Dr.Rajarathna Thangavel, Founder & Director- EYEMENTOR Dr.Rajarathna Has Been Recognized As Most Inspiring Educator of the Year - 2023, Chennai in Medical Education Category by Business Mint
Dr. Rajarathna Thangavel is MD Ophthalmology from the prestigious Lady Hardinge Medical college, Delhi. Her love for the eye started in 2006 with Dr.Balakrishnan Endowment award gold medal in Ophthalmology in 2006. She was the recipient of Young Researcher's Award 2014 from the All-India Ophthalmological Society. She pursued higher speciality training at the University of Michigan.
Her staunch belief in affordable and timely healthcare made her return to India. She believes that her destiny is in making a difference in her own nation's future - the students of India.
She takes pride in identifying herself as a teacher for MBBS students and MD doctors-in-training across India. With more than a decade's experience in mentoring students, she earned the name "EyeMentor".
To give wings to her dreams, she started her own online app, "EyeMentor Dr.Rajarathna" as a niche platform to take her passion forward. This online venture has enabled even international medical students enrol in her educational courses and benefit from her immense knowledge.
She is the number one Ophthalmology Faculty in India due to her innovative and engaging teaching skills. Testimony to this is the name she is fondly called by her students - "The Prop Teacher" - for her ingenuity to use even common objects as props to explain concepts related to the eye.
She is very student-friendly and all her students communicate with her directly, through her app and beyond, she is "just a whatsapp call/msg away".
Her mission is to make knowledge available to each and every student even in the remotest part of India, making the best use of Digitalised India; and also, across the borders!
She also offers humungous discounts to needy students. She does not subscribe to the idea that premium content has to be exclusive and highly priced. Her vision is to change students' attitude towards learning - from mere obligation to imbibing knowledge through love for learning! Thus, the tagline of Eyementor Dr.Rajarathna