 and substance P levels in tears, in normal individuals and patients with diabetes. Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Indian Pharmacology Society, Jan 2005, Kolkata.
  • Supriyo Ghose, Seema Kashyap, Seema Sen, Amrita Chaturvedi, Vasantha Thavaraj, Anita Sethi, Alok K Ravi . Histopathology of retinoblastoma after treatment with chemotherapeutic agents . Presented at Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Pathology and Microbiology.2004
  • Supriyo Ghose, Sudarshan Khokhar, Amrita Chaturvedi, Gita Satpathy, Niranjan Nayak, Laxmi Shankar Nainwal, Pranav Dattaram More. Klebsiella endophthalmitis cases following phaco-emulsification. Presented at Annual Meeting of Indian Academy of Pathology and Microbiology.2004