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Dr Purnima

Dr. Purnima Ranjitkar Sthapit

Ocular Onculogist & Ocuplastic Surgeon



Dr Purnima Rajkarnikar Sthapit is an ocular oncologist and oculoplastic surgeon at Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO), Gaushala, Kathmandu.

Dr Purnima was trained in Oculoplastic surgery at LMU Augenklinikum, Munich, Germany and then at TIO. Later she did her fellowship in ocular oncology from Will’s Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, USA and Centre for Sight, Hyderabad.  She is actively involved in management of various eye cancers like Retinoblastoma, Melanoma, Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia to name the few. She has also been teaching and conducting oculoplastic surgeries for watery eyes, ptosis, entropion, ectropion etc. Apart from patient management, she is doing various research activities and presentation in National and International conferences too.

Dr Purnima is a life member of Nepal Ophthalmic Society, Nepal Medical Association, All India Ophthalmological Society and American Society of Clinical Oncologist. She is the founder board member of Nepalese Society of Oculoplastic Surgeons. She currently holds the position of Central Committee member of Nepal Cancer Relief Society as well.


Monday 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Friday 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM