Thursday, 15 June 2017

Dr. Bharti Kashyap

Founder of first eye superspeciality hospital of north, east and West India with international quality standards of NABH (National accreditation board of hospitals and healthcare providers)


Dr. Bharti kashyap is a famous name in the field of ophthalmology. In jharkhand she is regarded as ‘vision lady’ for her contribution in eradicating blindness. And dr bharti kashyap have been waging a relentless war against blindness in jharkhand. On one hand kashyap memorial eye hospital is known for its professional excellence by acquistion of india’s third complete bladeless femto cataract surgery suite and quality structure of nabh accreditation.

On the other hand the charity wing of hospital kashyap memorial eye bank is well known for its eye donation campaign and vision for rural jharkhand. She has not only extended service to high profile people in the state capital but also give healing touch to the eyes of poor residing in the naxal affected forests of jharkhand where even policemen not dare to go without proper precaution. When medical fraternity in jharkhand was finding it difficult to get a medical protection bill like gujarat and andhra pradesh to practice fearlessly, she paved the path of formulation of a medical protection bill in the state.

Husband’s Name : Dr. Birendra Prasad Kashyap Founder Director Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital
Father’s Name : Late Dr. Prof. V. S. Gupta (Prof & H.O.D of Ophthalmology, DMCH Darbhanga, Bihar)
Grand Father’s Name : Late Dr. T. B. Gupta (Prof & H.O.D of Ophthalmology, DMCH Darbhanga, Bihar) then Health Director, Bihar
Esucation :
  • M.B.B.S {R.M.C.H, Ranchi, Ranchi University}
  • Hons. In Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology
  • M.S Ophthalmology {R.M.C.H, Ranchi, Ranchi University}
  • Fellowship in Cornea: L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.
  • Fellowship in Contact Lens: L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad.
  • Observer ship Ohio State University Ohio USA

Area of Specialization:

  • Femtosecond Laser Cataract Refractive surgery
  • Refractive surgery Cornea (New Lasik Laser Center)
  • Medical Retina {OCT, FFA, Retinal Lasers, Intra Vitreal Injections and implants
  • Introduced India’s 3rd and East India’s 1st Laser Cataract Refractive surgery suite.
  • Introduced Jharkhand’s 1st Opti Lasik and Q- Lasik Laser.
  • Introduced Bihar-Jharkhand’s 1st Constellation Machine, The fastest Vitreo Retina Surgery Machine.
  • Introduced Intra Vitreal Anti-VEGF (Avastin and Lucentis) Injection for retinal diseases in Jharkhand.


  • Dukhan ram oration award for best paper on “myopia surgery” in the year 1996.
  • D. K. Bose gold medal for best paper on sutureless cataract surgery in 2001.
  • Ced-award 2002, for excellent community services (eye camps and corneal grafting)
  • Lions club of ranchi capital award , ranchi for excellent community services (free eye camps and free cornea grafting).2002
  • Giants international award, ranchi for excellent community services (free eye camps and free cornea grafting).2002.
  • Leadership development award by all india ophthalmological society – 2006-2007
  • Fjcci lifetime honorary membership award for excellent charity work by fjjci national president purasottam modi 08-07-2007.
  • Jila congress award for excellent community welfare work 21-05-2007.
  • Award from all india milli council by governor of jharkhand for excellent phaco cataract surgery eye camp 2007.
  • New century lions club of ranchi green award , ranchi for excellent community services, (eye camps and corneal grafting).2003
  • Chikitsak ratan award by ima ranchi on doctor’s day (1st july-2009).
  • Successful women entrepreneurship award on international women day by fjcci 08-03-2009.
  • Women of the year award 2010, by times of india.
  • Jharkhand ratna award – 2010.
  • Jagran gems award by dainik jagran publication group 2011.
  • Excellence in social service award by jharkhand vaishya samaj – 2012 from sri subodhkant sahay.
  • Best csr practices award in jharkhand csr conclave by prabhat khabar form chief minister of jharkhand – 2012
  • Med-achiever award for best community services by national ima on doctors day-2014.

Life Member

Asian Society for Quality in Health Care (ASQUA) Indian Medical Association
I.M.A Social Security Scheme Ophthalmology Eastern India Zonal Society of
Delhi Ophthalmological Society All India Ophthalmologic Society
Eye Bank Association of India Society Jharkhand Ophthalmological Bihar Ophthalmology Society.


  • Participation in Conferences of : American Academy of ophthalmology
  • European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • European society of Retinal surgery
  • All India Ophthalmological Society,
  • Eastern India Zonal Ophthalmological Congress.
  • Bihar Ophthalmological Society
  • Jharkhand Ophthalmological society.
  • Reviewer of Articles published in Indian journal of Ophthalmology
Poster Publications in ARVO – 2012 and 2013 (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, USA)
2012 – Topic – Disappearance of Drusen after Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections for Sub-macular Hemorrhage (SMH) Secondary to Neovascular Macular Degeneration (n-AMD)
2013 – Topic – Differentiation of Culture Positive Endophthalmitis from Non-infectious Endophthalmitis Following Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections.

