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Dr. Rajna Rasheed MBBS, MD

Profession:
Ophthalmologist
Subspecialty:
Retina and Vitreous
Company / Organization:
Chaithanya Eye Hospital and Research Institute
Job Title:
Medical Retina Specialist
Medical School:
YENEPOYA MEDICAL COLLEGE HOSPITAL
Residency Program:
CARL ZEISS MEDICAL RETINA FELLOWSHIP
Location:
TRIVANDRUM, India

DR.RAJNA RASHEED
MBBS, MS (OPHTHALMOLOGY), FMRF
CURRICULUM VITAE

PERSONAL DETAILS
Name: DR RAJNA RASHEED
Date of Birth: 15-09-1983
Age: 30 yrs
Sex: Female
Nationality: Indian
Marital Status: Married
Spouse - DR Razin Nazarullah - Consultant Paediatrician
Permanent Address: c/o Mr M A Rasheed, Manager - Passport and visa Section,
Al Ghurair Group, P.O.Box 1, Dubai, U.A.E.

Email: rajnarr@hotmail.com
Mobile: : Dubai - 055 1697263/ 050 6523275, India - 0091-8089411512
Telephone: Dubai - 04 -2621776

QUALIFICATIONS

M.B.B.S: Yenepoya Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. (Year of passing- 2007)
Master of Surgery ( MS ) in Ophthalmology: Yenepoya Medical College, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka. (Year of passing - May 2011)
Fellow in Medical Retina (FCEHRI) -Chaithanya Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Trivandrum, Kerala, India in collaboration with Carl-Zeiss Inc- (From 01-10-2011 to 30-09-2012)

MEDICAL COUNCIL REGISTRATION

The Travancore- Cochin Council of Modern Medicine, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.
The Karnataka Medical Council

CAREER PLANS
Being clinically competent, theoretically sound and academically oriented I wish to utilize the best of my potentials especially in the field of Medical Retina and be an asset to the Institution by providing comprehensive and quality patient care. I wish to take part whole heartedly in academic activities including Under-graduate and Post-graduate Ophthalmology teaching and participation in CME/Conferences/Research programmes.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY, SKILLS AND ACHIEVEMENTS
1. LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTRE, COIMBATORE - Consultant Ophthalmologist from May 15th 2011 to September 30th 2011.
2. CHAITHANYA EYE HOSPITAL AND RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INDIA.
Currently employed as Consultant - MEDICAL RETINA in Chaithanya Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Trivandrum, Kerala, India from October 1st 2012 to October 15th 2013.

1. Independently managed retinal conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, age-related macular degeneration, retino-choroiditis and central serous chorioretinopathy among others.
2. Performing and interpreting fundus angiograms (FFA and ICG), retinal laser procedures, photodynamic therapy (PDT) and intra-vitreal drug therapy (Anti VEGF and steroids).
3. Optical Coherence Tomography, Ocular Ultrasonography and Electrophysiology.
4. Outreach activities such as Diabetic retinopathy screening camps as part of a World Diabetic Foundation global initiative.

The Retina department of this Institute is equipped with

1. Heidelberg Retina Angiograph (HRA)- Spectralis
2. Carl Zeiss ( FF450) digital camera and Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
3. Carl Zeiss Indocyanine green angiography
4. Carl Zeiss Cirrus Optical Coherence Tomogram(HD Spectral domain)
5. ELLEX Eye Cubed wide angle UBM and Ultrasonography
6. Ultrasound B scan (Sonomed)
7. ROLAND Consult RETI port 32 Electrophysiology Unit.
8. Facilities for Standard retina laser treatment using double frequency Nd YAG laser via Indirect Ophthalmoscope (IRIDEX) and Slit lamp delivery systems ( Carl Zeiss )
9. Transpupillary Thermo Therapy (TTT)
10. Photo Dynamic Therapy ( PDT ) Laser
11. Intravitreal therapy-Anti VEGF treatment( Ranibizumab, Bevacizumab, Pegaptanib ), Steroids( Triamcinolone acetonide, Dexamethasone implant)
12. Semi conductor Green & Red Diode laser.
13. Carl Zeiss OPMICXY Operating Microscope
14. Carl Zeiss Visu 160 Operating Microscope
15. Alcon AccuresVitrectomy system
16. Diode Laser
17. BIOM

The Medical Retina Services was mainly involved in the management of common sight threatening retinal conditions such as Diabetic retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Vascular Occlusions , Central Serous Chorioretinopathy and Retinal inflammatory conditions.

3. LIFECARE MEDICAL CENTRE, COIMBATORE: Currently working as Consultant - Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Services from October 19th 2013 till present.

SPECIAL HONOURS
1. Fellow in Medical retina, Chaithanya Eye Hospital and Research Institute in collaboration with Carl Zeiss Inc. (FCEHRI )
2. Life Member of All India Ophthalmological Society.(AIOS)
3. Life Member of Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons (KSOS)

ADDITIONAL QUALITIES: I have excellent communication skills in English, Malayalam, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Kannada and Arabic and maintain cordial relations with colleagues and good rapport with patients.

