Mahesh Shanmugam, DO, FRCS Ed, PhD, FAICO

Mahesh Shanmugam, DO, FRCS Ed, PhD, FAICO

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  • Sankara Eye Hospitals
    Old Airport -Whitefield road, Bangalore, 560017
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Ophthalmic Oncologist

Education and Fellowships

Medical school
Stanley Medical College, University of Madras – Doctor of Medicine
Medical school
Medical Research Foundation, Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India
Medical school
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Edinburgh - FRCS Ed
Medical school
Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India - PhD (Ophthalmology)
Medical Research Foundation (Sankara Nethralaya), Chennai, India

Current Positions

Head, Vitreoretinal and Ocular Oncology Services,
Sankara Eye Hospitals


Current position: 1. Head, Vitreoretinal & Oncology
Services, Sankara Eye Hospitals, India

2. Co-Founder – RetNetIndia (

Citations : 2832
Journal Publications : 175
In Peer-reviewed journals : 155
Non peer-reviewed journals : 21
Chapters in text books : 25

Presentations in international conferences : 56
Presentations in national conferences : 225
Instruction courses conducted : 81

Been a vitreoretinal fellowship trainer since 1992 to present
1. Swarnalatha Punshi Best Research worker, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai
2. Col. Rangachari award for the best research paper presented by the All India Ophthalmological Society
3. Distinguished ophthalmologist Gold Medal – Uttarakhand ophthalmological society
4. Dr. P. Siva Reddy Oration Medal – Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmic Society
5. Dr. M.G. Bhide Memoral Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Ophthalmology. NIO and Poona Ophthalmological Society, May 1st 2016, Pune.
6. Dr. Samar Kumar Biswas award, Ophthalmological Society of West Bengal, 2016
7. Honor Award by the American Society of retinal specialists. 2017
8. Chirag Bhat memorial award 2018
9. Sudha Sutaria Award 2019
10. Best of IJO award 2019

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