Ophthalmologist, Dr. Chidamber is widely considered to be one of the best ophthalmologists in Dubai. His prime focus is on managing Vitreo-retinal diseases and ocular immunology in addition to General Ophthalmology. He is well known for his expertise in the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Prior to joining in JTS Medical Centre, Dr. Chidamber was working as a Specialist Ophthalmologist with City Centre Clinic practicing Medical Retina & General Opthalmology.
Dr. Chidamber worked in Manipal Hospital, Bangalore, India as Head of the Department in the 90s. After moving to Al Nadha Hospital, Rewi in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman in 1995 he was part of the ophthalmology team started Vitreo-Retinal services. He played a similar role in establishing a Vitreo-Retinal Department at The Welcare hospital, Dubai in 1998. Subsequently, in 2006, he also played a pivotal role in starting an autonomous Welcare Eye Clinic in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC). A further list of his set-up initiatives includes the setting up of an eye department at the City Hospital, Dubai in 2008, and Vitreo-Retinal services at the Mediclinic Dubai Mall in 2010 among others.
Dr. Chidamber completed his MBBS from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, before completing his Masters (DOMS & MS) in Ophthalmology from the same college. He began his career as a Vitreo-Retinal consultant after completing his Vitreo-Retinal Fellowship from The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He has been undertaking Vitreo-Retinal cases, including cases that involve Vitreo Retina Surgery since 1988.
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Emirates Ophthalmic Association
Indian Ophthalmic Association
Karnataka Ophthalmic Association
Indian Medical Association