MGR University
Aravind Eye Hospitals & Postgraduate Institute of Ophthalmology 1, Anna Nagar, Madurai - 625020, Tamil Nadu, India
Phone : 0452 - 4356100

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Dr.S.R.Rathinam FAMS, PhD
Prof. of Ophthalmology and Head of Uveitis Service
Aravind Eye Hospital & PG Institute ophthalmology
1, Anna Nagar, Madurai 625 020,Tamil Nadu, India, Tel: 0452-4356123
Fax: 91-0452-2530984, Email:

Education and Honors:
MBBS Madurai University April 1983
Diploma in Oph. Aravind Eye Hospital May 1988
MNAMS. (Oph) Aravind Eye Hospital December1990
PhD M.G. R University, Chennai. June 2005
FAMS National Academy of Medical Sciences (India), New Delhi August 2011
  1. Prof. C.S Bhaskaran Oration Award, LVP Eye institute, Bhuvaneswar My Journey in Uveitis- 3rd July 2017
  2. P.Siva Reddy International Award - Research on novel infectious uveitis etiologies. All India Ophthalmology Society ( AIOS) AWARDS 2014.
  3. Elected to the Fellowship of the National Academy of Medical Sciences.(FAMS)
  4. R.N.Mathur Award – Outstanding service in the field Medical ophthalmology – work done on Ocular Leptospirosis at “All India Ophthalmological Conference” at Calcutta on January, 2001
  5. International Research Associate- Proctor Foundation, Sanfrancisco, Jan 2000
  6. Proctor Associate Fellow - Proctor Foundation, Sanfrancisco. June 1997
  7. Bruce Ostler Award - for her work on Ocular leptospirosis from Proctor Foundation, University of California, Sanfrancisco, USA, June 1997
  8. Best scientific poster award - First Indian Report on Epidemic Ocular Leptospirosis
  9. University First Rank in Diploma in Ophthalmology 1986-88
  10. University First Rank in Surgery (Final MBBS) 1983-84
  11. University First Rank in Pathology (III Year MBBS) 1981-82
Academical Career
  • Lecturer & Reader in Ophthalmology Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai - 1990-1999
  • Prof.of ophthalmology- Since 2000
  • Specialty experience - Started Uveitis clinic at Aravind eye hospital under the guidance of Dr. P Namperumalsamy in January 1993.
  • Teaching experience-27 years
PhD guide recognization:
  • The TN Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai (2010)
  • Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai (2011)
  • Alagappa University, Karaikudi (2012)
PhD examiner for the following Universities:
  • Hyderabad central University, Hyderabad
  • Bharathidasan University, Trichy
  • The Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai
  • Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
Membership of Professional Bodies
  • Elected as a member of International Uveitis study group (IUSG)
  • Life member of International Society for Leptospirosis (ILS)
  • Past president of Uveitis Society of India (USI)
  • Life member of Indian Society for Leptospirosis(ISL)
  • Member of National Academy of Medical Sciences (NAMS)
  • Life member of All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  • Life member of Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association (TNOA)
  • Life member of Indian Medical Association (IMA)
Reviewer for following journals
  1. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation (Associate Editor)
  2. The Cochrane Library
  3. American Journal of Ophthalmology
  4. Achieves of Ophthalmology
  5. JAMA
  6. Ocular infection and immunology
  7. Journal of Visualized Experiments.
  8. Journal of postgraduate medicine
  9. Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology
  10. Indian journal of Ophthalmology
  11. PLOS
Editorial experience:
Associate editor – For the Journal, Ocular Immunology and Inflammation Co editor for Uveitis , Wills Eye Color Atlas and Synopsis of Clinic Ophthalmology (Wills Eye Series) Lippincott, USA 2011 Conferences conducted:
  • Conducted Uvea 360 conference on 25 years completion of uveitis services- 28& 29th January 2017
  • Course Chairman and Lead Faculty – Annual Research Methodology work shop for Post Graduate students at Aravind eye hospital. Since 2008 till date.
  • Conducted Uveitis update - Pre-conference session - TNOA 1994 - Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.
  • Conducted Course on Basics on Uveitis & Neuro-Ophthalmology January, 20-21st, 1996 at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai
  • Conducted III Symposium on Uveitis on I & II February 1998 at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.
  • Conducted Symposium on Leptospirosis on 16th November 1998 at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.
  • Conducted “All India Uveitis Conference” on 12 & 13th January 2000 at Aravind Eye Hospital.
  • Conducted “Sixth All India Uveitis Conference” 2006 at Aravind Eye Hospital.
  • Served as scientific committee chair/Member
  • The 11th IOIS congress and international assembly of ocular inflammation – scientific committee Member
  • Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association meet 2015, Madurai- scientific committee chair
  • IOIS 2017 in Lausanne - scientific committee Member
Research experience
PhD Dissertation by Dr.Rathinam: The TN Dr.MGR University, Chennai
Study on clinical presentation, diagnosis and management of infectious uveitis with reference of leptospirosis
Collaborative research with Royal tropical institute Netherland-2001-2002 –
A pilot study to establish the leptospiral etiology of uveitis.
Collaborative research with Indian Council of Medical Research- 1997-2001
Value of culture and serology in ophthalmic complication of leptospirosis Evaluation of PCR and other parameters in diagnosis of tubercular uveitis
Collaborative research with Proctor Foundation, San Francisco, USA (1997-1998)
PCR assay of aqueous humor in an epidemic outbreak of leptospirosis in India
Principal investigator – Basic research projects
Etiology and immunopathogenesis of subconjunctival and anterior chamber granulomatous uveitis in children of South India – Funded by ICMR (2011-2014).
Co Investigator – Basic research projects
  1. Standardization and application of Multiplex PCR in the detection of infectious agents in the intraocular fluid of patients with retinochoroiditis - (ICMR) – 2006-2009
  2. Molecular insights into the etiology of infectious uveitis (DBT) – 2007-2010
  3. Antigenic mimicry between leptospiral and human lens proteins (ALCON) 2008-2011
  4. Cytokine profile in aqueous humor of Trematode Granuloma (ALCON) 2008-2011
International Drug trials 2006-2012 (Principal investigator)
  1. FAST Study NIH funded : First-line Antimetabolites as Steroid-sparing Treatment (FAST) Uveitis Pilot Trial- Proctor Foundation (from 2015-17)
  2. Sakura Study :A Phase III, Multinational, Multicenter, Randomized, Double - Masked, Study Assessing the Safety and Efficacy of Intravitreal Injections of DE-109 (three doses) for the Treatment of Active, Non-Infectious Uveitis of the Posterior Segment of the eye - Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd (2011-2013)
  3. Protocol CAIN457C2301: A 24 week multicenter, randomized, double-masked, placebo controlled, dose-ranging phase III study of AIN 457 versus placebo for maintaining uveitis suppression when reducing systemic immunosuppression in patients with quiescent, non-infectious intermediate, posterior or panuveitis (ENDURE study)
  4. Novartis -2010Protocol: CAIN457C2303 : A 24 week multicenter, randomized, double-masked, placebo controlled study to assess the difference in the rate of recurrent exacerbations in Behçet’s patients with posterior or panuveitis treated with AIN457 vs placebo adjunctive to standard-of-care immunosuppressive therapy .
  5. Lux –Bio 2007-2008.Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center, Dose Ranging Study with an optional extension to assess the Efficacy and Safety of LX211 as Therapy in Subjects with Active Sight threatening, Non-Infectious Uveitis (01and 03) and Clinically Quiescent Sight Threatening, Non-Infectious Uveitis (02).
  6. Allergan An 8-Week, Multicenter, Masked, Randomized Trial (with an 18-Week Masked Extension) to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of 700µg and 350 µg Dexamethasone Posterior Segment Drug Delivery System (DEX PS DDS) Applicator System Compared with Sham DEX PS DDS Applicator System in the treatment of Non-Infectious Ocular Inflammation of the Posterior Segment in Patients with Intermediate or Posterior Uveitis –2006
Peer Reviewed Publications: Total number of publication in peer reviewed journals, at present -78
Total citations of these publications received are 1527 h-index-24, i10-index- 41.
The article,
Rathinam SR, Babu M, Thundikandy R, et al A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Methotrexate and Mycophenolate Mofetil for Noninfectious Uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2014 was one out of 12 uveitis papers selected by members of the American Uveitis Society for their outstanding teaching value for residents published in 2014.
She has contributed chapters for books published in India, United Kingdom,Germany and the United States of America, Co Editor for Wills eye manual uvea atlas, USA and authored a manual on Ocular Pharmacology.

