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After his medical school, Mr.Viswanathan obtained Masters in Ophthalmic surgery in India. He subsequently moved to the UK and underwent further training in ophthalmology for nine years in the UK starting with London. He obtained Membership and Fellowship from The Royal college of Ophthalmologists, London. He has also completed a retinal Fellowship with high-volume vitreo-retinal surgical experience.
Before being appointed as Consultant Eye Surgeon at Shrewsbury & Telford NHS Trust in 2017, he was appointed as Consultant Eye Surgeon at Apollo Hosptials, the leading private health care provider in India for 6 years where he gained further experience is treating surgical and medical retinal patients apart from doing high volume cataract surgeries. He was also involved in training retinal fellows.
He is one of the educational supervisor at SaTH and he is actively involved in training junior eye surgeons. He is member of various ophthalmologist association and he has presented in national and international meetings.
Areas of interest
Cataract surgeries in the presence of retinal disorders;
Vitreoretinal surgeries like epiretinal membrane, macular holes, retinal detachment, vitreomacular tractions,diabetic retinal detachment and retinal lasers;
Medical retina disorders like diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, age-related macular degeneration;
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Ophthalmologist & Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
(Additional) Languages spoken
- Tamil - Fluent
- Hindi - Basic
Reference number 5203636
- Longden RoadSHREWSBURYSY3 9DP
- 09:00 - 12:00
- 01743 282500
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