Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry

Overview

Aravind Pondicherry was inaugurated in 2003 by His Excellency Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, the then President of India. Spread over 20 acres of land, this facility with a built-up area of 200,000 Sq. ft, can accommodate around 140 paying patients and 450 subsidised patients.

In the year ending March 2021, Aravind- Pondicherry handled around 372,920 outpatient visits and performed around 45,814 surgeries.

Base Hospital

Aravind Eye Hospital - Pondicherry
7:30 am to 6:00 pm (Registration closes by 5 pm) : All days except Sunday
Cuddalore Main Road, Thavalakuppam, Pondicherry 605 007, India
(0413) 261 9100

Emergency care is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Community Clinics

Aravind Eye Hospital - City Centre
9.00 am - 7.00 pm : All days except Friday
140, Bussy Street, Opp. to Chinna Mani Koondu, Pondicherry - 605 001, India
(0413) 233 1111

Doctors, Aravind-Pondicherry

Chief Medical Officer

CATARACT SERVICES
Chief
Medical Consultants
Dr. Merlin Benzy, MS
GENERAL OPHTHALMOLOGY SERVICES
Medical Consultants
Dr. A. Balraj, DNB
Dr. Swathi, MS
Dr. Usha Tejaswani, DOMS, DNB

Chief Medical Officer

NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY SERVICES
Medical Consultants
ORBIT, OCULOPLASTY & OCULAR ONCOLOGY & OCULAR PROSTHETIC SERVICES
Chief
Medical Consultants
PAEDIATRIC OPHTHALMOLOGY & ADULT STRABISMUS SERVICES
Chief
Medical Consultants
RETINA-VITREOUS SERVICES
Chief
Medical Consultants
Dr. Divya Yadav, MS
Dr. Siva Teja, MS
Dr. Rohan Suresh Ninan, MS
UVEA SERVICES
Chief

Vision Centres, Aravind-Pondicherry

Vision centres are small, permanent facilities that provide eye care services to remote and rural communities. Manned by ophthalmic technicians, these telemedicine-assisted centres allow patients in rural areas to consult ophthalmologists at the base hospital, thus eliminating the need for patients to travel to hospital (unless more advanced treatment is needed).

Vision centres managed by Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry:

In Pondicherry District
In Tiruvannamalai District

News & Events, Aravind-Pondicherry