International Publications:

  1. Niemeyer KM, Gonzales JA, Rathinam SR, Manohar Babu, Radhika T, Anuradha K, Porco TC, Browne EN, Rao MM, Acharya NR. Quality of Life Outcomes from a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Antimetabolites for Intermediate, Posterior, and Panuveitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017 Apr 13. pii: S0002-9394(17)30158-7.
  2. Arya LK, Rathinam SR, Lalitha P, Usha KR, Ghatani S, Tandon V. Trematode Fluke Procerovum varium as cause of Ocular Inflammation in Children, South India. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Feb;22(2):192-200.
  3. Shen E, Rathinam SR, Manohar Babu, Anuradha K, Radhika T, Lee SM, Browne EN, Porco TC, Acharya NR. Outcomes of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada disease: a subanalysis from a randomized clinical trial of antimetabolite therapies. Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Aug;168:279-86. Epub 2016 Jun.
  4. Rathinam SR, Vijayakumar B, Gowri Priya, Visalakshi J. Leptospiral Uveitis: Usefulness of Clinical Signs as Diagnostic Predictors. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016 Sep 6:1-8.
  5. Nguyen QD, Merrill PT, Clark WL, Banker AS, Fardeau C, Franco P, LeHoang P, Ohno S, Rathinam SR, Thurau S, Abraham A, Wilson L, Yang Y, Shams N; Sirolimus Study Assessing double-Masked Uveitis Treatment (SAKURA) Study Group. Intravitreal Sirolimus for Noninfectious Uveitis: A Phase III Sirolimus Study Assessing Double-masked Uveitis Treatment (SAKURA). Ophthalmology. 2016 Nov;123(11):2413-2423. Epub 2016 Sep 27.
  6. Browne EN, Rathinam SR, Anuradha K, Radhika T, Manohar Babu, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. A Bayesian Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Antimetabolite Therapies for Non-Infectious Uveitis. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2017 Feb;24(1):63-70. Epub 2016 Dec 16.
  7. SR.Rathinam Exotic ocular infections: Beyond the tropics, Topics in Ocular Antiinfectives. A continuing medical education publication Oct,2015 issue 57
  8. Cunningham ET, Rathinam SR, Albini TA, Chee S-P, Zierhut M. Tuberculous uveitis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Feb;23(1):2–6.
  9. Lou SM, Montgomery PA, Larkin KL, Winthrop K, Zierhut M, Rosenbaum JT; Uveitis Specialists Study Group. Diagnosis and treatment for ocular tuberculosis among uveitis specialists: the international perspective. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Feb;23(1):32-9.
  10. Rathinam SR, Manohar Babu, Thundikandy Radhika, Kanakath A, Nardone N, Esterberg E, Lee SM, Enanoria WT, Porco TC, Browne EN, Weinrib R, Acharya NR. A Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Methotrexate and Mycophenolate Mofetil for Noninfectious Uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):1863-70.
  11. Hornbeak DM, Payal A, Pistilli M, Biswas J, Ganesh SK, Gupta V, Rathinam SR, Davis JL, Kempen JH. Interobserver Agreement in Clinical Grading of Vitreous Haze Using Alternative Grading Scales. Ophthalmology. 2014 Aug;121(8):1643-8
  12. Rathinam SR, Narsing A. Rao .Anterior segment ischemia in viper bite. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation 2014 Apr 30. [Epub]
  13. Behera, Umesh C; Rathinam SR; Prajna, Lalitha; Agrawal, N, Rajan, Renu “Epiretinal Deposits Post Cataract Extraction” Retinal cases and Brief Reports 0:1-3,2013
  14. Divyasha Saxenaa, Jyoti S. Kumara, Manmohan Paridaa, Rathinam RS Ishan K. Patroc Development and evaluation of NS1 specific monoclonal antibody based antigen capture ELISA and its implications in clinical diagnosis of West Nile virus infection Journal of Clinical Virology 2013 :58; 528–534
  15. Rathinam SR, Lalitha Prajna, Lalan Kumar Arya et al. Molecular diagnosis and ocular imaging of West Nile Virus retinitis and neuroretinitis. Ophthalmology 2013;120(9):1820-6.
  16. YS Kamath, SR Rathinam, A Kawali Ocular toxoplasmosis associated with scleritis Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2013:61; 295
  17. Rathinam SR, Manohar Babu Algorithmic approach in the diagnosis of Uveitis, Indian J Ophthalmol.2013 Jun; 61(6):255-62.
  18. Rathinam SR, Lalan Kumar Arya; Usha, Kim R; Lalitha Prajna; Veena Tandon Novel Etiological Agent: Molecular Evidence for Trematode-Induced Anterior Uveitis in Children. Arch Ophthalmol .2012: 130;1481-1484
  19. Davis EJ, Rathinam SR, Okada AA, Tow SL, Petrushkin H, Graham EM, Chee SP, Guex-Crosier Y, Jakob E, Tugal-Tutkun I, Cunningham ET Jr, Leavitt JA, Mansour AM, Winthrop KL, Hills WL, Smith JR. Clinical spectrum of tuberculous optic J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2012 Dec;2(4):183-9.
  20. Batmanabane, V; Rathinam SR Steroids in Leptospiral Uveitis: does the route of administration matter J Pharmacol Pharmacother . 2012 : 3 ;58-60
