Dr. N. Shivananda

Chief, Cornea & Refractive Surgery Services
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Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry

Dr. Shivananda graduated in medicine from Jagadguru Jayadeva Murugarajendra Medical College, Karnataka,, MS from Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad. He did Cornea and Anterior Segment Microsurgery fellowship from Aravind Eye Hospital, Puducherry. His expertise includes Corneal Diseases, Corneal Transplantation including Lamellar Corneal Surgeries, Amniotic Membrane Transplantation, Ocular Surface Reconstruction, Cataract Surgeries and Corneal Refractive Surgeries.

He has a number of National and International Research Publications and he was the part of MUTT I, MUTT II clinical Trials. He is currently working as Consultant and Heads the Department of Cornea and Refractive services, Aravind Eye Hospital, Puducherry.  He is also the member of All India Ophthalmic Society, Cornea Society of India, and Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Society.

Dr. Shivananda has published several research papers in Peer Reviewed International and State Journals.

  1. Shivananda N, Neeta Pal, Korir F. Scleral Patch Graft with Fibrin Adhesive for Post Pterygium Scleral Thinning. J Curr Med Res Opin. 2019;2:80-82.
  2. Shivananda N, Tiruvengada Krishnan, Seema R, Samantaray PP, Austin A, Pickel J, Porco T, Lietman T, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Mycotic Antimicrobial Localized Injection: A Randomized Clinical Trial Evaluating Intrastromal Injection of Voriconazole. Ophthalmology. 2019;126:1084-1089.
  3. Priya S, Rajesh V, Shivananda N. Diagnosis of a globular lens – a ring in the eye. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019;137:e184413.
  4. Madanagopalan VG, Shivananda N, Thiruvengada Krishnan. Surgically induced necrotizing scleritis after retinal detachment surgery masquerading as scleral abscess. GMS Ophthalmol Cases. 2019;9:Doc18.
  5. Priya S, Rajesh V, Veena K, Annamalai O, Venkatesh R, Pankaja D, Fredrick M, Shivananda N. Barriers in utilisation of low vision assistive products. Eye. 2019 Aug 6. [Epub]
  6. Annamalai O, Shivananda N, Seema R, Thiruvengada Krishnan, Sivagami N, Smitha K. A Retrospective Study on the Incidence of Post-Cataract Surgery Descemet’s Membrane Detachment and Outcome of Air Descemetopexy. Br J Ophthalmol. 2018;102:182-186.