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(A Constituent Institute of Sri Devaraj Urs Academy of Higher Education & Research)
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DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

CONTACT INFORMATION

Department E-mail:

ophthalmology@sdumc.ac.in

Telephone Extension Number HOD:

312

INTRODUCTION

Department of Ophthalmology came into existence in 1989, as a part of undergraduate curriculum. Dr.G.Madava Rao, Professor of Ophthalmology, as the first Head of the department, has been responsible for the development of curriculum and clinical services right from its inception .Subsequently Prof. Shamsundar and Prof. D.Krishnamurthy, contributed significantly in framing the objectives and directions for the improvement. Prof. Narendra.P.Datti, played a key role in the development of PG research projects. Prof. Dr. K. Kanthamani currently the HOD, played a vital role in imparting knowledge, skill and competence in ophthalmology practice for faculty and postgraduate students. Implemented new teaching and evaluation methodologies for undergraduate students in acquiring knowledge and skills.

VISION, MISSION AND OBJECTIVES

VISION

To excel through compassion and technical competence

MISSION

 To promote use of advanced technology in Ophthalmology patient care.

 To work with commitment for better patient outcomes.

 To provide quality education to medical students and conduct quality research.

OBJECTIVES

1. Increasing pass percentage of UG’s to 100%.

2. Improving faculty performance.

3. Improving surgical skills of post graduates.

THRUST AREAS

HEADS OF DEPARTMENT

  • List of Heads of Department of Ophthalmology till date


Sl.No.

Name of the faculties

Designation

From

To

1

Dr.G.Madavarao

Professor & HOD

16.08.1989

01.08.1995

2

Dr.Shamsundar

Professor & HOD

05.10.1995

16.12.1997

3

Dr.Krishna Murthy.D

Professor & HOD

17.12.1997

31.102009

4

Dr.Narendra.P.Datti

Professor & HOD

1.11.2009

31.10.2010

5

Dr.Krishna Murthy.D

Professor & HOD

01.11.2010

31.01.2012

6

Dr.K.Kanthamani

Professor & HOD

01.02.2012

31.05.2012

7

Dr.Narendra.P.Datti

Professor & HOD

01.06.2012

15.03.2015

8

Dr.K.Kanthamani

Professor & HOD

16.03.2015

till date

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FACULTY

  • List of Faculty in the Department of Ophthalmology


Sl.No.

Name of the faculties

Designation

1

Dr.K.Kanthamani

Professor & HOD

2

Dr.M.S.Padmajothi

Professor & HOU

3

Dr. Krishnamurthy.D

Professor

4

Dr.Usha.B.R.

Assistant Professor

5

Dr.Rashmi.G

Assistant Professor

6

Dr.Ranjitha.C.S

Assistant Professor

7

Dr.Venugopal

Assistant Professor

8

Dr.Manjunatth

Sr. Resident

9

Dr.Iffath Zia

Sr. Resident

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E-LEARNING RESOURCES

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FACILITIES

Our department offers quality out-patient and in-patient services to patients through a team of dedicated specialized ophthalmologists. Our OPD works on all weekdays from 8.30 A.M. To 4.30 P.M. And emergency care is available round the clock. The OPD has all the necessary instruments like Autorefractometer, Keratometer, A-scan, slit lamp biomicroscopes etc. We have various sub-specialties like Cornea, Retina, Glaucoma, Squint etc. We have a dedicated eye bank which is actively involved in procuring eyeballs and involved in corneal transplantation surgeries. Department of Medical retina is well established with ultrasound B-scan, Fundus camera and Diode laser facility. YAG LASER is also available. Glaucoma clinic has latest Humphrey Field Analyzer along with other necessary equipments.