Dr Sandeep Mark Thirumalai
Dr Sandeep Mark Thirumalai is a highly qualified ophthalmologist with a rich academic and professional background. He obtained his MBBS and MS Ophthalmology degrees from Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. Following his postgraduate education, he pursued his passion for community ophthalmology and worked in several not-for-profit hospitals in rural India and also as a lecturer at the Takeo eye hospital in Cambodia.
He completed Sir Ratan Tata Fellowship in basic and advanced cataract surgery (phacoemulsification) and a fellowship in Paediatric Ophthalmology at Sankara Nethralaya Hospital in Chennai. He held the position of Senior Consultant in the Departments of Paediatric Ophthalmology and Community Ophthalmology at Sankara Nethralaya Hospital in Chennai.
With over 23 years of clinical and surgical experience, Dr Sandeep has established himself as a reputable Consultant Ophthalmologist, specialising in Paediatric Ophthalmology.
Dr Sandeep's clinical expertise encompasses a range of areas, including Strabismus (Squint) correction and surgery, which involves adjusting eye muscles to improve eye alignment. He is skilled in Paediatric cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation, as well as the management of Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) and Adult Cataract.
Furthermore, Dr Sandeep oversees the Myopia Clinic, where he employs various techniques such as eye drops, orthokeratology, and specialised DIMS glasses to address myopia progression.
His contributions to the field extend beyond his clinical practice, as he has presented his work at various international and national meetings.
Dr Sandeep is a multilingual professional, proficient in English, Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, and Gujarati.
His dedication to advancing ophthalmology and providing exceptional patient care has made him a respected figure in his field.