  21. Shukla J, Saxena D, Rathinam SR, Lalitha P, Joseph CR, Sharma S, Soni M, Rao PV, Parida M.Molecular detection and characterization of West Nile virus associated with multifocal retinitis in patients from southern India. . Int J Infect Dis. 2012 Jan;16(1):e53-9.
  22. Subha Sivakolundu, Rathinam, SR Gowri Priya Chidambaranathan and Manjula Sritharan. Serological diagnosis of leptospiral uveitis by HbpA-IgG ELISA J Med Microbiol. 2012 Dec;61(Pt 12):1681-7
  23. Arun Kannan; Gowri Priya, C; Lalitha Prajna; Rathinam, SR Efficiency of two commercial kits in serodiagnosis of leptospiral uveitis. Indian J Med Microbiol.2012:30:418-22
  24. Vaishnavi, B; Gowri Priya, C; Rathinam SR Spectrum of Leptospira species identified in patients with leptospiral uveitis in an ophthalmological institute in South India Indian J Med Microbiol 2011 :29; 444-445
  25. Rathinam SR; Radha Annamalai; Jyotirmay Biswas. Intraocular Parasitic Infections Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2011 Oct;19(5):327-36
  26. Wender, Jon D; Rathinam SR; Shaw, Richard E;Cunningham,ET Intraocular Cysticercosis: Case Series and Comprehensive Review of the Literature Ocul.immunol. Inflamm: 19; 2011; 240-245
  27. Rathinam SR; Krishnadas, R; Ramakrishnan, R; et al Aravind Comprehensive Eye Survey Research Group Population-Based Prevalence of Uveitis in Southern India. Br J Ophthalmol 2011; 463-467
  28. Manohar Babu B; Rathinam SR. Intermediate Uveitis. Indian J Ophthalmol: 58: 2010; 21-27
  29. London, Nikolas J S; Rathinam SR, Cunningham E T. The Epidemiology of Uveitis in Developing Countries. Int Ophthalmol Clin: 50; 2010: 1-17
  30. Rathinam SR. Leprosy Uveitis in Developing World. Int Ophthalmol Clin: 50 ; 2010: 99-111
  31. Shukla,Dhananjay; Rathinam SR and Cunningham ET, Leptospiral Uveitis in the Developing World. Int Ophthalmol Clin: 50; 2010: 113-124
  32. London, Nikolas JS, Shukla, Dhananjay; Heiden, David; Rathinam SR, Arevalo, J Fernando; Cunningham E T. HIV, AIDS in the Developing World. Int Ophthalmol Clin: 50 ;2010: 201-218
  33. Rathinam SR Treating Uveitis in the Developing World Setting. Int Ophthalmol Clin: 50; 2010: 219-228
  34. Cunningham Jr., E T; London, Nikolas J S and Rathinam SR. Uveitis: a global view Expert Rev. Ophthalmology 5; 2010: 113-114
  35. Tiercy, Jean-Marie; Rathinam SR; Gex-Fabry, Marianne; Baglivo, Edoardo A Shared HLA-DRB1 Epitope in the DR Beta First Domain is Associated with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome in Indian Patients Mol. Vis:16; 2010: 353-358
  36. Martin, Taliva D; Rathinam SR and Cunningham Jr.,ET Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and causes of Vision Loss in Children with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease in South India Retina. 2010 Jul-Aug;30(7):1113-21
  37. Rathinam SR; Cunningham Jr., E T .Vitiligo Iridis in Patients with a History of Smallpox Infection. Eye (Lond). 2010 Oct;24(10):1621-2.
  38. Rathinam SR; Ashok, K A . Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease: Ocular parasitosis" Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2010 Nov;21(6):478-84
  39. Rathinam SR; Cunningham Jr.,E T Spontaneous Hyphaema and Acute Ocular Hypertension Associated with Severe Lens-Induced Uveitis. Eye (Lond). 2010 Dec;24(12):1822-4.
  40. Khairallah, M Chee, S P; Rathinam SR; Attia, S; Venu Nadella .Novel Infectious Agents causing Uveitis Int Ophthalmol. 2010 Oct;30(5):465-83.
  41. Roe, R H, Rathinam SR; Wong, R W; McDonald, H R; Jumper, J M; Cunningham J., E T .Delayed Fellow Eye Involvement in Patients with Vogtt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease Br J Ophthalmol. 2009;93(5):701-2
  42. Jayakumar, Duraisamy Kavitha, RathinamSR; Vasanthi, Gnanam Geomapping of Trematode-Induced Granulomatous Anterior Uveitis-a Newly Identified cause of Blindness among Children in the Pudukkottai District of the Tamil Nadu State, India Geospatial Health.2009: 4: 55-63
  43. Venkataraman, Arvind; Rathinam SR .A Pre- And Post-Treatment Evaluation Of Vision-Related Quality Of Life In Uveitis . Indian J Ophthalmic. 2008;56(4):307-12.
  44. Rathinam SR; Khazaei, Hadi Histopathological Study of Ocular Erythema Nodosum Leprosum and Post-Therapeutic Scleral Perforation :a case Report. Indian J Ophthalmic. 2008 Sep-Oct;56(5):417-9.
  45. Verma,Ashutosh, Rathinam SR Gowri Priya, C; Muthukkaruppan, V R; Stevenson, Brian; Timoney1, John F. T LruA and LruB Antibodies in Sera of Humans with Leptospiral Uveitis. Clin Vaccine Immunol. 2008 ;15(6):1019-23
  46. Chidambaranathan, Gowri Priya ; Rathinam SR, and Muthukkaruppan, V .Evidences for Endotoxin as a Causative Factor for Leptospiral Uveitis in Humon. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Dec;49(12):5419-24
  47. Kempen, John H Ganesh, Sudha K; Sangwan, Virender S; Rathinam SR .Interobserver Agreement in Grading Activity and Site of Inflammation in Eyes of Patients with Uveitis. Am J Ophthalmic. 2008 Dec;146(6):813-8
