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Department of Opthalmology

THE MILESTONES OF PRESENT PADMABHUSHAN Dr. P. SIVA REDDY
GOVT. REGIONAL EYE HOSPITAL


Dr. D.V. Giddaiah , MS
Prof. & Head of the Dept. of Opthalmology
Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool
Superintendent
Padmabhushan Dr. P. Sivareddy
Govt. Regional Eye Hospital, Kurnool.

The department of Opthalmology was started 41/2 decades ago in Government General Hospital with one unit having 33 beds attached to Kurnool Medical College, Kurnool. A central mobile Opthalmic unit was sanctioned by Government of India under N.P.C.B. headed by one civil surgeon with additional other staff in 1978. This unit stood first in India by conducting 2,384 cataract Operations in 1980-81 with the untiring sincere efforts of the then Professor Dr. D. LAKSHMAN SWAMY REDDY and his team.

Subsequently due to increase in volume of work two more units were created with additional staff in 1980 the central Mobile Opthalmic unit headed by a civil surgeon was converted in to teaching unit in 1984 creating a 4th Opthalmic unit. Due to great efforts of our Late PADMA BHUSHAN Dr. P. Sivareddy the Opthalmic departments of Kurnool. Visakhapatnam and Warangal region wise were converted into Government Regional Eye Hospitals with additional staff and building with independent administration. As such the Phase-1 building was inaugurated by the then Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri Bhavanam Venkatrami Reddy garu on 5.6.1982, the phase-II building was inaugurated by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Sri N. Janardhan Reddy garu on 18.8.1991, the then Hon’ble Central Minister Sri Kotla Vijaya Bhaskara Reddy garu, Union Minister for Law, Justice, and Company affairs was the Chief Guest.

Now this hospital having four opthalmic units with 75 beds, 4 Professors, 6 Asst. Professors (5) Civil Asst. Surgeons, with other sanctioned staff are 120. The specialized equipment was supplied in March 1981 through NPCB Later in 2004 April/May A.P. Right to Sight Society has supplied one core worth latest Opthalmic equipments to this hospital, on par equal to other two Government Regional Eye Hospitals.

Superintendent list of REH:

1     Dr. H. Sreeranganath     5.2.1990 to 30.6.1997
2     Dr. A. Ahikrishna     1.7.1997 to 2.6.1998
3     Dr. K. Bhaskar Rao     1.3.2000 to 30.9.2001
4     Dr. G.V. Giddaiah     1.10.2001 to till date

Department Faculty List-2014

S.No Name Qualifications Designation Join Date
1

Dr.K.Bharani Kumar Reddy

MS(Ophthal)

PROFESSOR & HOD

July 2012

2

Dr.N.Narendhranath Reddy

MS(Ophthal)

PROFESSOR

July 2011

3

Dr.M.Premanadam

MS(Ophthal)

I/C PROFESSOR

Aug 2012

4

Dr.K.Revathy

MS(Ophthal)

ASSOCIATE ROFESSOR

Dec 2011

5

Dr.Dr.T.Narasi Reddy

MS(Ophthal)

I/C ASSOC PROFESSOR

Jun 2013

6

Dr.P.Venkateswarlu

MS(Ophthal)

ASSISTANT ROFESSOR

July 2014

7

Dr.M.Satyanarayana Reddy

MS(Ophthal)

ASSISTANT ROFESSOR

July 2014

8

Dr.Dr.S.Anuradha

MS(Ophthal)

ASSISTANT ROFESSOR

July 2006

9

Dr.Dr.N.Kasturi Bai

MS(Ophthal)

ASSISTANT ROFESSOR

Dec 2004

10

Dr.Dr.B.Latha

MS(Ophthal)

ASSISTANT ROFESSOR

Dec 2011

11

Dr.N.Jayanthi

MS(Ophthal)

ASSISTANT ROFESSOR

July 2012

12

Dr.B.Ugandhar Reddy

MS(Ophthal)

CAS

Sept 1999

13

Dr.K.Anjaneyulu

MS(Ophthal)

CAS

Feb 2001

14

Dr.P.Neveditha

MS(Ophthal)

CAS

Dec 2003

15

Dr.A.Geetha

MS(Ophthal)

CAS

Nov 2003




 
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