Dr Ajay R Kamath

Professor and Head

Department of Ophthalmology


     Professor and Head


Subject Semester / Year
Ophthalmology Sixth and seventh semester MBBS


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS (Master of Surgery) Ophthalmology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1993
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1989


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Mangalore Professor and Head 01/11/20020 - till date
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Professor 21/10/2020 - till date
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Professor PG, UG teacher in Ophthalmology 2000- 20/10/2020
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor PG, UG teacher in Ophthalmology 1995-2000
Kasturba Medical College Mangalore Lecturer PG, UG teacher in Ophthalmology 1993-1994


Area of Interest

Phacoemulsification, Cataract, Glaucoma, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Area of Expertise

Phacoemulsification, Cataract, Glaucoma

Area of Research


Professional Affiliations & Contributions

1.     Member of S.K.O.C., K.O.S. & A.I.O.S.

2.     Member of Board of Studies, MAHE, Manipal.


1.     Kamath AR, Kamath MM, Kamath GM, Nayak MA

Sebaceous Carcinoma of the eyelid

Online J Health Allied Scs. 2013:12(2):16, Vol:12, Issue:2,, April – June 2013, ISSN:0972-5997

2.     Kamath AR, Dudeja L

Peri-papillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness profile in subjects with myopia measured using optical coherence tomography

Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology and Research – Sep-December 2014- Volume 2-Issue 3

3.     Dr. Ajay Kamath, Dr. Kalary Jayanthi, Dr. Arushi Verma

A Retrospective Study of Epidemiological Charcteristics and Visual Outcomes of Patient Hospitalised for Ocular Trauma in A Tertiary Care Hospital in Mangalore

International Journal of Scientific Research. Volume 5, Issue -8, August 2016. ISSN No. 2277-8179. PageNo. 386 – 388.

4.     Dr. Ajay R Kamath, Dr. Ruchi P Gour

Astigmatic Profile Induced by superior vs. Temporal clear corneal incision in Phacoemulsification

International Journal of Scientific Research. August 2016 Volume-5, Issue – 8. ISSN No: 2277 – 8179, Pg. No: 28 – 29 

5.     Dr. Ajay R Kamath, Dr. Pooja Kandula

Surgically induced astigmatism comparative study between superior versus superotemporal incision in small incision cataract surgery

International Journal of Current Research, vol-10, issue-01, Page No: 63990-63992. ISSN: 0975-833X. January 2018

1. Deep topical anaesthesia for small incision cataract surgery by Dr. Shireen Mishra 2. A Clinical study of branch retinal vein occlusion by Dr. Jayashree K 3. Peri-papillary retinal nerve fibre layer thickness in myopes measured by optical coherence tomography by Dr. Lakshey Dudeja 4. Astigmatic profile induced by superior vs. temporal clear corneal incision in phacoemulsification by Dr. Gour Ruchi Pratapshigh 5. Visual benefits and complications following neodymium doped yttrium aluminium garnet (ND YAG) capsulotomy in a tertiary centre by Dr. Ramya Gundapaneni