Prashant Garg

Prashant Garg

Director, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Director, Kode Venkatadri Chowdary Campus, Network Head of Eye Banking and Consultant, Cornea & Anterior Segment Services, Tej Kohli Cornea Institute (TKCI) Email: prashant@lvpei.org

Dr Prashant Garg, has been associated with LVPEI for over 2 decades and is currently the Director of Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad and Kode Venkatadri Chowdary Campus, Vijayawada. He has done his specialisation in ophthalmology from RNT Medical College Udaipur, Rajasthan. Prior to joining LVPEI's Cornea and Anterior Segment fellowship in 1996, he served as an Ophthalmologist in private sector hospitals. He later joined as faculty of the Institute in 1997 and since then has progressed steadily in his clinical and research career.

Dr Garg has received research grants from national and international organizations. Some of the most notable are - Wellcome Trust, Newton Bhabha Fund, Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and more recently the Medical Council of Research UK. He has been a principal investigator for several clinical trials. Dr Garg is on the Editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology and Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and is a reviewer for various ophthalmology journals, such as Cornea, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Eye, Current Eye Research and British Journal of Ophthalmology. Dr Garg has over 150 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals to his credit and has authored chapters in several text books. He has been invited to deliver lectures including named lectures in various forums across the world.

He is recipient of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Achievement Award (2004) and senior achievement award (2012). His specialisation is in infectious diseases of the cornea and anterior segment, and eye banking procedures.

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