Dr S.Sukanya MBBS, DO, FIMSA, MBA(Healthcareservices)
Sri Venkateshwara Nethralaya is very pleased and honoured to be associated with Dr Sukanya . She comes to us from the prestigious Rajaji Govt Eye Hospital in Madurai where she specialized with a post graduation in Ophthalmology . Prior to that, she examined patients for her undergraduate Bachelors degree in Medicine at the Govt Medical Hospital, Tirunelveli Medical College, Tirunelveli. She has also served a clinical attachment at the Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai. Later, Dr Sukanya has also pursued her MBA (Masters Degree in Business Administration) from Manipal University which she cleared with Distinction in 2012. She has also served as an advisor to the Management trustees of RajaRajeshwari Medical College. In view of her outstanding achievements, she was honoured with a Fellowship by International Medical Sciences Academy in association with Royal College of Surgeons, UK.
Dr Sukanya has cared for several diverse groups of patients including Senior Citizens, the Legally Blind, difficult Contact lens Patients, Patients with high degrees of refractive errors and has extensive experience in treating various forms of injuries to the eye, and she has done so with great dedication, earning the right to be considered as the Truly Caring Ophthalmologist.
As many of our patients have already discovered, we are truly fortunate to have a young doctor with experience in so many areas of Vision Care.
Her Research Papers till now reflect her commitment to her speciality in which she has demonstrated that she cares about the old and the young alike.
Her professional affiliations include memberships to various State and National Ophthalmic Societies and Dr Sukanya is involved in training various paramedical staff in Basics of ophthalmology as an academic tutor.
We at Sri Venkateshwara Nethralaya believe that Dr Sukanya’s best attribute is her ability to relate to her patients and for this reason we believe that she is also a peoples person with great interpersonal and networking skills.
We believe you will immensely benefit from her knowledge and clinical skills and we look forward to many decades of association with her to further the interests of ophthalmology in this region.
At BGS Global Hospital, She currently heads the
Medical Services Division reporting directly to the CEO/CMD. She is also a Consultant Ophthalmologist in the
Dept of Ophthalmology.
Name- Dr Sukanya S. MBBS, DO, MBA
Fathers Name-Mr Meikandasivam
#404, 4th cross, 1st Phase, Ideal Homes township, Raja Rajeshwarinagar,
Mysore Road, Bangalore- 560098
Consultant Eye Specialist
Sri Venkateswara Nethralaya
#120,S S Complex, Ideal Homes Circle,
Raja Rajeshwarinagar, Bangalore-560098
MBA (Health Care Services)
Manipal University 2012
DO ( 2003-2005)
Govt Eye Hospital, Madurai Medical College-Madurai.
Govt Medical College, Tirunelveli
SBOA, Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Anna Nagar, Chennai
-Sri Venkateshwara Nethralaya, Bangalore [ since 2005 ]
-Deputy Medical Superintendent, BGS Global Hospital, Bangalore (since 2013)
RAJARAJESHWARI MEDICAL COLLEGE
Purchase officer [medical equipments] since 2009
CME Manager [continuing medical education] since 2009
Camp and community outreach co-ordinator since 2012
Patient Relations Officer.[2010 to 2011]
Admissions officer[2009 to 2010]
CORE COMPETENCIES ,KNOWLEDGE AREAS AND DOMAINS OF INTEREST
(A) HOSPITAL ORGANISATION, OPERATIONS AND PLANNING;
- Streamlining and Coordinating Regular Clinical Support services
like Nursing Care, Paramedical and EyeBank Support services, Grief
- Ensuring Regular OPD inflow, Waiting time Optimization, Reviewing
Preferred Practice Patterns and ensuring Adherence across all Departments
in Medical Auditing, Assessing treatment Impact factors and Satisfaction
rates by Surveys/Feedback forms.
- Networking with Doctors/ NRHM personnel (ASHA workers)/Community
Health Nurses/ Anganwadi worker/ Panchayat Heads in PHC’s to ensure
steady flow of Patients to Hospital OPD.
- Strategic Planning (SWOT & PEST analysis of the environment) for
Community Outreach camps (Health Mela’s / Eye Camps/ Industrial
Screening Camps for Occupational Health Hazards / School screening
Camps for Childhood diseases) and designing the Annual Community
outreach calendar for the Hospital.
- Monitoring the Execution of the Annual Community Outreach Calender
and assessing the Impact factor of the Hospital’s Community outreach
-Monitoring and troubleshooting issues in Patients Relations Dept with ref
to Registration, Triage, Patient flow, Waiting times, Patient Complaints,
Translation, Information updates with relatives ,CATERING TO
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS RELATIONS.
(B) PURCHASE AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT;
- Vendor identification for Procuring Hospital Equipments
- Technical Comparison of the Equipments Available for Purchase from
- Selection of Shortlisted Equipments for Purchase as per protocol
- Generation of Purchase Orders and Scrutiny of the terms, conditions,
Warranty, & tax liabilities.
