Dr. M. Srinivasan

Qualification
MS, DO
Designation
Director – Emeritus
Senior Medical Consultant, Cornea & Refractive Surgery Services
Location
Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Dr. M. Srinivasan, one of the founding members of Aravind Eye Care System joined the organisation as a Medical Officer in Cornea Clinic in 1981. He headed and developed the Cornea Clinic and now is the Director – Emeritus of Aravind Eye Care System. He is the Director of Aravind Integrated Eye Bank Services. He is the lifetime member of All India Ophthalmological Society, Tamil Nadu State Ophthalmic Association; National Society for Preventive of Blindness and Eye Bank Association of India.

Throughout Dr. Srinivasan’s career, he has conducted several research studies, both clinical and epidemiological including drug trials. He has also conducted several WHO sponsored population based studies. The evidence from these studies has shaped the way diseases of the cornea are being addressed across the developing world.  

He has published several papers in Peer Reviewed Journals and got several awards from various ophthalmic societies and associations.

  1. Rao GN, Srinivasan M. Non-surgical Management of Penetrating Corneal Injuries. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1984;32:307-309.
  2. Srinivasan M, Rao GN, Aquavella James V. Corneal Regrafting Analysing of Results. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1984;32:402-404.
  3. Srinivasan M, Rao GN, Aquavella James V. Extended Wear Contact Lenses usings High Water Contact Lenses in Aphakia. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1984;32:516-518.
  4. Srinivasan M, Rao GN. Management of Bacterial Corneal Ulcers. Afro Asian J Ophthalmol. 1985;4:68-75.
  5. Srinivasan M, Savitri Sharma. Nocardia Asteroids as a Cause of Corneal Ulcer. Arch Ophthal. 1987;105:464.
  6. Savitri Sharma, Srinivasan M, Celine George. Corneal Ulceration by Shigella Dysenteriae. Afro Asian J Ophthalmol. 1987;6:107-108.
  7. Savitri Sharma, Srinivasan M, Celine George. Keratitis Due to Acanthamoeba Castellanii. Afro Asian J Ophthalmol. 1988;7:104-106.
  8. Robin JB, Chan, Roger, Rao, Narsing A, Sharma, Savitri, Srinivasan M. Fluorescein-Conjugated Lectin Visualization of Fungi and Acanthamoeba in Infectious Keratitis. Ophthalmology. 1989;96:1198-1202.
  9. Edward DP, Thonar, Eugene J M A, Srinivasan M, Yue, Beatrice J Y T, Tso, Mark O M. Macular Dystrophy of the Cornea: a systemic disorder of keratan sulfate metabolism. Ophthalmology. 1990;97:1194-1200.
  10. Savitri Sharma, Celine George. Acanthamoeba Keratitis in Non-Contact Lens Wearers. Arch Ophthal. 1990;108:676-678.
  11. Srinivasan M, Srinivasan S. Vernal Ulcer. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1990;38:33-34.
  12. Savitri Sharma, Srinivasan M, Celine George. Diagnosis of Acanthamoeba Keratitis- A Report of Four Cases and Review of Literature. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1990;38:50-56.
  13. Srinivasan M, Vijayalakshmi, P. Keratomycosis in Children. Afro Asian J ophthalmol. 1991;10:5-8.
  14. Srinivasan M. Expulsive Choroidal Haemorrhage. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1992;40:100-102.
  15. Srinivasan M, Channa, Prabjot, Gopal Raju, C V, Celine George. Acanthamoeba Keratitis in Hard Contact Lens Wearer. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1993;41:187-188.
  16. Srinivasan M, Sundar, K, Celine George. Fungal Endophthalmitis Due to Trichoderma SP following Intraocular Surgery. Afro Asian J Ophthalmol. 1993;12:342-343.
  17. Srinivasan M, Sundar, K. Nocardial Endophthalmitis. Arch Ophthal. 1994;112:871-872.
  18. Agrawal VB , Jyotirmay, Madhavan, H N, Mangat, Gurmeet, Reddy, Madhukar K, Saini, Jagjit S, Sharma, Savitri, Srinivasan M. Current Ophthalmology: Current Perspectives in Infectious Keratitis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1994;42:171-192.
  19. Srinivasan M, Sujatha, Y, Sathish, S. Scleral Melting in a Patient with Oculosporidiosis. Afro Asian J ophthalmol. 1995;14:43-45.
  20. Sathish Srinivasan, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M. Pyogenic Granuloma of Cornea: a case report. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1996;44:39-40.
  21. Srinivasan M, Arup Chakrabarti, Meena Chakrabarti. Expulsive Haemorrhage in a Case of Thrombocytopenic Purpura. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1996;44:44-45.
  22. Gonzales CA Srinivasan M, Whitcher, J P, Smolin, G. Incidence of Corneal Ulceration in Madurai District, South India. Ophthalmic Epidemiol.1996;3:159-166
  23. Whitcher JP, Srinivasan M. Corneal Ulceration in the Developing World – A Silent Epidemic. Br J Ophthalmol. 1997;81:622-623.
  24. Srinivasan M, Gonzales, Christine A, Celine George, Cevallos, Vicky, Jeena Mascarenhas, Wilkins, John, Smolin, Gilbert, Whitcher, J P. Epidemiology and Aetiological Diagnosis of Corneal Ulceration in Madurai, South India. Br J Ophthalmol. 1997;81:965-971.
