Dr Gitanjali Fernandez

MBBS, DO, DNB

Consultant - Ophthalmology

 

Biography

Dr Gitanjali Fernandez graduated from the prestigious Madras Medical College , Chennai and continued to do her post graduation in the same college. She has immense passion and zeal for Ophthalmology with special interest in Medical Retina. She has been trained under the guidance of big doyens in Ophthalmology – Dr Babu Rajendran and Dr Janakiraman. She has great experience in Fundus fluorescein angiography, Optical Coherence Tomography, Retinal photocoagulation. She has more than 8 years working experience, has vast experience in Ophthalmology.

She underwent her Medical Retina training at The Eye Research Foundation, Vijaya Hospitals, Chennai. She also underwent a 3 month training in Retinal Lasers and Intravitreal injection at MN Eye Hospitals, Chennai . She successfully completed her Phaco training at Arvind Eye Hospitals, Madurai. She periodically updates herself by attending workshops, CME and conferences

Professional Experience

  • 1997 to 2003 : MBBS

    MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE, Dr MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

  • 2004 to 2006: DIPLOMA IN OPHTHALMOLOGY (D.O)RIOGOH

    MADRAS MEDICAL COLLEGE, Dr MGR MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

  • 2006 to 2009: DIPLOMATE IN NATIONAL BOARD(DNB)

    THE EYE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, VIJAYA HOSPITALS, CHENNAI

  • 2009 to 2011: JUNIOR CONSULTANT

    THE EYE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, VIJAYA HOSPITALS, CHENNAI

  • 2012 : CONSULTANT

    GLOBAL HOSPITALS, CHENNAI

Memberships

Life Member

  • All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  • Tamilnadu Ophthalmological Society (TNOA)

Achievements

  • Won the ARC YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD at the All India Ophthalmology Conference at Ahmedabad, 2011

Research Publications

  • Indian Journal of Ophthalmology- 2008 , 56, 17-22
  • Gitanjali Fernandez, Shaun Dacosta, Babu Rajendran, P.Janakiraman
  • Assessment of anterior segment parameters under photopic and scotopic conditions in Indian eyes using Anterior Segment Optical Coherence

Languages Known

  • English, Tamil, Hindi
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