|Born||24 September 1930|
16 November 2009 (aged 79)|
|Known for||Research in Ophthalmology|
|Fields||Medicine & Ophthalmology|
Jaiveer Agarwal (24 September 1930 – 16 November 2009) was an Indian ophthalmologist and founder of Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital. He was the recipient of the Padma Bhushan for medicine from then President of India A P J Abdul Kalam in March 2006.
Jaiveer Agarwal was born to Dr. R.S. Agarwal. He married Tahira, who was also an ophthalmologist. The couple went to Madras, where they set up a small clinic. They had a daughter and a son.
The Agarwals screened and operated on thousands of villages and campaigned for eye donations to treat corneal blindness, and correcting refractive errors among schoolchildren.
Tahira Agarwal died in April 2009 and Jaiveer died on 16 November 2009.