M.S(Ophthal) at MSRMC,RGUHS


  1. Fellow of International Council of Ophthalmology in 2013
  2. Fellowship in phacoemulsification at Aravind eye hospital, Madurai in 2016
  3. Fellowship in uveitis and intraocular inflammation at Aravind eye hospital, Madurai in 2015-2015


  1. Well versant in diagnosing and managing patients with uveitis (including the use of immunosuppressants and newer biologic agents)
  2. Trained in lasers for treating diseases of the retina and macula
  3. Judicious in ordering and deciphering investigations such as FFA, ICGA, OCT and OCTA
  4. Sufficient experience in giving PST and intravitreal injections for both infectious and non-infectious uveitis
  5. Keeping abreast with medical developments and trends in the diagnosis and treatment of uveitic eye diseases

Volunteer / Experiences

  1. Worked as Consultant in Vasan Eye Care Hospitals, Bangalore from July 2012 to Dec 2013
  2. Attended and organized multitude of camps in the rural sector
  3. Delivered talks on eye health and common eye diseases in various schools and military organisations
  4. Conducted regular free eye check-ups in schools


  1. Screening of children attending a paediatric rheumatology clinic for uveitis
  2. Clinical features, treatment, complications and visual outcome in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
  3. Screening for Retinal toxicity in children receiving HCQS- A spectral OCT and Visual fields study
  4. Polymerase chain reaction and its diagnostic utility and correlation with treatment response in tuberculous uveitis
  5. The study of structural alterations of the retinal microvasculature using OCT angiogram in patients with uveitic macular edema
  6. A 5 year study of diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis - visual outcome and treatment strategy
  7. Study of rise of intraocular pressure in patients receiving intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide, Subject for Thesis M.S (Ophth), Sep 2009

Papers / Book Chapters

  1. Metastatic lung carcinoma masquerading as anterior chamber granuloma – a case report (accepted for publication in Journal of Vision Sciences)
  2. Polymerase chain reaction and its correlation with treatment response in tuberculous uveitis accepted for publication in Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
  3. Authored a chapter on leptospirosis for “The Uveitis Atlas” a Springer publication (doi:10.1007/978-81-322-2506-5_118-1)
  4. Co-authored chapter on Intermediate Uveitis in AIOS Ready Reckoner
  5. Co-authored two chapters in the Wills Eye Manual for Uveitis (Dermatomyositis & Polymyositis and Relapsing Polychondritis)
  6. Invited to author a chapter on “Algorithms in Uveitis” in LC Dutta text book of Ophthalmology
  7. Invited to author a chapter on “Uveitis in Autoimmune diseases” in LC Dutta text book of Ophthalmology
  8. Co authored chapter on “HLA B27 related uveitis” in L C Dutta Text book of Ophthalmology
  9. Paper on “Bilateral Branch Retinal Artery Occlusions Masking Toxoplasma Retinitis In A HIV Positive Male- A case report", under review in Ocular Immunology and Inflammation

Invited as Faculty

  1. Faculty lecture on "PCR in uveitis" at the AIOS PG Update Sept 2016
  2. Invited faculty for "UVEA 360- A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO UVEITIS" at Aravind eye Hospital Madurai, January 2017 – Occlusive retinal vascultitis – Etiology?
  3. Invited faculty at "Eye to eye" held at MM Joshi Eye Institute, Hubli March 2017 – VKH, Sympathetic Ophthalmitis
  4. Invited National faculty for the Uveitis society of India, Kolkata, November 2017 – "Pearls in the anterior chamber"

Paper Presentations

  1. Paper presentation on "PCR and treatment response in TB uveitis" Inflammatio, Sankara Netralaya, Chennai, March 2016
  2. Paper presentation in the rapid fire paper session on "OCTA and uveitic macular edema" at Uveitis Society of India meeting at Colombo, Srilanka November, 2016
  3. Paper presentation at AIOC 2017 Jaipur, on "Polymerase chain reaction and its correlation with clinical features and treatment response in tuberculous uveitis"
  4. "A perplexing case of retinal vasculitis" – Challenging case presentation at RETNET, Bangalore June 2017

Poster Presentations

  1. Poster on "Clinical profile of Hypopyon Uveitis" at International Ocular Inflammation Society conference held at San Francisco in September 2015
  2. Poster on "Bilateral ARPE - a rare case scenario" at Inflammatio, Sankara Netralaya, Chennai, March 2016
  3. Poster on "DUSN a 5 year study" at AIOC 2017 Jaipur


  1. Awarded 2 gold medals by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences for scoring highest marks in M.S(Ophth) Examination, March 2011
  2. Awarded 2 gold medals by M.S.Ramaiah Medical college for the best outgoing student and topper in overall academics in MBBS Examination by M.S.Ramaiah Medical College, April 2006
  3. Winner of Dr Narsing Rao award for best paper in uvea at AIOC 2017, Jaipur


  1. Life member of All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  2. Life member of Karnataka Ophthalmic Society (KOS)
  3. Life member of Uveitis Society of India (USI)

Reviewer of Journals

  1. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation
  2. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
  3. Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Conference Organization

  1. Part of organising committee for UVEA 360°, 25th year Uveitis clinic conference at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.