Dr. Subashini Kaliaperumal
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Head Professor and Head for Department of Ophthalmology,
Academic Qualifications: 

Educational Qualifications:

  • 1996  Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery from JIPMER, Puducherry
  • 2001 Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology from JIPMER, Puducherry
  • 2002 Diplomate in National Board in Ophthalmology
  • 2003- FRCS (Ophthalmology), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
  • 2006-Member of National Board of Examinations (MNAMS), New Delhi
  • 2007- Glaucoma Fellowship, Sydney Eye Hospital, Australia
  • 2010-Fellow if International Medical Science Academy (FIMSA), New Delhi

Administrative appointments:

  • JIPMER Scientific Society Secretary for 2017-2018
  • Pondicherry Ophthalmologists’ Association (POA) Secretary from July 2017
  • Member of JIPMER Innovation Facilitation Unit (JIFU)
  • Member of JIPMER Quality Council
  • Head of the Department of Ophthalmology from July 2018.
  • Committee member of JIPMER Research Day from 2015 to 2019.
Special Area of Interest: 
Glaucoma,Cataract, Neuro-ophthalmology, Community Ophthalmology

Publications in peer reviewed journals

                  56 (National- 30, International-26)

List of Publications: Dr Subashini Kaliaperumal

  1. Pradhan S, Krishnamurthy S, Jagadisan B, Rajesh NG, Kaliaperumal S, Ramasamy S, Subramanian N. Wilson disease and lupus nephritis: is it coincidence or a true association? Paediatr Int Child Health. 2018 Mar 12:1-4
  2. Kaliaperumal S, Ganesan N, Kadirvel B. Impact of Health Education Programs on Awareness of Glaucoma in a Tertiary Care Hospital in South India. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2018;9: 713.
  3. Selvaraj R, Kaliaperumal S, Sangaraju S. Kayser Fleischer ring - a strong clinical indicator of Neuro-Wilson's'. TNOA Journal of Ophthalmic Science and Research (accepted)
  4. Selvaraj R, Kaliaperumal S. Cotrimoxazole induced angle closure attack - a paradoxical treatment'.TNOA Journal of Ophthalmic Science and Research (accepted)
  5. Raja Sundaramurthy, Rahul Dhodapkar, Subashini Kaliaperumal, Belgode N Harish. Investigational approach to adenoviral conjunctivitis: comparison of three diagnostic tests using a Bayesian latent class model. J Infect Dev Ctries 2018; 12(1):043-051
  6. Kaliaperumal S, Kumar KV, Rao A. Assessment of Quality of life in patients with Glaucoma. European Journal of Pharmaceutical and Medical Research.2017;4 (2):501-6
  7. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Harish SB, Ashok L. Authors' reply. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec; 64(12):950.
  8. Parchand SM, Kumar AS, Kaliaperumal S, Srinivasan R. Tuberculous scleral abscess with choroidal detachment. BMJ Case Rep. 2017 Jan 6
  9. Parchand S, Kaliaperumal S, Deb AK, Babu KR, Srinivasan R.Bimatoprost Induced Serous Macular Detachment after Cataract Surgery. Case Rep Ophthalmol Med. 2016;2016:7260603
  10. Sundaramoorthy R, Dhodapkar R, Kaliaperumal S, Harish BN. Outbreak of Adenovirus serotype 8 keratoconjunctivitis in Puducherry, South India: a molecular epidemiological study. J Infect Dev Ctries. 2016 ;10:449-52.
  11. Kumar SP, Kumar KV, Kaliaperumal S, Ashokan A. Nonpseudomonal ecthyma gangrenosum of the upper lid treated with lid reconstruction. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2015 63:798-800.
  12. Deb AK, Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Sengupta S.Relationship between systemic hypertension, perfusion pressure and glaucoma: a comparative study in an adult Indian population. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 ;62:917-22.
