Dr H. K. Choudhury
Dr Hirendra Kumar Choudhury graduated in 1968, completed D.O. in 1971 and M.S. in 1973 from Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh. Joined medical education service in 1973 and served in different capacities in the medical colleges of Assam. Served as Professor and Head of Ophthalmology, Silchar Medical College and Director of Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Guwahati in 2000,retired in 2004. Dr Choudhury has groomed many ophthalmologists of repute. Besides being an excellent Phaco surgeon and a popular teacher, he is keen in community ophthalmology. Since 1973 Dr Choudhury is closely associated with NGOs. So far he has performed thousands of free surgeries. Dr Choudhury enjoys teaching live surgery and has performed many including one at B B Eye Foundation, Kolkata, Chandraprobha Eye Hospital, Jorhat and RIO, Guwahati. Dr Choudhury is an Executive member of Indian Red Cross Society Silchar. He is the former President of Ophthalmological Society of Assam and Eastern India Zonal Ophthalmological Congress. Received Lifetime achievement award from OSA and EIZOC. He was honoured with national award for his outstanding service to community at ACOIN ,Lucknow. He is the President Emeritus of the Forum of Ophthalmic Professors of India.
Currently, he is the Medical Director of Choudhury Eye Hospital & Research Centre and looks after Cataract and Glaucoma services.