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Dr. Santosh G Honavar

Dr. Santosh G Honavar

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MBBS, MD - Ophthalmology, Fellow of American College of Surgeons(FACS)


Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon


28 Years Experience Overall  (27 years as specialist)

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Dr. Honavar had his basic medical education at the Bangalore Medical College. He was the Best Graduate of the Bangalore University in 1988 and was awarded seven gold medals. He received post-graduate training in Ophthalmology, followed by senior residency at the Dr. RP Center for Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi. During his residency training at the AIIMS, he was adjudged the Best Resident. Dr. Honavar further trained in Ocular Oncology at the Wills Eye Institute, USA. He thereafter established the comprehensive Ocular Oncology Service at the LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, the first such in the country. He currently heads the Department of Ophthalmic and Facial Plastic Surgery, Orbit and Ocular Oncology at the Centre for Sight, Hyderabad.Dr. Honavar’s current research interests comprise of retinoblastoma, tumors of the ocular surface, and orbit. Dr. Honavar’s overall research contributions that have had very significant impact on the diagnosis and management of retinoblastoma and its outcome. He has extensively published in peer-reviewed journals (over 150 manuscripts) and has written several book chapters.

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