  25. Srinivasan M, Raheem Rahamathullah, Blair, Clifford R, Murphy, Aparna C, Beck, Roy W, Wilkins, John H, Whitcher, John P, Smolin, Gilbert. Cataract Progression in India. Br J Ophthalmol. 1997;81:896-900.
  26. Robin AL, Smith, Scott D, Natchiar, G, Ramakrishnan, R, Srinivasan M, Raheem, R, Hecht, Wendy. The Initial Complication Rate of Phacoemulsification in India. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1997;38:2331-2337.
  27. Prajna NV, Anitha, M, Divya, R, Celine George, Srinivasan M. Effect of Topical 0.02 Percentage Polyhexamethylene Biguanide on Nocardial Keratitis Associated with Scleritis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1998;46:251-252.
  28. Zegans ME, Srinivasan M. Mooren’s Ulcer. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 1998;38:81-88.
  29. Prajna NV, Manju Pillai, R, Manimegalai, T K, Srinivasan M. Use of Traditional Eye Medicines by Corneal Ulcer Patients Presenting to a Hospital in South India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 1999;47:15-18.
  30. Zegans ME, Srinivasan M, McHugh, Thomas, Whitcher, John P, Margolis, Todd P, Lietman, Thomas, Jennette, J Charles, Cunningham Jr., Emmett T.Mooren Ulcer in South India: serology and clinical risk factors. Am. J. Ophthalmol..1999;128:205-210.
  31. Prajna NV, Arunava Kundu, Maghizh, A, Srinivasan M. Primary Acquired Melanosis of Conjunctiva with Corneal Involvement. Asia Pacific J. 1999;11:15-17.
  32. Taylor CJ, Smith, Sheila, Morgan, Catherine H, Stephenson, Susan F, Key, Tim, Srinivasan M, Cunningham Jr., Emmett T, Watson, Peter G. HLA and Mooren’s Ulceration. Br J Ophthalmol. 2000;84:72-75.
  33. Whitcher JP, Srinivasan M. Leprosy – A New Look at an Old Disease. Br J Ophthalmol 2000;84:809-810.
  34. Srinivasan M, Vamshidhar, M, Gopal, R, Banushree, R. Sodium Bicarbonate – An Alternative to Hyaluronidase in Ocular Anaesthesia for Cataract Surgery. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2000;48:285-290.
  35. Prajna NV, Celine George, Selvaraj, S, Lu, Kenneth L, Mcdinnell, Peter J, Srinivasan M. Bacteriologic and clinical efficacy of ofloxacin 0.3 percentage versus ciprofloxacin 0.3 percentage ophthalmic solutions in the treatment of patients with culture-posive bacterial keratitis. Cornea. 2001;20:175-178.
  36. Minu MM, Seema Vishnu, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Vijayalakshmi, P, Srinivasan M. Congenital corneal anesthesia: A series of four case reports. Cornea. 2001;20:194-196.
  37. Rathinam Sivakumar R, Fritche, Thomas R, Srinivasan M, Vijayalakshmi, P, Read, Russel W, Gautom, Romesh, Namperumalsamy, P, Rao, Narsing A.An Outbreak of Trematode-induced Granulomas of the Conjunctiva. Ophthalmology. 2001;108:1223-1229.
  38. Whitcher JP, Srinivasan M and Updahyay, Madan P. Corneal Blindness: a global perspective. Bull. World Health Organ. 2001;79:214-221.
  39. Whitcher JP, Srinivasan M, Upadhyay MP. Prevention of Corneal Ulceration in the Developing World. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2002;42:71-77.
  40. Prajna NV, Rema Rao, A, Minu, M Mathen, Lalith, Prajna, Celine George, Srinivasan M.Simultaneous Bilateral Fungal Keratitis caused by Different Fungi. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2002;50:213-214.
  41. Rathinam Sivakumar R, Lalitha, Prajna, Minu, M Mathen, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M.Endogenous Nocardial Scleral Abscess: a case report. Asia Pacific J. 2002;14:32-34.
  42. Brinda Priyadarshini, Srinivasan M, Padmavathi, Alagarsamy, Selvam, Sethuraman, Saradha, Ramasubbu, Praveen, K Nirmalan. Awareness of Eye Donation in an Adult Population of Southern India: a pilot study. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2003;51:101-104.
  43. Prajna NV, Rajesh Kumar John, Praveen, K Nirmalan, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M. A Randomised Clinical Trial Comparing 2 Percentage Econazole and 5 Percentage Natamycin for the Treatment of Fungal Keratitis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2003;87:1235-1237.
  44. Warren JF, Aldave, Anthony J, Srinivasan M, Thonar, Eugene J, Kumar, Abha B, Cevallos, Vicky, Whitcher, John P, Margolis, Todd P. Novel Mutations in the CHST6 Gene Associated with Macular Corneal Dystrophy in Southern India. Arch Ophthal. 2003;121:1608-1612.
  45. Srinivasan M, Sanghamitra Burman, Celine George, Praveen, K Nirmalan. Non-Contact Lens Related Acanthamoeba Keratitis at a Tertiary Eye Care Center in South India: implications of eye care programs in the region. Med. Sci. Monit. 2003;9:125-129.
