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Dr. Shreesh Kumar Kodavoor - Cataract, Cornea, Ophthalmology (Eye), Refractive Surgery / Lasik

Dr. Shreesh Kumar Kodavoor

Cataract, Cornea, Ophthalmology (Eye), Refractive Surgery / Lasik


Key skills

  • Phaco emulsification
  • Lasik refractive surgery
  • Corneal diseases, Corneal transplantation, Lamellar corneal surgeries and Pterygium surgeries
  • Phakic IOLs and Secondary IOLs


  • Has received Dr. C P Gupta best paper award, for the paper titled "Stem cell grafting for Recurrent Pterygium" in the year 2004
  • Received Shiv Prasad Hardia - best paper award in the refractive surgery session at AIOS 2007, Hyderabad.
  • Received AIOC award for the best paper presented in external diseases session at AIOS 2010, Kolkata.
  • Received MN award for best paper in cataract session at TNOA 2019
  • Received many best papers of the session awards at various state level conferences(TNOA 2004 ,2009, 2017, 2019 )
  • Principle investigator for several drug trials.


  • Can Vac CCC – A Novel Inexpensive Rhexis Technique for Immature and White Intumescent Cataract.
    • Ref1: JCRS 2019,45:899-902 & 2019 ASCRS-ESCRS
    • Ref2: IJOVS, Vol5, No.2, 2020, pp.53-56.
  • Conjunctival Tissue Autografting (CTAg) for patients where conventional conjunctival auto grafting is not possible.  
    • Ref: IJO 2018; 66:506-10.
  • Vertical split conjunctival auto grafting without limbal orientation for double headed pterygium.  
    • Ref1: IJO 2017; 65:700-4. 
    • Ref2: OJO 2019; 12:166-70. 
    • Ref3: IJO 2020; 68:573-6.

Has chaired sessions, Presented papers, Guest lectures, Instruction courses at

  • ASCRS (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery)
  • APAO (Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmology)
  • APSCRS(Asia Pacific Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery)
  • EGYPTIAN Ophthalmological Society
  • MEACO (Middle East and African Council of Ophthalmology)
  • SOE (European Society of Ophthalmology)
  • SOA-(Saarc ophthalmic association)
  • AIOS (All India Ophthalmologic Society)
  • TNOA (Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association)
  • KOS (Karnataka Ophthalmic Association)
  • Cornea Society


