Dr. Jagat Ram
Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh
Dr. Jagat Ram is Director, PGIMER, Chandigarh and Professorof Ophthalmology at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh. Besides, he is in the Board of Governors of Medical Council of India since September 26, 2018 till now. He is also looking after the additional charge of Director, AIIMS, Raebareilley, Bathinda and Bilaspur.
He received his Medical Degree (MBBS) from Medical College Shimla (HP) in 1978, followed by residency in Ophthalmology (MS) at PGIMER Chandigarh, which he completed in June 1982. He was awarded WHO Fellowship in the field of Phacoemulsification at Storm Eye Institute, Charleston, USA in 1993-1994 and another in Pediatric Cataract Surgery in 1998 at the same Institute. Administratively, he headed Ophthalmology Unit for 26 years, Members selection Committee PGI for Adhoc faculty and other group 15 years, Chairman Institute Compassionate Appointment Committee for 8 years, working for Eye Bank Society of India for 24 years...