Dr Meena Kandiah graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin, Ireland in June 1993. She then passed the Part 1 of the Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh examination in 1997. In December 1998, she successfully completed her Fellowship from the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh (UK). In June 2000 she was gazetted as a Clinical Specialist in Ophthalmology by the Ministry of Health, Malaysia.
Following her gazettment she served as a clinical specialist in Hospital Melaka for 6 years before moving to private practice in Mahkota Medical Centre in Melaka. During her period of service with the Ministry of Health, Dr. Meena also served as a part time lecturer and examiner to the Melaka Manipal Medical College. She was actively involved in setting out the syllabus for postgraduate FRCS and the Masters program in her department and was in charge of all teaching as well as the supervision of surgeries performed by specialists in training. Dr. Meena also organized and conducted a number of ophthalmology courses for both local general practitioners and ophthalmologists in training.
She co-authored a study on �Cost Efficiency of Cataract Surgery� which was published in 2004 in �International Ophthalmology�
Outside of work she enjoys the outdoors, music and arts.
Currently, Dr Meena is a consultant ophthalmic surgeon and ophthalmologist at the Alpha Specialist Centre in Kota Damansara, Petaling Jaya. She is also a visiting consultant to the International Specialist Eye Centre at MidValley City.
He is author of many scholarly and professional articles and has made numerous presentations to professional audiences.