  46. Srinivasan M, Lolly Pattnaik. Avellino Corneal Dystrophy in an Indian Family. Asia Pacific J. 2003;15:21-25.
  47. Srinivasan M, Lolly Patnaik. Fixed Dilated Pupil-Urrets-Zavalia Syndrome in Corneal Dystrophies. Cornea. 2004;23:81-83.
  48. Lalitha Prajna, Rathinam, Sivakumar R and Srinivasan M. Ocular Infections Due to Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2004;22:231-237.
  49. Srinivasan M. Fungal Keratitis. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2004;15:321-327.
  50. Prajna NV, Praveen, K Nirmalan, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M.Concurrent Use of 5 Percentage Natamycin and 2 Percentage Econazole for the Management of Fungal Keratitis. Cornea. 2004;23:793-796.
  51. Srinivasan M, Sangita Prasad, Prajna NV. Late Dislocation of LASIK Flap following Fingernail Injury. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2004;52:327-328.
  52. Srinivasan M, Lalitha, Prajna, Prajna, N Venkatesh. A Cluster of Cases of Mycobacterium Chelonei Keratitis following Penetrating Keratoplasty. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2005;53:67-68.
  53. Mansberger SL, Johnson, Chris A, Cioffi, George A, Choi, Dongseok, Krishnadas, R, Srinivasan M, Balamurugan, V, Usha, Kim R, Smith, Scott D, Wilkins, John H, Gritz, David C.Predictive Value of Frequency Doubling Technology Perimetry for Detecting Glaucoma in a Developing Country. J Glaucoma. 2005;14:128-134.
  54. Haripriya Aravind, Lalitha, Prajna, Minu, M Mathen, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Kim, R, Shukla, Dhananjay, Natchiar, G, Srinivasan M. Nocardia Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery: clinicomicrobiological study. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2005;139:837-846.
  55. Smitha S, Lalitha, Prajna, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M. Susceptibility Trends of Pseudomonas Species from Corneal Ulcers. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2005;23:168-171.
  56. Lalitha Prajna, Jyothsna, Rajagopalan, Karthik Prakash, Kim, R, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M.Postcataract Endophthalmitis in South India: incidence and outcome. Ophthalmology. 2005;112:1885-1890.
  57. Arpitha Parthasarathy, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M, Muthukkaruppan, V R. High Expression of p63 Combined with a Large N,C Ratio Defines a Subset of Human Limbal Epithelial Cells: implications on epithelial stem cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005;46:3631-3636.
  58. McLeod SD, Kumar, Abha, Cevallos, Vicky, Srinivasan M, Whitcher, John P.Reliability of Transport Medium in the Laboratory Evaluation of Corneal Ulcers. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2005;140:1027-1031.
  59. Lalitha Prajna, Srinivasan M, Prajna, N Venkatesh. Rhodococcus Ruber as a Cause of Keratitis. Cornea. 2006;25:238-239.
  60. Getshen K, Srinivasan M, Upadhyay, M P, Brinda Priyadarsini, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Whitcher, J P.Corneal Ulceration in South East Asia I: a model for the prevention of bacterial ulcers at the village level in rural Bhutan. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:276-278.
  61. Amit Kabra, Lalitha, Prajna, Kannan Mahadevan, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M. Herpes Simplex Keratitis and Visual Impairment: a case series. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006;54:23-27.
  62. Lalitha Prajna, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Amit Kabra, Kannan Mahadevan, Srinivasan M. Risk Factors for Treatment Outcome in Fungal Keratitis. Ophthalmology. 2006;113:526-530.
  63. Gritz DC, Srinivasan M, Smith, Scott D, Usha, Kim R, Lietman, Thomas M, Wilkins, John H, Priyadarshini, Brinda, Aravind, Srinivasan, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Smolin, Gilbert, Thulasiraj, R D, Selvaraj, Sivasubramaniam, Whitcher, John P. Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataracts in South India: methodology and baseline data. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2006;13:97-107.
  64. Chidambaram JD, Alemayehu, Wondu, Melese, Muluken, Lakew, Takele, Yi, Elizabeth, House, Jenafir, Cevallos, Vicky, Zhou, Zhaoxia, Maxey, Kathryn, Lee, David C, Shapiro, Brett L, Srinivasan M, Porco, Travis, Whitcher, John P, Gaynor, Bruce D, Lietman, Thomas M. Effect of a Single Mass Antibiotic Distribution on the Prevalence of Infectious Trachoma. JAMA. 2006;295:1142-1146.
  65. Gritz DC, Srinivasan M, Smith, S D, Usha, Kim R, Lietman, T M, Wilkins, J H, Priyadharshini, B, John, R K, Aravind, S, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Thulasiraj, R D, Whitcher, J P. The Antioxidants in Prevention of Cataract Study: effects of antioxidant supplements on cataract progression in South India. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:847-851.
  66. Maung N, Thant, C C, Srinivasan M, Upadhyay, M P, Brinda Priyadarsini, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Whitcher, J P. Corneal Ulceration in South East Asia II: a strategy for the prevention of fungal keratitis at the village level in Burma. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:968-970.
  67. Srinivasan M. Bilteral Dissociated Vertical Deviation in case of Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2006;54:210-211.
  68. Jayahar M Bharathi, Ramakrishnan, R, Meenakshi, R, Saurabh Mittal, Shivkumar, C, Srinivasan M.Microbiological Diagnosis of Infective Keratitis: comparative evaluation of direct microscopy and culture results. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:1271-1276.
