Aster Hospitals announces new appointments within dermatology and ophthalmology

Aster Hospitals announces new appointments within dermatology and ophthalmology

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – April 1 2019: Aster Hospitals has announced the appointment of Dr. Ramachandran Rajagopal (Dermatology) and Dr. Boopathy Murugavel(Ophthalmology), adding to the growing list of specialists available at the tertiary care facility in Qusais.


The appointments take the number of dermatology specialists and ophthalmology to two specialists in each department. As specialist dermatologist, Dr. Ramachandran Rajagopal’s clinical expertise includes paediatric dermatology and dermatosurgery. He was formerly a medical professor for the Indian Air Force. A Member of the Indian Association of Dermatologists & Venereologists and the Association of Cutaneous Surgeons of India, Dr. Ramachandran holds an MBBS from the Armed Forces Medical College, Pune, India and an MD (Dermatology & Venereology) from APMC, Pune, India. He has also received certification from the Royal College of Physicians, London.

Dr. Boopathy Murugavel’s clinical expertise also includes vitreo-retinal surgery, vitrectomy, cataract surgery, diabetic retinopathy, vitreous haemorrhage and laser photocoagulation, among others. A member of the Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association and Palakkad Society of Ophthalmic Surgeons, Dr. Boopathy holds an MBBS from Raja Muthiah Medical College, Chidambaram and an M.S in Ophthalmology from Vinayaka Missions Kirubananda Variyar Medical College, Salem.
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