Ramesh Kekunnaya

Keynote Speaker
Participates in 9 items

Ramesh Kekunnaya, MD, FRCS (Ophthal) received his basic medical training from Karnatak Medical College, Hubli and specialized in ophthalmology from Government Medical College, Mysore, India in 1999. He completed a comprehensive ophthalmology fellowship (with special focus on Strabismus and Neuro-ophthalmology) at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad followed by a Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Fellowship (AAPOS accredited) at Jules Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

Dr Kekunnaya is currently, the Head of Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus and Neuroophthalmology at Child Sight Institute and Jasti V Ramanamma Children’s eye care center, LVPEI, Hyderabad. He is in charge of Pediatric Ophthalmology and strabismus fellowship program.

He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS), World Society for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus (WSPOS) and AAO. He is an executive bureau member of WSPOS and administrative council member of ISA (International Strabismological Association).

He has presented at various international and national meetings including named Keynote lectures. He received ‘Achievement award’ from AAO in 2012 and APAO in 2016, ‘International scholar Award’ from AAO in 2014 and HONOR AWARD from AAPOS in 2016. He was a William Giles lecturer at ANZSS, RANZCO, Sydney Australia, 3rd Marilyn Miller lecturer 2016 at the NIPOSS subspecialty day, Nigeria and invited speaker at prestigious Cambridge Symposium in UK. He has authored more than 125 publications in various peer-reviewed journals and is a reviewer for Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, AJO, Eye, IJO, EJO, Strabismus, Plos One, Nature scientific reports, Lancet and JAAPOS. He is a ‘section editor - Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus’ for BJO, BMJ Open Ophthalmology, IJO and Current Eye Research. He is actively involved in teaching and research activities in the pediatric ophthalmology services. His clinical interests include complex strabismus, pediatric cataract, vision development, lazy eye and neuro-ophthalmological disorders.

Financial disclosure: Dr. Kekunnaya does not have any affiliation (financial or otherwise) with a commercial organization.

Sessions in which Ramesh Kekunnaya participates

Friday 25 June, 2021

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