  13. Kaliaperumal S, Kumar KP, Bhuvaneshwari. Authors' reply: Comment to varied phenotype of Homocystinuria: possible diagnostic error. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 ;62:897.
  14. Kaliaperumal S, Govindaraj I, Rao VA. Abnormalities of tear function in patients with pseudoexfoliation.Int J Clin Exp Physiol 2014;1:34-8
  15. Kaliaperumal S, Govindaraj I, Kumar P, Ahuja S. Hirsutism following Bimatoprost use for glaucoma. Journal of Pharmacol Pharmacother 2014;5:208-10
  16. Kaliaperumal S, Pratyusha G. Star cell tumor. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2014 ;51(1):10–1.
  17. Kaliaperumal S, Kumar KP, Bhuvaneshwari. Varied phenotypic presentations of Homocystinuria in two siblings. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014 ;62(1):93–4.
  18. Kaliaperumal S, Troutbeck R, Iemsomboon W, Farinelli A. Isolated traumatic aniridia after trabeculectomy in a pseudophakic eye. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2014;62:371-2
  19. Kaliaperumal S, Narayan S.Neuroretinitis: Update on a visual emergency and role of technology in its diagnosis. Biomedical Science and Engineering 2013; 6:15-19
  20. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Harish SB, Ashok L. Pseudoexfoliation on pseudophakos. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013;61(7):359–61.
  21. Kaliaperumal S. Our experience of fibrin sealant-assisted implantation of Ahmed glaucoma valve. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2013;61:311–2.
  22. Thanikachalam S,Kaliaperumal S,Srinivasan R, SahuPAmniotic membrane transplantation for acute ocular chemical burns in a child[My paper]. J Indian Med Assoc 2011; 109:586-7
  23. Kaliaperumal S. Objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) as a method of Formative evaluation in Ophthalmology. NTTC Bulletin 2011 ;18.1:5-7
  24. Debasish M, Vasudev AR, Arvind G, Subashini K. Comparison of limbal conjunctival autotransplant and intraoperative Mitomycin-C with pterygium excision. Asian J Ophthalmol. 2010; 11:92-5.
  25. Sengupta S, Subramoney K, Srinivasan R, Nongrum B, Agarwal V, Pandian DG, Suchismitha T, Kaliaperumal S. Use of a mydriatic cocktail with a wick for preoperative mydriasis in cataract surgery: a prospective randomised controlled trial. Eye (Lond). 2010 ;24 (1):118-22.
  26. 26.  Gupta A, Srinivasan R, Kaliaperumal S, Saha I. Post-traumatic fungal endophthalmitis--a prospective study.Eye (Lond). 2008 ;22(1):13-7.
  1. Srinivasan R, Gupta A, Kaliaperumal S. Efficacy of intraoperative Vancomycin in irrigating solutions on aqueous contamination during phacoemulsification. Indian J Ophthalmol 2008; 56:399-402
  2. Narayanan S, Kaliaperumal S, Srinivasan R. Neuroretinitis-a Great mimicker.Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology 2008; 11:109-113
  3. Kaliaperumal S, Gupta A, Mohanty D, Srinivasan R. Orbital metastasis from breast carcinoma simulating orbital cellulitis: a misdiagnosis.Asian J Ophthalmol. 2008;10: 185-187
  4. Gupta A, Kaliaperumal S, Setia S, Suchi ST, Rao VA. Retinopathy in Preeclampsia: Association with birth weight and uric acid. Retina 2008; 28:1104-1110
  5. Kaliaperumal S, Gupta A, Setia S, Fetal Birth Weight and Diastolic Blood Pressure: Association with  Retinopathy in severe Preeclampsia. Euro J Ophthalmol 2008 ; 18 (5):808-812
  6. Gupta A, Kaliaperumal S, Srinivasan R . Primary hypopyon herpetic uveitis with negative serology. Asian J Ophthalmol. 2008;10:140-142.