Has organized many Surgical and Academic work shops

  • Glaucoma Workshop in world Glaucoma week 2007
  • Investigative Ophthalmology workshop 2010
  • Retinopathy of prematurity workshop 2010
  • Phaco & Glaucoma live surgery workshop – 2012
  • Vitreoretina Surgery Live workshop – 2013

Posts in Different Organizations

  • Member of Asian Society of quality and health care (ASQUA)
  • Chairperson Media Relation- Jharkhand State IMA 2014-15
  • Joint Secretary cum Spokesperson IMA Ranchi – 2013
  • Executive Member FJCCI – 2013
  • Chairperson Media Relation – Association of Hospitals & Nursing Homes of Jharkhand – 2012-13
  • Chairman – Health Sub Committee FJCCI – 2012
  • Joint Secretary – Eastern Indian Ophthalmic Society
  • Elected Member – Bihar Ophthalmological Society
  • Past Joint Secretary – IMA, Ranchi
  • Treasurer – Ranchi Ophthalmic Forum Since – 2010

Philanthropic Activities

The charity wing of hospital “Kashyap memorial eye bank” is well known for its
Eye donation campaign
Kashyap memorial eye bank has to its credit the first eye donation and the first cornea transplantation of combined Bihar Jharkhand. Till now eye bank has done 255 cornea transplantation and received 315 eye donations.
The eye donation campaign is marked by run for vision’ which she organizes every year in the capital of Jharkhand and senior ministers to senior bureaucrats besides common men come on the road to express their solidarity with the her and pledge their eye for donation.
She is the first who started eye donation campaign in Bihar Jharkhand and first corneal transplantation of Bihar Jharkhand was also done by her along with her famous eye surgeon husband Dr. B P Kashyap

Mision for rural Jharkhand

Dr Bharti Kashyap realised the need of undertaking free cataract operation of children to be taken as a campaign when under the aegis of Jharkhand Shiksha Pariyojana, the Eye Bank began eye examination of nearly 10 Lakh school children enrolled in Government run schools in all the 24 districts of Jharkhand.

During 2007 to 2009 and again from 2013 to 2014 especially in the naxal affected villages of Saranda and Saryu Action Plan, Palamu Plan.

From 26th January 2013 to 12th January 2014 three mega eye camps were organized for villages of Sarnda Action Plan, Saryu Action Plan and Palamu Action Plan in a row.

The charitable wing of Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital has teamed up with various organizations like Asha Kiran, ATSEC, State Bank, Standard Chartered Bank to screen thousands of children from the victims of child trafficking to spastics, to children residing deep in the extremist infested areas of Latehar, Singhbhum and Palamu districts of Jharkhand where few have the courage to tread. Cataract is removed from hundreds of eyes of the children through the state of the art Phaco cataract surgery with premium foldable intraocular lenses completely free of cost.

Hundreds of children, who either dropped out from school or did not take admission into any school because of their eye ailments have since rejoined school.

Base Hospital Phaco Cataract Surgery Campaign

At Blind Relief Camps and Mega Eye Camps conducted by Kashyap Memorial Eye Bank, patients are only screened. Later they are brought to Kashyap Memorial Eye Hospital, in batches, for surgery.This has revolutionized visual rehabilitation of the poor people andcut down the risk of post-operative infection and other complications to zero level. Has started this in Jharkhand with Jain Mahila Samaj, Hazaribagh (2000-2001).

Organized very special base hospital Blind Relief Camps
  • Mega cataract surgery camp done at Garhwa for twenty five years
  • Cataract Surgery with I.O.L implantation camp in Jeevan Rekha Express at Khelari 1991.
  • Squint Surgery camp at Hazaribag 1992.
  • Mega Phaco Cataract surgery camp done twice at, Chainpur & Bishunpur 2000-2004.
  • Pediatrics Childhood Cataract Camp 2011 with State Bank of India.
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Laser treatment and Anti VEGF injection project with IAS wives Association 2009.
  • Old Age Home Cataract Camp 2011.
  • Slum Dwellers Cataract & Glaucoma Project 2011 with Ward Counselors of Ranchi.
  • Mega hi-tech cataract surgery camp at Phusro (2010 &11) & at Saranda Action Plan Villages, Saryu Action Plan Villages, Palamu Action Plan villages (26 Jan-13 to 26 Jan-2014)

Social Initiative

When medical fraternity in Jharkhand was finding it difficult to get a Medical protection Act like Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh to practice fearlessly, she paved the path of formulation of a Medical Protection Act in the state. It is expected the Act will come in force in the state soon.