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Rahul Dubewar

Dr. Rahul Dubewar MBBS

Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Job Title:
Chief Medical Officer
Medical School:
S V N GOVT Medical College Yavatmal
Residency Program:
Arvind Eye Hospital Tirunelveli
yavatmal, India
All India Ophthalmological Society, Delhi Ophthalmological Society
Contact Information:
Sankat-Mochan road
yavatmal, Maharastra
India 445001
Phone: 9638192575

Name : Dr Rahul Dubewar

Designation : Chief Medical Officer,
Sudarshan Netralaya
(Arvind Eye Hospital Managed Hospital)

Date of Birth & Place : 10 July 1984

Office Address : Sudarshan Netralaya
Bhagavati Chowk, Manekpara,
91-9638192575 (M)

Academic Qualification

M.B.B.S : Shree. V. N. Govt. Medical College Yavatmal
D.N.B : Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli.

Position Held : (i) Consultant- Sudarshan Netralaya Amreli
Jan 2011- May 2012
(ii) Senior medical- Officer Sudarshan Netralaya June 2012- Aug 2012
(iii)Chief Medical Officer
Incharge- Glaucoma and Medical retina department Aug 2012 to present

Clinical Experience and Sub-Specialities :

Cataract and IOL

• Well proficient in Phacoemulsification and SICS
• Performed more than 6000 SICS 2000 Phaco surgeries-clear corneal with foldable IOLS
• Basic microsurgical foundation with very good Wet lab access during my residency in Arvind eye Hospital Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu under Dr Shivkumar sir (Head- department of Cataract and IOL and very good teacher) with good surgical exposure and hands on. Performed more than 1500 cataract surgeries in residency.
• Participated and trained in Alcon Phaco development Programme (PDP ) in Sushrut Eye Hospital, Calcutta, under Dr. R. C. Paul sir.
• Consultant to Alcon and regular Participants to its RELOAD, National video symposium and Phaco workshop of Dr Vasavada sir.
• Well proficient and regularly performing MICS ( microphaco)
• Well proficient in Topical Phaco surgeries.
• Routinely Implanting Premium IOLs
• Restor ( Alcon multifocal ) accredited
• Routinely performs Phacoemulsification in difficult cataract such as mature cataract, brown and black hard cataracts, post polar cataract, subluxated cataracts with CTRs and Cionis ring, cataract with corneal opacities, cataract with pseudoexfoliations and with small pupils
• well proficient and regularly using various devices like CTRS, Cioni ring, iris and capsule hooks, Malyugini ring.
• Teaching , supervising, and managing complications of junior surgeons
• Regularly performing Scleral fixated IOLs ( SFIOLS )
1.Sutured SFIOLs with Hoffmans potch method of reverse corneal tunneling
2. Sutureless and gluless SFIOLs


• Trained in Arvind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli ( Ziess- Glaucoma Centre of excellance) under my mentor Dr Ramakrishan sir
• Presently -Head of Glaucoma department at Sudarshan Netralaya
• Well proficient in OPD procedures like various types of Tonometry and gonioscopies ,laser iridectomies.
• Interpretations of various diagnostic procedures like HFA, OCT,GDX, HRT
• Well proficient in Glaucoma surgical procedures along with the combined surgeries, having performed more than 300 trabeculectomies with different modification such as with relesable sutures (different types and placements), use of Mitomycin C, 5 F-U, fornix as well as limbal based flaps, Moorfields safer Surgery methods, combining it with Phaco ( both single and twin port methods ), combining it with SICS and others.
• Teaching junior doctors of Glaucoma diagnostics and surgical methods.

Medical Retina

• Presently also Heading Department of Medical Retina
• Trained in the Retina department of Arvind eye hospital Tirunelveli and Coimbatore
• Well proficient in performing and interpreting FFA, OCT.
• Well proficient in Retinal laser procedures like PRP, focal, grid, modified grid and barrage lasers.
• various Intra-vitreal injections for different retinal pathologies.


• Diagnosis and management of various corneal Pathologies
• Well proficient in Pterygium Excision with conjunctival Autografts ( suture/Glue/Sutureless and Glueless) with more than 400 surgeries being performed.
• Corneal tear repair, conjuvctival suturing
• Suprficial keratectomies, excision biopsies, , use of amniotic membrane
• DM detachment repair

Lasik and Laser refractive Surgeries

• Trained under extensive Lasik course in New vision centre Vadodara, under the guidance of Dr Rupal Shah
• Planning to Start Lasik in present hospital.

Orbit and Oculoplastics

• Well proficit in lacrimal sac surgeries such as DCRs and DCTs
• Routinely Performs Lid malposition correction sugeries such as Entropion and Ectopion correction surgeries.
• Lid Tear repair
• Evisceration and Enucleation Surgeries

National conferences:

1. To study clinical characteristics of Paediatric optic neuritis including visual outcome in a tertiary centre in south india, at AIOS Conference, Jaipur, 2009.

2. Accommodative hazard among the workers of diamond cutting and polishing industry in Gujarat, at AIOS Conference, Hydrabad, 2013


1. Runner up in AIOS Quiz in 67 th AIOS, Jaipur

Ophthalmic Conferences and CMEs attended:

1. I-Neurons Latest Trends in Neuro-ophthalmology 2008,Coimbatore
2. AIOS conference 2009, Jaipur
3. CME on Paediatric ophthalmology 2009, Madurai
4. Cutting Edge Glaucoma Surgical Symposium 2009,Pondichery
5. AIOS conference 2011, Ahmedabad
6. Delhi ophthalmic society conference, 2012, Delhi
7. AIOS conference 2013, Hydrabad


1. Life member in All India Ophthalmological Society
2. Life member in Delhi Ophthalmic Association
3. Member-European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery,


Dr. KalpanaNarendran, Senior Medical Officer
Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore
Phone: 98-4225-7898

Dr.R.Ramakrishnan, Chief Medical Officer
Aravind Eye Hospital, Tirunelveli

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