Key People - G Chandra Sekhar
Dr G Chandra Sekhar, MD, FRCS
Director, Kallam Anji Reddy Campus
Consultant, VST Centre for Glaucoma Care
G Chandra Sekhar, has been associated with LVPEI since its inception in 1987 and is currently the Vice-Chair, LVPEI and the director of Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad. Dr GC, as he is popularly known is an astute clinician and a passionate teacher. As recognition to his contributions as the Director of Educations at LVPEI, “G Chandra Sekhar Chair of Director of Education” was created in 2003.
Dr GC was the head of Glaucoma Service till recently and has trained over 43 glaucoma fellows, including 7 international fellows. He has published over 100 papers in national and international peer reviewed journals, and has been a reviewer for a number of Ophthalmology journals. He holds the position of clinical Professor at the University of Rochester and has been a visiting professor at University of California, San Diego, USA. Dr GC has served as the President of the Glaucoma Society of India (2005-06) and is a member of the Glaucoma Research Society with a membership limited to 100. He has served on the Clinical Guidelines Committee of International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) and the Membership Committee of Glaucoma Research Society. He is currently on the board of the World Glaucoma Association.