Dr.K. Sivabalan

Dr.K. Sivabalan
Ophthalmologist, Coimbatore

MBBS, MS, DO

  • 2 Hospitals
  • Dr.K. Sivabalan is a Consultant at K.G. Hospital, Coimbatore
  • Part-time Consultant with K.G. Hospital in 1997-2004,  From July 2004 - Full time Consultant with K.G. Hospital, From 25 May 2007 - Medical Director, KG Eye Hospital

Specialities

  • Ophthalmology

Expertise

  • Oculoplastic surgery (treatment of disorders of the eyelids, tear drainage system & pterygium excision with conjunctival autograft)
  • Small incision sutureless cataract surgery & trabeculectomy with use of antimetabolites & releasable sutures 
  • Phacoemulsification cataract surgery

Education

  • MBBS from Coimbatore Medical College,Madras University in 1987
  • Diploma in Ophthalmology from Madras Medical College,TN Dr.MGR university, Chennai in 1990
  • MS (Ophthalmology) from Madurai Medical College, TN Dr.MGR university, Chennai in 1993
  • Training in ECCE/IOL Surgery from Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai in 1995
  • Basic Science Assessment from International Council of Ophthalmology, Cambridge, U.K in 2000
  • Clinical Sciences Assessment from International Council of Ophthalmology, Cambridge, U.K in  2002

Practice Information

K.G. Hospital, Coimbatore

K.G. Hospital, Coimbatore

5, Government Arts College Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641018

KG Eye Hospital, Coimbatore

KG Eye Hospital, Coimbatore

Arts College Road, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - 641018

Patient Experience

Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr.K. Sivabalan and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

Achievements & Contributions

  • "Retinal disorders-Update and pearls of management" conducted by Vasan eye care hospital in Coimbatore in july 2013
  • Glaucoma Society of India three days annual conference at Coimbatore in Oct 2012
  • TNOA conference, Trichy in Aug 2012
  • CME on ' phacoemulsification - made easy' conducted at Sankara Eye centre, Coimbatore in Dec 2011
  • Vision building and strategic planning workshop SF 1588 -Enhance Eye Care Services at Lions Eye Hospitals in India held at LAICO, Aravind eye hospital, Madurai in Oct 2011
  • Tamilnadu State Ophthalmic Conference, Thirunelveli in Aug 2011
  • Sankara Nethralaya Alumini meet in July 2011
  • Phaco excel-Phacoemulsification conference conducted By Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore in Nov 2010
  • Indian Intraocular implant & refractive Society convention, Chennai in July 2010
  • International Symposium on Diabetic Retinopathy & Retinal Vascular Diseases, Madurai in Jan 2010
  • TNOA conference, Coimbatore in Aug 2009
  • International Symposium on Medical Retina,Cochin in Jul 2009
  • TNOA conference, Erode in Aug 2007
  • Techniques & Technology in ophthalmology, Eye Foundation, Coimbatore in June 2007
  • Total cataract & refractive solutions, Eye Foundation, Coimbatore in Mar 2007
  • Phacoemulsification & foldable IOL conducted by Agarwal's Eye Hospital, Chennai in 1997
  • Corneal disease, corneal surgery & uveitis held at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in 1983
  • Orbital disease, eye plastic & lid reconstruction held at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai in 1992
  • Tamilnadu State Ophthalmic Conference held at Coimbatore in 1991
  • Symposium on Glaucoma held at Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Madras in 1990
  • All India Ophthalmic Conference held at Chennai in 1989
  • Corneal disease & Eye bank organisation held at Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Madras in 1989
  • Coimbatore District Blindness Control Society for excellent service in Government eye camps in 1997
  • Coimbatore District Blindness Control Society for involvement in students' vision care programme in 2000 
  • K.G. Eye Hospital - K.G. Meritorious Service Award in 2000 
  • Best Doctor" award by Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai on 04/08/2012. It was given by Vice Chancellor of the University Dr.Mayilvahanan Natarajan
  • ' Knight of the blind' Award given by Lions club Central Madras at a function organized at Sankara Nethralaya,Chennai on 25/6/2011 in the hands of Dr. S.S. Badrinath 
  • "Doctor of Excellence" Award (2012) given by K.G. Hospital at a function organised at KGISL campus, Coimbatore on 09.03.2012 in the hands of Union Power Minister Dr. Farook Abdulla
  • "Best Doctor" award by Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai on 04/08/2012. It was given by Vice Chancellor of the University Dr.Mayilvahanan Natarajan
  • Miracle Strike - Video presentation at Tamilnadu State Conference 2004 (co-author)
  • Thyroid Ophthalmopathy - a rare occurrence - poster exhibited at Tamilnadu State Conference 2004 (co-author) 
  • Polio retina - Poster presented at Tamilnadu ophthalmic conference held at Erode 2007(Main author)
  • Poster "An unusual visitor in eye" TNOA Conference, Coimbatore. Aug 2009(co-author)
  • Poster- Titled "Uncommon presentation of common congenital anomaly", TNOA meet at Thirunelveli, August 2011 ( Main author) 
  • Free paper- Titled " Weak links in mass cataract surgery that can lead to catastrophe - An analysis" TNOA meet at Thirunelveli, August 2011 ( Co-author)