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Consultant Opthalmologist and Corneal Surgeon


MBBS (Manipal), MS  Ophth (UM), Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment (MAL)

Professional Info:

Dr K John Mathen, Consultant Ophthalmologist.

Sub-speciality in Cornea and Anterior Segment Diseases.

Dr John graduated from Manipal, India. He then completed his post-graduate Ophthalmology programme in University of Malaya in 2008. This was followed by sub-speciality training in Cornea and Anterior Segment surgery. He has a wealth of experience in managing general ophthalmic and corneal conditions. Friendly and easily approachable, he is known for his good rapport with all his patients.

Dr John is a past committee member of the Malaysian Society of Ophthalmology and is a current member of the Malaysian Medical Association.

Work Experience:



Consultant Ophthalmologist & Corneal Surgean Surgeon

Pantai Hospital Kuala Lumpur (Bangsar), Oasis Eye Specialist


Past Engagements

  • Fellowship in Corneal and Anterior Segment Diseases, Hospital Sg. Buloh

  • Fellowship in Corneal and Anterior Segment Diseases, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

  • Medical Officer in Ophthalmology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur

  • General Ophthalmology, Hospital Batu Pahat

  • Structured Training in Ophthalmology, University of Malaya

Procedure Focus:



  • Cataract Surgery

  • Corneal Transplants

  • Pterygium Excision and Conjunctival Graft

  • Conjunctival Mass Excision Biopsy and Cryotherapy

  • Ocular Surface Surgery and Procedures

  • Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) Surgery




  • Malaysian Society of Ophthalmology

  • Malaysian Medical Association

  • ASIA Corneal Society



  • Awarded Excellent Service Award by Hospital Kuala Lumpur

  • Awarded Excellent Service Award by Hospital Sg Buloh



Languages Spoken:

English, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil and Malayalam

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