It is with a sense of great joy and pride that we bring the great news that Dr.T.S. Surendran, Vice-Chairman, Sankara Nethralaya and member of the Board of the ‘Medical Research Foundation’ and ‘Vision Research Foundation’, the simple and easily accessible Dr.TSS to all of us has been chosen for one of the most coveted distinctions in the world of medicine. He has been conferred the highly prestigious ‘Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons’ the world’s highest professional qualification for Surgeons, by a most elite body comprising the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. This highly prestigious academic body is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence and advancement in surgical practises, through its involvement in education, training, conducting examinations and liaison with medical institutions worldwide.
It is a glorious feather on the cap not only for him but also for Sankara Nethralaya the institution for whose growth and development he has been striving hard since its inception, a proud and highly elated Sankara Nethralaya family salutes and applauds its adorable Vice-Chairman and wishes him many more great accolades and laurels in his journey of service.
It would be interesting to recall at this juncture that it was Dr. TS.Surendran who received the senior officials from this August body in year 2014 when Sankara Nethralaya was chosen once again as a preferred centre for conducting the FRCS- Ophthalmology examinations in the South East Asia region, after a lapse of 10 years and briefed the electronic and print media on this important development.