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Dr. Umesh Megur
About Dr. Umesh Megur
MBBS, DOMS !
He completed his graduation and post graduation in ophthalmology from Karnataka Medical College Hubli in the year 1971.
He served, as an Assistant Surgeon in Government of Karnataka in Gulbarga and Bidar from 1971 to 1980.He was one of the first few eye surgeons in the Hyderabad Karnataka Region during that period and realized the paucity of eye care providers in this region. In pursuit of providing quality eye care to the people of the region he left the government job and started his own eye hospital in 1981 at Bidar. The beginning was humble though, in a rented 800 square feet facility performing refractions and intracapsular cataract surgeries. Over the decades the small clinic evolved into an eye institute “Megur Eye Care Centre “spread over 9000square feet, equipped with the state of the art equipment providing quality care in different subspecialties of ophthalmology and dedicated to academics, and committed to providing training to fellow ophthalmologists.
2 more peripheral centers equipped to provide secondary level eye care were started in neighbouring taluka places of Basavakalyan & Zaheerabad which are dedicated to provide equitable and quality eye care to the rural population.
He along with his team has conducted more than 100 surgical camps for the underprivileged with the assistance from Rotary International, DBCS and other NGOs.
His quest to serve the community drew him to Rotary membership. He was President of Bidar Rotary Club during 1984-85 and Governor of Rotary International District 3160 during 1997-98. He has attended and addressed many Rotary International Conventions, served as Rotary Volunteer, Represented Rotary International President in Rotary District Conference.
He has had the honour and privilege of being the president of Karnataka Ophthalmic Society for the year 2014-1015, an organization of ophthalmologists of Karnataka state.
He is a life member of All IIndia Ophathalmological Society, past president of IMA Bidar, He is a life member of Karnataka Rastriya Education Society of Bidar.
He has attended many state and national ophthalmology conference and participated as panelist, discussant and has chaired many sessions in the state conference,
He was also keen Shuttle Badminton and Lawn Tennis Player..
Married to Mrs Lata is blessed with two sons. Elder son Dr Deepak and daughter in law Dr Bharathi are Ophthalmologists and are working with hm. Younger son Chetan is in to Pharmaceutical Distribution Business and his wife is a Dentist.