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Dr. Ajoy Paul

Dr. Ajoy Paul did his MBBS in 1985 and MS in 1990 from Silchar Medical College, Assam . He has been in practice in Kolkata since 1993 and is currently one of the Directors of B B Eye Foundation, Kolkata.

Dr. Paul started Phacoemulsification in 1997 and his area of interest includes Coaxial and Bimanual Microphaco, posterior segment complications of cataract surgery, medical and surgical retina. He is one of the pioneers of “Glued” scleral fixated IOLs in Eastern India.

Dr. Paul has presented numerous papers, videos and Instruction Courses on Coaxial and Bimanual Microphaco, Phaco complications and Ectopia lentis at various state, national and international forums including the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ESCRS), American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery and American Academy of Ophthalmology meetings.

Dr. Ajoy Paul has been the winner of ESCRS Challenging Cases Video Award for three consecutive years (London 2006, Berlin 2007 and Stockholm 2008). He has also won DOS 2006 & OSWB 2008 Best Video Awards. He has been performing live surgery workshops at various forums at National and International levels and is a Recipient of the IIRSI(Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society of India ) Gold Medal for 2009 .

Dr. Ajanta Sinha

Dr. Ajanta Sinha completed her MBBS from Calcutta University.

Degrees : MBBS, MS

Dr. Anujeet Paul
Fellowship and Vitreoretina
Fellowship in Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Anujeet is a Consultant, Cataract and Vitreo-retina Surgeon at B B Eye Foundation Kolkata.

He expertises in Phacoemulsification in complicated cataracts, Premium Cataract Surgery with Multifocal, Toric and EDOF lenses, management of retinal detachments, nuclear drops, scleral fixated IOLs, macular surgeries, and vitreoretinal complications of anterior segment surgery, retinal detachment surgery, macular surgeries and retinal lasers.

He’s 30+ PubMed Indexed Publicatoon and is author of 2 book chapters and mentor for 15+ postgraduate students annually.

He is the Retina Section Editor of Tamil Nadu Journal of Ophthalmic Sciences and recipient of Indian Journal of Ophthalmology Platinum Award in 2021 and TNOA Gold Medal for peer reviewed publications in 2021.

Dr. Arpan Khan

Dr. Asim Kumar Kandar

Dr. Athokpam Poreiton

Dr. Athokpam Poreiton completed his MBBS in the year 2017.

He went on to complete his MS in Ophthalmology in the year 2021.


FRCS(Glasgow), PhD(Ophthalmology)

Awarded PhD in Ophthalmology, from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Kolkata. Awarded FRCS by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow. Underwent training in phacoemulsification for cataract surgery, Refractive Lens Exchange(for high power) and Microphacoemulsification under the world renowned Ophthalmologist- Dr Howard Fine at the Oregon Eye Centre at Eugene in the USA. Trained at the Glaucoma Service , Moorfields Eye Hospital, London,UK . Into 31st year of Cataract & Glaucoma Practice at B B Eye Foundation. Recipient of the D B Chandra Award AIOS 2006( Highest National award for Glaucoma by the All India Ophthalmological Society). Recipient of the B K Mitra Award (OSWB) 2006(Highest State award by the Ophthalmological Society of west Bengal). Awarded IIRSI (Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery of Indian) Gold medal 2021. Chief Instructor,Chairperson, and Faculty at World Glaucoma Congress 2013 & 2015. Speaker at glaucoma sessions of American Academy of Ophthalmology &European Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery. Versatile Surgeon - performing Live surgeries to train young Ophthalmologists at various forums. Delivered named orations at prestigious Ophthalmic congresses. Conducted the Hooghly River Glaucoma Study as Principle Investigator – the largest glaucoma prevalence study published till date. Principle Investigator for Multi national Phase III trials for Anti Glaucoma drugs and newer surgical tools. Ardent Pianist, Debator and Globe Trotter.

