Dr. Atul T Ursekar

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Dr. Atul T Ursekar

Experience :
26 Years
Education :
MS (Ophthalmology), DOMS, FCPS, Diplomate of National Board
Specialization :
Ophthalmology
Department :

Introduction

Dr. Atul T Ursekar is an experienced Ophthalmologist based in Mumbai. He set up his private practice in October 1991 and can currently be consulted at Ursekar Laser and Microsurgery Eye Clinic, located at Charni Road. In addition, he is attached to Jaslok Hospital and Masina Hospital.

Dr. Ursekar's qualifications include an MBBS and an MS in Ophthalmology. He also has the DOMS and DNB (Ophthalmology) titles to his credit. In addition he has completed two fellowships (Vitreo-Retina and Retina) at Sankara Nethralaya in Chennai and at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in New York. After his MBBS, Dr. Ursekar was resident at the KEM Hospital from February 1986 to January 1990, during which period he received his postgraduate qualifications and also cleared the FCPS (Ophthalmology) exam of the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai. An outstanding student, Dr. Ursekar regularly picked up awards, distinctions and prizes for his academic excellence.

Dr. Atul Ursekar is a member of several medical associations. He has been involved in research and the writing of a number of papers and articles, which have been published in various medical journals over the years. He has also made numerous presentations and has delivered lectures at various symposia and conferences relating to Ophthalmology across the country, including a wide range of lectures at meetings of the Bombay Ophthalmologists Association.

RESEARCH

Participated in Research Studies on Age-related macular degeneration. Under guidance of Dr. LA Yannuzzi, Director of Retina Services and Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Columbia University Medical Centee, New York. Luesther T Metrz Retinal Research Centre, Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, New York.
Research study on Ambulatory surgery in Ophthalmology. Medical Research Foundation, Madras. Results published in "Nethralaya Insight" journal.
Worked on: Comparison on the various types of Intraocular lens. As thesis topic for MS Ophthalmology. Under guidance of Dr. RP Jehangir, Professor of Ophthalmology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai.

Worked on: Study of ECCE with posterior chamber lens implantation – study of 64 cases. As thesis topic for FCPS (Ophthalmology). Under guidance of Dr. SD Adrainwala, FRCS Professor of Ophthalmology, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai.

TRAINING

MBBS: Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai. 1984.
DOMS: College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai. Apr 1988.
MS (Ophthalmology): Bombay University, Mumbai. Jan 1989.
FCPS (Ophthalmology): College of Physicians and Surgeons, Mumbai. Oct 1989.
Diplomate of the National Board: National Board of Examinations, New Delhi. Nov 1989.
Organised and conducted symposium on: Computers and their medical applications. For ophthalmologists and other medical specialities. Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre, Oct 1996.
Instructor in Recent Advances Course on: "Perflurocarbon liquids in vitreoretinal surgery". Talked on "Role as short term vitreous tamponade". Annual Conference of AIOS. Chandigarh , Feb 1996.
Instructor in Course on: "Slitlamp biomicroscopy". Talked on "Slit lamp examination of the posterior segments". Annual Conference of AIOS. Mumbai, Feb 1995.
Instructor in Course on: "Perflurocarbons and heavy liquids in retinal detachment surgery". Talked on "Use of PECL in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment without PVR." Annual Conference of AIOS. Mumbai, Feb 1995.
Instructor in Course on "Fundus fluorescein angiography. Talked on "Fluorescein angiography – The basics". Annual Conference of AIOS. Mumbai, Feb 1995.
Participated in: Update programme on Macular Diseases. Talked on 'ICG Angiography for macular disease." Annual Conference of AIOS. Mumbai , Feb 1995.
Lecture Presented on: Congenital anomalies of the posterior segment. Annual Meeting of the Paediatric Ophthalmology Society. Mumbai, Feb 1995.
Co-convenor of session on: Current advances in vitreous surgery. Retina 1994 Meeting of Vitreoretinal Society India. LV Prasad Eye Institute. Hyderabad, Aug 1994.
Instructor in Course on: Central and branch retinal vein occlusions. Annual Conference of AIOS. Jaipur, Feb 1993.
Instructor in Course on: Retinal detachment surgery. Annual Conference of AIOS. Jaipur, Feb 1993.
Lecture Presented: B-scan ultrasonography for PGS at Bombay City Eye Centre. 1993.
Lecture Presented: Diabetic retinopathy for optometry. Bombay Optometrists Association. 1993.
Lecture Presented: Retinal detachment. To lay persons at public health meeting. Rotary Club Health Forum, Mumbai. 1993.
Participated in: National TV Program on: Eye Donation. Sep 1995.
Participated in: Medical check-up camp as ophthalmologist. Conducted by Motiben Dalvi Hospital. Feb 1996.

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