  48. Rathinam SR, Lalitha P. Paradoxical worsening of ocular tuberculosis in HIV patients after antiretroviral therapy. Eye (Lond). 2007;21(5):667-8.
  49. Rathinam SR, Prajna, L . Hypopyon in Leprosy Uveitis. J Postgrad Med. 2007;53(1):46-7
  50. Rathinam SR; Namperumalsamy P. Global Variations and Pattern Changes to Epidemiology of Uveitis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2007;55(3):173-83.
  51. Lalitha, P Rathinam SR; Banushree,K; Maheshkumar, S; Vijayakumar, R; Sathe, P Ocular Involvement Associated with an Epidemic Outbreak of Chikungunya Virus Infection. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 Oct;144(4):552-6
  52. Shukla, D; Rathinam SR and Cunningham, E T .Contribution of HIV/AIDS to Global Blindness. Int Ophthalmol Clin: 2007; 27-43
  53. Carolyn, T Bramante Talbot, Elizabeth A; Rathinam SR; Stevens,Rosaling; Zegans, Micheal E. Diagnosis of Ocular Tuberculosis:a role for New Testing Modalites? Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2007 Summer;47(3):45-62.
  54. Lalitha,P Rathinam SR; Banushree, K; Maheshkumar, S; Vijayakumar, R; Sathe, P Ocular Involvement Associated with an Epidemic Outbreak of Chikungunya Virus Infection. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 Oct;144(4):552-6
  55. Priya, C G Hoogendijk, K T; Berg, M V D; Rathinam SR; Ahmed, A; Muthukkaruppan, V R; Hartskeeri, RA .Field Rats form a major infection Source of Leptospirosis in and around Madurai. India J Postgrad Med.2007 53(4):236-40.
  56. Rathinam SR, Rao, Narsing A "Sympathetic Ophthalmia following Postoperative Bacterial Endophthalmitis: a clinicopathologic study" AM. J. OPHTHALMOL: 141; 2006: 498-507
  57. Rathinam SR.Ocular Manifestations of Leptospirosis. J Postgrad Med. 2005 Jul-Sep;51(3):189-94
  58. Rathinam SR "Customized LogMAR Charts for Mass Vision-Screening. J Postgrad Med. 2005 Apr-Jun;51(2):112-4
  59. Rathinam SR; Rao, NA. Tuberculous Intraocular Infection Presenting with Pigmented Hypopyon: a clinicopathological case report. Br J Ophthalmol. 2004 May;88(5):721-2.
  60. Lalitha, P; Rathinam SR and Srinivasan, M .Ocular Infections Due to Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria. Indian J Med Microbiol. 2004 Oct-Dec;22(4):231-7.
  61. Priya,C Gowri Bhavani,K; Rathinam SR; Muthukkaruppan,V R. Identification and Evaluation of LPS Antigen for Serodiagnosis of Uveitis Associated with Leptospirosis J Med Microbiol. 2003 Aug;52(Pt 8):667-73.
  62. RathinamSR; Usha,K Rao N. A .Presumed Trematode-induced Granulomatous Anterior Uveitis: a newly recognized cause of intraocular inflammation in children from South India. Am J Ophthalmol. 2002 Jun;133(6):773-9.
  63. RathinamSR;Prajna,Lalitha;Mathen,MinuM;Prajna,NV;Srinivasan,M.Endogenous Nocardial Scleral Abscess: a case report Asia Pacific. 2002 :14;32-34
  64. Rathinam SR .Ocular Leptospirosis. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2002 Dec;13(6):381-6
  65. Cunningham, E T; Rathinam SR TB or not TB: the perennial question Br J Ophthalmol. 2001 Feb;85(2):127-8.
  66. Rathinam SR, Fritche, Thomas R; Srinivasan, M;Vijayalakshmi, P;Read,RusselW; Gautom, Romesh;Namperumalsamy,P Rao,Narsing A.An Outbreak of Trematode-induced Granulomas of the Conjunctiva. Ophthalmology. 2001 Jul;108(7):1223-9.
  67. Rathinam SR; Cunningham, E T .Infectious Causes of Uveitis in the Developing World Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2000 Spring;40(2):137-52.
  68. RathinamSR;Namperumalsamy,PandCunninghamJr.,E.T.SpontaneousCataract Absorption in Patients with Leptospiral Uveitis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2000 Oct;84(10):1135-41.
  69. Rathinam SR, Namperumalsamy, P, Nozik, RA,Cunningham Jr., ET Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome after Cutaneous Injury Ophthalmology. 1999 Oct;106(10):1854-5
  70. Rathinamsr; Namperumalsamy,P Leptospirosis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm.1999 Jun;7(2):109-18.
  71. Rathinam SR; Vijayalakshmi, P; Namperumalsamy, P, Nozik, Robert A; Cunningham Jr., E T .Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome in Children. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 1998 Sep;6(3):155-61. Review.
  72. Chu,Kathryn M, Rathinam SR; Namperumalsamy, P; Dean, D .Identification of Leptospira Species in the Pathogenesis of Uveitis and Determination of Clinical Ocular Characteristics in South India. J Infect Dis. 1998 May;177(5):1314-21.
  73. Rathinam SR; Selvaraj, S; Dean, D; Nozik, R A; Namperumalsamy, P Uveitis associated with an epidemic outbreak of leptospirosis. Am J Ophthalmol. 1997 Jul;124(1):71-9.
  74. Rathinam SR; Namperumalsamy, P; Nozik, RA; Cunningham Jr., E T. Angle Closure Glaucoma as a Presenting Sign of Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome Br J Ophthalmol. 1997 Jul;81(7):608-9.
  75. Rathinam SR; Sureshbabu, L; Natarajaseenivasan, K .Leptospiral Antibodies in Patients with Recurrent Ophthalmic Involvement. Indian J Med Res. 1996 Jan;103:66-8.

