Vellore Chandran Parthasarathy
Dr. Vellore Chandran Parthasarathy, also known as Dr. VC, is the consultant ophthalmologist at the Bermuda International Institute of Ophthalmology (BIIO)
He earned his Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery and Diplomate in Ophthalmology at Madras Medical College in India. Next, he attained an Ophthalmic Fellowship at the esteemed Royal College of Ophthalmologists in the UK. Dr. VC specializes in Paediatric Ophthalmology, Squint, and Micro Incision Cataract surgery. Dr. VC’s expertise landed him a position at Warwickshire Hospital (UK) where he worked alongside our founder Dr. Leonard Teye-Botchway from 1988-1992. He was invited to practice at BIIO in 2008 and continues to provide quality eye care as the full time Ophthalmologist as of 2020. With over thirty-two years of expertise, Dr. VC has operated on patients of all ages, even as young as thirty-seven weeks. He is passionate about Ophthalmology and has active memberships with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Royal College of Ophthalmologists, and All India Ophthalmic Society.
Dr .Kalpana Parthasarathy
Dr .Kalpana Parthasarathy MBBS, DO, FRCS( Edin) is a British trained ophthalmologist with special interest in retinal conditions. She joined BIIO as a full time Consultant Ophthalmologist in January 2021, having previously worked here as a locum ophthalmologist since 2008.
She obtained her Fellowship in Ophthalmology from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1992. She was conferred the MBBS degree from the University of Madras in India and completed her post graduate training in Ophthalmology from the Medical Research Foundation, Madras , India. She has worked and trained in Ophthalmology in various hospitals in Warwickshire, London, Dorset, Cornwall and the West Midlands in the UK. She has known Dr. Teye- Botchway from her training days in the UK since 1989.
Her main area of interest is in the management of Diabetic retinal disease and macular disorders. She has extensive experience in the management of glaucoma and has done a lot of research in this field supported by the Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, London. She has also trained in Paediatric Ophthalmology and has a keen interest in Genetic Eye Diseases and NeuroOphthalmology.
Dr. Parthasarathy is registered with the General Medical Council, UK, Tamilnadu Medical Council, India and the Bermuda Medical Council, Bermuda. She is also a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, European Society of Retinal Specialists, Association of Ophthalmologists UK and a Fellow of the American Academy of Anti Ageing Medicine.
She has served the National Health Service, UK for over 20 years and brings in the expertise to deal with the challenges facing the population in Bermuda.