Hyderabad, Seattle : August 11, 2023: Renowned vitreoretina surgeon and Chief Retina surgeon at Neoretina Eyecare Institute Hyderabad, Dr. Raja Rami Reddy P, has been recognized with the prestigious Rhett Buckler Award for his groundbreaking surgical video showcasing his expertise in treating diabetic retinal detachments with macular holes. The award was conferred during the recent annual meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists in Seattle, USA.
Seattle, USA — August 11, 2023 — Dr. Raja Rami Reddy P, a distinguished figure in the world of retinal surgery and the Medical Director of Neoretina Eyecare Institute Hyderabad, has been honored with the esteemed Rhett Buckler Award for his exceptional surgical skill video. The video, titled “Macular holes with proliferative diabetic retinopathy: Fixing two problems with one shot,” captivated the attention of attendees at the American Society of Retina Specialists’ annual meeting, held from July 28 to August 1 in Seattle.
Out of the numerous entries submitted from around the globe, Dr. Reddy’s surgical video was one of the select 79 featured in the Fim Festival at the event. The video showcased a series of complex surgeries in which Dr. Reddy adeptly addressed macular holes in patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. The film not only highlighted his surgical prowess but also underscored his innovative approach to treating these challenging conditions.
The Rhett Buckler Award, presented annually, serves as a hallmark of surgical excellence within the field of retina surgery. Dr. Reddy’s video stood out among the entries, leading him to clinch the highly coveted award. The award, weighing an impressive 8 pounds and crafted from 24-carat gold plating, is a custom sculpture produced by RS Owens and Company, renowned for crafting the iconic Oscars.
Expressing his gratitude and humility, Dr. Raja Rami Reddy stated, “Receiving the Rhett Buckler award is an incredible honor and a validation of our team’s relentless pursuit of excellence in the field of retina surgery. This recognition reinforces our commitment to advancing innovative techniques that enhance the lives of our patients, and I am truly humbled by this acknowledgment of our efforts.” With over two decades of experience in macular surgeries and vitrectomy surgery for diabetic retinal detachments, Dr. Reddy is recognized as a leading authority in the field.
Dr. Raja Rami Reddy bestowed fellow of ASRS
This recent accolade follows closely on the heels of another significant achievement in Dr. Reddy’s career. Just a few weeks prior to receiving the Rhett Buckler Award, he was designated as a Fellow of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS). These prestigious honors reflect not only Dr. Reddy’s individual accomplishments but also the high standard of care offered to patients at Neoretina Eyecare Institute Hyderabad.
Dr. Raja Rami Reddy’s pioneering medical feat continues to inspire both his peers and the medical community at large. His dedication to advancing surgical techniques in retinal care demonstrates his unwavering commitment to improving the lives of patients dealing with complex eye conditions. With a track record of excellence spanning over two decades, Dr. Reddy remains a beacon of innovation and expertise in the field of retinal surgery.