Non-Peer Reviewed Journals

  1. Rajendran, Pushpanjali Ramteke, Rathinam SR “Enhanced Depth Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging - A Review. Delhi J Ophthalmol 2014; 24 (3): 181-187
  2. Ankush Kawali; Ahuja Ashish and Rathinam SR .Scleritis in Takayasu Disease TNOA ; 2014; 55: 106-109
  3. Rathinam SR. Eminent Ophthalmologist's Journey. TNOA.2014;52:178-182.
  4. Rathinam SR, Saurabh A. Uveitis and Leptospirosis. Kerala J Ophthalmol. 2014;26:22-25.
  5. Geetha VKP, Rathinam SR. Functional Vision: what else do we need to do. Kerala J Ophthalmol. 2014;26:182-186.
  6. Rathinam SR; Vidya Rani, M; Vedhanayaki, R Molecular Diagnostics in Uveitis TNOA 2013; 53:61-65
  7. Prajakta Muley; Anuradha and Rathinam S.“Steroids – A Double Edged Sword. TNOA. 2013:51 : 67-72
  8. Lalitha P, Arya LK, Geetha M, Rathinam SR. Microbiology and Molecular Techniques in the Diagnosis in Infectious Diseases of the Eye. TNOA. 2012;50:121-127.
  9. Rathinam SR, Ankush KA, Radhika T. Parasitic Infections. TNOA. 2010;48:75-80
  10. Rathinam SR. Investigations in Uveitis. TNOA. 2008;46:15-19.
  11. Rathinam SR. Chikungunya. Chakshu. 2008;
  12. Rathinam SR. Leptospirosis. Chakshu. 2008;
  13. Rathinam, S R. Ocular Complications of Leptospirosis. EYE CARE. 2001:.29-32
  14. Anand R, Rathinam SR. Bilateral Acute Retinal Necrosis with Retinal Detachment - A Case Report. TNOA. 1999;40:57-60.
  15. Gowri Priya C, Rathinam SR, Dharmalingam K, Namperumalsamy P. Anterior Chamber Granuloma in Adult Male - A Case Report. TNOA. 1999;40:49-54.
  16. Rathinam SR. Leptospirosis. TNOA. 1997;36:1-5.
  17. Rathinam SR. Uveitis. TNOA. 1995;33:1-23.

Book Chapters

  1. SR.Rathinam N A Rao Sympathetic uveitis In Yanoff & Duker, Ophthalmology Elsevier London 2017 In press
  2. SR.Rathinam P. Lalitha Tuberculous Uveitis and Scleritis Focal Points: Clinical Modules for Ophthalmologists. Module In press, 2017
  3. SR Rathinam, Y Kamath Ocular Parasitic Infections In Uveitis: An Update, Springer Publications London 119-132;2016
  4. Sudheer Bhagya,Rathinam SR Posterior Segment Manifestations of Leptospirosis’ in The Uveitis Atlas. Springer Publications London ;2017
  5. Rathinam SR Namperumalsamy P Mycobacterial Infection In: Ryan Stephen Retina 6th Edition Wilkinson, Hinton, Sadda, Wiedemann 2015 Elsevier Canada
  6. Rathinam SR Leptospiral Uveitis In Intraocular Inflammation a. Zierhut M, Ohno S, Orefice F, Pavesio C, Rao N Springer Publisher Germany 2015 in press
  7. Rathinam SR Leptospirosis In Emerging bacterial infections Springer Publications- In press
  8. SR. Rathinam , Prachi Agashe. Uveitis In PG Text Book of Paediatrics, by Piyush Gupta Common Eye Abnormalities, Section 47.5 Jaypee Brothers New Delhi 2015
  9. Rathinam SR. Uveitic Glaucoma. In Ramakrishnan R editors, Diagnosis and Management of Glaucoma. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers,2012
  10. Vaishnavi B SR Rathinam Leptospiral uveitis Eye in Systemic Disorders 2012
  11. Rathinam SR; Uveitis made simple :Educational manual : editor, (AIOS) All IndiaOphthalmological Society , National association of ophthalmologists in India. 2010
  12. Rathinam SR; Applied Anatomy of uveitis in Imaging In Eds A. Gupta, V. Gupta, CP Herbort Uveitis Text and Imaging 2009 Page3-13 JAYPEE Brothers India
  13. Rathinam SR; “Leptospiral Uveitis. In Eds A. Gupta, V. Gupta, CP Herbort Uveitis Text and Imaging 2009 Page 335-347 JAYPEE Brothers India
  14. Rathinam SR; “Anterior granulomatous uveitis, In Eds A. Gupta, V. Gupta, CP Herbort Uveitis Text and Imaging 2009 Page 605-610 JAYPEE Brothers India
  15. Rathinam SR; “Cunningham ET. Leptospirosis. Ed: Cecilia Murphy Current Ocular therapy Elsevier Ltd, London 2005
  16. Rathinam SR; Namperumalswamy.P Inflammatory and Infectious Disorders of Uvea in Clinical practice in Ophthalmology. Eds Sandeep Saxena 2003, Chapter 9, 257-285
  17. Rathinam SR; Basic Concepts on immunology and immunological disorders of the eye. Ed. Gupta, A K; Krishna, V, Current Topics in Ophthalmology - Vol. 6, New Delhi: B I Churchill Livingstone, 2003
  18. Rathinam SR; Authored a manual on "Ocular Pharmacology" published by Aravind Publication -1991

Invited Faculty in International Conferences: (34)

Invited Faculty in National Conferences – (87)

Invited Faculty in AAO subspecialty day for past 12 years.

