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Mr Sukumaran Ramanathan - Ophthalmology

Based at: Boston West Hospital | Get directions | Go to hospital website

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Clinical interests

Mr Ramanathan is a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon.  His special interests are minimal incision cataract/refractive surgery and the management of retinal diseases.  Mr Ramanathan has responsibility for the delivery of AMD (Age-related Macular Degeneration) service for the local population and his areas of expertise also include management of Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Venous Occlusion and Uveitis, using Laser photocoagulation and intra-vitreal therapies.  He provides general ophthalmic care for Glaucoma (laser iridotomy, laser trabeculoplasty) dry eyes, conjunctival/corneal infections, eye lid cysts and tumours.

Academic background

Mr Ramanathan commenced his training in Ophthalmology at the Royal Eye Hospital, Manchester and was then appointed as Specialist Registrar at the Glasgow Eye Infirmary where he completed his specialty training. This was followed by sub specialty fellowship in retinal diseases at the Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton. 

He was an investigator for IVAN and MERLOT, major national clinical trials evaluating the safety and efficacy of treatment options for Wet Macular Degeneration and is the author of a number of scientific papers

Professional Memberships

Full Registration (specialist register in Ophthalmology) with GMC with license to practice, Registration Number: 3099067

Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Diploma of the Royal College of Surgeons, England

Member: American Academy of Ophthalmology

Member: EURETINA, European Society of Retina Specialists