Dr. Ishfaq Ahmad Sofi is a well-trained and highly skilled ophthalmologist.
Along with his MBBS and MS degree in ophthalmology, he has completed 3 years of senior residency in ophthalmology. Dr. Ishfaq underwent Long-term fellowship in vitreoretinal and ocular oncology.
His expertise lies in diagnosing and managing all forms of vitreos, retina, uvea and ocular oncology cases. He specializes in performing suture less vitrectomy surgeries and scleral buckling in complicated surgical retina cases like old retinal detachments and diabetic tractional retinal detachments. He has vast experience in managing diabetic retinopathy both medically and surgically.
He is one of the few ophthalmologists in India who has undergone special training and has experience in screening, diagnosing and managing retinopathy of prematurity (ROP)
Along with that, he’s also a highly experienced and has in-depth knowledge of managing anterior segment disorders.
Dr. Ishfaq is academically sound. He has presented a number of papers, interesting cases and posters at zonal and national conferences.
He’s an esteemed member of of some prestigious national and international ophthalmology societies and councils.
8 years of Experience
Consultant Vitreo-retina Surgeon, ASG Eye Hospitals, Srinagar.
2019 to 2021
Assistant professor Ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Jammu.
2017 to 2018
Fellowship in Vitreo-Retina and Ocular oncology.
2014 to 2018
Registrar ophthalmology, Government Medical College, Srinagar.
- Diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, vitreous haemorrhage, retinal detachment and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP).
- Diagnosis and management of intraocular tumours.
- Management of diseases of Uvea and vitreous.