Dr. Aravind Srinivasan graduated in medicine from PSG Institute of Medical Sciences, Coimbatore in 1992 and completed his residency in ophthalmology leading to Masters in Ophthalmology from Aravind Eye Hospital and Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology in 1996. Having worked in the medical field, he had a passion for management. In 2000, he did his MBA with specialization in Strategy from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. After MBA, he took over as the Administrator of Aravind Eye Care System and was instrumental in bringing changes to the various facets of the organization. From 2011, he is serving the organization in the role of Director-Projects of Aravind Eye Care System. He is in the Board of GOVEL Trust that runs the Aravind Eye Hospitals. From September 2017, he is leading the Aravind Eye Hospital Chennai as its Chief Medical Officer.
On the clinical front, Dr. Aravind is a high volume cataract surgeon. And in Non-Clinical aspects, he is innovating, executing and working with all stake holders in the respective branches to ensure harmony in work, mentoring staff to invent and implement innovations in areas of need to ensure better patient centred care towards. He is involved in teaching eye health management courses. He is also a resource person for Indian Institute of Management and mentor for the MBA students of Wharton School of Business and University of Michigan.