ACADEMIC PURSUITS

CONFERENCES ATTENDED
1. CME on Paediatric Ophthalmology- 27th September, 2008- Yenepoya Medical College, Karnataka, India.
2. International Symposium on Medical Retina- 18th and 19th July, 2009 - Cochin, India.
3. Frontier Lectures in Neuroanatomy- 10th August, 2009 - Yenepoya Medical College, Karnataka, India.
4. CME on Oculoplasty and Oculofacial Rejuvenation- 22nd August, 2009- Yenepoya Medical College, Karnataka, India.
5. CME on Recent trends and Concepts in Cardiac Life Support & Disaster Management - 23rd August, 2009- Yenepoya University, India.
6. CME on Optometry, Contact Lens & Low Vision Aids - OPTOCON-2009- 12th & 13th September, 2009-Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, India.
7. CME on Newer Trends in Phaco- 25th October, 2009- Kasturba Medical College, Karnataka, India.
8. Annual Conference of Glaucoma Society of India- 6th -8th November, 2009- Bangalore, India.
9. 28TH Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Davengere- 27th- 29th November, 2009- Karnataka, India
10. 3rd INTERNATIONAL Conference on Genetic and Molecular Diagnosis in Modern Medicine and Biology, 2010- 27TH Feb- 1st March, 2010-Yenepoya University, Karnataka, India.
11. CME on Eye Neuron 2010- 7th March 2010, Father Muller Medical College, India
12. CME on Optics, Refractive errors and Low vision Aids- 18th September, 2010- Yenepoya Medical College, Karnataka, India.
13. 29TH Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, Udupi- 29th- 31st October,2010- Karnataka, India.
14. INTERNATIONAL Oculofacial Reconstructive & Aesthetics Conference- CHRYSALIS 2011-16th-17th January, 2011- Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai, India
15. 69TH All India Ophthalmological Conference 2011- 3rd -6th Februaury, 2011- Ahmedabad, India
16. CME on Uveitis - 10th April, 2011- Yenepoya University, Karnataka, India.
17. RETNET KOCHIN 2012- Update of Retina and Vitreoretinal Diseases and management.
18. KSOS 2012 - 39th Annual Conference, Trivandrum.
19. ISIS -International Symposium On Intraocular Surgery, JUNE 22-23,2013, Trivandrum , Kerala.
20. RETNET CHENNAI 2013- Update of Retina and Vitreoretinal Diseases and management.

PRESENTATION :

SCIENTIFIC PAPERS/ PUBLICATION:
1. Perceptions and practices of consanguineous marriage nd its implication in the transmission of genetic disorders among the population of South India . Journal of Advanced Researches in Biological Sciences, 2010: 2(100): 14-18

PRESENTATIONS IN CONFERECES:
1. Hemianopias- A Case Series. Presented in Karnataka State Ophthalmic Conference, 2010

POSTER PRESENTATIONS:

KARNATAKA STATE OPHTHALMOLOGY CONFERENCE- 2009

1. Diminished vision in pet owners.
2. Favourable visual response to late initiation of Anti- VEGF treatment in macular BRVO
3. Visual field defect in BRAO mimicking AION.
3rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on GENETIC and MOLECULAR Diagnosis in Modern Medicine and Biology, 2010.
4. Four generations of Poliosis and white forelocks.
KARNATAKA STATE OPHTHALMOLOGY CONFERENCE- 2010

5. Viscokeratopathy - A detoured Learning curve.
6. Case Report - Management of Orbital Dermoid.

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS:

1. 2nd prize - INTER COLLEGIATE Ophthalmic Quiz on Oculoplasty and Oculofacial Rejuventaion, 22nd August, 2009 - Karnataka, India.
2. 1st prize - INTER COLLEGIATE Ophthalmic Quiz on EYE NEURON 2010 - Karnataka , India.
3. 1st prize - INTER COLLEGIATE Ophthalmic Quiz on Optics, Refractive errors and Low vision Aids, 2010 - Karnataka , India
4. 3rd prize - POST GRDUATE FORUM on presentation of Femtosecond Lasers in Ophthalmology.

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED:

1. Research Methodology- 2008. Yenepoya University, Karnataka, India.
2. OPTOCON- 2009. Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai, India.
3. Epidemiology and Research- 2010. Yenepoya University, Karnataka, India.
4. 25th EYE Donation Awareness Program- 2010. Yenepoya University, Karnataka, India.

Surgeries performed:

• Extra capsular cataract surgeries with intraocular lens implantation.

• Small incision cataract surgeries

• Enucleations

• Pterygium excisions with auto-conjunctival grafts

• Trabeculectomies (assisted)

• Combined cataract and trabeculectomies

• Assisted In phacoemulsification surgeries

• Assisted in Penetrating Keratoplasty

• Assisted in oculoplasty

Others areas of work:

• Electrophysiology

• Uvea clinic

REFERENCES

Dr Unnikrishnan Nair
Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Chaithanya Eye Hospital & Research Institute
Trivandrum
Kerala
India 695004
Phone : 0091-9947272020

Dr Manoj Soman
Chief Consultant and HOD Vitreoretinal Services
Chaithanya Eye Hospital & Research Institute
Trivandrum
Kerala
India 695004
Phone 0091-9847863242

Dr Parthiban Ramaswamy
Managing Director
Lifecare Hospital
Coimbatore
Phone : 0091 9842952985.

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