University Details


T.M.A.E.S Ayurvedic Medical College, Shimoga is affiliated to Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka
Address : Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences,
                   4th 'T' Block, Jayanagar,
                   Bangalore Karnataka-560 041
Website : www.rguhs.ac.in

NAME :

Dr. K.S. SRIPRAKASH

VICE-CHANCELLOR

DESIGNATION :

VICE-CHANCELLOR
RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY
OF HEALTH SCIENCES, KARNATAKA

PREVIOUS - Director,
Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore,
Government of Karnataka

Chief
Department of Vitreo-retina, Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore

Coordinator,
Vitreo Retina fellowship program, Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute, Bangalore

DATE OF BIRTH :

18.05.1953


QUALIFICATION:

OVERSEAS TRAINING IN VITREO RETINA:

Wills Eye Hospital - USA , Schieie Eye Institute - USA

M.S. OPHTHALMOLOGY :

Bangalore Medical College , Bangalore University (1981)

MBBS :

Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore University (1977),
Karnataka Medical Council No. 15537

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE & SERVICE RENDERED

Director, (2010 Onwards) : Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Minto Ophthalmic Hospital Bangalore.
Director I/C ( May 2009- May 2010), Regional institute of Ophthalmology, Bangalore
Medical Superintendent (2006 -2010) : Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, Bangalore
Professor and HOD (2006-2010) : Department of Ophthalmology & Chief Vitreo-retina Department Department of Ophthalmology Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute.
Medical superintendent (2003 - 2006) : Minto Ophthalmic Hospital, Bangalore. Professor of Ophthalmology& Chief , Vitreo-retina Department: Department of Ophthalmology, Bangalore Medical College & Research Institute.
Professor of Ophthalmology (1998 - 2006) : Chief, Vitreo-retina Department Minto Ophthalmic Hospital. Bangalore

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS :

Teaching experience of 29 years during which taught many undergraduates & post graduates and provided fellowship training in Vitreo-Retina since 2003.
Conducted many CME programmes, seminars, clinical meetings, journal clubs and conferences.
Worked in various specialities:
Retina
Cornea
Glaucoma
Squint & Pediatric Ophthalmology
Community & Eye Care
Special interest in Vitreo-retina acquiring surgical expertise in Inida and abroad and worked as co-ordinator for Vitreo-retina FellowshipProgramme at Minto Ophthalmic Hospital , Regional Institute of Ophthalmology for 8 years. Performed over 10,000 Cataract Surgeries including most advanced technique like Phacoemulsification, Cornea grafting procedures: Penetrating & Lamellar Keratoplasties , Orbit & Oculoplasty surgeries, Glaucoma filtering surgeries and Paediatric & squint surgeries.
Have more than 65 presentations at regional, national and international level. Have publications in indexed journals, chapter in textbook of Vitreo-retinal diseases.

COMMUNITY OPHTHALMOLOGY SERVICES

Under the NPCB programme
Supervised the regular camps of cataract and refractive errors.
Conducted many eye donation camps including ones at Vikas Soudha, Ragiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences.
Conducted many special camps for Diabetic retinopathy and Glaucoma screening.
Conducted school children screening and teachers training programmes.

AWARDS :

Best Conducted CME
Retina Congress Nov 1998
Centenary Celebration of Minto Ophthalmic Hospital

Letter of appreciation by Her Excellency Smt. Ramadevi
Former Governor of Karnataka

Best Prize for Presentation
“Study of 17 cases of Traumatic Endophthalmitis”

Best Conducted CME
Southern Regional Ophthalmic Conference (SROC) 2000,
Karnataka Ophthalmic Society - Karnataka.

Best Paper Presentation at Karnataka Ophthalmic Society
Best Video Presentation
KOS Conference, Mysore
Management of Intraocular Cysticercosis

Best paper award for work on Ophthalmic burns during Deepavali fireworks burns
KOS Conference, Hubli