M.S, D.N.B., M.N.A.M.S., F.I.C.O., F.A.E.H.,
Nagendra B. Shah was born & brought up in very highly
cultured and respected business family having interests
in Building Constructions, which was headed by his
father Mr. Bhogilal A. Shah.
after his birth in Gujarat, his family shifted to
Kandivali, Mumbai. Nagendra used to a topper in his
school and consistently secured high grades in Science
and Maths. This continued even in his college years,
which he finished with a distinction. His performance
continued to excel during his MBBS studies, which
he finished with a First class.
his MBBS, He pursued his Masters in Ophthalmology
at Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka.
Subsequently he completed his D.N.B. in Ophthalmology
and was awarded MNAMS degree by National Academy,
New Delhi. He was very fortunate to receive his D.N.B.
from the President of India, His Excellency, Dr. A.P.J.
Abdul Kalam, in a grand Convocation Ceremony at Cochin,
Kerala, in the year 2003. He successfully completed
challenging and prestigious Exams like ICO Basics
and Refraction (Part I) & Clinical Sciences (Part
II) with distinctions in 2001 & 2002 respectively.
was fortunate to undergo the following training at
a grand Institute in Eye Care called Aravind Eye Hospital,
1.) 2 months of extensive training in Indirect Ophthalmoscopy
& Lasers in Diabetic retinopathy in August-September,1998.
2) 18 months Long Term fellowship in Super speciality
of Orbit & Oculoplastics under great teachers like
Dr. Usha Kim, Dr .William Stewart (California Pacific
Center, UCSF, San Fransisco, USA) and Dr. Mark Duffy
(University Of Illinios, Chicago).
3.) Worked as Medical Officer in same super speciality
for 2 years and became High Volume, Quality Surgeon
of all Anterior Segment surgeries like Phacoemulsification,
Manual Phacos, etc) and a quality Ophthalmic Plastics
& Reconstructive surgeon.
After his extensive training at Aravind, he was fortunate to be an observer to the following great teachers:
1.) Dr. Jack Rootman, Professor of Orbit & Oncology
services, Vancouver General Hospital, University of
British Columbia, Canada.
2.) Dr. Don O. Kikkawa,Professor of Oculoplastics
& Aesthetic Facial surgeries, Shiley Eye Center, La
Jolla, University of California, San Diego, USA.
Dr. Shah is rendering his hard earned services with
all honesty & loyalty to Bombay Hospital & will continue
to do so in years to come in the upcoming "Taparia
Institute of Ophthalmology" which is already foreseen
as "Center of Excellence" in Eye Care Facilities not
only in India but South Asia as well.
read his Research Activities and the list of Publications
& Academic activities,