UDHI EYE HOSPITALS AWARD - FOR OPHTHALMOLOGY MS PG
DR. R. RAVEENDRAN, M.S; D.O
Awards / Achievements
Dr. R. Raveendran a renowned ophthalmologist was the first born to Dr Radhakrishnan, MBBS and Mrs. Bhama in the year 1954 at Virudhunagar. His father was a general medical practitioner from the year 1954 to 2012.
Dr. R. Raveendran (1971 Batch) completed his MBBS in 1977 from Madurai Medical College and further did D.O and M.S Ophthalmology from Madurai Kamaraj University. He worked as a consultant in Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai till 1985 and then joined Voluntary Health Services, Chennai as a Chief Ophthalmic consultant 1986. He was also a consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon Devaki Hospitals, St. Isabels Hospitals & Fortis Malar Hospitals. He started Udhi Eye Clinic in 1986 which has boomed into Udhi Eye Hospitals in 2003 and has been the Management Trustee of Udhi Eye Hospitals till date. Dr. R. Raveendran is a visionary and under his able leadership Udhi Eye Hospitals has achieved NABH accreditation in 2012 being the first Small Healthcare Organization (SHCO) to get NABH accredited in Tamil Nadu.
Dr. R. Raveendran has been practicing as an Ophthalmologist for four (4) decades now and one of the earliest ophthalmic surgeons to start phaco emulsification surgery for cataract in India. He has been faculty in many conferences for phaco emulsification surgery for cataract and has conducted numerous live demos.
Dr. R. Raveendran has conducted more than 1 lakh free IOL surgeries till date through eye camps conducted in rural areas of Chennai, kanchhepuram and Tiruvallur districts.
He has been awarded the prestigious Life time achievement award by Dr.MGR University in the year 2011.
He is one of the governing body members of Medical Council of India, life member of Indian Medical Association Chennai South and also of various ophthalmic associations across the country.