Dr. Anita Sethi - Ophthalmology, Dr. Anita Sethi
Dr. Anita Sethi

Dr. Anita Sethi

Qualification - MBBS, MD (AIIMS), DNB, FRCS

Specialization - Ophthalmologist

Department - Ophthalmology

Designation - Director & Head of Department

Location - Gurgaon ,India

Hospital(s) - Fortis Memorial Research Institute

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Career Profile

Dr. Anita Sethi is a highly trained and skilled eye specialist in Delhi-NCR, with more than 22 years of clinical experience. She is currently the Director of the Ophthalmology department at the one of the nation's foremost hospitals - FMRI, Gurgaon.

She completed her specialization and training from the prestigious Dr R P Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi. Dr Sethi has further trained as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK (1997). She is credited for establishing the branch of Ophthalmic sciences at many reputed medical centres, including Artemis health institute, Gurgaon & Nova Specialty Hospitals, New Delhi.

Dr Sethi has a vast experience in the field of eye surgery, including anterior segment surgery, Phacoemulsification surgery & LASIK. Her special interest lies in Orbital & Oculoplastic surgery. She is also proficient in refractive surgery, ptosis surgery & other eyelid surgeries, cornea treatment and cataract treatment, and has worked extensively with trauma and acid burn victims.

Dr. Sethi is a renowned expert and has been an invited faculty in several conferences on the Phacoemulsification and LASIK. She has participated and organized many sessions and workshops on the various aspects of Eyelid and Orbital surgery at national level. She published numerous research papers in indexed journals and has been invited to review articles for the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, a prestigious indexed national journal in the field ophthalmology. Dr. Sethi has authored a book and contributed several chapters in other books.

Education & Training

  • MBBS from Maulana Azad Medical College, Delhi University, India - 1988.
  • MD (Ophthalmology): Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi - 1992.
  • Diplomate of National Board (DNB) - 1993
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS) of Edinburgh, UK – 1997


  • Junior resident - Ophthalmology at Dr. R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences AIIMS, India (1990-1992).
  • Senior Resident - Ophthalmolplasty and Ocular Oncology Unit at Dr. R. P. Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences AIIMS, India


  • Senior Consultant & HOD – Ophthalmology at Artemis Health Institute, Gurgaon, India.
  • Eye surgeon at Apollo Spectra Hospitals, New Delhi
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi (2000-2007)
  • Oculoplastic and Ocular Oncology Consultant at Centre for Sight, New Delhi (2004-2009)

Clinical Focus

  • Oculoplasty & Ocular oncology
  • Phacoemusification
  • LASIK & Refractive Surgery
  • Ptosis and other eyelid surgeries
  • Complex reconstructions of the eye and orbit and rehabilitation of traumatic & war injuries

Research and Publications

Books -

Manual of Phaco technique: A text and Atlas. Dr Harbansh Lal, Dr Anita Sethi. CBS publishers, New Delhi 2002.

Chapters -

Sethi A. The Orbit. In Essentials of Ophthalmology. Ed Sharma P. Modern publishers 1999, New Delhi.

Sethi A, Azad RV. Sequelae of ROP. In A practical approach to ROP screening and management. Ed Kumar H, Shapiro MJ, Azad RV. Malhotra enterprises, New Delhi, 2001.


  • Joint Secretary of the Oculoplasty Association of India
  • Delhi Ophthalmological Society
  • All India Ophthalmological Society




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