Dr. Subashini K

Dr. Subashini Kaliaperumal
Medical Registration number: 
TNMC 60785
OPD Timing: 
Monday/Wednesday and Saturday 9.00 am to 1 pm
Academic 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 of International Medical Science Academy (FIMSA), New Delhi

Special Area of Interest: 
- Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery & Community Ophthalmology


List of Publications over last 5 years (2017-2021)

  • Jossy A, Jacob N, Sarkar S, Gokhale T, Kaliaperumal S, Deb AK. COVID-19-associated optic neuritis - A case series and review of literature. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2022 Jan;70(1):310-316.
  • Sarkar S, Gokhale T, Jacob N, Jossy A, Suneel S, Kaliaperumal S. The surgical simulator-assisted postgraduate ophthalmology residency training during the COVID-19 pandemic. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Aug;69(8):2234-2236.
  • Manavalan V, Kaliaperumal S, Subramanian S, Mani M. Phacomatosis pigmentovascularis with sturge-weber syndrome and congenital glaucoma: A rare case report. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2021 Dec 17:11206721211067886. doi: 10.1177/11206721211067886. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34918572.
  • Panicker G, Kaliaperumal S, Narayan S, Mani M. Glaucoma and optical coherence tomography changes in migraine: A comparative cross-sectional study. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Dec;69(12):3546-3551.
  • Deb AK, Chavan P, Kaliaperumal S, Sistla S, Madigubba H, Sarkar S, Neena A. Clinical profile, visual outcome and root cause analysis of post-operative cluster endophthalmitis due to Burkholderiacepacia complex. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2022 Jan;70(1):164-170.
  • Sarkar S, Gokhale T, Deb AK, Kaliaperumal S. Comment on: Preoperative SARS CoV-2 rapid antigen test and reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction: A conundrum in surgical decision making. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Oct;69(10):2886.
  • Sarkar S, Kasturi N, Jayasri PP, Kaliaperumal S. Comments on: Reworking protocols of ophthalmic resident surgical training in the COVID-19 era - Experiences of a tertiary care institute in Northern India. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Sep;69(9):2545-2546.
  • Hariharan R, Krishnamurthy S, Kaliaperumal S, Karunakar P, Deepthi B. Incidence and predictive risk factors for ophthalmological complications in children with nephrotic syndrome receiving long-term oral corticosteroids: a cohort study. Paediatr Int Child Health. 2021 Oct 29:1-7
  • Kaviyapriya, Chavhan P, Behera G, Kasturi N, Kaliaperumal S, Menon V, Kattimani S. Munchausen syndrome presenting as recurrent ocular infection in a child. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2021; 1:622-4
  • Ramani K, Kaliaperumal S, Sarkar S, Sistla S. Study of Conjunctival Microbial Flora in Patients of Intensive Care Unit. Korean J Ophthalmol. 2021 Aug;35(4):318-324.
  • Sarkar S, Gokhale T, Kaliaperumal S, Singh R, Begam RB, Deb AK. Exudative retinal detachment in COVID-19 - associated rhino-orbital mucormycosis - A rare clinical finding. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021 Sep;69(9):2535-2537. 
  • Sen M, Honavar S, Kaliaperumal S et al. Study on Mucormycosis in COVID-19 (COSMIC) Study Group Epidemiology, clinical profile, management, and outcome of COVID-19-associated rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis in 2826 patients in India – Collaborative OPAI-IJO Study on Mucormycosis in COVID-19 (COSMIC), Report 1, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology: July 2021 - Volume 69 - Issue 7 - p 1670-1692
  • Devaraj A, Satheesh AN, Panicker GJ, Kaliyaperumal S. Wetlab training during COVID-19 era; an ophthalmology resident's perspective. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2021;69(1):158-159.
  • Selvaraj J, Veeranki V, Kommaraju SY, Ravi P, Kaliaperumal S. Abortion and Fulminant Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension. Cureus. 2021 Feb 23;13(2):e13501.
