Our Team - Soumyava Basu
Dr Soumyava Basu, MS
Designation: Head, Retina-Vitreous and Uveitis Services
Specialisation: Retina and Vitreous Surgery, and Uveitis
Location: LVPEI Bhubaneswar Campus, Bhubaneswar
Soumyava Basu heads the Retina and Uveitis Services at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar, India and the Uveitis service of LVPEI network. He received his medical training from the University of Mumbai, followed by a retina fellowship at LVPEI, Hyderabad. He has completed three research sabbaticals – with Prof Narsing Rao at Doheny Eye Institute (2010), Prof Jay Ambati at University of Kentucky (2013-14), and Prof Lalita Ramakrishnan at University of Cambridge, UK (2016).
Dr Basu’s research interests lie in molecular diagnostics and immune-pathogenesis of ocular tuberculosis. He has received multiple competitive research grants from Department of Science and Technology and Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. He has published widely in peer-reviewed international journals and has been a reviewer for nearly all major ophthalmology journals. Dr Basu has been actively involved in framing the Indian Extra-pulmonary TB (INDEX-TB) guidelines and has recently been appointed Section Editor, Uvea and Inflammation, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. He has also been the principal investigator for several multi-centric clinical trials.