Caritas Hospital

Dr. Thomas Mathew

Consultant Ophthalmologist

One of the most reputed Ophthalmologists in the region with more than 17 years experience in comprehensive management of Eye Diseases, Dr. Thomas Mathew has specialized training in cataract and squint surgeries from Aravind Eye Hospital Coimbatore. He is very proficient in advanced procedures like Phacoemulsification with Toric and Multifocal Intra Ocular Lens Implantation under Topical Anesthesia. He credits more than 50,000 cataract surgeries this far. He has high expertise in the medical management of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.

Dr Thomas Mathew has played a vital role in establishing Caritas Ophthalmology, one of the finest Centers in Kottayam.


Professional Qualification

F.R.C.S ophthalmology Glasgow, UK in 2003

Diplomate of National Board (DNB) Ophthalmlogy Aravind Eye Hospital Tamil Nadu - 2003

D.O (Diploma in Ophthalmology) in 1998

MBBS from Kasthurba Medical College, Mangalore in 1995


Achievements and Expertise

Former Senior Consultant in Aravind Eye hospital Coimbatore

Former Head of Cataract Surgical Centre in Aravind Eye Hospital Coimbatore for training of residents

Trained fellows and short term trainers in Phacoemulsification and Complex Cataract Surgeries

Involved in the Clinical and Surgical Training Of National and International Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellows in Aravind Eye Hospital,Coimbatore

Presented papers at National and International Conferences


He is proficient in Malayalam, English, Tamil & Hindi.