Dr. Somdutt Prasad-Ophthalmologist in Kolkata

Dr. Somdutt Prasad

MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology), FRCO, FACS, FRCS, CCST


Professional Description

Dr.Somdutt Prasad is a leading and renowned Ophthalmologist with 30 years of clinical experience in the field of Ophthalmology. He studied MBBS at Calcutta University, Kolkata, MS in Ophthalmology at the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Kolkata, a Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons, UK, a Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training (CCST) from the UK, a Fellowship from the Royal College of Ophthalmologist, UK, and a Fellowship from the American College of Surgeons, USA. 

Dr Somdutt Prasad is a highly experienced clinician and surgeon who offers ophthalmology services that include vitreoretinal surgery, anterior segment surgery, cataract surgery, retinal laser surgery, intravitreal therapies, scleral contact lens placement, glaucoma therapy & treatment, laser procedures for retinal diseases, etc. 

He is registered with the West Bengal Medical Council and is a member of the All India Ophthalmological Society, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, American Society of Retinal Specialists, British & EIRE Association of Vitreo Retinal Surgeons, and the UK & Ireland Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons. He has received many awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmologists and the American Society of Retinal Specialists and has numerous awards and gold medals during his academic years. He works as a Consultant Ophthalmologist at Fortis Medical Centre, Sarat Bose Road, Fortis Hospital & Kidney Centre, Gariahat, and Roshni Eye Foundation, Behala, Kolkata. One can consult Dr Somdutt Prasad via online consultation or appointment. 

  • Ophthalmologist
  • Eye Specialist / Eye Surgeon
  • MBBS - Calcutta University - 1990 - Kolkata verified-badgeVerified Qualification
  • MS - Ophthalmology - Regional Institute of Ophthalmology - 1993 - Kolkata Verified Qualification
  • FRCS - The Royal College of Surgeons - 1994 - Edinburgh Verified Qualification
  • CCST - The Specialist Training Authority - 2001 - London Verified Qualification
  • FRCO - The Royal College of Ophthalmologists - 2006 Verified Qualification
  • FACS - The American College of Surgeons - 2008 - Chicago Verified Qualification
  • Pre-Registration House Officer (Rotating) Medical College Hospitals - Kolkata - 1988 - 1989
  • Resident in Ophthalmology Regional Institute of Ophthalmology - Kolkata - 1989 - 1993
  • SHO (Senior House Officer) in Ophthalmology Peterborough District Hospital - Peterborough - 1993 - 1994
  • SHO (Senior House Officer) in Ophthalmology Royal Eye Infirmary - Dorchester - 1994 - 1995
  • Registrar in Ophthalmology Oxford Eye Hospital and Princess Margaret Hospital - Oxford and Swidon - 1995 - 1997
  • Clinical Lecturer University of Sheffield & Royal Hallamshire Hospital - Sheffield - UK - 1999 - 2001
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist Wirral University Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Wirral - UK - 2001 - 2013
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist i4vision - Kolkata - 2014 - Currently Working
  • 47843 West Bengal Medical Council 1990 verified-badgeVerified
Awards and Recognitions
  • Achievement Award - American Academy of Ophthalmology - 2006
  • International Ophthalmologists Education Award - American Academy of Ophthalmology - 2007
  • Honors Award - American Society of Retinal Specialists - 2008
  • Gold Medal from the Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society India (IIRSI), Chennai - 2013
  • International Ophthalmologist Education Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) - 2009
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) film Festival Award 1st Prize, Special Cases Category Lens Surgery in Marfans Syndrome - Boston - 2010
  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists
  • American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • British and EIRE Association of Vitreo Retinal Surgeons
  • United Kingdom And Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
Paper Presentations
  • Bimanual Intraocular Lens Rescue With Transconjunctival Scleral Fixation.Feistmann JA, Prasad S, Gentile RC, Kasuga DT, Bhullar SS, Joshi DD. Retina. 2014 Apr;34(4):812-5
  • Prosthetic Iris Devices.Can J Ophthalmol 2014 Feb;49(1):6-17SathishSrinivasan, Darren S J Ting, Michael E Snyder, Somdutt Prasad, Hans-Reinhard Koch
  • Phacoemulsification Surgery In Eyes With Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Grixti A, Papavasileiou E, Cortis D, Kumar BV, Prasad S. ISRN Ophthalmol. 2014 Jan 22
  • Cost of Epimacular Brachytherapy for Treatment-Naive Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.Br J Ophthalmol 2012 Dec 25;96(12):1533-4. Epub 2012 Sep 25.Timothy L Jackson, Lucy Kirkpatrick, Genevieve Tang, Somdutt Prasad
  • Multifocal Intraocular Lenses in the Setting of Glaucoma.Curropinophthalmol 2007 Feb;18(1):62-6B Vineeth Kumar, Russell P Phillips, Somdutt Prasad
  • Clear Lens Extraction for MyopiaOphthalmology 2004 Jun;111(6):1263Somdutt Prasad
  • IOP After Triamcinolone AcetonideLuna Dhir, Som D. PrasadOphthalmology, Vol. 113, Issue 2, p358
  • A Prospective And Nationwide Study Investigating Endophthalmitis Following Pars Planavitrectomy: Incidence And Risk Factors.Park Jc, Ramasamy B, Shaw S, Prasad S, Ling RH. Br J Ophthalmol.2014 Jan 13
  • An Effective Programme To Systematic Diabetic Retinopathy Screening In Order To Reduce Diabetic Retinopathy Blindnesspapavasileiou E, Dereklis D, Oikonomidis P, Grixti A, Vineeth Kumar B, Prasad S. Hell J Nucl Med. 2014 Jan-Apr;17 Suppl 1:30-4
  • Simultaneous Correction Of Aniridia And Aphakia.Prasad S, Snyder M, Srinivasan S. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2013 Oct;39(10):1625-6

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2/7, 1st Floor, Vasundara Building

Beside Central Plaza Building

Opposite Minto Park

Sarat Bose Road, Kolkata

Fee : ₹ 600


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111 A, Dover Terrace

Rash Behari Avenue

Gariahat , Kolkata

Fee : ₹ 600


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OP Timings

Wed 02:00 pm - 03:00 pm


28 , Ram Swarup Khettry Road

Ajoy Nagar , Buroshibtalla

Behala , Kolkata

Fee : ₹ 400


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