Dr. Md. Bahauddin Malik obtained M.B.B.S. from Dhaka Medical College in 1973. He then completed his primary training in ophthalmology from the Institute of Post Graduate Medicine & Research (IPGM&R), Dhaka. He joined Khulna BNSB Eye Hospital in 1976 as Surgeon & In-charge where he had enormous opportunity to work for the community people particularly through blindness prevention program.
In 1979 he obtained his D.O.M.S. from the University of Vienna, Austria holding scholarship from the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind, U.K. Later, in April 1986 he was promoted to Sr. Consultant cum Director of the hospital who continued as such till January 12, 2017. During his 40 years stay with Khulna BNSB Eye Hospital he contributed with utmost dedication for its growth, development and very specially for the benefits of patients by way of High Quality Service Delivery, side by side established Training program for Ophthalmic human recourses development and finally could reach such standard, the hospital received recognition from the Bangladesh College of Physicians & Surgeons (BCPS) and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
He is a well known cataract surgeon who performed more than 50,000 surgeries through various procedures such as ICCE, ECCE, SICS and PHACO during his tenure. He received hands-on-training on SICS from GM Eye Hospital, Mettupalayam, Coimbatore, India in 1999 and PHACO surgeries from NIO, Dhaka in 2005.
In addition to national, he attended International conferences held at New Delhi, Nairobi and Dubai in 1986, 1990 and 2004 respectively and various Regional conferences in India, Singapore and Thailand. He is a life member of American Medical Society of Vienna, All India Ophthalmological Society, Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh, Bangladesh Community Ophthalmological Society and Bangladesh Medical Association.
Dr. Malik was awarded for ‘Outstanding Community Eye Care Service Delivery in Bangladesh’ in 2014 by Bangladesh Community Ophthalmological Society (BCOS), ‘ACOIN Award’ by the Association of Community Ophthalmologists of India (ACOIN) for his selfless contribution for prevention of blindness in Indo-Bangla Sub-continent in 2015 at Lucknow, India and ‘Life Time Achievement Award’ in 2016 by Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh (OSB).