  69. Srinivasan M, Upadhyay MP, Brinda Priyadarsini, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Whitcher, JP. Corneal Ulceration in South-East Asia III: prevention of fungal keratitis at the village level in south India using topical antibiotics. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006;90:1472-1475.
  70. Srinivasan M. Infective Keratitis: a challenge to Indian ophthalmologists. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55:5-6.
  71. Jayahar M Bharathi, Srinivasan M, Ramakrishnan, R, Meenakshi, R, Padmavathy, S, Lalitha, Prajna.A Study of the Spectrum of Acanthamoeba Keratitis: a three-year study at a tertiary eye care referral center in South India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55:37-42.
  72. Zelefsky JR, Srinivasan M, Arunava Kundu, Lietman, Thomas, Whitcher, John P, Wang, Kun, Buyse, Marc, Cunningham Jr., Emmett T. Hookworm Infestation as a Risk Factor for Mooren’s Ulcer in South India. Ophthalmology. 2007;114:450-453.
  73. Jayahar M Bharathi, Ramakrishnan, R, Meenakshi, R, Padmavathy, S, Shivkumar, C, Srinivasan M.Microbial Keratitis in South India: influence of Risk Factors, Climate, and Geographial Variation. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2007;14:61-69.
  74. Srinivasan M, Zegans, Michael E, Zelefsky, Joseph R, Arunava Kundu, Lietman, Thomas, Whitcher, John P, Cunningham Jr., Emmett T. Clincal Characteristics of Mooren’s Ulcer in South India. Br J Ophthalmol. 2007;91:570-575.
  75. Prajna NV, Praveen, K Nirmalan, Saravanan, S, Srinivasan M. Economic Analysis of Corneal Ulcers in South India. Cornea. 2007;26:119-122.
  76. Lalitha Prajna, Mamta Tiwari, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Gilpin, Christopher, Karthik Prakash, Srinivasan M.Nocardia Keratitis: species, drug sensitivities, and clinical correlation. Cornea. 2007;26:255-259.
  77. Lalitha Prajna, Shapiro, Brett L, Srinivasan M, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Acharya, Nisha R, Fothergill, Annette W, Ruiz, Jazmin, Chidambaram, Jaya D, Maxey, Kathryn J, Hong, Kevin C, McLeod, Stephen D, Lietman, Thomas M.Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Fusarium, Aspergillus, and other Filamentous Fungi Isolated from Keratitis. Arch Ophthal. 2007;125:789-793.
  78. Upadhyay MP, Srinivasan M and Whitcher, John P.Microbial Keratitis in the Developing World: Does Prevention Work. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2007;47:17-25.
  79. Chen A, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Whitcher, John P, Mcleod, Stephen, Lietman, Thomas M, Acharya, Nisha R. Does In Vitro Susceptibility Predict Clinical Outcome in Bacterial Keratitis. Am. J. Ophthalmol.2008;145:409-412.
  80. Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas and Prashanth, C N. Distinguishing Infective Versus Noninfective Keratitis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008;56:203-207.
  81. Arpitha Parthasarathy, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M, Muthukkaruppan, V R.A Method to Isolate Human Limbal cells Enriched for a Subset of Epithelial Cells with a large Nucles/ Cytoplasm ratio Expressing High Levels of p63. Microsc Res Tech.2008;71:469-476.
  82. Acharya, Srinivasan M, Kundu, A, Lietman, T M, Whitcher, J P, Cunningham, E T.Mooren’s Ulcer Following Extracapsular Cataract Extraction. Eur J Ophthalmol.2008;18:351-355.
  83. Hemadevi B, Veitia, R A, Srinivasan M, Arun Kumar, Jambulingam, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Lesaffre, C, Sundaresan, P. Identification of Mutations in the SLC4A11 Gene in Pateients with Recessive Congenital Hereditary Endothelial Dystrophy. Arch Ophthal. 2008;126:700-708.
  84. Kim Elmab, Chidambaram, Jaya P, Srinivasan M, Lalitha, Prajna, Wee, Daniel, Lietman, Thomas M, Whitcher, John P, Gelder, Russell N. Prospective Comparison of Microbial Culture and Polymerase Chain Reaction in the Diagnosis. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2008;146:714-723.
  85. Arpitha Parthasarathy, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M, Muthukkaruppan, V RA Subset of Human Limbal Epithelial Cells with Greater Nucleus-to-Cytoplasm Ratio Expressing High Levels of p63 Possesses Slow-Cycling Property. Cornea. 2008;27:1164-1170
  86. Zelefsky JR, Taylor, C J, Srinivasan M, Peacock, S, Goodman, R S, Key, T, Watson, P G, Cunningham, E T.HLA-DR17 and Mooren’s Ulcer in South India. Br J Ophthalmol. 2008;92:179-181.
  87. Srinivasan M, Lalitha, Prajna, Mahalakshmi, Rajendran, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Jeena Mascarenhas, Chidambaram, J D, Lee, S, Hong, K C, Zegans, M E, Glidden, D V, McLeod, S, Whitcher, J P, Lietman, T M, Acharya, N R.Corticosteroids for Bacterial Corneal Ulcers. Br J Ophthalmol. 2009;93:198-202.
