Dr.Robi is a pioneering name in developing the institute and a number of training programs including IOL and a number of sub-specialties.

He is the senior most Oculoplastic surgeon in Bangladesh and the main driver in raising oculoplasty to excellence level in the institute.

Dr. Robi has performed more than 7000 DCRs, and other lacrimal surgeries, 1000 ptosis surgeries, 3000 lid reconstructions and more than 1000 orbital surgeries.  He has also developed/innovated a number of new surgical techniques with good results.

Earlier on in his career he has performed more than 1000 cataract surgeries and trained a number of cataract surgeons. He is a renowned teacher and mentor. He spent more than 4000 hours in lecturing and mentored, guided and trained more than 300 ophthalmologists.

Dr. Robi has travelled Several countries including Britain, Singapore and India for Conferences, seminars and training purposes.


  • Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgeries
  • Orbital surgery and diseases
  • Tear drainage system surgeries
  • Facial aesthetic surgeries
  • Botox and fillers


  • MCPS in Ophthalmology from College of physicians and Surgeons, Bangladesh
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology from National Institute of Ophthalmology
  • Short term fellowship (Trainers\Training) in cataract and IOL surgery from Aravind Eye Hospital, India
  • Training in Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery from Moorfields Eye Hospital, London
  • Received fellowship in Oculoplastic surgery, Orbit and Ocular oncology from LV Prasad Eye Institute, India.
  • He has received training and done short courses on various management and clinical aspects.


  • Founder, coordinator and registrar at MA Ispahani Institute of Ophthalmology
  • Coordinator and assistant professor and junior consultant
  • Deputy Director of the Institute and Associate Professor and consultant
  • Senior consultant, Head of Oculoplasty and Associate Professor

Research Activities

Dr. Robi conducted a number of research activities, in most cases as the principal author:

  • Supramaximal LPSR- an ideal technique for correction of Ptosis with minimal LPS function with restoration of optimal cosmesis and good functions.
  • Evisceration with Scleral fashioning- A novel technique for managing phthisis bulbi with maximal cosmesis.
  • Histophologic analysis of primary Enucleation of RB cases
  • Paediatric DCR -Outcome of 44 cases
  • Outcome and analysis of 22 failed DCR cases
  • Retinoblastoma - New international grouping, staging and management (review)
  • Primary tuberculosis of Lid - report of three cases.
  • Orbital Neurobalstoma- A case report
  • Conjunctival Acanthoma: A case report
  • Currently six research activities (three interventional) are going on.