Dr Shobha G Pai

Professor and Head

Department of Ophthalmology


    Professor & Head    


Subject Subject code Semester
Ophthalmology Sixth and Seventh semesters


Degree Specialisation Institute Year of passing
MS Ophthalmology Madras Medical College, Chennai 1995
DOMS Stanley Medical College, Chennai 1990
MBBS Kilpauk Medical College, Chennai 1982


Institution / Organisation Designation Role Tenure
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Professor and Head UG, PG Teacher in Ophthalmology Feb 2016 - till date
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Additional Professor UG, PG Teacher in Ophthalmology Jul 2012 - Feb 2016
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Associate Professor UG, PG Teacher in Ophthalmology Aug 2001- Jul 2012
Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore Assistant Professor UG, PG Teacher in Ophthalmology Aug 1996- Aug 2001


Area of Interest

Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Glaucoma

Area of Expertise

Anterior segment, glaucoma

Area of Research


Professional Affiliations & Contributions

  • 1.     Member of A.I.O.S, K.O.S, T.N.O.A, S.K.O.C.
  • 2.     Member of Clinical skills Lab committee, KMC, Mangalore.
  • 3.     Member of Board of studies, MAHE, Manipal 

1.     Pai SG, Gupta A, Dudeja L, Nayak MK. Ocular Manifestations of Vitiligo: Evaluation and Study of Any Possible Association. Online J Health Allied Scs. 2015:14 (4):10. Published 30th January 2016

2.     Bindu Madhavi Manapragada, Shobha G Pai, Susan D’Souza, Madhurima K Nayak . Evaluation of Retinal Thickness in Neurodegenerative Diseases using Spectral Domain Optical Coherence tomography. Journal of clinical and Diagnostic Research, August 2018, Vol-12, Issue-8, NC05-NC-08

3.     Shobha G. Pai, Madhurima Nayak, Jayanthi Kalary, S. S. Krithishree1

Malingering versus dissociative disorder: A clinical dilemma!!

Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology and Research ‑ Volume 7 ‑ Issue 1 ‑ January‑April 2019.

4.     Pai SG, Mounika V

Ocular Manifestations of HIV: A Hospital Based Study

Online Journal of Health and Allied Science 2019. Volume – 18, Issue – 01,

Page No 1 – 3. January – March 2019.  

5.     Teena M Mendonca, Shobha G Pai, Shrinath P Shetty, Ria Mukherjee, Tishya Vepakomma

An atypical case of unilateral vision loss in thyroid eye disease

Clinical and Experimental Optometry 2020. DOI:10.1111/cxo.13048


1. Evaluation of macular thickness and Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in neurodegenerative diseases using spectral domain optical coherence tomography by Dr. Bindu Madhavi M 2. Estimation of central corneal thickness in diabetics and non diabetics when measured with spectral domain optical coherence tomography by Dr. Vasuraj 3. Visual outcomes of cataract surgery in diabetic patients by Dr. Neha Singh 4. A clinical study and proportion of normal tension glaucoma among the glaucoma suspects by Dr. Pooja Kandula 5. Comparison of corneal endothelial cell loss before and after cataract surgery :Phacoemulsification Versus Manual Small-Incision Cataract Surgery by Dr. Sangeetha Rao