The Department of Ophthalmology was established in the year 1999 and post graduation was started in the year 2006.The faculty are trained from various reputed institutions from different parts of the country. The strength of the department lies in the diversity in the areas of specialization, passion and the commitment of the teachers in imparting knowledge to the students. The areas of expertise not only include ophthalmology subspecialties like cornea, glaucoma, uvea, pediatric ophthalmology, vitreo-retina, Retinopathy of Prematurity and oculoplasty, but also in medical ethics, medical education, research and extracurricular activities fostering the holistic development of the students .


  • To offer an excellent standard in teaching.
  • To provide continuing medical education in ophthalmology for faculty/practitioners.
  • To conduct research in basic, applied clinical fields and community Ophthalmology.
  • To provide accessible, cost-effective, quality eye care.
  • To promote community eye health awareness.
  • To actively participate in the National Program for Control of Blindness.
  • To conduct awareness programs on issues such as Diabetic retinopathy, eye donation


The department conducts regular weekly lectures, seminars, journal clubs and case presentations. They also have the opportunity to participate in interdepartmental teaching activity, fresh cadaveric dissection, wet lab and simulation lab. The postgraduates are trained in clinical decision-making, patient care including surgical and non-surgical diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. The students are guided to present and publish research work in national/international platforms


The department caters to all subspecialties in ophthalmology and is technologically advanced.


The department conducts regular outreach camps, posting in rural health centres, school screening programs, district residency programmes and various awareness programmes, giving ample opportunities to engage with the community.


Our faculty has collaborated with accomplished faculty and researchers from various reputed international and national institutions like London school of hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, Emory University, Atlanta, USA and Indian Institute of Public Health and LV Prasad Eye Institute Hyderabad, India.


Dr. Sheetal Savur

Dr. Vidya Hegde

Dr. Kulkarni Uma Dattatraya

Dr. Rashmi Jain

Dr. Anupama B

Dr. Divyalashmi K.S

Dr. Rashmi S

Dr. Soujanya K

Dr. Atul Kamath M.


Dr. Sri Archana

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