Fellowship & Membership
Vitreo-Retina Fellowship – Sankara Nethralaya. Medical Research Foundation, Chennai.
American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO),
American Society of Retina Surgeons (ASRS).
Vitreo Retina Society of India (VRSI).
Uveitis Society of India (USI).
ROP (Retinopathy of Prematurity) Society of India.
All India Ophthalmology Society (AIOS).
Karnataka Ophthalmology Society.
Bangalore Ophthalmology Society
Field of Expertise
Medical Retina including diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases affecting the retina including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, retinal drug toxicity.
Surgical Retina – Vitreo-Retinal surgeries for varied retinal problems like retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous hemorrhage, intraocular foreign bodies, eye injuries.
Uveitis – has worked as a Uveitis Consultant at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai and trained in the assessment, diagnosis and management of uveitis cases including anterior, intermediate and posterior uveitis.
Works in close association with the pulmonologist and the rheumatologist for the management of these cases. ROP – Retinopathy of Prematurity.
Includes a retinal examination of neonatal children usually in the neonatal ICU. Trained in screening, laser and surgical treatment of retinopathy of prematurity cases, special interest in Medical Retina Ocular Electrodiagnostics and Hereditary Retinal Diseases.
Awards & Achievements
Worked as a Vitreo-Retina and Uveitis Consultant at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai from 1994 - 2003,
Distinction in Ophthalmology – MBBS,
VT Joshi Award for Best Outgoing Fellow – Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.
Published books on Fluorescein Angiography (JAYPEE BROTHERS) and contributed to chapters in several publications,
Invited guest speaker at several State, National and International Conferences, Visiting Scholar at the Chinese University of Hong Kong – 1999-2000