Dr Ravindra Mohan obtained his MBBS degree from the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi. He underwent residency training in ophthalmology at the Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences at AIIMS, New Delhi. During his period of training, he held leadership positions including those of Vice-President and President of the Student’s Union, Joint Secretary and later, Secretary of the Ophthalmic Research Association.
After residency training, he was Senior Resident in the division of Oculoplasty, Orbital Surgery and Pediatric Ophthalmology for 3 years. He passed the Fellowship examinations of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in Ophthalmology,at Edinburgh in May 1998. He joined Sankara Nethralaya as a consultant staff in October 1998, and was appointed Head of Department,and Director, Department of Oculoplasty, Orbital Surgery and Trauma in April 2005. In August 2005, he was appointed Visiting Professor of Ophthalmology at Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, Deemed University, Chennai.He left Sankara Nethralaya in May 2009,and thereafter,set up Trinethra Eye Clinic at Chennai,focussed on high quality Oculoplastic care.He is also a Visiting Consultant and Oculplastic Surgeon at a number of hospitals across the country.