Dr Kanna Katheravelu Ramaesh

Consultant Ophthalmologist


Year qualified:1986


Personal profile

Dr Ramaesh completed his ophthalmic training in the UK, Sydney and Sri Lanka and has been a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in corneal, external eye diseases and dry eye disorders at Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, since 2003. Currently, he provides tertiary care at Gartnavel General Hospital and is the lead clinician.

Dr Ramaesh has a proven track record in research and has contributed to over 95 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters and has held a number of research grants. His research interests include corneal stem cells and ocular surface regeneration.

He is a keen undergraduate and postgraduate teacher and key organiser of the Scottish Cornea course. 

Professional Memberships

  • Royal College of Ophthalmologists, London
  • Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh
  • European Cornea Society

Clinical Interests

  • Corneal disorders
  • Corneal stem cell disorders
  • External eye diseases
  • Dry eyes disorders
  • Cataract surgery
  • General ophthalmology

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