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Dr. Sony George

Head of the Department & Consultant Ophthalmologist


OP Timing

Monday, Wednesday & Friday
4.30 PM – 6PM

Tuesday & Thursday –
10 AM – 1.30 PM; 4.30 – 6PM

No OP on Saturdays

Dr. Sony George is a Senior Ophthalmologist and Phaco & Anterior segment surgeon with 16 years of experience in Anterior Segment and Phacoemulsification Surgery. He started his Medical Career as the Medical Officer at Jubilee Memorial Hospital at Muvattupuzha in 1993. He was also the Medical Director, taking care of the Medical side of the Administration. This tenure imparted him solid experience in private practice. medical administration, practice management, man management, crisis management etc. He went on to do his PG- MS in Ophthalmology at St. Johns Medical College Bangalore, and then joined Lotus Eye Care Hospital, Coimbatore as Consultant Ophthalmologist in Phaco and Paediatric Ophthalmology where he also did a fellowship in Advanced Phaco and Anterior Segment. He was also the Course Co-ordinator of the Phaco fellowship programme from 2003 to 2005.

He had a brief stint at Ahalia Eye Hospital Palakkad in 2005 as Consultant Ophthalmologist-Phaco and Anterior Segment. In 2006 January 26th he started his own Hospital- KGM Eye Care at Thammanam, Cochin. In 2011 February he took over as Chief Medical Officer of Lotus Eye Care Hospital and was instrumental in setting up the Hospital and the Medical Team including the doctors. He has been taking a lead role in the medical and non-medical administration at the centre, and looking after the day today affairs. Before joining Medical Trust Hospital, he was working as Medical Superintendent and Senior Consultant- Phaco /Cataract and Anterior Segment Services at Chaithanya Eye Hospital and Research Institute, Cochin.


Medical Qualification

  • MBBS – St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore (1992)
  • MS Ophthalmology - St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore (2001)
  • Fellowship in Phacoemulsification – lotus Eye Care Hospital, Coimbatore (2002)

Expertise

  • Phacoemulsification
  • Anterior Segment
  • Paediatric Ophthalmology

DOCTOR'S EXPERIENCE

  • Medical Officer- Jubilee Memorial Hospital Kalloorkadu, Muvattupuzha , Kerala (1993 to 1996)
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist - Phaco and Paediatric Ophthalmology Lotus Eye Care Hospital, Coimbatore (January 2002 to May 2005)
  • Consultant Ophthalmologist - Phaco and Anterior Segment, Ahalia Foundation Eye Hospital, Palakkad (2005 June to 2005)
  • Medical Director, Proprietor and Consultant Ophthalmologist - KGM Eye Care Hospital, Thammanam, Cochin (Jan 2006 to February 2011)
  • Chief Medical Officer & Senior Phaco Surgeon - Lotus Eye Hospital & Institute Ltd, Cochin, Kadavanthara (Feb 2011 to August 2015)
  • Medical Superintendent & Senior Consultant — Cataract And Anterior Segment Services at Chaithanya Eye Hospital & Research Institute, Cochin (Sep. 2015 till date)

MEMBERSHIPS & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Kerala Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons (KSOS)
  • Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association (TNOA)
  • All India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS)
  • Tear Film Study Group
  • Cochin Ophthalmic Club
  • Board of Directors- Rotary Cochin International
  • Glaucoma Society of India

PUBLICATIONS

  • Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Journal of Ophthalmic, Plastic & reconstructive Surgery
  • Journal of Paediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

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