Vice Chancellor

Professor Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU) was established in 1998 as the first medical university of the country after the name of the father of the nation. Since its inception, BSMMU has been serving as the leading medical institution that contributing significantly in growth and improvement of postgraduate medical education in Bangladesh.


Being a medical university with focus on healthcare, medical education and research, the University encourages Innovation, Imagination and Insight among its teachers, residents and staffs to develop a competency framework. This enabling environment ensures that BSMMU graduates are knowledgeable, competent,work-ready and caring healthcare professionals who are critical thinkers, reflective and yet proactive.


As “living the values” is an integral part of BSMMU, the University also places emphasis on active involvement in the community to inculcate a caring attitude among residents, trainees and staff, which is reflected in the camaraderie among them and the community. It also enables residents and students to translate, gather knowledge, enhance communication skills, strengthen professional and technical skills appropriate to be applied in real world situations.


In order to cope with the dynamic changes in healthcare services and the need of the communities, the University has opened many fascinating courses leading to attractive career paths. We would like to advise the young medical graduates to learn more about a particular profession before they pursue any of the courses, so that they understand the future prospects.


We cordially invite you to explore the vibrant and diverse opportunities at BSMMU, discover our teaching, training and research strengths as well as our multiple networks of partners and collaborators around the globe.

Contact Information:

Professor Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed

Vice Chancellor

Room: 113, Block: B

Tel: 55165600, 9661065

PABX: 4597, 6666

FAX: 88-02-55165601



PS to Vice Chancellor:

Dr. Md. Rassell

PS-1 to Vice Chancellor

PABX: 4520

Phone: 55165600, 9661065

Fax: 88-02-55165601



Debashis Bairagi

PS-2 to Vice Chancellor

PABX: 4520

Phone: 55165600, 9661065

Fax: 88-02-55165601



Dr. Md. Ashikur Rahman
Special Assignment Officer to Vice Chancellor
PABX: 4571
Phone (Office): 55165600, 9661065
Mobile Number: +8801712967111
Fax: 88-02-55165601

Name : Prof. Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed
Fathers Name : Late Al-Hazz Shamsuddin Ahmed
Mothers Name   Al-Hazz Mist. Hosne Ara Begum
Field of Activity : Vice Chancellor
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University
Shahbag, Dhaka-1000, Bangladesh.
Mail Address :
Date of Birth : October 07, 1956
Permanent Address : Village :  Kharhat,  PO & PS :  Kasiani, Dist :  Gopalgonj, Bangladesh.
Home Address : House No-28, Flat No-8/A, Road No-14/A, Dhanmondi, Dhaka - 1209
Nationality : Bangladeshi
Religion : Islam
Telephone : +88 055165821
Mobile : +88 01711542462
Spouse   Prof. Dr. Nafiza Ahmed
NID NO : 8207523575


Service Experience:

Name of the College/University Designation
Sher-E-BanglaMedicalCollegeHospital, Barishal Assistant Surgeon  (I S T)
S S M C & MitfordHospital Resident Surgeon
DhakaMedicalCollege, Dhaka Assistant Professor Dept. of Ophthalmology
I P G M R (Now, B S M M U) Assistant Professor Dept. of Ophthalmology
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Assistant Professor Dept. of Ophthalmology
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Associate Professor Dept. of Ophthalmology
Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Professor & Chairman Dept. of Ophthalmology


Academic Award (National & International):

1. Mobarak Ali Gold Medal 2020from OSB.
2. AIOC Award in Gurugram 2020.
3. ISMICS Gold Award 2019 Kolkata, India.
4. Alim Memorial Gold Medal on 2019 from OSB.
5. Distinguished Service Award from DristryUnnyanSangstha, 2018.
6. SAARC Academy of Ophthalmology, PVP Award in Nepal, 2018.
7. Prevention of Blindness Award form APAO Singapore 2017.
8. ACOIN-Felicitation Award 2017 Kolkata, India.
9. Distinguished Service Award form APAO, Bhutan, Korea 2012.
10. Social Worker Award by Reporters Unity Journalist, 2011.
11. Independence Award by National Teachers Association, 2010.
12. Best Physician Award  by Photo Journalist Association, 2009.


Professional Positions Held

1. President, Bangladesh Community Ophthalmology Society.
2. President, Bangladesh Oculoplasty Surgeon’s Society.
3. President, ShadhinotaChikitshok Parishad, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.
4. Ex. Secretary General, Bangladesh Medical Association.
5. Ex-Secretary General, Ophthalmological Society of Bangladesh.
6. Ex. Vice-president Bangladesh Academy of Ophthalmology.
7. Ex. Treasurer, Bangladesh Medical Association.
8. Academic Council Member of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.
9. Syndicate Member in Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University.
10. Ex. Secretary of Prokrichi.
11. Senate Member, Dhaka University.
12. Ex-President, Bangladesh Chattra League, (student league) Sher-E-Bangla Medical College, Barisal.
13. Executive Member, Bangladesh National Council for Blind.
14. Executive Member, Bangladesh Medical Dental Council.



1. Refresher’s Ophthalmic training in India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand & Japan.
2. International speaker on Ophthalmology in India, Hongkong, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan & Thailand, USA, UK.
3. Received many awards from National & International Authority including APAO.
4. Training in Research Methodology from BMRC.
5. Examiner of under graduate & post graduate examinations of different university in Bangladesh.
6. TV & Radio speaker on ophthalmic problems & National issues in different electronic media/channels.
7. Columnist of different News Papers.
8. Surgery Performed : Ocular Operations more than 1 (One) lac patient.
9. School Sight Testing Program attended in 1000 schools of Bangladesh.
10. Eye Camps Surgery done more than 50,000 patients.
11. Social Worker Free Eye Camp Surgeon.
12. Participant Blindness Prevention Programs activity organized by Lions, Club, Rotary Club, Govt. & other NGOs.
13. Resource person in different Eye Symposium & seminars.
14. Active participation in National Eye Care Plan.


Educational Background:

Degree Institute Board/University Year of Passing
S.S.C Kasiani GC High school Dhaka 1972
H.S.C Govt. Rajendra College Dhaka 1974
M.B.B.S S.B.M.C. (Barisal) Dhaka 1982
Diploma in Ophthalmology (D.O) I.P.G..M.R, Dhaka Dhaka 1985
M.S Ophthalmology    Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University BSMMU 2004

List of the Honourable Vice Chancellors:

Sl. No. Name From To
01. Professor M.A. Quadery 30 Apr 1998 09 Jan 2001
02. Professor Md. Tahir 10 Jan 2001 17 May 2001
03. Professor Mahmud Hasan 18 May 2001 23 Nov 2001
04. Professor M.A. Hadi 24 Nov 2001 21 Dec 2006
05. Professor Md. Tahir 21 Dec 2006 04 Nov 2008
06. Professor Md. Nazrul Islam 05 Nov 2008 24 Mar 2009
07. Professor Pran Gopal Datta 25 Mar 2009 24 Mar 2012
08. Professor Pran Gopal Datta 25 Mar 2012 24 Mar 2015
09. Professor Dr. Kamrul Hasan Khan 24 Mar 2015 23 Mar 2018
10. Professor Kanak Kanti Barua 24 Mar 2018 23 Mar 2021
11. Professor Dr. Muhammad Rafiqul Alam (In-charge) 23 Mar 2021 29 Mar 2021
12. Professor Dr. Md. Sharfuddin Ahmed 29 Mar 2021 Present