Last Name


First Name




Institutional Affiliations

Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children

Research Interests

Research Focus

Inherited retinal dystrophies, imaging in pediatric retinal disease, psychometric assessment in pediatric blindness, phenotypic characterization, patient reported outcome measures



Jawaharlal institute of post-graduate medical education and research (JIPMER), India

Medical Degree

MS ophthalmology from Aravind Eye Hospital and Post Graduate institute of Ophthalmology


Fellowship in Medical Retina from Chaithanya Eye Hospital, Trivandrum




Batmanabane V, Heon E, Dai T, Muthusami P, Chen S, Reginald A, Radhakrishnan S, Shroff M.The role of MR imaging in investigating isolated pediatric nystagmus. Pediatr Radiol. 2016 Aug 12.
Branfield Day L, Quammie C, Héon E, Bhan A, Batmanabane V, Dai T, Kamath BM (2015), Liver anomalies as a phenotype parameter of Bardet–Biedl syndrome. Clin Genet. 2015 Nov 24. doi: 10.1111/cge.12684.
Shelmerdine S, Batmanabane V, Chavhan G. Infraumbilical lump in a child. Emergency Medicine Journal. In press. Accepted for publication Nov 2015
Batmanabane V, Nair U, Soman M, Nair KGR. A Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography study of macular microhole morphology and its correlation with vitreomacular interface abnormalities. Int Ophthalmol. 2013 Aug 9.
Nair U, Soman M, Ganekal S, Batmanabane V, Nair KGR . Morphological patterns of indirect choroidal rupture on spectral domain optical coherence tomography. Clin Ophthalmol 2013;7:1503-7.
Batmanabane V, Nair U, Soman M, Nair KGR. Posterior Microphthalmos- a case series. Kerala Journal of Opthalmology Dec 2012;25 (4): 356-60.
Batmanabane V. A critical look at the ophthalmological preparations in the national list of essential medicines of India 2011. J Postgrad Med 2013;59:159-60.
Batmanabane V, Rathinam S.Steroids in Leptospiral Uveitis: Does the Route of Administration Matter?J Pharmacol Pharmacother Jan-Mar2012.
Batmanabane V, Chidambaranathan GP, Rathinam S. Spectrum of Leptospira species identified in patients with leptospiral uveitis in an ophthalmological institute in South India. Indian J Med Microbiol 2011;29:444-5.
Batmanabane V, Muthusami P. Clinician and researcher – Can the twain ever meet? A young clinician’s perspective. J Pharmacol Pharmacother 2011;2:305-7.
Batmanabane V. Empathy: a vital attribute for doctors. Indian J Med Ethics 2008 Jul-Sep; 5(3):128- 9.
Batmanabane V, Vikram Kate, Nilakantan Ananthakrishnan. Prevalence of Helicobacter pylori in patients with portal hypertensive gastropathy – a study from south India. Med Sci Monit 2004; 10(4):CR133- 6.

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