Dr. Ashiqur Rahman Akanda


Dhaka Eye Care Hospital

Clinical Focus & Specialities :

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology & Squint Specialist

Education :

FCPS (Eye), D.O. MBBS, Fellow Pediatic Ophthalmology & Squint, University of Michigan, USA

Membership :

1. World Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (WSPOS).

2. Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh.

3. Bangladesh Medical Association.

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Dr. Md. Ashiqur Rahman Akanda , born in 1979, obtained his MBBS degree from Shere Bangla Medical College, Barisal on 2003. He Passed DO (Diploma in Ophthalmology) from the University of Dhaka in 2006. He acquired FCPS (Eye) from Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons in 2012.

He has done his Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology & Squint from The University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center, Michigan, USA which is one of top rated eye center of USA. He also received short term fellowship training in the respective field in ARAVIND eye institute and research center, MADURAI, INDIA. He also has hands on training in advanced phacoemulcification surgery from Susrut Eye Institute , INDIA.

Dr. Akanda entered in Government Job in 2006 and worked in the various level of eye care as medical officer, assistant registrar and as a junior consultant. During this period he treated a lot of patients and has done plenty of eye surgeries.

Currently he is working as ASSISTANT PROFESSOR of Pediatric Ophthalmology in National Institute of Ophthalmology and Hospital , Dhaka, a tertiary apex eye hospital of Government Of The Peoples Republic of Bangladesh.

He is interested in research and publication. He has many publications in home and abroad. He worked as a research investigator in a nationwide study conducted by WHO.

He attended many conferences, symposium and seminar around the globe included INDIA, SPAIN, USA, THAILAND etc.

Dr. Md. Ashiqur Rahman Akanda is the current Organizing Secretary of Bangladesh Association Pediatric Ophthalmologists & Strabismologist (BAPOS).