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Sharifa Zahan Mitu

Dr. Sharifa Zahan Mitu MD

Job Title:
Medical School:
Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi,Bangladesh.
Residency Program:
National Institute of Ophthalmology,Dhaka and Dhaka Medical College Hospital.
Dhaka, Bangladesh
Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh
Contact Information:
Bangladesh Eye Hospital and Institute, 78, Saat Masjid Road
Dhaka, Dhaka
Bangladesh 1205
Phone: +8801727583081

Dr Sharifa Zahan Mitu is the pioneer among female Bangladeshi Ophthalmologists to complete a long-term fellowship in Cataract surgery. She is now working as a consultant (Phaco Surgeon and Glaucoma Specialist) in Bangladesh Eye Hospital and Institute, Dhanmondi and Bangladesh Eye Care Hoapital, Zigatola, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Educational Qualifications:

Dr Sharifa Zahan Mitu has completed her Graduation (MBBS) from Rajshahi Medical College in 2004. After completion of one year of Internship her interest towards Radiology and Imaging led her to get training for one year.

She then entered into the world of Ophthalmology and did her three years of basic training in Ophthalmology. She accomplished MCPS Degree from College of Physicians and Surgeons in 2013 and completed her post graduation (MS, Ophthalmology) from BIRDEM Academy under Dhaka University in 2014.

Clinical Trainings:

Dr Sharifa Zahan Mitu is very compassionate about her field of work.

She has a special interest in complex cataract cases as well as refractive cataract surgery.

To achieve that goal, she did

Three years long term fellowship in cataract surgery and comprehensive Ophthalmology from Bangladesh Eye Hospital and Institute.

Phaco Development Program from Susrut Eye Hospital, India.
Astigmatism management program in Bangladesh Eye hospital and institute

Astigmatism management and Refractive Cataract Surgery training from Centre for Advanced Eye Care, Nevada, USA.

She is also well trained in all the latest ophthalmic and surgical techniques

(Including Micro Invasive Glaucoma Surgery) in Glaucoma from home and abroad.

Clinical observership in Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, India
Long term fellowship in Bangladesh Eye hospital and institute
Prestigious ICO fellowship from renowned Jules Stein Eye Hospital, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA under Prof Joseph Caprioli.
Observership in Moorefield Eye Hospital, London, UK.

Academic Participations:

Dr Sharifa Zahan Mitu studies and researches the cutting-edge treatments to give her patients their best vision for a life time.

She published five original articles as Author and Co author in the Journals of "Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh".
Poster Presentation 'Soft shell technique: Outcome in phacoemulsification surgery of hard cataract' In Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Conference in 2019.
Co-instructor of Instruction Course 'Phaco Basics' in Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh Conference 2018.
Co-instructor of Instruction Course 'Phaco Basics' in Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh Conference 2017.
Free paper presentation " Soft shell technique: Outcome in phacoemulsification surgery of hard cataract." in Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh Conference 2015.
She also attended many conferences at home and abroad to enrich and update her Knowledge like ASCRS 2018, IIRSI 2017, GSI 2017, APACRS 2015, 2014, AIOS 2016, 2013,2012, 2010 and OSB conference every year.
She was involved in a research work as Co Supervisor in Bangladesh Eye Trust Hospital.


She feels responsibility towards her community hence sharing her expertise to train the next generation of Cataract surgeon and Glaucoma Specialist.

Works as a trainer of Phacoemulsification Surgery Training program in Bangladesh Eye Trust Hospital, a non-profitable sister concern of Bangladesh Eye Hospital.
One of the Supervisor of Glaucoma Fellowship.
Besides her academic interest she has a passion for travelling, Photography and reading.

Professional Memberships:

Life member of Bangladesh Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.
Life member of Bangladesh Glaucoma Society.
Member of Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh.
Member of American Society of Cataract and Refractive Society 2018.

Her practice emphasis is on delivering high quality eye care, compassionate and personalized treatment and to provide safe surgical service using all new technologies.

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