Third Vice President
Dr. Rohit Saiju, a dedicated ophthalmic surgeon specialized in cataract and Oculoplastic surgery . He has a prestigious career over one and half decade in clinical eye and facial plastic surgery and has led these services since 2004. His credentials emphatically distinguish him in the field. He holds master degrees in ophthalmology in 2001 from Tribhuvan University Kathmandu and one year clinical fellowship from prestigious Royal Victorian Eye and Ear hospital Melbourne (2003-4). He has completed an Intensive Endoscopic Dacryocystorhinostomy course from Mettapracharak Eye Hospital Thailand in 2008.
Dr. Saiju is currently heading the Orbit and Oculoplastic department in Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology Kathmandu. He is appointed as professor in ophthalmology in National Academy of medical science.
Dr Saiju is a awardee for APAO Distinguished Service Award for 2014 Tokyo. He is a founder president of Nepalese Society for Oculoplastic Surgeons NESOS and currently Vice President for SAARC Oculoplastic Society 2018-20 and APSOPRS 2019-20.
Being the first fellowship trained Oculoplastic surgeon in the country he has trained more than two dozen young eye doctors in this field.
His field of interest is endoscopic lacrimal surgeries, Facial reconstruction, Thyroid eye disease and eye lid surgeries.