Dr. Prithviraj U

Medical Consultant, Retina & Vitreous Services
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Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai

Dr. Prithviraj graduated in medicine from J.J.M Medical College, Davangere, Karnataka. He completed a diploma in ophthalmology (DO) from Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in 2017. Later, he completed a DNB in ophthalmology from Sankara Eye Hospital, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh in 2019. He completed a 1 year research fellowship in Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai (2020) followed by 2 years of Surgical Vitreoretina Fellowship in Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai (2021-22).

  1. Das T, Agarwal M, Anand AR, Behera UC, Bhende M, Das AV, Dasgupta D, Dave VP, Gandhi J, Gunasekaran R, Joseph J, Kulkarni S, Lalitha P, Mahendrakar PA, Mitra S, Mohamed A, Muralidhar A, Nimeshika PL, Prashanthi MTech GS, Sen A, Sharma S, Uday P. Fungal Endophthalmitis: Analysis of 730 Consecutive Eyes from 7 Tertiary Eye Care Centers in India. Ophthalmol Retina. 2022 Mar;6(3):243-251. doi: 10.1016/j.oret.2021.09.006. Epub 2021 Sep 20. PMID: 34547530.
  2. Kannan NB, Sen S, Udaya P, Ramachandran O, Ramasamy K. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography-Based Morphofunctional Characterization of Dome-Shaped Maculopathy in Indian Population. Journal of Ophthalmology. 2020 Dec 28;2020:1-7.
  3. Sen S, Udaya P, Maheshwari JJ, Ramasamy K, Kannan NB, Dharmalingam K. Profiling of idiopathic macular hole vitreous proteome identifies the role of extracellular matrix remodelling, epithelial-mesenchymal transformation and unfolded protein-response pathways. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2023 May;71(5):2027-2040. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2068_22. PMID: 37203077; PMCID: PMC10391365.
  4. Sen S, Udaya P, Jeya Maheshwari J, Kohli P, Parida H, Kannan NB, Ramasamy K, Dharmalingam K.Comparative proteomics of proliferative diabetic retinopathy in people with Type 2 diabetes highlights the role of inflammation, visual transduction, and extracellular matrix pathways. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2023 Aug;71(8):3069-3079. doi: 10.4103/IJO.IJO_276_23. PMID: 37530283; PMCID: PMC10538831.
  5. Udaya P; Karanam S. Adie’s Tonic Pupil in a Case of Recurrent Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of Maxillary Sinus – An Ophthalmic Perspective.  Delhi J Ophthalmol 2018;29;60-63; Doi http://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.381
  • National Institute of Health Award with travel grant  – Advances in Pediatric retina, September 2023 – San Francisco, USA