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Dr. Baljeet Singh Dhillon
(M.B.B.S; M.S; P.G.D.H.M; P.M.E.S-I)
Professor & Head
Department of Ophthalmology,
Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of 
Medical Sciences & Research, 

  • Former Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar.
  • President (2009-2010)-Punjab Ophthalmological Society
  • Chairman Organising Committee-13th Annual Conference 2009 Punjab Ophthalmological Society
  • Founder Senate Member - Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot-India.
  • Founder Member Punjab State Medical Council.
  • Member Board of Studies- Baba Farid Univ. of Health Sciences, Faridkot (India)
  • Advisor Ophthalmology, Punjab Health Systems Corp.- Chandigarh.
  • Associate Editor-Journal Of Tropical Ophthalmology.
  • Member Executive Committee-North Zone Ophthalmological Society
  • Executive Member-V.H.A.P
  • Past Chairman-Punjab State Medical & Dental Teachers Association [P.S.M.D.T.A].
  • Life Member- A.I.O.S; N.Z.O.S; P.O.S; AAO ; memebr of numerous other Ophthalmological Research Associations & Societies.
  • Awarded by Shaheed Memorial Sewa Society, Ludhiana with a State Award for providing nishkam sewa and being a doctor par excellence.
  • Sardar Navtej Singh Memorial Award-2004 for contribution to Punjabi literary activities and selfless service to masses in field of eye care.
  • Awarded the best Chairman-Scientific Committee for giving new dimensions to the scientific Agenda of the Punjab Ophthalmological Society. 
  • Book in Eye Care "Akhan Di Sambhal" in Punjab acclaimed best seller among masses.

Profile: Dr. Baljeet Singh Dhillon- the eldest son of Risaldar S.Sucha Singh Dhillon, who served in one of the most illustrious regiments of the Indian Army-The 4th Hodson's Horse. 
Dr. Dhillon had his schooling upto Matric from Rajkiya High School, Dhanaula (Distt. Barnala-Punjab), was a State merit Scholarship holder in Matric. He did his pre-medical education at Khalsa College Amritsar and than joined as M.B.B.S student in his alma-mater the Glancy Medical College, Amritsar (now Govt. Medical College, Amritsar). He did his Post Graduation in Ophthalmology from the Department of Ophthalmology, Govt. Medical College, Amritsar under the stalwart of those times Dr. M.R Chadha and than trained under his Guru- the prodigy Dr. Daljit Singh. Apart from being a post graduate in ophthalmology he holds a  P.G Diploma in Hospital Management & administration from National Institute of Health & Family Welfare, New Delhi. 

Dr. Dhillon has served the people of rural & urban areas areas while working as Distt. Eye Surgeon in State Health Services cadre under P.C.M.S for 9 years; thereafter joined State Medical College cadre in 1985 and served the State Medical Education cadre (P.M.E.S-I) educating and training students for 22 years. He sought pre-mature retirement after 30 years of distinguished & unblemished Govt. service in March, 2007 as Associate Professor-Ophthalmology.

Dr. Baljeet Singh is presently working as
Professor & Head, Department of Ophthalmology, Sri Guru Ram Das Institute of Medical Sciences & Research, Amritsar-India and is keenly working for the establishment of Post-Graduate department of Ophthalmology.

Areas of Interest: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Community Ophthalmology, Squint, Pterygium, Glaucoma, Cornea.

Academics: Currently External Examiner for M.B.B.S & P.G/Diploma programs in three reputed Universities. So far guided 30 Masters degree (M.S) research students, having a wide ranging teaching experience of teaching M.B.B.S students, P.G students, Diploma, Ophthalmic technicians, Nurses & Health Workers. Attended more than 30 International, National and Regional Conferences on Ophthalmology & Health care.

Have visited Canada, U.S.A & Pakistan for attending International Conferences on Eye Care and presented research papers.

Publications: He has to his credit published/presented more than 40 research papers and written/published numerous articles; 4 different books on Eye care and Punjabi short stories. A keen writer and a good speaker has participated and presented numerous talks on Health and Eye care on Radio and Television.

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