  •  One-Year Clinical Study on Efficacy of Corneal Cross-Linking in Indian Children With Progressive Keratoconus; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, MS, DNB, Altaf Z. Arsiwala, DNB, and Dhandapani Ramamurthy, MD, DNB, Cornea _ Volume 33, Number 9, September 2014;33:919–922.
  • Double head pterygium excision with modified vertically split conjunctival autograft: Six year long term retrospective analysis; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Dandapani Ramamurthy1, Nitin Narendra Tiwari1, Shreyas Ramamurthy Indian J Ophthalmol  2017;65:700-4.
  • Concomitant use of conjunctival tissue graft from the pterygium itself without rotation in pterygium surgery: A full circle in conjunctival autografting; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Nitin Narendra Tiwari1, Dandapani Ramamurthy , Indian J Ophthalmol 2018;66:506-10.
  • Interface infectious keratitis following deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Ramamurthy Dandapani, Ajay Ramesh Kaushik. Indian J Ophthalmol 2016;64:597-600.
  • Outcome of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty patients with intraoperative Descemet’s membrane perforation: A retrospective cross‑sectional study; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Bijita Deb, Dandapani Ramamurthy. Indian J Ophthalmol 2018;66:1574-9.
  • Unilateral sterile infiltrate following small-incision lenticule extraction; Gitansha Shreyas Sachdev, MS, FICO, Shreyas Ramamurthy, MS, FICO; Shreesha Kumar K, MS, DNB, Ramamurthy Dandapani, MD, MNAMS, JCRS Online Case Reports 2017; -:-–- Q 2017 ASCRS and ESCRS.
  • Microbial keratitis following accelerated corneal collagen cross linking; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Nikit J. Sarwate, D. Ramamurhy, Oman Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2015.
  • Outcomes of pterygium surgery‑glue versus autologous blood versus sutures for graft fixation‑an analysis; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Dhandapani Ramamurthy, Raline Solomon, Oman J Ophthalmol 2018;11:227-319.
  • Peripheral ulcerative keratitis: An extremely rare case presentation after Paederus (beetle) injury; Nitin N Tiwari, Shreesha K Kodavoor, Dandapani Ramamurthy, Shreyas Ramamurthy, Jayamani Ravi1, Mohamed Faizal1. Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:120-1.
  • Management of Isolated Subconjunctival Hemangioma Masquerading as Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Nikit Sarvate. TNOA J Ophthalmic Sci Res 2017;55:310-2.
  • Cannula-vacuum continuous curvilinear capsulorhexis: Inexpensive technique for intumescent total cataract; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Bijita Deb, MBBS, MS, DNB, Dandapani Ramamurthy, MBBS, MD, J Cataract Refract Surg 2019; 45:899–902 Q 2019 ASCRS and ESCRS.
  •  A rare case of late presentation of acute hydrops in a 65 year old patient with keratoconus; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, MBBS, MS, DNB, MNAMS, Soundarya B MBBS, MS, Dandapani Ramamurthy, MBBS, MD   JCRS Online Case Reports 2019; 7:42–44 Q 2019 ASCRS and ESCRS   Volume 7 Issue 3 July 2019.
  • Comparative Analysis of Two Low Cost Graft Fixation Procedures in Pterygium Surgery in a Developing Country; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor1, Raline Solomon Amalakaran2, Dandapani Ramamurthy; International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2019.
  • Long term analysis of an unconventional way of doing double head pterygium excision; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Nitin Narendra Tiwari1, Dandapani Ramamurthy2; Oman J Ophthalmol 2019;12:166-70.
  • Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty outcomes in macular and granular corneal dystrophy – A comparative cross sectional study; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Bijita Deb, Dandapani Ramamurthy; Indian J Ophthalmol 2019;67:1830-3.
  • Visual and Refractive Outcomes Following Simultaneous Phacoemulsification and Pterygium Excision with Conjunctival Autograft; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor1, Soundarya B1, Ramamurthy Dandapani. International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Vol. 4, No. 4, 2019, pp. 106-110. doi: 10.11648/j.ijovs.20190404.19.
  • Profile of infectious and sterile keratitis after accelerated corneal collagen cross linking for Keratoconus; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Dandapani Ramamurthy1, Nitin Narendra Tiwari1. Oman J Ophthalmol 2020;13:1ISSUE 1, 8-23.
  • Comparison of vertical split conjunctival autograft with and without limbus to limbus orientation in cases of double‑head pterygium—A retrospective analysis; Kodavoor SK, Soundarya B, Dandapani R. , Indian J Ophthalmol 2020;68:573-6.
  •  CASE REPORT-An unusual presentation in pellucid marginal degeneration; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, MBBS, MS, DNB, Bijita Deb, MBBS, MS, Dandapani Ramamoorthy, MBBS, MD,  JCRS Online Case Rep 2020; Volume 8 Issue 2 April 2020 8:e00012 Copyright © 2020 Published by Wolters Kluwer on behalf of ASCRS and ESCRS.
  • Analysis of intraocular lens power calculations and postoperative visual outcomes in patients who have undergone radial keratotomy and laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis—case series; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, MBBS, MS, DNB, Sanket R. Kulkarni, MBBS, DNB; Ramamurthy Dandapani, MBBS, MD, MNAMS, Chitra Ramamurthy, MBBS, DO ;  Volume 8 Issue 3 July 2020.
  • A Novel Inexpensive Rhexis Technique-Can Vac for Immature and White Intumescent Cataract - Our Experience; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor1, Bijita Deb1, *, Dandapani Ramamurthy; International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science. Vol. 5, No. 2, 2020, pp. 53-56.
  • Outcome of a low-cost glaucoma drainage device with posterior chamber/pars plana insertion of the tube; Muralidhar Rajamani1, Chitra Ramamurthy1,  Shreyas Ramamurthy1,  Craig Chaya2 , George Puthuran3, Shreesh Kumar1 ,  Ashraya Nayaka1 Eye  MAY 2020.
  • Successful Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty inPre-existing Descemet Membrane Perforation - A Case Series; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Bijita Deb, Soundarya Balajee, Ramamurthy Dandapani. International Journal of Ophthalmology & Visual Science; Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 70-74. doi: 10.11648/j.ijovs.20200503.11. 

Accepted articles  - Yet to be published

  • Comparison of inferior conjunctival autografting and conjunctival tissue grafting from pterygium itself in cases of filtering blebs and glaucoma suspects-A retrospective analysis - Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, , Soundarya Balajee, Ramamurthy Dandapani IJO.
  • Management of incision failure due to suction loss in small incision lenticule extraction: a case series - Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Preethi V, Ramamurthy Dandapani JCRS.
  • Comparison of horizontal versus vertical split conjunctival autografting in the management of double head pterygium-A retrospective analysis; Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Soundarya Balajee, Ramamurthy Dandapani  IJO.
  • Efficacy of second donor conjunctival graft from the same site for Pterygium- A Retrospective Analysis - Shreesha Kumar Kodavoor, Preethi V,Ramamurthy Dandapani in IJO.
  • Randomized trial comparing visual outcomes of Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation using manual and Digital marker – IJO.
  • Reviewer  for  International Journals

    • IJO
    • EJO
    • Clinical ophthalmology
    • DOVE Press
    • Therapeutic Ophthalmology
    • Ophthalmology and Ophthalmic Surgery


  • 21Years

Teaching Experience

  • PG teacher for DNB students, since 2005.
  • University examiner for fellowship in Cornea/Refractive surgery.

Workshops and Conferences Attended

  • Has over 350 Scientific presentations at national and international levels.
  • Has 31 publications in peer reviewed Journals and 26 publications in non peer reviewed journals.
  • Has 3 text book chapters.
  • Has performed live surgeries of Phaco emulsification, Lasik, M SICS, Pterygium surgeries at various clinical meetings.


  • MBBS at Mysore Medical College, Mysore
  • MS in Ophthalmology at KMC, Hubli
  • Diplomate of National Board (Delhi) in Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship at West Lions Eye Hospital cornea grafting centre, Bangalore

Membership of the academic Societies

  • Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association
  • All India Ophthalmological Society
  • Karnataka Ophthalmic Association
  • Coimbatore Ophthalmic Association
  • Indian Medical Association
  • Cornea Society of India
  • American society of cataract and refractive surgery(ASCRS)

Extracurricular activities 

  • Music & Sports
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