Sankara Nethralaya
Sankara Nethralaya
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Patient Service at Sankara Nethralaya
We offer both out-patient services and in-patient services at our hospitals. We have a dedicated team of Specialist Ophthalmologists, nursing staff, administrative staff and support staff to ensure that all our patients receive excellent treatment.
Out-patient services
Our Out-patient services work on all days except Sundays and festival holidays. An Evening Eye Clinic functions from 5.00pm - 8.00pm on all days except Sundays and festival holidays. However, 24 hours emergency services function on all days throughout the year at our Main Hospital at 18 College Road, Chennai 600 006. Depending on the nature of the problems, patients are diagnosed and treated as out patients. However, if the treatment requires special procedures or surgeries, patients are advised of the facilities available and are counseled suitably. We have various sub specialties like cataract, cornea, glaucoma, neuro ophthalmology, squint and pediatric ophthalmology, retina, uvea, orbit & oculoplasty, ocular oncology and refractive surgery. We also have an Optometry Department in contact lens and low vision clinic, computer vision check services that goes a long way in administering comprehensive eye care “for every patient” all under one roof. Only one person is allowed to accompany the patient inside the hospital. For children below 12 years / physically handicapped patients, are allowed two attendants.
In-patient services
We offer state of the art facilities and have 26 operation theatres equipped with latest equipment and trained dedicated personnel. Our in-patient facilities include 244 beds, which consists of deluxe rooms, A/C rooms, single or double occupancy and general wards. Trained ophthalmic nursing assistants provide Twenty-four hour nursing care. A community floor with dormitory features complements our paid wing. Our in-patient services are fully supported by a drug counter and canteen facilities for the patients as well as their attendants.
Surgery scheduling Center

We have a Surgery-scheduling center that helps patients by fixing appointments for those who require surgery. Patients who require vitreo retinal surgeries are kept in a waiting list and depending on cancellations, patients are allotted suitable time and date for surgery. email id :,

'Fast Track Cataract Surgery' - Just Call 044-28272727 (9AM - 5pm Monday-Saturday)

Appointments can be fixed through
In person - Meet your friendly counselor for appointment, priority appointment for surgery and Walk-in appointment for LASIK and CATARACT.
For cataract, you may contact Ms Revathi M, Mobile Phone : 9360212841.
Telephone : 044 – 28272727, 044 – 42271500 / 28271616

E-mail: , , ( Lasik Appointment )

In case of difficulties:


Ms E Rajamani, DGM
Mobile - 9383572135

Mr Rajasekar S - JKCN
Mobile - 9383571499

Mr Hemanth Kumar B - CU SHAH
Mobile - 9383571704

Ms Bindu C - SN RA PURAM
Mobile - 9380297837


Ms Srimanti Chatterjee, In-charge, Patient Services
Mobile - 9903969415

Ms Muktha Chanda (Mukundapur & Rajarhat)
Mobile - 9163392271

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