Director B B Eye Foundation,Kolkata
President The Kolkata Association of Ophthalmologists
Immediate Past Hony. General Secretary of The Glaucoma Society of India,

Dr. Divyesh P Shah

Dr. J. Bhunia

Dr. Jayeeta Mazumder

Dr. Jayeeta Mazumder completed her MS in Ophthalmology from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology Kolkata.

Dr. Manisha Shah

Dr.Manisha Shah completed her MBBS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Science in Karnataka.

She went on to complete her fellowship in Cornea from Aravind Eye Hospitals in Tamil Nadu.

Dr. Mahesh Chattopadhyay

Dr. Mahesh Chattopadhyay completed his MS in Ophthalmology from Regional Institute of Ophthalmology Kolkata. .

Dr. Nandini Ray

Dr. Nibaran Gangopadhyay


Dr. Pradeep Kumar Bakshi completed his MBBS from J N M Medical College, Raipur in December 1968. He subsequently did his MD in Ophthalmology from AIIMS, New Delhi in July 1974. Dr Bakshi completed DO (London) in July, 1976 and obtained his FRCS (Edin) in December, 1977.

Dr P K Bakshi started freelance practice in Ophthalmology in Kolkata in April, 1980. He started micro surgery with IOL implantation in September 1986 and laid the foundation of B B Eye Foundation in Howrah on 15th August, 1988 and B B Eye Foundation, Kolkata was founded on 15TH August, 1989. The birth of this Institute revolutionized private practice in Eastern India with the now famous “Group Practice” model. Dr Bakshi started Phaco surgery as early as 1994. He is also one of the pioneers of Refractive Surgery in Eastern India.

The philanthropic nature of Dr P K Bakshi is highlighted by the fact that he started cataract surgery with IOL implantation in charitable rural eye camps in as early as 1989 in Bankura District. He introduced microsurgery with IOL implantation in Kamarpukur in 1992. He also conducted numerous eye camps in Kamarpukur, Muzaffarpur and Nimpith. Dr Bakshi has also built a 6 bedded charitable eye hospital in Bakulia, Hooghly District in 2008 to provide quality eye care services to the poorest section of the society.

Dr P K Bakshi is among the first in Eastern India to attend International Conferences like the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Congress. He has trained numerous young ophthalmologists from far and near in microsurgery and phacoemulsification.

Dr Pradeep Kumar Bakshi is currently the Chairman of B B Eye Foundation, Kolkata.


Dr. Pradip Kumar Pal


DR. PRANTIK MAITY completed M.S. in Ophthalmology in 2017.
He then completed his long term fellowship in Vitreo-Retina from Sankara Nethralaya in 2021.


Dr. Richa Kamal

Dr. Richa Kamal completed her MBBS in 2008. She completed her Post Graduation in DNB Ophthalmology in 2013, Completed her Vitreo Retina Fellowship in 2020.

Presently Dr Richa is the In-House Consultant of B B Eye Foundation, Kolkata.


Dr. Rituparna Chatterjee

Dr. Santanu Mitra

Dr. Santanu Mitra completed his MBBS in 1983.

Degrees : MFCO, DOMS ,MBBS

Dr. Dr. Shyamal Kanti Chakraborty

Dr. Shyamal Kanti Chakraborty completed his MBBS from Calcutta University.

Degrees : MBBS, DO

Dr. Souvik Banerjee

Dr. Souvik Banerjee has completed his MBBS in 1988.
He has Completed MS in Ophthalmology in 1996.


Dr. Sudip Chaudhuri

Cataract and LASIK specialist.


Dr. Sumit Choudhury

Dr. Sumit Choudhury has completed his M.S. in Ophthalmology .


Dr. Surendra Prakash

Dr. Surendra Prakash has completed his M.S. in Ophthalmology .
Dr. Surendra Prakash then went on to complete his long term fellowship in Vitreo-Retina.


Dr. Biswarup Bhaumik

Dr. Biswarup Bhaumik completed his MBBS in 1977.
Then he completed D.I.H in the year 1994.
Dr. Biswarup went on to complete his Fellowship in HIV Medicine in the year 2010.

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