  • Kasturi N, Sarkar S, Gokhale T, Kaliaperumal S, Ch Toi P, Ramamoorthy JG, Peruri GP. Congenital primary primitive neuroectodermal tumor of the orbit in a newborn. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 2021 Jan 26:1120672121991047.
    • Deb AK, Subramaniam S, Sarkar S, Suneel S, Elamurgan V, KaliaperumalS.Branch retinal artery occlusion as an initial ocular manifestation of severe iron deficiency anemia: A rare case report. Taiwan Journal of Ophthalmology (Online published)
    • Sarkar S, Shankaralingappa P, Deb AK, Suneel S, Kaliaperumal S, Natarajan K, et al. Sinus bradycardia following single-day use of timolol eye drops in a healthy young adult - A rare case report. J Clin Ophthalmol Res 2021;9:78-80.
    • Senthamizh T, Senthamizhselvan K, Sahoo NK, Kaliaperumal S. Panuveitis in a patient with active Crohn’s disease. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Feb;14(2):e239058.
    • Behera G, Sugumar R, Sistla S, Stephen M, Kaliaperumal S, Babu KR. Burkholderiacenocepacia keratitis. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2020 Nov; 68(11):2550-2552.
    • Ganesan N, Narayana S, Kasturi N, Kaliaperumal S, Srinivasan R, Vallinayagam M. Varied Presentations of Posterior Keratoconus: A Clinical Case Series. Cornea. 2020 Nov;39(11):1348-1353.
    • Philomenadin FS, Kaliaperumal S et al. Molecular Characterization of Adenovirus from a Multi-centric Keratoconjunctivitis study in India. J Infect Dev Ctries 2020;14(4):404-407
    • Mani M, Kasturi N, Sravya R, Kaliaperumal S, Gochhait D. Orbital plasmacytoma as the presenting feature in multiple myeloma [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 3]. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2020;1120672120929959.
    • Veeranki V, Muralidharan S, Babu D, Kaliaperumal S, KathiravanT,Thabah MM. Bilateral subretinal abscess in community-acquired Meticillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus infection" J R Coll Physicians Edinb 2020; 50: 42–5
    • Rathinam N, Kasturi N, Deb AK, Kaliaperumal S. Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic neuropathy associated with Optic nerve hypoplasia and elevated intraocular pressure. J Neuroophthal 2020;1-4
    • 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. 2019; 39:146-9
    • 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 Ophthalmol2018;9: 713.
    • Selvaraj R, Kaliaperumal S, Sangaraju S. Cotrimoxazole-induced angle closure attack: A paradoxical treatment. TNOA Journal of Ophthalmic Science and Research. 2018;56(1):23
    • Sundaramurthy R, Dhodapkar R, Kaliaperumal S, Harish B. 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
    • Das S, Jagadisan B, Biswal N, Krishnamurthy S, Kaliaperumal S. Digital Gangrene in Association with Retinoblastoma.Journal of Clinical & Diagnostic Research. Mar2018, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p4-5. 2p.
    • Selvaraj R, Kaliaperumal S, Kumari P. Kayserfleischer ring: A strong clinical indicator of neuro-wilson's. TNOA Journal of Ophthalmic Science and Research. 2017;55(4):307
    • 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
    Positions Held: 
    • Assistant Professor JIPMER Jan. 2010 Till 2013
    • Associate Professor JIPMER 2014-2016
    • Additional Professor JIPMER 2017 to 2019
    • Professor from 2019
    • Head of the department from July 2018-June 2021
    • Head of Refractive Unit from July 2021
    • Secretary of JIPMER Scientific Society for 2017-2018
    • Secretary of Pondicherry Ophthalmologists’ Association (POA) from July 2017-March 2021
    • Vice President of JIPMER Alumni Association (JAA)
    • Member of JIPMER Innovation Facilitation Unit (JIFU)
    • Member of JIPMER Quality Council
    • Scientific Committee member of JIPMER Research Day from 2015 to 2020
    • Member of Pw D (Persons with disability)committee
    Special Clinics: 

    Glaucoma & Cataract, Refractive Surgery