  88. Acharya NR, Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Meenakshi, R, Revathy, R, Zegans, Michael, McLeod, Stephen, Lietman, Thomas M. The Steroid Controversy in Bacterial Keratitis. Arch Ophthal.2009;127:1231.
  89. Upadhyay MP, Srinivasan M and Whitcher, John P. Managing Corneal Disease: focus on suppurative keratitis. Community Eye Health. 2009;22:39-41.
  90. Shapiro Brett L, Lalitha, Prajna, Loh, Allison R, Fothergill, Annette W, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M, Kabra, Amit, Chidambaram, Jaya, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M. Susceptibility Testing and Clinical Outcome in Fungal Keratitis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2010;94:384-385.
  91. Prajna NV, Jeena, Mascarenhas, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Ravindranath Reddy, P, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Vaitilingam, C M, Hong, Kevin C, Lee, Salena M, McLeod, Stephen D, Zegans, Michael E, Porco, Travis C, Lietman, Thomas M, Acharya, Nisha R. Comparison of Natamycin and Voriconazole for the Treatment of Fugnal Keratitis. Arch Ophthal. 2010;128:672-678.
  92. Mehta JS, Hemadevi, Boomiraj, Vithana, Eranga N, Arun Kumar, Jambulingam, Srinivasan M, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Tan, Donald T, Aung, Tin, Sundaresan, P.Absence of Phenotype-Genotype Correlation of Patients Expressing Mutations in the SLC4A11 Gene. Cornea. 2010;29:302-306.
  93. Hemadevi B, Srinivasan M, Arun Kumar, Jambulingam, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Sundaresan, P.Genetic Analysis of Patients with Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy in India. BMC Ophthalmol. 2010;10.
  94. Lalitha Prajna, Shaprio, Brett L, Loh, Allison R, Fothergill, Annette W, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Quigley, David A, Chidambaram, Jaya D, McLeod, Stephen D, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M.Amphotericin B and Natamycin are not Synergistic In Vitro against Fusarium and Aspergillus spp. Isolated from Keratitis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011;95:744-745.
  95. Oldenburg CE, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Lalitha, Prajna, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Vaitilingam, C M, Srinivasan M, See, Craig W, Cevallos, Vicky, Zegans, Michael E, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M. Clinical Signs in Dematiaceous and Hyaline Fungal Keratitis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011;95:750-751.
  96. Oldenburg CE, Sy, Aileen, Srinivasan M, Toutain-Kidd, Christine M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Meenakshi, R, Revathy, R, Esterberg, Elizabeth J, Chidambaram, Jaya D, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M, Zegans, Michael E.Pre-Existing Blindness in a Cohort of Patients with Bacterial Keratitis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011;95:1612-1613.
  97. Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Lalitha, Prajna, Glidden, David V, Ray, Kathryn J, Hong, Kevin C, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Lee, Salena M, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Lietman, Thomas M, Acharya, Nisha R. The Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial: study design and baseline characteristics for the steroids for corneal ulcers trial group. Arch Ophthal. 2012;130:151-7.
  98. Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Lalitha, Prajna, Glidden, David V, Ray, Kathryn J, Hong, Kevin C, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Lee, Salena M, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Lietman, Thomas M, Acharya, Nisha R, Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial Group. Corticosteroids for Bacterial Keratitis: the steroids for corneal ulcers trial (SCUT). Arch Ophthal. 2012;130:143-50.
  99. Sy, Aileen Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Lalitha, Prajna, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Ray, Kathryn J, Glidden, David, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Lietman, Thomas M, Acharya, Nisha R. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Keratitis: outcomes and response to corticosteroid treatment. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2012;53:267-72.
  100. Lalitha Prajna, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Srinivasan M, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Vaitilingam, C M, McLeod, S D, Zegans, M E, Porco, T C, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, T M. Organism, Minimum Inhibitory Concentration, and Outcome in a Fungal Corneal Ulcer Clinical Trial. Cornea. 2012;31:662-667.
  101. Srinivasan M. Corticosteroids: a possible treatment for corneal ulcers. Expert Rev. Ophthalmol. 2012;7:1-3.
  102. Lalitha Prajna, Lin CC, Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Keenan, J D, McLeod, S D, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, T M, Porco, T C. Acanthamoeba Keratitis in South India: a longitudinalanalysis of epidemics. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2012;19:111-5.
  103. Lalitha Prajna, Srinivasan M, Manikandan, P, Jayahar, M Bharathi, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Cevallos, Vicky, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Ray, Kathryn J, Toutain-Kidd, Christine M, Glidden, David V, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M. Relationship of In Vitro Susceptibility to Moxifloxacin and In Vivo Clinical Outcome in Bacterial Keratitis. Clin Infect Dis. 2012;54:1381-7.
  104. Jeena Mascarenhas, Srinivasan M, Chen, M, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Lalitha, Prajna, Oldenburg, C E, Ray, K J, Glidden, D V, Costanza, S, Lietman, T M, Acharya, N R. Differentiation of Etiologic Agents of Bacterial Keratitis from Presentation Characteristics. Int Ophthalmol. 2012;32:531-8.
  105. Prajna NV, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Srinivasan M, Oldenburg, C E, Toutain-Kidd, C M, Sy, A, McLeod, S D, Zegans, M E, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Porco, T C.Predictors of Outcome in Fungal Keratitis. Eye. 2012;26:1226-1231.