- Ensuring Smooth and efficient SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT for
- Major Equipments purchased during my tenure as Head of Purchase
includes MRI ( Siemens 1.5 Tesla), CT Scan (Siemens), Planmed
Mammogram, Philips Colour Doppler and Ultrasound, Ventilators
for Pediatric and Neonatal ICU ( Draeger), karl Storz Laparascopes,
Colonoscope, Gastroscope, Hysteroscope, Broncoscope, Topcon Operating
Microscope OFFIS for VR Surgery, NIDEK OCT, Light Med Green and
YAG Laser, Optopol perimetry, DORC Combined Phaco and Vitrectomy
Machine, Canon Fundus Flouoroscien Angiogram Camera, Nihon Koden
EEG/ECT & Neuroimaging System, Konan Eyebank Specular Microscope,
Multi para monitors, Anaesthesia Workstations L&T and Draeger, Philips
C Arm, Arthroscope, BERA, Stress TMT, Philips Echocardiography, Fully
Automated Analysers, Olympus Fluoroscent Binocular Microscopes, Tissue
Processors, Roche Immunohistochemistry and ABG analyser, Labmed
( C )HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT;
- Drafting Policies pertaining to recruitment, selection, induction,
confirmation, probation and termination of employees.
- Planning and Coordinating with HR heads in streamlining the interview
process and Appointment conditions for New Recruits.
- Perfomance Appraisal, Grievance Redressal of Support Staff
- Incentive Management for Support Staff
- CSR, HR Auditing, and Student Counselling.
(D) QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN HOSPITAL SERVICES.
- Actively participating in NABH and NAAC Accreditation which is currently
( E) PUBLIC RELATIONS AND MARKETING FOR HOSPITAL
- Designing Campaigns for WHO declared Health days to enhance public
- Enhancing the Publicity Reach of the Hospital in various TV/ Newsprint/
Radio / Online Media/ Inflight Airline magazines
- Designing Hospital Brochures showcasing the various facilities available to
- Admission Brochure Conceptualization and Designing
- Coordinating and training staff for career guidance and Counselling for
Students Aspiring Medical Admission including many overseas candidates
- Organising CME Programmes as CME Manager
(F) LEGAL ASPECTS IN HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
- Coordinating Workshops on Legal Aspects in Organ transplantation
- CPA, PNDT Acts Symposium
Workshops in Trauma and Emergency Care
(G) At International Ophthalmologists Academy – A professional Group
of over 1200 Ophthalmologists dedicated to seek, serve, share and support
Ophthalmologists Worldwide- Weblink: www.facebook.com/groups/ioa2011
- Co- Administrator since 2011
CME MANAGER; Organised numerous CME’s ,inviting a lot of Doyens in the
field of medicine, to share their knowledge and expertise
Vice Chancellor Dr Sri prakash at the inauguration of a CME on EyeBanking
WORKSHOPS AND PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS;
2012 Kimuras Disease– Ocular manifestations, IMSACON, Dubai.
2012 Unusual causes of proptosis IMSACON, Bangalore
2008 Corneal blindness - a survey at Aravind Eye Hospital, Madurai.
Presented a paper at Karnataka Ophthalmic society Annual Conference 2004 on “Effect
of CME on the Visual outcome in patients with Multifocal IOL implants Vs Monofocal
Presented a paper on “Papilloedema , a general perspective” at the Annual meet,
Madurai Ophthalmic Society, Madurai Medical Mission in 2005
Presented a paper on “Effect of Neuroprotection in the treatment of Glaucoma” at the
Eye Foundation, Coimbatore in 2005.
Presented a free paper in Chennai in Refractive surgeons meet in 2006 on “Effect of
CME on the quality of Vision in Multifocal IOLs”
Conducted a Refresher Basic Ophthalmology orientation course for General Physicians in
2007 at The CLUB, Mysore Road, Bangalore.
Latest Indexed Publications:
1) Kodandapani S, Saravana S. Manual intrastromal corneal keratotomy: An alternate encouraging approach for refractive error correction. Oman J Ophthalmol [serial online] 2014 [cited 2014 Mar 21];7:28-32. Available from: http://www.ojoonline.org/text.asp?2014/7/1/28/127921
EVENT MANAGEMENT ,PLANNING AND CO-ORDINATION;
Undertook numerous community surveys in and around Madurai district, TN, India for
enumeration of the blind to study the prevalence of blindness in India as a part of the
National programme for the control of blindness in india .
Participated in numerous eye camps conducted under the aegis of DBCS, as a part of
Community ophthalmology training programme.
Screened over 30,000 school children in RajaRajeshwarinagar, Kengeri and
neighbouring townships since 2005 as a part of School Screening Programme
under the aegis of NETHRODHAYAM conducted jointly by Sri Venkateshwara
Nethralaya and Rotary International.
MEMBERSHIP / AFFILIAITIONS:
-All India Ophthalmological Society
- Karnataka Ophhthalmological Society
- International Medical Sciences Academy
- International Ophthalmologists Academy
Working as a Consultant Eye Surgeon since September 2005, Surgical experience mainly in anterior segment
Intraocular lens implantation, including phacoemulsification and small incision techniques, corneal grafting, adnexal surgeries, strabismus surgery, orbit and simple retinal detachments.
Diagnostic and Imaging- Working with A scan, B scan, Green Lasers,
YAG laser, Field analyser.
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