Doctor Profile

Dr. Anuradha Rao

Consultant, Ophthalmologist

MBBS, DOMS & MS (Ophthalmology)

  • YEARS OF PRACTICE: 32 years
  • GENDER: Female
  • LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Hindi, Marathi, Malayalam, Kannada
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My Mantra

My philosophy: Is to believe in oneself & be true to oneself
To connect with the patient, give more chair time and make them comfortable so they have a reason to smile
Impart the best of my skills & refining the skills regularly so that it helps in better decision making & critical thinking
Being grateful- Gratitude pays off

AREA(S) OF INTEREST:

Ophthalmology

PROCEDURES PERFORMED:

Phacoemulcification(MICS) with all types of IOL’s, MICS, Glaucoma Surgery- Trabeculectomy , with MMC, Congenital Glaucoma – Trab & Trab, Pterygium with Autograft, Botox Injectionfor all types of functional disorders, Ptosis Surgery- Levator Resection, Frontalis Sling, Blepharoplasty, Ectropion & Entropion correction, External DCR, Probing for Congenital NLD Obstruction, OSSN management, Anterior Orbitotomy, Evisceration with implant, Enucleation with Implant, Enucleation with Implant

TREATMENTS/PROCEDURES OFFERED:

Oculoplasty, Cataract

NAME OF INSTITUTE(S):

    • MBBS, KMC Mangalore 1984
    • Diploma in Ophthalmology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
    • Masters (MS) in Ophthalmology, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal
    • Junior Consultant, The Eye Research Foundation, Chennai

FELLOWSHIPS:

    • Fellowship in General Ophthalmology – Bangalore West Lions Eye Hospital, Bangalore
  • 2010 did Observer ship in IOL , Oculoplasty at the Toronto Western Hospital under Dr Shaun Singer & Dr Rootman in 2010
  • Best outgoing student Ophthalmology
  • Best Eye Doctor of the year – Lions eye Hospital, Shenoy Nagar Chennai 2001
  • Rich experience of nearly 30 years in the field of Ophthalmology. Have done more than 10000 surgeries including Cataract, Glaucoma & Oculoplasty procedures
  • Advanced Reload, Anterior Vitrectomy Workshop- April 2019

Dr. Anuradha Suresh Rao completed her MBBS from Kasturba Medical College Mangalore followed by DOMS & MS - Ophthalmology from Kasturba Medical College Manipal. Dr. Rao has done her fellowship in General Ophthalmology from Bangalore West Lions Eye Hospital & Cornea Grafting Centre, and has worked at various hospitals at Trivandrum, Bangalore and Chennai before moving to Kochi. She was instrumental in setting up the Department of Ophthalmology at the Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS), Kochi & has worked there for 15 years as Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist and MCI Certified Professor. She was HOD of Ophthalmology, AIMS from 2007-2010. During her tenure at AIMS, she has presented many scientific papers both in All India & Kerala State Ophthalmic Conferences. She has been invited to give Guest Lectures conducted many CME's and Instruction Courses. She brings with her a vast surgical experience in all forms of Cataract Surgery (Clear corneal Phaco, SICS), Glaucoma Surgery and has a special interest in Oculoplasty. She has trained many Undergraduates and Post Graduates. Dr. Anuradha Rao is an MCI recognized Undergraduate and Post Graduate Professor.

KDAH Experience

  • 2010 did Observer ship in IOL , Oculoplasty at the Toronto Western Hospital under Dr Shaun Singer & Dr Rootman in 2010
  • Best outgoing student Ophthalmology
  • Best Eye Doctor of the year – Lions eye Hospital, Shenoy Nagar Chennai 2001
  • Rich experience of nearly 30 years in the field of Ophthalmology. Have done more than 10000 surgeries including Cataract, Glaucoma & Oculoplasty procedures

Professional Memberships

  • AIOS
  • GSI
  • OPAI
  • William Mayaka, Kenya

    My wife and I had a good trip back to Kenya after our brief but wonderful visit to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani, hospital & medical research Institute.

  • Alphonsus Dsouza, Mumbai

    Both time my experience was very good. During consultation before and after surgeries she was very polite. Now both eyes are having good vision thanks to Kokilaben hospital and Dr. Rao.

  • Unmesh Bhatt, Mumbai

    Eyes are window to the world and I was worried too with history of heart attack and poor corneal density, I must confess and express my gratitude to Dr. Rao who gave me confidence and solace ...

Procedures No. of cases treated

International success rate

KDAH success rate
Surgeries >10000 - -

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