KING EDWARD MEMORIAL HOSPITAL

Seth Gordhandas Sunderdas Medical College

Acharya Donde Marg, Parel,
Mumbai 400 012. India.
Tel.: 91-22-2410 7000 Fax: 91-22-2414 3435

Department of Ophthalmology

Background History

The department of Ophthalmology was founded in 1926. It was jointly headed by Dr Ratnakar and Dr G.T.Mody. There is an outpatients’ section on all days of the week and surgeries are performed in operation theatre on all days.This department has a special ward for keratoplasty pateints. The department provides complete eye care in the form of various ophthalmic procedurs like contact lens, intraocular lens implantation, keratoplasty,flourocien angiography and vitreo-retinal surgery. There are various diagnostic facilties like ultrasound, slit lamp, perimetry,and fundus camera for outpatients and those referred for this specialized services.

There is a well established eye bank with facilities for enucleation, storage and use of eyeballs .This department is a well known centre for diseases of posterior segment of the eye. Photocoagultaion is done with double frquency YAG.

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Staff

FACULTY:
  • Professor & HOD -Dr. Sheela Kerkar
  • Professor & HOU – Dr. S. I. Sahdev
  • Associate Professor – Dr. S. P. Kerkar
  • Associate Professor – Dr. K.G.Kamath
  • Assistant Professor – Dr. A.A.Ajani

Facilities, Equipments & Special services

FACILITIES:

In the outpatients department various procedures are performd like trial glasses, retinocsopy, slit lamp examination, indirect ophtlalmoscopy, direct ophthlamoscopy, perimetry ,keratometry, tonometry, synaptophore, YAG laser, retinal photo coagulation etc.

In the operation theatrevarious anterior and posterior segment surgeries are performed everyday.

There is well equipped library in the dept for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

ACTIVITIES:
  • Undergraduate and Postgraduate Clinics
  • Meetings and Conferences
  • School Clinic
  • Eye Camps
PUBLICATIONS:

There have been about 45 publications in the last 10 years, from the department

CONTACT:

Department of Ophthalmology,
K.E.M. Hospital.
Parel ,
Mumbai – 12

Ph. 2410 7000, EXT – 7059

For Student

POSTGRADUATE COURSES OFFERED:
  1. M.S. Ophhtalmology – 3year residency programme
  2. D.O. – 2 Year Residency programme

For Patient

INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS

There are two units

      • Unit II
        OPD Tue/Thus. / SaturdayDr. S.I.Sahdev – (Prof. & Head of Unit )

Dr. A.A.Ajani (Assistant Professor)

    • Unit I
      OPD Monday/ Wednesday/ FridayDr. A.S.Ahuja (Prof. & Head)
      Dr. S. P. Kerkar (Associate Professor)

Dr.K.G.Kamath  (Associate Professor)

  • Our OPD timings are:
    8.30 a.m. TO 2.00 p.m.

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