Awards and News

In October 2012, during the American College of Surgeons Centennial meeting in Chicago, Mr. Srinivasan was conferred as a Fellow (FACS). He becomes  the first eye surgeon in Scotland to be be conferred this prestigious fellowship by the American College of Surgeons

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Achievement Awards

AAO International Scholar Award

In 2011, during the annual meeting in Orlando, Mr Srinivasan was awarded the International Scholar Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology in recognition of his lifelong commitment to learning. Mr. Srinivasan is the first eye doctor in Scotland to be awarded this prestigious award. This award is completed only by ophthalmologists that hold themselves to the highest standards of achievement and education.

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AAO Achievement Award

In June 2010, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) presented Mr. Sathish Srinivasan with their prestigious Achievement Award, an honour given to very few doctors. The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest organisation of eye surgeons (ophthalmologists) in the United States of America.

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AAO International Ophthalmologist Education Award

In October 2009, during the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in San Francisco, Mr. Sathish Srinivasan was awarded the International Ophthalmologist Education Award. The American Academy of Ophthalmology offers this award to Mr. Srinivasan in recognition of his lifelong pursuit of a higher level of education in Ophthalmology.

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Mr. Srinivasan In The News

The following articles are examples of Mr. Srinivasan's involvement both in the field of Ophthalmology and with the people of our community.


Read the latest article in Eurotimes by Mr Srinivasan.

Srinivasan's lecture on Artificial Iris Implant Surgery at the UK & Ireland Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting in Manchester September 2013, which was covered by Eurotimes

Evening Times:

How an Organ Donation Changed Marilyn's Life

A woman whose sight was saved by a double cornea transplant has backed the Evening Times' call for a change to Scotlands's transplant laws to help others like her. Consultant ophthalmologist Sathish Srinivasan carried out the operation.

NHS Ayrshire & Arrans:

Another Scottish First for Ayrshire Eye Surgeon (PDF)

Mr Srinivasan first performed the operation which restored patients' sight in weeks, rather than the usual 12 to 15 months by using part of a donor cornea. This year, using a new surgical technique called automated superficial anterior lamellar keratoplasty (SALK), Mr Srinivasan and his team have succeeded in using a single donor cornea to restore sight in two different patients.

BBC News:

Pioneering Eye Surgery for Ayrshire Woman

A woman from Ayrshire has become the first patient in Scotland to undergo a new corneal transplant procedure. Consultant ophthalmologist Sathish Srinivasan, who carried out the operation, said it restored sight in weeks rather than months.

Ayrshire Post:

Ayr Patients First to Get Miracle Eye Surgery

An Ayr hospital surgeon is using miracle treatment to give patients their sight back. Corneal specialist, Sathish Srinivasan, is the first surgeon in Scotland to perform the pioneering procedure.

Kilmarnock Standard:

Kilmarnock Pensioner First for Eye Treatment

A Kilmarnock pensioner has become the first person in Scotland to benefit from a revolutionary new eye treatment. Ayr Hospital's consultant ophthalmologist and corneal specialist Mr Sathish Srinivasan carried out the life-changing procedure for the first time in Scotland earlier this month.

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