Dr. Baskaran M: Renowned Ophthalmologist in Chennai | Safartibbi

Dr. Bhaskaran M

20+ years of experience
Sankara Nethralaya

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    About Dr. Baskaran M

    • Dr. Baskaran M graduated from Dr. MGR Medical University in Chennai in 1995 and obtained a Diploma in Ophthalmology from the same university in 1998, followed by a Degree from the National Board of Examinations (DNB) in 1999.
    • Currently serving as a Senior Consultant in the Department of Glaucoma at the Medical Research Foundation, Dr. Baskaran M has an extensive academic and professional background in the field of ophthalmology.
    • Previously, he held key roles such as Clinician Scientist and Director (Research Clinic) at the Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National Eye Centre. Additionally, he served as an Assistant Professor at Duke-NUS Medical Centre, Singapore, and as a Lecturer and Guide Scientist at Elite Optometry School and C U Shah PG Ophthalmology Institute.
    • Dr. Baskaran M has played a pivotal role in academic mentorship, having supervised numerous MPhil and PhD students, contributing to the development of the next generation of eye care professionals.
    • His prolific research output includes the publication of over 200 papers in peer-reviewed National and International Journals, with an impressive H-Index of 49 as of 2020.
    • A sought-after expert, Dr. Baskaran M has delivered 80+ lectures as a guest speaker at various conferences and actively participated in more than 200 national and international conferences, showcasing his commitment to knowledge dissemination and continuous learning.
    • As a clinical investigator, he has contributed significantly to the Epidemiology of Glaucoma and Genetics, notably in the Chennai Glaucoma Study and Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Diseases Studies.
    • Dr. Baskaran M holds more than 6 patents for glaucoma devices and applications, highlighting his innovative contributions to the field. His research interests span a wide range, including Glaucoma-Angle Closure Glaucoma, IOP and Fixing Factors, Ultrasound Biomicroscopy, Drug Trials, Pre-and Post-Segment Imaging, Devices/Image Processing for Glaucoma, Trabecular meshwork biomechanics, and Epidemiology of glaucoma and genetics.

    Qualification & Training of Dr. Baskaran M

    • MBBS
    • Diploma 
    • PHD

    Areas of Clinical interests

    • Glaucoma
    • ‪Cataract‬ 
    • RCTs in glaucoma‬

    List of Treatments

    • LASIK
    • Cataract surgery
    • Refractive surgery
    • Corneal transplantation
    • Glaucoma surgery
    • Photorefractive keratectomy
    • Eye surgery
    • Oculoplastics
    • Trabeculectomy
    • Laser surgery
    • Strabismus surgery
    • Vitrectomy
    • Pneumatic Retinopexy
    • Trabeculoplasty
    • Refractive Lens Exchange (RLE)
    • Intraocular lens
    • Phototherapeutic keratectomy
    • Radial keratotomy
    • Scleral buckle
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Laser photocoagulation
    • Laser
    • Iridectomy
    • Enucleation of the eye

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