  106. Lalitha Prajna, Srinivasan M, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Jeena Mascarenhas, Priya, J L, Sy, A, Oldenburg, C E, Ray, K J, Zegans, M E, McLeod, S D, Lietman, T M, Acharya, N R. Nocardia Keratitis: clinical course and effect of corticosteroids. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2012;154:934-939.
  107. Lin CC, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Prajna, N Venkatesh, McLeod, Stephen D, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M, Porco, Travis C. Seasonal Trends of Microbial Keratitis in South India. Cornea. 2012;31:1123-1127.
  108. Prajna NV, Lalitha, Prajna, Jeena Mascarenhas, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Srinivasan M, Vaitilingam, C M, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Sy, Aileen, Keenan, Jeremy David, Porco, Travis C, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M.Natamycin and Voriconazole in Fusarium and Aspergillus Keratitis: subgroup analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Br J Ophthalmol. 2012;96:1440-1441.
  109. Prajna NV, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Anita Raghavan, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Ray, Kathryn J, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Porco, Travis C, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial Group. The Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial: a randomized trial comparing natamycin vs voriconazole. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131:422-429.
  110. Borkar DS, Fleiszig, Suzanne M J, Leong, Chelsia, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Ghanekar, Avanti A, Tam, Connie, Li, Wing Y, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Lietman, Thomas M, Acharya, Nisha R.Association between Cytotoxic and Invasive Pseudomonas Aeruginosa and Clinical Outcomes in Bacterial Keratitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131:147-153.
  111. Ray KJ, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Geetha, M, Karpagam, R, Glidden, David, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Sun, Catherine Q, McLead, Stephen D, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M. Fluoroquinolone Treatment and Susceptibility of Isolates from Bacterial Keratitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131:310-313.
  112. McClintic SM, Srinivasan M, Mascarenhas, J, Greninger, D A, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Keenan, J D. Improvement in Corneal Scarring following Bacterial Keratitis. Eye. 2013;27:443-446.
  113. Anshuman Verma, Mano Ranjan Das, Srinivasan M, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Sundaresan, P. Investigation of VSX1 Sequence Variants in South Indian Patients with Sporadic Cases of Keratoconus. BMC Res Notes. 2013;6:103.
  114. Oldenburg CE, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Jeena Mascarenhas, Borkar, Durga S, Ray, Kathryn J, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Porcol, Travis C, Lietman, Thomas M, Acharya, Nisha R. Emerging Moxifloxacin Resistance in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Keratitis Isolates in South India. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2013;20:155-158.
  115. Prajna NV, Srinivasan M, Lalitha, Prajna, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Jeena Mascarenhas, Oldenburg, C E, Ray, K J, McLeod, S D, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M.Differences in Clinical Outcomes in Keratitis Due to Fungus and Bacteria. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131:1088-1089.
  116. Oldenburg CE, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Manikandan, P, Jayahar, M Bharathi, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Jeena Mascarenhas, Nardone, N, Ray, K J, Glidden, D V, Acharya, N R. Moxifloxacin Susceptibility Mediates the Relationship between Causative Organism and Clinical Outcome in Bacterial Keratitis. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2013;54:1522-1526.
  117. Sun CQ, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Srinivasan M, Anita Raghavan, O’Brien, K S, Ray, K J, McLeod, S D, Porco, T C, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M. Expert Prior Elicitation and Bayesian Analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial I. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2013;54:4167-4173.
  118. Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Lalitha, Prajna, O’Brien, K S, Glidden, D V, Ray, K J, Oldenburg, C E, Zegans, M E, Whitcher, J P, McLeod, S D, Porco, T C, Lietman, T M, Acharya, N R, Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial Group. The Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial (SCUT): secondary 12-month clinical outcomes of a randomized controlled trial. J. Ophthalmol. 2014;157:327-333.e3.
  119. Jeena Mascarenhas, Lalitha, Prajna, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan, M, Mano Ranjan Das, Sean, S D’Silva, Oldenburg, C E, Borkar, D S, Esterberg, E J, Lietman, T M, Keenan, J D. Acanthamoeba, Fungal, and Bacterial Keratitis: a comparison of risk factors and clinical features. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2014;157:56-62.
  120. Ray KJ, Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Glidden, David V, Oldenburg, Catherine E, Sun, Catherine Q, Zegans, Michael E, McLeod, Stephen D, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M. Early Addition of Topical Corticosteroids in the Treatment of Bacterial Keratitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132:737-741.
  121. Toutain-Kidd CM, Proco, Travis C, Kidd, Eric M, Srinivasan, M, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Acharya, Nisha, Lietman, Thomas, Zegans, Michael E.Evaluation of Fungal Keratitis using a Newly Developed Computer Program, Optscore, for Grading Digital Corneal Photographs. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2014;21:24-32.
  122. McClintic SM, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Lalitha, Prajna, Revathy, R, Oldenburg, C E, O’Brien, K S, Ray, K J, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Keenan, J D.Visual Outcomes in Treated Bacterial Keratitis: four years of prospective follow-up. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2014;55:2935-2940.
  123. Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Meenakshi, R, Lalitha, Prajna, Ray, Kathryn J, Zegans, Michael E, Acharya, Nisha R, Lietman, Thomas M, Keenan, Jeremy D. Visual Recovery in Treated Bacterial Keratitis. Ophthalmology. 2014;121:1310-1311.