Invited Faculty in International Conferences

  1. Invited teaching faculty- 7th IUSG International Uveitis Course in Venice, February 25 – March 3, 2017
  2. Invited Faculty Paediatric Parasitic uveitis,Trematode associated Granuloma IOIS Ireland 2016
  3. Invited Faculty in Subspecialty day Uveitis AAO Chicago, USA Talks on, Pan uveitis Pannelist - November, 2016
  4. Trematode granuloma common disease in India & Srilanka 26 th 27thNovember2016Colombo Retina Meeting, Srilanka
  5. Invited Faculty in Inter National Ocular Inflammatory Society (IOIS) –San Fransciso- USA 25-27 September 2015 to speak on Molecular diagnosis of Westnile Virus ocular infection: recent advances in Presidential Symposium. And .Leptospirosis, Chickunguniya, 2. Challenges in the diagnosis of ocular TB in other symposiums.
  6. Invited Faculty in American academy of Ophthalmology Uveitis sub specialty day 17 – 22nd October 2014 To talk on Ocular Tuberculosis
  7. Invited Faculty in Inter National Ocular Inflammatory Society Congress Valencia 2014(Spain) 1. Nematode infestation of the eye, 2. "Clinical Predictors for Leptospiral Uveitis – A Diagnostic Tool" 26th Feb – 1st March 2014
  8. Invited Faculty in 28th Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Congress Hyderabad Talks delivered, 1) Systematic work up of uveitis patient, 2) Granulomatous Infectious Uveitis 3) Challenges in Management Uveitis 4) Diagnosis and Management of Infectious Uveitis and 5)Unmasking the Masqueraders – Unusual Presentation 2013 January16-20.
  9. Invited Faculty in National uveitis conference, Nepal delivered talks, 1. Basics and terminologies of uveitis 2. Assessment and management of intermediate/posterior and panuveitis 3. Parasitic uveitis 4. Masquerade syndrome and 5. Spirochete related uveitis. 25, 26, 27th July 2013
  10. Invited Faculty in Subspecialty day Uveitis AAO Chicago, USA Talks on, “Methotrexate Vs. Mycophenolate mofetil : Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial”, and “I hate Those White Dots” - November, 2012
  11. Invited Faculty - Methotrexate Vs. Mycophenolate mofetil : Results of a Randomized Clinical Trial – Greece (IUSG), 17th Oct- 22nd Oct, 2012
  12. Invited Faculty - The 11th IOIS congress and international assembly of ocular inflammation – Talks on “a) Uveitis Epidemiology of South India and the Subcontinent - Pearls for Domestic and International Ophthalmologists. b) Epidemic Ocular trematode diagnosis and Management. c). Panel Discussion: Intraocular TB (General consideration, Clinical presentation of Intraocular TB – 13-16 November 2011 Goa, India.
  13. Delivered several lectures on at the Nepal-Orbis Teaching and Training Program, Nepal, 28th May - 5th June, 2011
  14. Upcoming Potential Treatments for Uveitis and Ocular Inflammatory Diseases at the upcoming Uveitis Subspecialty Day, AAO American Academy of ophthalmology at Chicago USA(16/10/ 2010)
  15. Challenges in the Diagnosis of Intraocular Tuberculosis in Tuberculosis Endemic Country, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting ARVO, USA(Florida), May 2009
  16. Invited Faculty Subspecialty day Uveitis AAO Atlanta, USA Talk on, White-Dot Syndromes (Part II): How to Tell Them Apart? Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy (APMPPE), Serpiginous Choroiditis Oct, 2008
  17. Pediatric VKH - A Retrospective Clinic Based Cohort Study from South India Invited Faculty, Sociedad Panamericana de Enfermedades Inflamatorias Oculares Atlanta, Georgia, November 9, 2008
  18. Invited Faculty at November 13th Grand Rounds presentation, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. November 2008
  19. Invited Faculty at IUSG Symposium Constance Germany, talked on,” Problems of Uveitis in developing country” September 2008
  20. Leptospirosis diagnostic criteria ASIA ARVO Conference at Singapore on March1st-5th 2007
  21. Guest Faculty, “World Ophthalmology Conference” at Brazil on 16th to 26th February, 2006 presented papers on “Leptospirosis & Ocular complications” and “Trematode uveitis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis and Treatment”
  22. Invited Guest Faculty to talk on Uveitis in India at" Pan Pacific Uveitis Forum ", of 58th Congress of Clinical Ophthalmology of Japan, Tokyo on December 11-14, 2004
  23. Delivered a lecture on “Leptospirosis – an emerging infectious uveitis” February 2nd & 3rd, 2001 in Annual meeting of IUSG conducted by International uveitis study group at Chennai.
  24. Invited Guest Faculty -“Newly recognised presumed trematode induced ocular inflammation in children”at International Uveitis Society Group at Sydney, Australia on 25th April.2002
  25. Delivered a lecture on “Newly recognised presumed trematode induced ocular inflammation in children”at XXIX international congress of ophthalmology at Sydney, Australia on 21-25th April.2002
  26. Invited Guest Faculty “HIV/AIDS – The Indian experience” March 23rd- 25th, 2001 in The Third International symposium on ophthalmology in the developing world at San Francisco, California, USA
  27. Invited Guest Faculty “Clinical presentation of leptospiral uveitis- Six years study” and Clinical presentation and laboratory diagnosis of leptospiral uveitis at 12th Afro-Asian Congress at Guanghou, China on November11-15th , 2000
  28. Presented a Paper on “The First Report on Indian Epidemic Leptospiral Uveitis" - South Asian Workshop on Diagnostic Methods in Leptospirosis conducted at Madras. 1998
  29. Hypopyon in leptospirosis panuveitis, clinical pattern of uveitis in South India at First combined International symposium on Inflammatory and Immunology, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 1998
  30. PCR Assay of aqueous humor for leptospirosis at ARVO meet at Florida, USA. Epidemic outbreak of leptospirosis in Tamilnadu - Presented at Center for disease Control, Atlanta, USA, May 1997.
  31. Delivered lecture on Leptospiral uveitis at University of California San Francisco, USA and was awarded with "BRUCE OSTLER AWARD" on June 15, 1997.
  32. Delivered lectures on leptospirosis and leprosy uveitis at Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard University, Boston, USA CDC Atlanta, USA 1997
  33. Uveitis associated with leptospirosis - Pacific Coast Meet, Sandiago, Los Angeles. June 1997
  34. Presented a paper on "Newer Uveitic Entities" - 3rd Annual Scientific Session of the College of Ophthalmologists of Sri Lanka conducted at Sri Lanka, 25-27th August, 1994.

