Awards at Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association Conference
DR. R. Ramakrishnan Elected as President of Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association
Coimbatore, August 5-7
Dr. R. Ramakrishnan, Advisor, Aravind-Tirunelveli was elected as the President of Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association (TNOA) for the period 2022- 2023. He gave his presidential address at the Annual Conference of TNOA held at Coimbatore during August 5 to 7.
Dr. P. Vijayalakshmi, Senior Paediatric Ophthalmologist and Chief, Low Vision Services, Aravind-Madurai was awarded with the Lifetime Achievement Award 2022.
Dr. Devendra Maheshwari, Glaucoma Consultant, Aravind-Tirunelveli – Dr.Velayutham Best Paper Award in Glaucoma Session, Early outcomes of a modified AB interno sulcus placement of Aurolob aqueous drainage implant tube
Dr. A. Fathima, Medical Consultant, Aravind-Tirunelveli – Best Innovation Award, Fundus assessment technique – To assess fundus during anterior segment surgeries.
Dr. Tejaswi Prasad, Medical Consultant, Cornea Services, Aravind-Madurai – Best Poster Award in Cornea, Clinical and pathological characteristics of OSSN in south Indian population.
Dr. D. Chandrasekhar, Consultant, Aravind-Coimbatore – Dr. Agarwal Award for Excellence in Teaching Award
Dr. Siddharth Narendran, General Ophthalmology Services, Aravind-Coimbatore – CP Gupta Award for Best Paper in all categories
Dr. Hirika Gosalia, Retina Fellow, Aravind-Coimbatore – Captain Subramaniam Best Video Award and Second Prize in General Quiz and ET Selvam Quiz
Dr. Jebinth Brayan M, Aravind-Coimbatore, General Ophthalmology Services – Dr. MN Best Paper Award in Cataract
Dr. Shafeena, Fellow, Aravind-Coimbatore – First Prize in General Quiz and Second Prize in ET Selvam Quiz
Dr. B. Pranesh, Aravind-Coimbatore – Second Prize in Time Saver Session
Dr. Rihana.A, MS Resident, Aravind-Madurai – Best Paper Award in Uvea, Vitreous amyloidosis in familial amyloid polyneuropathy
Dr. Sathya T Ravilla, MS, Aravind-Tirupati – 3rd place in Pitch Perfect Innovation session for Squintometer- prism holding device
Best Doctor Award for Dr. R. Venkatesh
Pondicherry, August 28
Dr. R. Venkatesh, Chief Medical Officer, Aravind-Pondicherry was awarded the Best Doctor Award by the News18 TV network as part of its Sigaram2022 award ceremony. Dr. Venkatesh received the award from the Honorable Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry, Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan in the presence of Mr. N. Rangasamy, Honorable Chief Minister.