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Dr. Giridhar  A
Ophthalmic Surgeon

Dr. Giridhar A

Medical Director & Chief Mentor

Malayalam, English

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MBBS & MS from JIPMER, Pondicherry (India’s premier Medical Institute). Sub-specialty training in Vitreo Retinal Diseases and Surgery at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai. He has over two decades of experience as a practicing Vitreo Retinal Surgeon. Contributed significantly towards imparting education to young Ophthalmologists and also spreading awareness about Diabetes and its implications in the eye sight amongst General Practitioners and Health Workers by conducting many educational camps in the State of Kerala. Trained over 20 young eye surgeons in Vitreo Retinal surgery and nearly 50 Ophthalmologists in Medical Retina esp. in the basic treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy which includes Ophthalmologists from remote areas where such facilities are not available. Published over 20 articles in peer reviewed journals pertaining to retinal diseases and has delivered over 200 lectures in various National and International conferences. Conducted many CME (Continuing Medical Educational) programs pertaining to vitreoretinal diseases. Honoured with several awards including APAO Distinguished Service Award conferred on him at APAO Congress held in Tokyo Japan in April 2014 & ASRS Honour Award for outstanding services. His primary area of interest is Diabetic Retinopathy and he has undertaken many community related activities to create awareness about diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetes mellitus especially in rural areas. His special interests include Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration and Vitreous surgery.
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  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Vitreo retina
17 Jan 2022
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Giridhar Eye Institute - Kadavanthra
Ernakulam
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