Indian Journal of Ophthalmology

: 1988  |  Volume : 36  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 53-


S Tony Fernandaz 
 CBM Oph. Institute, Little Flower Hospital, Angamally-683 572 Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
S Tony Fernandaz
CBM Oph. Institute, Little Flower Hospital, Angamally-683 572 Kerala

How to cite this article:
Fernandaz S T. Obituary.Indian J Ophthalmol 1988;36:53-53

How to cite this URL:
Fernandaz S T. Obituary. Indian J Ophthalmol [serial online] 1988 [cited 2021 Jun 24 ];36:53-53
Available from:

Full Text


Dr. C. E. Oommen, a senior member of our society (Mg. Committee Member, Kerala) expired on March 18, 1988 following a road accident at Kalliassery, near Cannan­nore.

Dr. Oommen was born on 15th April, 1929. He did his MBBS from Grant Medical College, Bombay in 195 5. He got his DOMS in 1957 and MS. in 1964. He started his carrier as an Ophthalmic Consultant in the Health Service of Government of Kerala In 1970 he resigned the government service and started his own hospital at Cannanore- Dr. Oommens Eye Hospital, one of the finest and well equipped eye hospitals in Kerala

He was the Founder President of the Kerala State Ophthalmological Society (1976-77). He was an active and one of the senior members of the Indian Medical Association He was the President of IMA, Kerala State, in 1974-75. In 1985-86 he was elected as the Senior Vice President IMA, New Delhi

He was Fellow of various Ophthalmic Associations including American College of Surgeons, International College of Surgeons, IMA Academy of Medical Speciali­ties etc. Regarding his social activities, he joined Rotary in 1972. He was assigned many responsible positions including the Governof s Group Representative and Chairman, District World Fellowship.

He was very much interested in Sports and was very active. He was officiating many positions of the Sports Clubs and Organizations of Cannanore.

He was the President of YMCA, Cannanore in 1975. Dr. Oommen has attended a large number of national and international conferences in ophthalmology and has contributed many scientific papers. He was survived by his wife, Dr. (Mrs) Maisy Oommen and two sons. Elder son Dr. Raj Isac Oommen is the final

M S. student