Department of E.N.T | K.S. Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA), Mangaluru

DEPARTMENT OF OPHTHALMOLOGY

About the department
  • Established in the year 1999
  • UG Programme (MBBS) since 1999
  • PG Programme MS since 2007, PG intake MS in Ophthalmology 4 per year

Faculty

Sl.No.

Name

Designation

 1

Dr.Vijay Pai

Professor& HOD

Dr.Jayaram Shetty

Professor

Dr. Hrishikesh Amin

Professor

Dr. Subramanya Bhat K.

Addnl. Professor

Dr.(Mrs.)Vasanthi B. Kotian

Addnl. Professor

Dr. Nameeth D.A. D’Souza

Assistant Professor

 7

Dr.Puneeth Hegde

Assistant Professor

Dr.Ajith Kumar Adyanthaya

Sr. Resident

Dr.Andrea Jose

Jr.Resident

10 

Dr.Anjela Jose

Jr.Resident

11 

Dr.MithunThulasidas

Jr.Resident

 12

Dr.Pooja H V

Jr.Resident

13 

Dr.Madan Joshi

Jr.Resident

14 

Dr.Rahul Ramesh

Jr.Resident

15 

Dr.Reshma Raj M.

Jr.Resident

16 

Dr.Sumitha C.V.

Jr.Resident

17

Dr. Anjana G S

Jr.Resident

18

Dr. Chandrashekharayya H. Hiremath

Jr.Resident

19

Dr. Mayank Tomar

Jr.Resident

20

Dr. Mayreddy Vaishnavi Reddy

Jr.Resident


Academic activities and Publications

Facilities
The department is well equipped with all modern facilities required in diagnosis and treatment of various eye disorders.
  • Operative microscopes with beam splitter and recording facilities (Topcon, Zeiss,& Opto)
  • Phacoemulsification units (Alcon. Laurette, Geuder)
  • Vitrectomy endo laser unit ( Alcon Constellation)
  • Ophthalmic Lasers ( Argon,Yag Lightmed & Iridex, LIO)
  • Fundus Camera ( Opto)
  • Automated Perimeter ( Humphrey field analyser)
  • Ophthalmic scans ( A- Scan, B-Scan)
  • Others
    • Ophthalmic chair units
    • Slit lamp including photo slit lamp
    • Pachymeter, Keratometer, Synotophor etc.

Service
Ophthalmology department is actively involved in all health schemes offered by K.S. Hegde Hospital
  • 24 hours emergency service
  • OPD Facility week days 9 to 4.30, Sunday 9am -1pm
  • Cataract Surgeries including topical Phacoemulsification
  • Eye Banking and Corneal transplantation
  • Glaucoma surgeries
  • Squint and Oculoplasty
  • FFA and Argon laser photocoagulation
  • Yag capsulotomy and Iridotomy
  • Vitreo Retinal Services

Community Services
  • The department holds regular eye check-up camps during weekdays and Sundays. The patients requiring treatment, such as cataract surgery are brought to our hospital, and are operated free of cost under Netra Jyothi Programme.
  • Department of Ophthalmology with the help of MCF Mangalore adopts two villages every year, a total of 6 eye camps are conducted in these villages every year.
  • Department of Ophthalmology regularly attends to patients at Nitte Satellite Centre, and Primary health centres at B.C. Road, every 1st week of each month and Farangipete every Tuesday
  • Department of Ophthalmology in association with Akshyapatra (ISKCON) has started a year long programme of School Screening.
  • Regular visits to Gajaria Hospital and ophthalmic surgeries under unit.

Our department has an enthusiastic faculty with excellent team work attitude and co operation. Speciality clinics like cornea clinic, glaucoma clinic, Retina Clinic Squint & oculoplasty clinic are conducted regularly. We have an excellent patient load with variety of cases.

Awards & Achievements
Dr. Mithun Thulasidas Final Year Post Graduate student has won the best team award in the TOT session in 35th Annual conference of Karnataka State Ophthalmic Society on 18th to 20th November 2016 at UVA Meridian Convention Centre Koteshwara Udupi.