Dr Gitanjali Fernandez

Department: Ophthalmology

Designation: Consultant

Qualification: M.B.B.S, D.O, D.N.B

Dr Gitanjali F has an overall experience of 11 years in the field of Ophthalmology. She has performed more than 160 Fundus Fluorescein Angiography, 140 Optical Coherence Tomography (including Topcon 3D OCT) 20 Indocyanine Green Angiography, 5 Retinal laser photocoagulation. She has also performed 500 Extracapsular Cataract Extraction, 500 Small Incision Cataract Surgery, 750 Temporal Small Incision Cataract Surgeries and 50 Phacoemulsification 20 Chalazion Incision and Curettage 10 Pterygium Excision- Bare Sclera Technique 2 Pterygium Excision- Scleral Autograft 12 Nd Yag Capsulotomy 2 Panretinal laser photocoagulation. She has assisted 30 Combined surgery (Phaco with filtration procedure),

15 Retinal Detachment surgeries, 25 Pars plana vitrectomy, 25 Trabeculectomy surgeries, 5 Strabismus surgeries, 10 Dacryocystectomy, 5 Dacryocystorhinostomy, 1 Dacryocystogram. She has also presented various papers and attended various workshops and CMEs.  



15 Years of Experience


  • Oct 2009 to Dec 2011

Senior Resident in The Eye Research Foundation, Vijaya Hospital


  • Fundus Fluorescein Angiography
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Extracapsular Cataract Extraction
  • Small Incision Cataract Surgery
  • Temporal Small Incision Cataract Surgeries
  • Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
  • Corneal Topography

Corneal Pachymetry


  • Awarded the third prize (3rd prize), ARC YOUNG RESEARCHER AWARD at AIOS conference


  • Indian Journal of Ophthalmology-2008, 56, 17-22 Gitanjali Fernandez, Shaun Dacosta, Babu Rajendran, P.Janakiraman
  • Assessment of anterior segment parameters under photopic and scotopic conditions in Indian eyes using Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography.

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