WHY UNIVERSAL HOSPITAL

We have a team of highly talented and experienced multinational medical professionals who speak our patient’s local language thus not making language as a barrier. Universal Hospital believes in paperless culture and has integrated all the departments through a hi-tech IT system that reduces the patient waiting time and allows them to get a smooth and quick service experience through out the hospital.

REACH YOUR WELLNESS

Dr Sathiyan Karunanithi

MBBS, MD(Ophthalmology), Trained Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Specialist Ophthalmology

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

- MBBS - Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India(1999)
- MD (Ophthalmology) - All India Institute of Medical Sceinces (AIIMS), New Delhi, India (2003)
- Vitreo Retinal Training by the eminent VR surgeon Prof Yog Raj Sharma (AIIMS)(2003-2004)
- Vitreo Retinal Training - Agarwal Eye Institute, Chennai (2004 - 2005)
- Basic Ophthalmic Science - Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow (UK)(2012-13)
- MCh Certificate Course in Ophthalmology - American Institute of Medicine, Seychelles (2012 - 2013)
- Advanced Surgical & Medical Retina Modules, European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology (ESASO), Switzerland (2015-16)

EXPERIENCE

- Specialist Ophthalmology - Universal Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2016 onwards)
- Head of Department & Specialist Ophthalmology - Center for Excellence Ophthalmology, NMC Specialty Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2013-2016)
- Chief Medical Officer & Consultant Vitreoretinal and Cataract Surgeon - Vasan Eye Care Hospital, Kerala & Chennai, India (2006-2012)
- Ophthalmologist & Retinal Surgeon - Various hospitals in Chennai (2004-2005)

MEMBERSHIPS

- European School for Advanced Studies in Ophthalmology (ESASO)
- European Retinal Society (EURETINA)
- American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
- All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
- Vitreoretinal Society of India (VRSI)
- International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO)

Dr Sathiyan Karunanithi

MBBS, MD(Ophthalmology), Trained Vitreoretinal Surgeon
Specialist Ophthalmology