Dr. Krishnendu Nandi is a Vitreo Retinal surgeon with over 14 years of experience in the field of ophthalmology. He was previously associated with Sankara Nethralaya as a Vitreo-Retinal Consultant. Currently, he is a senior Vitreo Retinal Consultant in B B Eye Foundation VIP. Dr Nandi is also a Co-Director of Netralayam Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd.
Dr Nandi completed his MBBS and received Gold medal for graduating at the top of his class in 2000. After completing his Masters of Surgery (Ophthalmology) in 2006 at one of the best colleges of the country, Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Medical College, Kolkata; Dr. Nandi joined as VitreoRetinal Research and Clinical Fellow in Sri Bhagwan Mahavir Vitreo Retinal Services, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai in 2007. At Sankara Nethralaya Chennai, he received training from renowned world class experts of Ophthalmology such as Dr Lingam Gopal, Dr Tarun Sharma and Dr Pramod Bhende.
Dr. Nandi was privileged to be awarded the muchcoveted Gold Medal during his tenure as a Vitreo Retinal fellow at Sankara Nethralaya in 2009. Dr Nandi is a strong believer of team work. He has always taken a keen interest in passing on his knowledge to others and has personally trained numerous trainee Vitreo-Retinal surgeons in Sankara Nethralaya and B B Eye Foundation.
Dr. Nandi not only practices evidence-based medicine, but is also a major contributor to the field of Vitreo Retina, nationally and internationally. He has published over 20 articles in different index journals in the field of Retina and has also presented more than 50 papers at national and international levels.
Dr Nandi has received multiple awards for his papers at renowned national conferences: Best Poster Award – OSWB Conference 2012, Best Video Award – EIZOC 2017 Best Paper Award- OSWB Conference 2017.
Though Dr. Nandi is very proficient in all types of Ophthalmic surgeries, his core areas of expertise are different types of Retinal cases (Macular diseases, Diabetic retinopathy, Retinal Detachments etc.) and Ocular trauma. He has performed more than 5000 complicated retinal surgeries and is recognised as one of the top retinal surgeons in the country.
Dr. Nandi is a much-appreciated doctor and a favourite of his patients. Although it is his illustrious career and vast academic background combined with strong clinical skills from which patients benefit, what truly strikes a chord with his patients is his gentle, empathetic nature and professional attitude.