Dr.D. Ramamurthy Ophthalmologist in Coimbatore

Dr.D. Ramamurthy

Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore


  • 1 Hospital


  • Worked as VITREORETINAL Consultant under Dr.S.S.BADRINATH at Chennai for two years.
  • CHAIRMAN – SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE of All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS) which is an association of 12,000 Ophthalmologists from all over India
  • As Chairman was in charge of coordinating the entire scientific activities of the association from 2008 – 2011
  • Has further been reelected unanimously for a period of 3 years from 2011 to 2014
  • Created e-awareness among the Ophthalmologists and started Email group to discuss, clear clinical doubts in day-to-day practice, which is being accessed by nearly 8000 ophthalmologists on a daily basis.
  • Edited “Ready Reckoner in Ophthalmology” for a universal code of preferred practice covering the entire gamut of ophthalmology. This book with more than 300 authors contributing is a ready reference for the practitioner as well as student of ophthalmology
Chairman of:
  • THE EYE FOUNDATION, which has branches in Coimbatore, Tirupur and Ooty
  • The three centers together employ 18 full time consultants and 40 Optometrists with total staff strength of about 240. State of the art treatment for all sub specialties is provided in these three centres
  • Is a trustee of NETHRA JYOTHI TRUST, a registered charitable trust through which all the eye camps and other charitable activities are carried out Exclusive charitable eye hospitals named “RAJALAKSHMI NETHRALAYA” at Coimbatore & “THIRUMURTHY NETHRALAYA” at Tirupur are run by the trust to take care of economically weaker sections of the society


  • Ophthalmology



  • MBBS from JIPMER, Pondicherry
  • M.D.OPHTHALMOLOGY from R.P. Center, AIIMS, New Delhi
  • DNB in Ophthalmology

Practice Information

The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore

The Eye Foundation, Coimbatore

DB Road, RS Puram, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641002

Achievements & Contributions

  • DR.C.B.BHASKARAN Ophthalmic oration award by IMA Tamil Nadu.
  • Dr. P. Siva Reddy Gold Medal Oration award by Andhra Pradesh Ophthalmic Society
  • Retina Foundation Oration award by Gujarat Ophthalmic Society
  • Dr. Mahendra Mishra Oration award by Orissa Ophthalmic Society
  • Dr. T. Agarwal gold medal by Intraocular Implant & Refractive Society, India
  • Captain Kiran Sen memorial lecture awarded by Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Kolkata
  • Dr. Vinod Arora oration awarded by Uttarkhand State Ophthalmological Society
  • Gold Medal from Bombay Ophthalmic Association.
  • Dr. Joseph Gnanadhickam Memorial Gold medal oration award by Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association.
  • Dr. Ishwarchandra oration award by Vidharba Ophthalmological Society
  • Dr. V.M.Albal Oration Award by Deccan Ophthalmological Society
  • Prof B.P. Kashyap Oration Award, EIZOC 2011
  • Distinguished Service Award at APAO 2012, Busan
  • Is a Reviewer of Indian Journal of Ophthalmology & EYE.
  • Has chaired sessions, presented papers, guest lectures, INSTRUCTION COURSES and performed LIVE SURGERIES at:
  • ASCRS meetings at San Diego, Boston, Washington, Chicago and San Francisco
  • ESCRS (European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery) meet at Paris, London, Stockholm, Berlin and Barcelona
  • Australian Society of Cataract and Refractive surgery (AUSCRS) meet at CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA
  • Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology meetings at Manila, Bangkok, Singapore, Bali, Busan & New Delhi
  • Has delivered guest lectures at the Vietnam National meet
  • SAARC Ophthalmology meetings at Katmandu and Colombo
  • Malaysian Ophthalmic Society, Kuala Lumpur (Twice)
  • Has lectured on phakic IOLs in Shanghai, China, Malaysia and Sweden
  • Zyoptix Alliance meetings at Seoul, Singapore, Bangkok and Hongkong
  • Technis Multifocal Innovators meet at Phuket and Bali
  • ICL Experts meet at Stockholm and Barcelona
  • European Society of Ophthalmology (SOE) meeting at Amsterdam
  • Has performed live surgeries & conducted courses at APAO Bali & Beijing
  • Chaired a symposium at the Russian Society of Ophthalmologists meeting at S. Fyodorov Eye Microsurgery institute at Moscow
  • Invited guest speaker in the International Ophthalmology Congress held in Mansoura, Egypt
  • Invited Guest speaker at Imperial City Eye Meeting in Hue City, Vietnam
  • Performed live surgery & Guest lecture at Islamia Eye Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Invited guest speaker at Allergan Asia Pacific Meet at Hongkong

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