Community Service – Teaching

  • Took undergraduates classes while doing post graduation (April 1986 – March 1990)

  • While working as Lecturer in Ophthalmology in Raja Muthaiah Medical College and Hospital (RMMCH), Annamalainagar was actively involved in teaching of undergraduates

  • While working as Lecturer and subsequently Reader in Ophthalmology and Consultant in IOL, Anterior Segment and Glaucoma at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, was associated with teaching of postgraduates (MS, Diploma / Dip.N.B / FRCO) students and Fellows in IOL and Anterior Segment Microsurgery

  • Course Coordinator for the Following Courses Conducted at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.1993-1997
  • Aravind – Sight Savers 8 Weeks Microsurgery Training Programme World Bank Aided “Training of Trainers” Programmes for 16 weeks
  • WHO Intracountry Fellowship in ECCE/IOL Cataract Surgery Training Programme for 8 weeks

  • As a part of community outreach programme, attended many screening eye camps and 8 cataract / IOL surgery camps conducted in the States of Tamilnadu, Kerala and Maharashtra (Ganeshpuri) by the Aravind Eye Hospital

  •  Participated as a surgeon in a three day Phaco camp at Raigarh, November 12th to 15th 2004 and performed 125 cases of Phacoemulsification

  • Participated as a surgeon in a three day Phaco camp at Raigarh, March 10th to 12th 2002 and performed 80 cases of Phacoemulsification

  • Participated as a surgeon in a three day Phaco camp at Raigarh, March 11th to 13th 2003 and performed 125 cases of Phacoemulsification

  • Participated as a surgeon in a three day Phaco camp at Raigarh, March 8th to 10th 2005 and performed 150 cases of Phacoemulsification