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Dr. Vanita Pathak Ray

Dr. Vanita Pathak Ray

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MBBS, FRCS - Ophthalmology (Edin), FRCOphth, Fellowship in Glaucoma


Ophthalmologist/ Eye Surgeon


17 Years Experience Overall  (17 years as specialist)

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Vanita Pathak-Ray graduated in medicine from the University of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) and completed her basic ophthalmology training in London, UK and higher training in Cardiff, UK. She has been elected fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh, Scotland (FRCS) and of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London, England (FRCOphth). In addition to her experience in the UK, she completed a prestigious clinical fellowship in glaucoma under the world-renowned glaucoma specialist Dr. Ike K Ahmed MD, at the University of Toronto, Canada.Her interests include innovation and advancement of glaucoma surgery particularly in angle closure glaucoma, management of refractory / secondary glaucomas, glaucoma drainage devices, management of combined cataract and glaucoma, rescue of failed filtration surgery and plateau iris syndrome. First Indian Glaucoma specialist to perform minimally invasive glaucoma surgery in angle closure disease (phaco-endocycloplasty) and to use Kahook Dual Blade to perform trabeculotomy in adults. She is passionately involved in disseminating knowledge in glaucoma to ophthalmologists (post-graduate trainees, fellows and general ophthalmologists) as well as optometrists and actively participates in the Glaucoma India Education programme (GIEP) held under the auspices of Glaucoma Society of India.

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Banjara Hills, Hyderabad

Centre for Sight - Banjara Hills


8-2-269/A/2/1-6, Road Number 2, Ashok Capital Building, Landmark: Opposite KVR Park, Hyderabad

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03:00 - 06:00

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11:00 - 03:00

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Awards and Recognitions

Awarded Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training, in UK - 2006
International Hero’ by All India Ophthalmic Society - 2017
First prize at World Glaucoma Congress, Helsinki Paper Presentation on innovative surgery in glaucoma - 2017


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MBBS - University of Calcutta, 1992
FRCS - Ophthalmology (Edin) - Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSE), U.K, 1998
FRCOphth - University of London, United Kingdom, 2006


2006 - 2007 Consultant Ophthalmologist / Glaucoma Specialist at Cardiff, UK
2008 - 2016 Consultant Ophthalmologist / Glaucoma Specialist at L V Prasad Eye Institute
2017 - Present Visiting Professor at University of Hyderabad


77016 Andhra Pradesh Medical Council, 2012
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