  124. Sayali Pradhan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Srinivasan M. Microsporidial Stromal Keratitis Masquerading as Acute Graft Rejection. Cornea. 2015;34:353-4.
  125. Baer AN, DeMarco, M McAdams, Shiboski, S C, Lam, M Y, Challacombe, S, Daniel, T E, Srinivasan M, Umehara, H, Vivino, F B, Vollenweider, C F, Zhao, Y, Criswell, L A, Shiboski, C H, Sjogren’s International Collaborative Clinical Alliance Research Groups.The SSB-Positive, SSA-Negative Antibody Profile is not Associted with Key Phenotypic Features of Sjogren’s Syndrome. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015;74:1557-15.
  126. Rose-Nussbaumer J, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Srinivasan M, Anita Raghavan, Oldenburg, C E, O’Brien, K S, Ray, K J, McLeod, S D, Porco, T C, Lietman, T M, Acharya, N R, Keenan, J D, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial I Group. Vision-Related Quality-of-Life Outcomes in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial I: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133:642-646.
  127. Rose-Nussbaumer J, Lietman, T M, Shiboski, C H, Shiboski, S C, Bunya, V Y, Akpek, E K, Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Massaro-Giordano, G, McNamara, N, Whitcher, J P, Gaynor, B D, Sjogrens International Collaborative Clinical Alliance Research Group. Inter-Grader Agreement of the Ocular Staining Score in the Sjogren’s International Clinical Collaborative Alliance (SICCA) Registry. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2015;160:1150-1153.
  128. Upadhyay MP, Srinivasan M and Whitcher, J P. Diagnosing and Managing Microbial Keratitis. Community Eye Health. 2015;28:3-6.
  129. Rose-Nussbaumer J, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Jeena Mascarenhas, Revathy, R, Srinivasan M, Anita Raghavan, Oldenburg, C E, O’Brien, K S, Ray, K J, Porco, T C, McLeod, S D, Acharya, N R, Keenan, J D, Lietman, T M, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial Group. Risk Factors for Low Vision Related Functioning in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial: a randomised trial comparing natamycin with voriconazole. Br J Ophthalmol. 2016;100:929-932.
  130. Prajna NV, Lalitha, Prajna, Revathy, R, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Anita Raghavan, Srinivasan M, O’Brien, Kieran S, Zegans, Michael, McLeod, Stephen D, Acharya, Nisha R, Keenan, Jeremy D, Lietman, Thomas M, Rose-Nussbaumer, Jennifer, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial Group. Changing Azole Resistance: a secondary analysis of the MUTT I randomized clinical trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016;134:693-696.
  131. Zegans ME, DiGiandomenico, A, Ray, K, Naimie, A, Keller, A E, Stover, C K, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M. Association of Biofilm Formation, Psl Exopolysaccharide Expression, and Clincal Outcomes in Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Keratitis: analysis of isolates in the steroids for corneal ulcers trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016;134:383-389.
  132. Sun CQ, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Revathy, R, Srinivasan M, Anita Raghavan, O’Brien, K S, McLeod, S D, Acharya, N R, Rose-Nussbaumer, J, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial Group. Effect of Pretreatment with Antifungal Agents on Clinical Outcomes in Fungal Keratitis. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2016;44:763-767.
  133. Ni N, Srinivasan M, McLeod, S D, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Rose-Nussbaumer, J. Use of Adjunctive Topical Corticosteroids in Bacterial Keratitis. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2016;27:353-357.
  134. Bunya VY, Bhosai, S J, Heidenreich, A M, Kitagawa, K, Larkin, G B, Lietman, T M, Gaynor, B D, Akpek, E K, Massaro-Giordano, M, Srinivasan M, Porco, T C, Whitcher, J P, Shiboski, S C, Criswell, L A, Shiboski, C H, SICCA Study Group. Association of Dry Eye Tests with Extra-Ocular Signs among 3,514 Participants in the Sjogren’s Syndrome International Registry. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2016;172:87-93.
  135. Hammond JH, Hebert, W P, Naimie, A, Ray, M, Van Gelder, R D, DiGiandomenico, A, Lalitha, Prajna, Srinivasan M, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T, Hogan, D A, Zegans, M E. Environmentally Endemic Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Strains with Mutations in lasR are Associated with Increased Disease Severity in Corneal Ulcers. mSphere. 2016;1:e00140-16
  136. Prajna NV, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Revathy, R, Patel, S, Srinivasan M, Mano Ranjan Das, Ray, K J, O’Brien, K S, Oldenburg, C E, McLeod, S D, Zegans, M E, Porco, T C, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Rose-Nussbaumer, J, Mycotic Ulcer Treatmetn Trial II Group. Effect of Oral Voriconazole on Fungal Keratitis in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II (MUTT II): a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016;134:1365-1372.
  137. Lalitha Prajna, Geetha, M, Karpagam, R, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Srinivasan M, Jeena Mascarenhas, Mano Ranjan Das, Porco, T C, Lietman, T M, Cevallos, V, Keenan, J D. Trends in Antibiotic Resistance in Bacterial Keratitis Isolates from South India. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017;101:108-113.