Lectures at National Conferences

  1. Guest faculty for the annual CME of Regional institute Of Ophthalmology ,Trivandrum on 14th May 2017. 1.Seperating infective from Auto immune Uveitis-Mistakes to Avoid 2.Wrong Turns in the management of Uveitis with a stress on using immunosuppressives and biologicals
  2. "Bench to bedside" –Key Note adress"Trematode eye disease",How to manage a new emerging ocular infection-Moderator,Uveitis in Childhood Vs Adult,Round table -Therapeutic goals in childhood uveitis- Round Table : What is the gold standard for ocular TB if biopsyis not available? Treatment of Viral anterior and posterior uveitis Inflammatio 18 – 20th March 2016 Chennai.
  3. VISTA – 2016 [1]Uveitis demystified: top ten management guidelines- Keynote speaker [2] Practical Pearls for a General Ophthalmologist- Panel Discussion – Hyderabad on 23rd and 24th January 2016
  4. CME on Ocular Infections and inflammation [1] Anterior uveitis for the comprehensive ophthalmogist [2] New infectious uveitisentitiles in South India [3] Common Etilogical uveitis condition in children[4] Infectious Vs Non-infectious scleritis diagnostic pearls. Immuno modulatory therapy-when to begin and how to choose – Kochin on 3and 4th October 2015
  5. BOSSUMMIT -2015 (Bangalore Ophthalmic Society) Bench to Benchside - Banglore 21-22nd June 2015
  6. EYE-TRENDZ RETINA & UVEA 2015 Coimbatore on 28/02/15
  7. AIOS New Delhi 5 -8th February 2015 [1] Unmasking the Masqueraders! -[2] Unusual Presentations of Common Posterior Segment Diseases [3.]SAKURA Study Group: Key Outcomes for Intravitreal Sirolimus in Indian Subjects in NI-PSU (Study 1) [4]. Key Note Address by AIOS 2014 P Siva Reddy Internation Award Winner : Dr. RATHINAM SIVAKUMAR --- Researceh on Novel Infectious Uveitis Etiologies[5]. Challenging cases in Uveitis [6] What Is New In Uveitis?
  8. KSOC- [1]. Keynote address – Top Clinical signs that Directed or Misdirected The Management. of Uveitis [2]. Top 10 Tips and Challenges in Managing Peadiatric Uveitis Mysore 08.11.2014
  9. Bionic eye- recent advances- Guest lecture at MEPCO Engineering college Sivakasi, on 11.03.2014
  10. Clinical work up, investigations and Differential diagnosis in Uveitis Systematic workup in uveitis- Solapur Ophthalmology meet 21st Jan 2013
  11. Parasitic uveitis, Atypical presentations of Posterior Uveitic Entities, Masquarade syndromes. “Investigations in Uveitis” AIOS Hyderabad, 2013
  12. The most feared group ,Posterior and Panuveitis- How do we clinically approach West Nile virus and what else is coming? Under the Aegis of Uveitis Society of India, Aravind Eye Hospital-Salem, & Salem Ophthalmic Association hosted the CME on 'Intraocular inflammation and Uveitis’ held on 28th of April, 2013.
  13. Clinical diagnosis of uveitis" and Investigations in Uveitis Dr Tony's eye hospital, Aluva, Kochi, Kerala. Annual CME 9th June --KAAZHCHA 2013
  14. TNOA Conference (Chennai) Delivered a talk on Imaging in Uveitis 9th August 2013
  15. When do cataract surgery in uveitis Uveitis society of India Sep 26th 2013 Mussoorie
  16. UVEARIO 2013- CME ON UVEA- Chennai Rare uveitis scenario & Management and Interesting Case Discussion Nov 2013
  17. Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons (KSOS) DRISHTI Nov 2013 – Calicut Talked on Approach to a child with Uveitis
  18. Annual conference of Uveitis Society of India, Bhubaneshwar, December 2012 Delivered the following talks : a. Infectious Retinitis, "Journey of translational research in leptospiral uveitis, bedside to bench, back to bedside" Diagnostic challenges to rule out infectious uveitis.
  19. Uveitis challenging cases – at the NellaiSandhippu (TNOA), Tirunelveli – August 2011
  20. Investigation In Uveitis All India Ophthalmological Society-Kochin, February 2012
  21. When to suspect infective cause for uveitis, - at the (TNOA), Trichy, August 2012
  22. Invited talk at Moorfields Uveitis Symposium: Ten years out in the new century, what has changed?, How to approach the diagnosis of progressive cases without a diagnosis, Conducted at Chandigarh 28 & 29 Oct/2010
  23. Invited to talk on, Epidemiology of Uveitis in India, Algorithm for managing a patient with granulomatous anterior uveitis and Leptospirosis and uveitis at Uveitis society meet at Chandigarh on 30 & 31st Oct, 2010
  24. All India Leptospirosis Society meeting -Bombay-Ocular Leptospirosis January 2-4th , 2009
  25. ASIA ARVO Hyderabad; [1]. Infectious Uveitis,[ 2]. Etiology of Uveitis, [3].Tuberculosis and Uveitis January17th-20th 2009
  26. All India Ophthalmic Society-Jaipur- Systemic Lupus Erythematoses February 5th -7th 2009
  27. PG update -Systemic workup in uveitis patient- Coimbatore February 25th-2009
  28. PG update [1] Systemic workup in uveitis patient, [2] Investigation of uveitis, [3] Medical Management, [4] Case Presentation, [5] Differential Diagnosis March 20th -22th -2009 at Tirunelveli
  29. Uveitis Society of India (Chennai) December 4th -6th -2009 [1]. Ideopathic Uveitis-How long they are Ideopathic. [2].Construction of Differential Diagnosis in Uveitis.
  30. TNOA- Coimbatore - Differential diagnosis in Uveitis August 7th -8th,2009
  31. COORG uveitis symposium at Karnataka “Intersting cases in Uveitis” in April 26-27, 2008
  32. PG update –Regional Institute of Opthalmology, Chennai November 22-23,2008
  33. Invited talks on Ocular Immune Recovery Inflammatory Syndromes(IRIS), Epidemiology of uveitis: - AIOS at Hyderabad, February1st-4th 2007
  34. OASS Conference at Tirupathi – “What and when”, investigations in uveitis September 28th-29th 2007
  35. Epidemiology of uveitis, Differential diagnosis of Pan uveitis, Histopathologically/microbiologically proven ocular tuberculosisAll India uveitis society of India November 28th- 2007 December– Guwahati .
  36. Guest Faculty in “Clinical diagnostic indicators in Ocular Leptospirosis” International Conference on Leptospirosis: a diagnostic enigma. & 6th Scientific Conference of the The Indian Leptospirosis Society June 20-22, 2006
  37. Convener a symposium on “update Tamil Nadu Ophthlamological Association meet TNOA 12th-13th August 2005 at Kodaikanal
  38. Guest Faculty in "Uveitis Society of India" conference at Jalna. Presented papers on "Sarcoid uveitis", "Peadiatric uveitis", "Intraocular tuberculosis-interesting cases", "Scleritis" on 7th & 8th October, 2005
  39. Delivered a lectures on “Leptospiral uveitis” “classification of uveitis” at PGIMER, Chandigarh at 3rd Annual conference of The Uveitis Society of India on 6th and 8th February 2004
  40. Convener a symposium on ‘ Clinical Challenges in Uveitis- Interesting Case Reports Uveitis update Tamil Nadu Ophthlamological Association meet TNOA 13th-15th August 2004 Tirunelveli.
  41. Continuing medical education on Uveitis and Intraocular Inflammation on Aravind Eye Hospital, Coimbatore on 26th September 2004
    1. Terminology and Classification of Uveitis
    2. Infectious vs. Non infectious uveitis
    3. Leptospirosis
