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Saravanan Jothi

Dr. Saravanan Jothi DO

Profession:
Ophthalmologist
Subspecialty:
Vitreoretinal Diseases
Company / Organization:
SARAVANAN JOTHI
Job Title:
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Medical School:
Madras medical college
Residency Program:
Madras medical college
Location:
COIMBATORE, India
Society:
All India Ophthalmological Society
Contact Information:
BG-6, KRISHNA BRINDAVAN APRT, SNV GARDEN
COIMBATORE, TAMILNADU
India 641036
Phone: +919444210948
Email: drsaravanan.j@gmail.com

DR.J.Saravanan,M.S.,F.I.C.O.,

CAREER AIMS:
Work in challenging positions which provides both teaching and learning experience.

DATE OF BIRTH: 23.07.1978

SEX: Male

COMMUNICATION ADDRESS:

Flat.No. BG-6,Krishna Brindavan Aprt,
SNV Garden, Nanjundapuram Road,
Coimbatore.641036.
Tamilnadu. India.

TELEPHONE NO: +91 94442-10948

EMAIL: drsarvanan.j@gmail.com

QUALIFICATION:

SL.NO COURSE COMPLETION COLLEGE/UNIVERSITY

1. M.B.B.S JANUARY 2001 Govt. Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai / The T.N Dr. MGR Medical University
2. M.S.(OPHTHALMOLOGY) FEBRUARY 2005 Regional Institute of Ophthalmology - Govt. Ophthalmic Hospital, Madras Medical College/ The T.N. Dr.MGR Medical University

WORK EXPERIENCE:

• Three years of general ophthalmology with special attachment to Retina for one and a half years.

• Rotational posting in cornea, uvea, orbit, strabismus and glaucoma for two months each (May 2002 to March 2005).

• Worked as Senior Resident in Christian Medical College Hospital,Vellore for 3 months (April to July 2005).

• Worked as Consultant in Dr.Agarwal Vasan eye hospital, Trichy for 1 year (July 2005 to April 2006).

• Trained in Retina and Vitreous surgery in Aravind Eye Hospital,Madurai (April to July 2006).

• Presently working as Assistant Professor in Coimbatore Medical College Hospital (July 2006 to Till date).

• Part time Consultant in M.V.Eye Hospital,Coimbatore.

• Visiting Consultant in Coimbatore Kidney Centre,Coimbatore.

• Visiting Consultant in Kurinji Hospital, Coimbatore.

• Short Term Fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgey at LVPEI,Bhubaneswar for 3 months.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

Actively involved in teaching M.B.B.S students and Postgraduates in Coimbatore Medical College Hospital.

PRACTICAL SKILLS:

Unsupervised:
Conventional ECCE with PCIOL implantation.
Small incision cataract surgery or Manual phaco with PCIOL.
Phaco Emulsification with foldable lens surgery.
Dacryocystorhinostomy and Darcryocystectomy.
Vitreous tap and biopsy with intravitreal antibiotic injections.
Nd-YAG Capsulotomy.
Lateral tarsorrhaphy.
Repair of lid tear, lid avulsions.
Foreign body removal in the anterior chamber.
Corneal tear suturing, repair of globe rupture.
Therapeutic penetrating keratoplasty.
Evisceration with PMMA implantation.
Enucleation, cyclocryotherapy.
Panretinal Photocoagulation( slit lamp & ILO).
Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
UBM & B-scan
Laser iridotomy/vitreolysis/hyaloidtomy.
Strabismus two muscle surgery.
Trabeculectomy.
Scleral Fixated IOL.
Optical penetrating keratoplasty.
Combined Surgery.

Supervised & Assisted surgery:

Retinal Detachment surgery.
Nucleus drop / IOL drop removal surgery with Secondary IOL implantation.
Pars plana Vitrectomy .

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES:

• Screening for refractive and congenital disorder in school childrens.
• Cataract screening camps in rural areas in Chennai and Coimbatore.
• Active propagation of ocular hygiene and awareness of eye illness among school children.
• Active propagation of Eye Donation and awareness among publics.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED:

INTERNATIONAL:

• February 2004 International Workshop on Oculoplasty, Chennai.

NATIONAL:

• July 2003 Indian Intraocular Implant and Refractive Surgery Convention, Chennai.
• TNOA annual conference from 2003-2013.
• February 2008 AIOS conference, Bangalore.

PAPERS / POSTER PRESENTED:

• Poster on Central Areolar Choroidal Dystrophy at TNOA 2004 Tirunelveli.
• E-poster on bilateral PHPV at TNOA 2013 Chennai.
• E-poster on Traumatic optic nerve avulsion with blow out fracture at TNOA 2013
• FP on Acute retrobulbar haemorrhage in haemophilia at TNOA 2013.
• E-poster on Nd:Yag laser hyaloidotomy for premacular subhyaloid haemorrhage at TNOA 2014.

PUBLICATION:
• An unusual combination of orbital plexiform neurofibroma in a patient with oculocutaneous albinism.(accepted and likely to be published in march IJO)

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