  138. Taylor KE, Wong, Q, Levine, D M, McHugh, C, Laurie, C, Doheny, K, Lam, M Y, Baer, A N, Challacombe, S, Lanfranchi, H, Schiodt, M, Srinivasan M, Umehara, H, Vivino, F B, Zhao, Y, Shiboski, S, Daiels, T E, Greenspan, J S, Shiboski, C H, Criswell, L A. Genome-Wide Association Analysis Reveals Genetic Heterogeneity of Sjogren’s Syndrome According to Ancestry. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2017;69:1294-1305.
  139. Rohan A, Naveen, R, Sayali Pradhan, Srinivasan M, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Lalitha, Prajna. Clinical and Demographic Study of Microsporidial Keratoconjunctivitis in South India: a 3-year study (2013-2015). Br J Ophthalmol. 2017;101:1436-1439.
  140. Ray KJ, Lalitha, Prajna, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Revathy, R, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Srinivasan M, Ryg, R, McLeod, S, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Rose-Nussbaumer, J, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial. The Utility of Repeat Culture in Fungal Corneal Ulcer Management: a secondary analysis of the MUTT I randomized clinical trial group. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2017;178:157-162.
  141. Prajna NV, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Revathy, R, Patel, S, Shah, R, Srinivasan M, Lumbini Devi, Mano Ranjan Das, Ray, K J, O’Brien, K S, Oldenburg, C E, McLeod, S D, Zegans, M E, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Rose-Nussbaumer, J, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial Group. Adjunctive Oral Voriconazole Treatment of Fusarium Keratitis: a secondary analysis from the mycotic ulcer treatment trial II. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135:520-525.
  142. Hemadevi B, Prajna NV, Srinivasan M, Sundaresan P. Genetic Perspective of Corneal Endothelial Dystrophies. JSM Genet Genomics. 2017;4:1026.
  143. Srinivasan M, Naveen, R. Management of Extraocular Infections. Indian J Pediatr. 2017;84:945-952.
  144. Prajna NV, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Revathy, R, Patel, S, Shah, R, Srinivasan M, Mano Ranjan Das, Ray, K J, Oldenburg, C E, McLeod, S D, Zegans, M E, Acharya, N R, Lietman, T M, Rose-Nussbaumer, J, Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial Group. Predictors of Corneal Perforation or Need for Therapeutic Keratoplasty in Severe Fungal Keratitis: a secondary analysis of the mycotic ulcer treatment trial II. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017;135:987-991.
  145. Lumbini Devi, Prajna NV, Srinivasan M, Naveen, R, Mano Ranjan Das.Microsporidial Infection Masquerading as Graft Rejection Post-Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2017;65:869-870.
  146. Prajna NV, Lalitha, Prajna and Srinivasan M. Fungal Keratitis: the Aravind experience. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2017;65:912-919.
  147. Shiboski CH, Baer, A N, Shiboski, S C, Lam, M, Challacombe, S, Lanfranchi, H E, Schiodt, M, Shirlaw, P, Srinivasan M, Umehara, H, Vivino, F B, Akpek, E, Bunya, V, Vollenweider, C F, Greenspan, J S, Daniels, T E, Criswell, L A, Sjogren’s International Collaborative Clinical Alliance (SICCA) Research Groups. Natural History and Predictors of Progression to Sjogren’s Syndrome among Participants of the SICCA Registry. Arthritis Care Res. 2018;70:284-294.
  148. Hemalatha G, Uddaraju, Madhu, Sayali, Pradhan, Mano Ranjan Das, Jeena, Mascarenhas, Srinivasan M, Prajna, N Venkatesh. Ocular Manifestations of Isolated Corneal Bee Sting Injury, Management Strategies, and Clinical Outcomes. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2018;66:262-268.
  149. Oldenburg CE, Prajna, N Venkatesh, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Revathy, R, Srinivasan M, Ray, K J, O’Brien, K S, Glymour, M M, Porco, T C, Acharya, N R, Rose-Nussbaumer, J, Lietman, T M. Regression Discontinuity and Randomized Controlled Trial Estimates: an application to the mycotic ulcer treatment trials. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2018;25:315-322.
  • 2017: Honorary FAICO Award by All India Ophthalmological Society, Jaipur
  • 2015: Eminent Doctor Award by Tamil Nadu Medical Council, Chennai
  • 2015: Life Time Achievement Award by Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association
  • 2014: Life Time Achievement Award by Cornea Society of India
  • 2012: APAO Award
  • 2011: The Prof C.S. Bhaskaran Endowment Lecture 2011 Commemorative Plaque by L.V. Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar
  • 2009: Dr. M.C. Nahata Rashtriya NetraSuraksha Puraskar – Public Lecture Award by National Society for Prevention of Blindness, Indore
  • 2008: Late Sri Pushkar Lalji Public  Lecture on “Eye Banking in India” by L.V.Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad
  • 2006: Dr.Joseph Gnandhickam Oration Medal by Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association, at Pondicherry
  • 2004: Dr. Ishwarachandra Silver Jubilee Award by Vidarbha Ophthalmic Society, Nagpur, Maharastra
  • 2001: Best Teacher Award by Andhra Pradesh Academic Sciences
  • 2000: Alexander Memorial Oration Award at 27th Annual Conference of Kerala
  • 2000: Dr. Sundareswaran Oration Award by Indian Medical Association, Coimbatore
  • 1996: Rustom Ranji Oration Award by Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmic Society