Dr Ashok Rangarajan

Dr Ashok Rangarajan

About Dr Ashok Rangarajan

Experience: 23 Yrs+
Specialty: Opthalmologist
Qualification: MBBS, MS – Ophthalmology, DNB – Ophthalmology, FRCS – General Surgery
Clinic: Apollo Spectra Hospitals Alwarpet

Clinic Hours

(05:00 PM-06:00 PM)


Apollo Spectra Hospitals Alwarpet
Woodhead Tower,old Door No-12, C.p.ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet,chennai – 600018, Tamilnadu
Timing MON, WED, FRI (05:00 PM-06:00 PM)


  • Dr Ashok Rangarajan is an ocular surgeon who is committed to providing high-quality care, ensuring complete patient satisfaction, and practicing ophthalmology in an ethical and evidence-based manner. He is currently the Medical Director of the Thoraipakkam (OMR) Centre for Eye and Health Care in Chennai. Additionally, he serves as the Honorary Medical Director of Sankara Eye Hospital in Chennai and as a senior consultant ophthalmic surgeon at Apollo Day Surgery and Apollo Hospitals in Chennai.
  • Dr Ashok Rangarajan acquired his MBBS from the University of Calcutta and his MS in Ophthalmology from PT Ravishankar Shukla University in Raipur. He then earned his Diplomate of the National Board of Examinations (DNB) in Ophthalmology from the National Board of Examinations in New Delhi. He then completed a fellowship in general ophthalmology at Sankara Nethralaya in Chennai, which included glaucoma, medical retina, uvea, neuro-ophthalmology, pediatric ophthalmology, and emergency ophthalmic services, with an emphasis on anterior segment surgeries. He then completed a Fellowship in Ophthalmology at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (FRCS). Additionally, he completed a brief observership at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, USA, and at Moorfields’ Eye Hospital in London, both of which specialize in retinal vascular diseases.
  • Dr Ashok Rangarajan spent over a decade as a Senior Consultant Ophthalmologist at one of the country’s best eye institutes, Sankara Nethralaya in Chennai. He was also a consultant ophthalmologist at Dubai’s Belhoul Apollo Hospital and the Tulsi Chanrai Foundation’s Director of Eye Services in Nigeria. His primary areas of knowledge and experience include cataract and refractive surgery, glaucoma surgery, and cataract and glaucoma combination procedures. These procedures make use of cutting-edge technologies such as cold phacoemulsification and Micro Incision Phacoemulsification (MICS), as well as methods and lenses that provide post-operative spectacle-free vision. Dr Ashok also has an interest in and competence in LASIK, a treatment used to correct refractive problems. His schooling and years of experience at Sankara Nethralaya have aided him in the exact diagnosis and treatment of retinal disorders, particularly those involving the retinal vessels, such as diabetic retinopathy.
  • He has extensive experience doing difficult and combination anterior segment procedures, as well as laser and injection-based therapy of retinal diseases. He has taught the delicate art of ophthalmic microsurgery to a lot of ophthalmologists from across the country. He has participated in a number of national and international conferences, presenting papers.

Dr Ashok Rangarajan Appointment Process

Appointment Number (For Serial): +91 44 2829 3333, For Online Appointment : Click here

Chamber Name & Address: Apollo Hospital Chennai, Greams Lane, 21, Greams Rd, Thousand Lights, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600006, India.

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