Dr. Prashant Garg joined our India Board of Trustees in May 2023. He is the Executive Chair of the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) and has held several other leadership positions at the institute before holding his current position. He is the current incumbent of the Dr. Paul Dubord Distinguished Chair of Cornea. Dr. Garg’s primary area of interest and ongoing research is corneal infection, and he has published extensively on epidemiology, clinical features of rare infections, antibiotic resistance in ocular isolates, and drug delivery systems.
He is a member of various national and international ophthalmology societies, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO), All India Ophthalmological Society, and Asia Cornea Society. He is on the board of the International Joint Commission for Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology and the International Council of Ophthalmology subcommittee on allied health education. Dr. Garg is the recipient of several awards, including the Senior Achievement Award from the AAO in 2013 and the Achievement Award of the APAO in 2013. He was elected as a member of the Academia Ophthalmological International in October 2022.