  7. Kaliaperumal S, Tiroumal S, Rao VA. Orbital Rhabdomyosarcoma-a case series.Indian J Cancer 2007;44:104-107
  8. Srinivasan R, Smita S, Gupta A, .Hypopyon iritis after Primary fresh amniotic membrane transplantation. Cornea 2007; 26:1275-1276
  9. Gupta A, Kaliaperumal S, Srinivasan R, Gulnar DP. Concurrent congenital rubella cataract and glaucoma. Asian J Ophthalmol 2007; 9:92-93
  10. Kaliaperumal S, Gupta A, Sengupta S, Srinivasan R. Unilateral Hemorrhagic keratouveitis as the initial presentation of Takayasu’s arteritis. Indian J Ophthalmol 2007 ;55:397-98
  11. Gupta A, Gulnar DP, Srinivasan R, Kaliaperumal S,. Bilateral acute keratouveitis in leptospirosis – a new entity. Indian J Ophthalmol 2007 ;59;399
  12. Gupta A, Srinivasan R, Kaliaperumal S, Setia S. Microbial cultures in open globe injuries in southern India. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2007;35:432-438
  13. Kaliaperumal S, Gupta A, Nongrum B, Rao VA, Srinivasan R. Case reports of three patients with optic nerve head melanocytoma and systemic hypertension. Ophthalmologica 2007; 221(1):62-4.
  14. Subashini K, Arvind G, Sabyasachi S, Renuka S A. Stromal abscess caused by Enterococcus faecalis- an unusual presentation. Indian J Ophthalmol 2007; 55:160-1
  15. Kaliaperumal S, Gupta A, Srinivasan R, Rao VA.Sympathetic ophthalmitis following traumatic phacocele. Asian J Ophthalmol. 2006; 8: 211-212.
  16. Kaliaperumal S, Srinivasan R, Gupta A. Postoperative endophthalmitis due to an unusual pathogen- Alcaligenesfaecalis. Eye 2006; 20: 968-969
  17. Gupta A, Kaliaperumal S, Sengupta s, Babu R. Bilateral cataract following lightning injury. Euro J Ophthalmol 2006; 16:1-3
  18. Gupta A, Srinivasan R, Kaliaperumal S, Sengupta S. Parsplana vitrectomy for macular detachment with optic disc pit. Asian J Ophthalmol 2006; 8:153-5
  19. Srinivasan R, Kaliaperumal S. Neuroretinitis- Review. Kerala Journal of Ophthalmology 2006; 17: 7-13.
  20. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Parija SC. Cysticercosis of the eye in south India- A case series. Indian J Med Microbiol 2005; 23: 227-230
  21. Rao VA, Kaliaperumal S, Subramanyan T, Rao KR, Bhargavan R. Goldenhar’s sequence in Turner’s syndrome. Indian J Ophthalmol 2005; 53: 267-68.
  22. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Thappa DM. Preseptal cellulitis due to cutaneous anthrax. Indian J Dermatol 2005; 50 (2): 92-94.
  23. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA, Babu KR, Parija SC .Ocular cysticercosis. JIPMER Bulletin 2005;15:24-30.
  24. Srinivasan R Kaliaperumal S, Dutta TK. Bilateral Angle Closure Glaucoma following Snake bite. J of Assoc of Physicians of India. 2005; 53: 46-48.
  25. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA. Unilateral Buphthalmos associated with Neurofibromatosis Type I. Indian Journal of Paediatric Dermatology. 2004; 7(2): 25-26.
  26. Kaliaperumal S, Srinivasan R. Nd: YAG Capsulotomy and its complications. Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Journal.2004; 43B: 13-16.
  27. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA. Limited Rhino-orbital Mucormycosis. Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Journal.2004; 43B: 27-29.
  28. Kaliaperumal S, Rao VA. Chlorpromazine-induced cataract and corneal pigmentation. Indian J Pharmacol. 2004; 36: 323-4.
  29. Rao VA, Kaliaperumal S. Pseudoexfoliation syndrome- review article. Karnataka Journal of Ophthalmology.2004; 21:11-18.
  30. Rao VA, Sahu PK, Kaliaperumal S. Primary localised conjunctival amyloidosis simulating a chalazion- an unusual case report with brief review of literature. Tamilnadu ophthalmic Journal 2003; 43:197-200.