  42. Ocular infections in HIV patients “ The Instruction Course on AIDS in Ophthalmology Southern Reginal Ophthalmic Conference” (SROC), Kakatiya Medical College, Warangal on October 3, 2004,
  43. Guest Faculty in Karnataka Ophthalmological Society at Bellary Keynote address- “Diagnostic Dilemmas in Uveitis practice & Practical approach to a case of anterior uveitis”, Immuno Suppressive Therapy in Uveitis and When & How. Symposisum on Uveitis 23rd Annual Conference on 28 November 2004
  44. Delivered a lecture on : “Investigations in Uveitis and Trematode induced granulomatous Uveitis” at AIOS conference on January 6-9th, 2003 at Ahamedabad.
  45. Delivered a lecture on “Recent advances in investigations of uveitis’ at Recent Advances in Retina-Vitreous and Uvea 2nd February 2003 at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai
  46. Guest Lecture: “Terminology and classification of uveitis and Sarcoid uveitis” in “Symposium on intraocular inflammation” at Retina Institute of Karnataka, Bangalore on 1st and 2nd March 2003.
  47. Guest lecture: “HIV” in ophthalmology and Diagnostic approach in uveitis at the symposium on uvea at Sangli District ophthalmic Association at Miraj on 19th July, 2003
  48. Guest lecture “Systematic approach in uveitis” in GOA ophthalmic Society at GOA on 20th July 2003
  49. Delivered a Lecture on “Diagnosis challenges in uveitis” in TNOA at Chennai on 15-17th August 2003
  50. Key note address on “Spirituality and modern medicine” in Rajasthan Ophthalmological society at Mt.Abu And also delivered lectures on:“Interesting cases in Uveitis”,“Parasitology in ophthalmology” and “Anterior uveitis” on 5-7th September 2003
  51. Presented a paper on Clinical approach and laboratory diagnosis of scleritis “Update uveitis” session in All India ophthlamological conference held at Ahamedabad, on January 5th – 8th 2002
  52. Guest Lecture: “Endogenous Endopthalmitis” in “Grand Rounds” at Apollo Hospital, on 8th February 2002.
  53. Delivered a lectures on: “Epidemiology and risk factors in leptospiral uveitis”, “Diagnostic challenge in infectious uveitis” , “Newly recognized trematode induced granuloma of conjunctiva and iris”, “Peadiatric uveitis in south India” at Uveitis & Intraocular inflammation at Hyderabad on 24th& 25th February 2002.
  54. Delivered a lecture on : “Conglumeratetubercule!!!! Is it TB”, TNOA on 2nd –4th August, 2002
  55. Delivered a lecture on : “ Clinical presentation of leptospiral uveitis – Six years study”, at Third Annual conference of Indian leptospirosis society on September 21st and 22nd, 2002 at Pondicherry
  56. Delivered lectures on “History of uveitis and lab diagnosis on leptospirosis” at “All India Uveitis Conference” conducted by Aravind Eye Hospital. 12&13th January 2001
  57. Delivered a lecture on “Leptospiral uveitis” in “Symposium on Intraocular inflammation” at Chennai on conducted by SankaraNethralaya. February 4th& 5th 2001
  58. Guest lecture: “Leptospiral uveitis” in “Symposium on Uveitis” at Ophthalmology meet, Govt. Rajaji Hospital on August 17th , 2001.
  59. Guest Lecture: “Leptospirosis awareness Program” Physician’s conference at Govt.Rajaji Hospital, Madurai on 24th October 2001.
  60. Presented a paper on “update uveitis” session in TamilnaduOphthlamological society conference held at Ooty, on November 7th –9th 2001
  61. Attended Editors Meeting on “Writing in the Margins” at Hyderabad, conducted by Indian Journal of Ophthalmology July 24 & 25, 2000
  62. Delivered a lecture on “Clinical evaluation of a patient of posterior uveitis” at Madras conducted by All Indian Ophthalmological Society. 6th January 2000,
  63. Delivered a lecture on “Posterior segment involvement in AIDS” at “Tamilnadu ophthalmic association conference” conducted by Aravind Eye Hospital, August 11th to 13th 2000
  64. Presented a paper in “Update Uveitis” session in All India Ophthalmological Conference held at Calcutta, on January 4th –7th 2000
  65. Delivered lectures on – Terminology and classification of uveitis, Leptospira uveitis, Syphilitic uveitis at symposium on uveitis, Chandigarh, February 1999.
  66. Delivered lectures on “The dilemma of management of Toxoplasmosis, Tuberculosis and Syphilitis", All India Ophthamological Conference, Cochin, January 1999.
  67. Delivered lectures on “Concepts in clinical work up of uveitis case, Dilemmas in management of uveitis” at Coimbatore, conducted by Tamil Nadu state ophthalmic conference. August 6, 1999
  68. Terminology, clinical importance and epidemiology of uveitis - Presented at Symposium on Uveitis at Hyderabad, January 1998.
  69. Leptospira, Syphilis and other spirochetal diseases of eye - Presented at Symposium on Uveitis, Hyderabad, January 1998.
  70. Uveitis in Hansen's disease - Presented at Symposium on Uveitis, Hyderabad, January 1998.
  71. Terminology of Uveitis and White dot syndrome – Presented at Symposium on Uveitis, Retina institute of Karnataka, Bangalore, July 1998.
  72. Guest lecture on Classification and management of uveitis - Symposium on Uveitis, Kerala State of Ophthalmology, Thirusur, August 1998.
  73. Delivered a lecture on Leptospiral Uveitis at Defence Laboratory, Gwalior, Nov.1998.
  74. Emerging ophthalmic complication of leptospirosis. Presented at The conference on Infectious diseases – “Challenge of leptospirosis”, Madras, September 1997.
  75. VKH syndrome ii) Macular choroiditis - Instruction course at Southern Regional Ophthalmic Association Conference, Hyderabad, November 1997.
  76. Leprosy uveitis – Course on Basics on Uveitis & Neuro-Ophthalmology January, 20-21st, 1996 at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai
  77. Guest Faculty-Symposium on Uveitis, Hyderabad, 24-25th February 1996
    1. Investigations in uveitis
    2. Leptospirosis
    3. Systematic approach in uveitis
  78. Systematic approach in uveitis & Investigations in uveitis - Erode Ophthalmological Society meet, Erode, 20th August 1996.
  79. Video presentation on "Ocular leptospirosis”, AIOS, Chandigarh, February 1996.
  80. Leptospirosis in Madurai, Southern regional ophthalmic conference, Tirupati, 30th December 1996.
  81. Intermediate uveitis, Investigational approach in uveitis, leprosy uveitis and uveitis in leptospirosis - Symposium on Uveitis, Hyderabad, 30 - 31st December 1996.
  82. Presented a video on "Leprosy Uveitis" during AIOS Conference, Bombay, 1995.
  83. Posters exhibited during AIOS Conference, Bombay, 1995.
    1. Panuveitis and epidemic fever
    2. Ocular tuberculosis
    3. Safety of IOL surgery in uveitic cataract
  84. Investigation approach in a case of uveitis - Guidelines for practicing ophthalmologists - Vitreo-retinal Society of India - Mid-year congress, October 7-8, 1995.
  85. Presented a paper on “Systematic approach to uveitis patient” and "Epidemic Panuveitis" - TNOA Conference 1994 - Madurai.
  86. Lecture on "Ocular manifestations in Dental diseases" during inauguration of Dental Academy at Kodaikanal, 6th November 1994.
  87. Newer uveitic entities - Second Aravind Alumni meet, 17th December 1994.