Dr Chidamber Srinivas is a specialist Ophthalmologist and is widely considered to be one of the best in Dubai. His special interest is in managing Vitreo-retinal diseases and ocular immunology in addition to General Ophthalmology. He is well known for his expertise in the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Prior to joining JTS Medical Centre, Dr Srinivas was working as a Specialist Ophthalmologist with City Centre Clinic practising Medical Retina & General Ophthalmology.
Dr Srinivas previously practised at Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India as Head of the Department in the 90s. After moving to Al Nadha Hospital, Rewi in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman in 1995 he was part of the ophthalmology team that started Vitreo-Retinal services. He played a similar role in establishing a Vitreo-Retinal Department at The Welcare hospital, Dubai in 1998. Subsequently, in 2006, he also played a pivotal role in starting an autonomous Welcare Eye Clinic in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC). A further list of his set-up initiatives includes the setting up of an eye department at the City Hospital, Dubai in 2008, and Vitreo-Retinal services at the Mediclinic Dubai Mall in 2010 among others.
Dr Chidamber completed his initial medical training (MBBS) from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal in India, before completing his Masters (DOMS & MS) in Ophthalmology from the same college. He began his career as a Vitreo-Retinal consultant after completing his Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship from The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He has been undertaking Vitreo-Retinal cases, including cases that involve Vitreo Retina Surgery since 1988, and is extremely experienced in his field, with great satisfaction from his patients.
MBBS, MS (Ophthalmology) D.O.M.S. (Ophthalmology) Vitreo-Retinal Fellow (Melbourne, Australia)
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Emirates Ophthalmic Association
- Indian Ophthalmic Association
- Karnataka Ophthalmic Association
- Indian Medical Association