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Vijayalakshmi Prabhu MD

Profession:
Ophthalmologist
Medical School:
Sankara Eye Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India.
Residency Program:
D.N.B(Ophthalmology)
Location:
Bengaluru, India
Society:
All India Ophthalmological Society, Delhi Ophthalmological Society

Dr.Vijayalakshmi Prabhu
MBBS, DNB
45, 8th cross, 1st Main, 1st Block, Vasanthavallabha Nagar, Bangalore - 560061, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: vprabhu024@gmail.comMob: +91 9880049898

EDUCATION
Sankara Eye Centre, Coimbatore, Sankara Eye Care Institutions, India. Oct 2013 - Oct 2016
Diplomat of National Board (DNB) Ophthalmology

International Council of Examinations
Passed the following examination conducted by ICO - Basic Sciences & Optics & Refraction

PSG Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Aug 2006 - Mar 2011
MBBS (Medicinae Baccalaureus, Baccalaureus Chirurgiae)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Fellow Jun 2018 - Jul 2018
Arasan Eye Hospital, Erode

Resident (PG) Oct 2013 - Oct 2016
Sankara Eye Centre, Coimbatore

Internship Mar 2012 - Mar 2013
PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Coimbatore, India.

Worked as an assistant medical officer in a peripheral rural unit of the hospital to provide basic health care. Managed the unit independently and on several occasions, took managerial as well as medical decisions.
 Surgical experience :
1. 2300 + cataract surgeries (SICS), 30 Phacoemulsification procedures
2. 200+ Dacryocystectomy procedures
3. 10 Dacryocystorhinostomy procedures
4. 30 Pterygium surgeries
5. 10 lid surgeries
 Provided medical and refractive treatment to patients with eye problems.
 Lifetime member of AIOS, TNOA and DOS.
Research and Publications:
 Wrote a thesis titled 'Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSEK) versus Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK) - A prospective study' accepted by the National Board of Examinations, New Delhi.
 Published an article titled 'Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty versus Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty in the Fellow Eye for Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy: A Retrospective Study' as a co-author. Biomed Res Int. 2015; 2015:750567. doi: 10.1155/2015/750567. Epub 2015 Nov 9.
Conferences:
 TNOA 2014 - Presenting author of paper titled - 'A rare case of rosette cataract caused by a reptile'
 AIOC 2015 - Chief & Presenting author of paper titled - 'Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty(DSEK) versus Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty(DMEK) - A retrospective study'
 TNOA 2015 - Chief & Presenting author of paper titled - 'Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty(DMEK) - Our initial experience'
 Eyepep 2015 - Won the first prize in the Post Graduate Grand Rounds
 PG update, Sankara Eye Hospital, Bangalore - Dec 2015
 TNOA 2016 - Co- author of the paper titled - 'Simplifying Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK)' which won the Prof.C.P.Gupta Gold Medal
 APACRS 2016 - Co-author of paper titled - 'Outcomes of Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty(DMEK) with Our Prototype Injector and Marking Technique'
 Speaker at the Academic & Research Committee/Leadership Development Programme session at AIOC 2018
 AIOC 2018 - Chief author of e-poster titled - 'A study of DMEK and DSEK in the treatment of corneal endothelial dysfunction'
 Numerous other local and regional CME and PG updates.
 Attended a workshop on BLS with hands-on training and implementation of Code-Blue protocols

LEADERSHIP
Vision Care Technician training program InstructorOct 2013 - Oct 2016

 Taught spoken English and fundamentals of eye care to VCT recruits at SEC-CBE

Oratory skills

 Gave several motivational speeches to promote eye donation, organ transplantation and awareness of common eye diseases. This led to increased pledging of eyes for donation with decreased resistance to organ donation originating from religious or social pressure.

Organizational skills and team building
 Organized and led teams of medical and paramedical staff for over 100+ eye camps across the state of Tamil Nadu with involvement in planning, advertisement, awareness building and successful execution. These camps enabled more than 30,000 patients with limited financial resources get access to international standards of surgical and medical eye care.
SKILLS
 Proficient in English and Tamil.
 Familiar with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

PERSONAL INFORMATION AND SUMMARY
Date of Birth : 24/04/1989
Father's name : K.Prabhu
Mother's name: Saradha Prabhu
Spouse's name : Manoj Manogyaramasharma
Sibling's name : Radhipriya Prabhu

REFFERRALS
 Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar Reddy.K
Technical Director
Sankara Eye Hospital
Coimbatore - 641 035
+91 94430 47456

 Dr. K.S.Siddharthan
Chief - Cataract and Cornea Services,
Sankara Eye Hospital
Coimbatore - 641 035
+91 94422 57665

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