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Dr. Yogesh Patil 10 Years of Experience

Head of Vitreo - Retina services

Dr. Yogesh Patil, MBBS, MS, FGO, FMRF (SN, Chennai) is a renowned and one of the best Vitreo-Retina surgeons in India. He has a vast experience in diagnosis and treatment for eye diseases like Diabetic Retinopathy, Age Related Macular Degeneration, Retinal Detachment, Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) and uveal diseases. Dr. Patil completed a long term Vitreo-Retina fellowship at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai- the most reputed tertiary eye care hospital in India. He is a dynamic researcher as well as an academician. He has achieved remarkable competence in the treatment and surgery of various diseases involving the retina, vitreous and macula like Diabetic Retinopathy, Retinal Detachment, Macular Degeneration and Retinopathy of Prematurity. 


10 Years


Research Papers Published
  • Long term study of uveitic macular edema and it’s treatment modalities with DR J. Biswas
  • Case report of unilateral retinitis pigmentosa with macular coloboma
  • Case report of argon laser hyloidotomy in case of subhyaloid premacular haemorrhage secondary to valsalva retinopathy 
  • Role of Autofluorecence in cases of central serous retinopathy with DR Parveen Sen
  • Contribution in FFA atlas of Sankara Nethralaya
Top Most Surgeries Performed
  • Simple Vitrectomy 
  • Intra Ocular Foreign Body removal
  • Diabetic and Retinal Detachment Surgeries
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity Laser
  • Anterior Retinal Cryotherapy
  • Scleral Buckle
  • Vitrectomies including Simple vitrectomy, Drop nucleus/IOL, IOFB removal, Diabetic as well as Retinal detachment surgeries, ERM peeling. 
  • Macular hole surgeries. 
  • Silicon Oil removal/C3F8 injection.
  • Pneumoretinopexy
  • SFIOL 
  • Choroidal drainage 
  • ROP surgeries assisted.
  • Endophthalmities case managements.
  • Lensectomy using cutter as well as fragmatome
Top Most Diseases Treated
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Retinoblastoma (cancer of retina)
  • Age related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy

  • Complicated cases of Retinal Detachments
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Macular Holes

  • Macular Puckers

  • Hereditary Retinal Disorders

  • Macular Edema

  • IOL-related posterior segment complications

  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

  • Retinal Artery and Vein Occlusions

  • Retinitis Pigmentosa

  • Valsalva Retinopathy

  • Surgical retinal disorders


Present and Past Affiliations
  • SankaraNethralaya, Madras
  • Suraj Eye Institute, Nagpur.
  • B. J. Medical College, Pune.
Education and Training

1. Medical school:
MBBS: T. N. Medical College, Mumbai, Maharashtra in 2004.

2. Specialization:
MS (Ophth): B. J. Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra in 2009.

3. Super Specialization:
Fellowship in Vitreo- Retinal Surgery at SankaraNethralaya, Madras, India in 2012.