Dr Sumana J Kamath


Department of Ophthalmology


    Sumana J Kamath teaches undergraduates and postgraduates.



Subject Semester / Year
Ophthalmology Sixth and Seventh semester


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS (Master of Surgery) Ophthalmology Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1992
MBBS (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore 1988


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Mangalore Professor 14/02/2016 to 24/10/2019 and 02/11/2020 - till date
Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Mangalore Professor and Head of the Department 14/02/2011 to 13/02/2016
Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Mangalore Additional Professor 20/05/2009 to 13/02/2011
Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Mangalore Associate Professor 14/02/1997 to 19/05/2009
Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Mangalore Assistant Professor 14/02/1994 to 13/02/1997
Department of Ophthalmology, KMC Mangalore Lecturer 14/02/1992 to 13/02/1994


Area of Interest

Paediatric Ophthalmology Oculoplasty

Area of Expertise

Anterior Segment , Phacoemulsification

Area of Research

Paediatric ophthalmology , General Ophthalmology

Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • Organizing Chairperson of CME “Paediatric Cataract Surgery”, Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore, 26 August 2012.
  • Organizing Chairperson of CME Reticon, 14 August 2011 at KMC, Mangalore.
  • Organizing Chairperson of Ophthal CME on Recent Advances in IOL, 18 September 2011.
  • Life Member of AIOS.
  • Life Member of KOS.
  • Life Member of SKOC.
  • Organizing chairperson of CME “Into the realms of Neuroophthalmology” on Oct 25th 2015

Orbital MALT Lymphoma: a case report

Pai SG, Kamath SJ, Kamath MM, Rau AR, Chhablani JK, Online Journal of Health and Allied sciences 2004; 2:3 Vol :3, issue 2; Apr-June 2004. ISSN 0972-5997

Visual prognosis in Penetrating Ocular Injuries: a retrospective study

Sumana J Kamath, Shobha G Pai, Jay Kumar Chhablani, Lakshmi Leishangithem. Journal of Medical Society, Vol 20, No.2, May 2006

Lipaemia Retinalis as a manifestation of hyperlipoproteinemia type III

Sumana J Kamath, M.G Kamath, Shobha G Pai Journal of Medical Society, Vol 20, No 3, September 2006

A custom made latex conduit for micro vascular simulation

Kamath BJ, Kamath SJ Plastic & Reconstructive surgery, April 15, 2007 (International Journal Indexed).

A study of orbital fractures in a tertiary health care centre

Kamath SJ, Kamath MG, Kamath MM, Pai SG, Chhablani J, Chowdary S Online Journal Health Allied Science (OJHAS) indexed, ISSN 0972-5997,Vol 6, issue 1; Jan-Mar 2007

A triad of technical tips to make micro vascular surgery simple & quick

PRS September 2007

Ocular Toxoplasmosis: A case report

Shobha G. Pai, Sumana J Kamath, Ravindra S. Bhat, The Internet Journal of Ophthal & visual science ISSN 1528-8269 2008 Pg 1-4

Oculodermal Melanocytosis

Published by International Journal of Bioassays ISSN 2278 – 778X, 2013, Pg. 1290-1292. Impact Factor – 3.75

Cataract surgery in camp patients: a study on visual outcomes - Original article

Pai SG, Kamath SJ, Kedia V, Shruthi K, Pai A Nepal Journal of Ophthalmology May 2011: 3(2): 159 – 164. Impact Factor – 2

A Clinical Study of Blunt Ocular Trauma in a Tertiary Care Centre.

Pai SG, Kamath SJ, D'Souza S, Dudeja L. Online J Health Allied Science. 2013;12(2):10. Impact Factor – 0.7532

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

Sumana J. Kamath, Priyansha Multani, Madhurima A. Nayak Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology and Research - May-Aug 2014 - Volume 2 - Issue 2

Acquired Horner’s syndrome in an infant: A case report

Sumana J. Kamath, Madhurima A. Nayak, Flora D. Lobo Muller Journal of Medical Science and Research | Vol 5 | Issue 2 | Jul - Dec 2014

Developmental Delay in Childhood Cataract: A Caveat Marinesco-Sjögren Syndrome

Rathika D. Shenoy , Deepthi R.V. , Nutan Kamath & Sumana J. Kamath Nitte University Journal of Health Science Vol. 4, No.3, September 2014, ISSN 2249-7110

Bilateral Simultaneous central Retinal Vein Occlusion presenting as retinal manifestations of multiple myeloma

Sumana J Kamath, Gurudutt Kamath, Roopashree Online Journal of Health & Allied Sciences vol 13, issure2, April – June 2014

Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome

Sumana J Kamath, Priyansha Multani, Madhurima A Nayak Journal of clinical Ophthalmology and research-Jan-April – 2015 – volume-3, Issue-1

Ocular manifestations in lipoid proteinosis: A rare clinical entity

Kamath S.J, Marthala H, Manapragada B Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 2015:63:793-5

Visual Field Defects in Occipital Lobe Lesions

Kamath SJ, Nayak RR, Garud AJita International Journal of Scientific Research Volume-5, Issue-1, January 2016, ISSN No-2277-8179, Page No-352-353. Impact factor – 3.2416. Index – Corpernicus IC value – 69.48