Non Medical Organisations
11.05.2007 Rotary Club of Thane East (RI Dist. 3140) honoured Dr. S. Natarajan with Citation in appreciation for his contribution towards excellency in imparting knowledge, carrying out mass surgeries & extra ordinary help to various NGOs. This was awarded at the hands of Rotary Dist. Governor, Dr. Bharat Pandya on the occasion of 27th Charter Day Celebrations of the Club. Mr. D. Sivanandan IPS, Commissior of Police, Thane, was the Guest of Honor.
09.01.2006 Rotary Club of Bandra honored Dr. S. Natarajan at Otters Club, Bandra, with "Vocational Service award" for his contribution towards community ophthalmology (for organizing free eye camp, cataract surgery and free diabetic screening & treatment at Dharavi, Asia's largest slum).
31.01.2006 National Education Society (NES) felicitated Dr. S. Natarajan for being given GUSI PEACE PRIZE, Philippines at NES, Mumbai at the auspicious occasion of Bhoomi Poojan & Inauguration Ceremony of NES International School construction. Shri Dilip Valse Patil, Honb'le Minister for higher & technical education, Govt. of Maharashtra was Chief Guest & the function was presided over by Shri Arun Gujarati, President, Maharashtra Pradesh NCP. The function was graced with the presence of eminent personalities like Shri Harshvardhan Patil, Honb'le Minister for Employment, Govt. of Maharashtra & Shri Suresh Shetty, Honb'le Minister of state for Medical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra; Shri K. Cherian Varghese, Chairman & Managing Director, Union Bank of India; Shri Mukesh Sharma, Director, Doordarshan, Mumbai, Dr. Rupa Shah, VC-SNDT Women's University; Shri K Ratnakar Hegde, Executive Director, Union Bank of India; Dr. Jagannath Rao Hegde, Former Sherrif of Mumbai & Dr. R. Vardarajan, President, NES & SVB.
28.01.2006 His Excellency Shri S. M. Krishna, Governor of Maharashtra, Felicitates Dr. S. Natarajan, Chairman & Medical Director, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd for being given GUSI PEACE PRIZE, Philippines at Bombay Tamil Sangham Auditorium, Mumbai. The function was graced by the presence of Eminent personalities like Dr. Amulya Sahu, President-Bombay Ophthalmologists' Association; Dr. T. P. Lahane, Prof & HOD-Dept of Ophth., JJ Hospital, Mrs. Priti Natarajan, Managing Director, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd; Mr. M. Karun, Founder-President, Indian Penpals' League, Dr. D. P.N. Prasad, Principal-Bombay Scottish School; Mr. D. Sivanandan, Police Commissioner of Thane; Mr. Rooshi Kumar Pandya, HRD Consultant & Motivator.
12.01.2006 Dr. S. Natarajan was honored as the "Distinguished citizen of Mumbai" for his outstanding and exemplary achievement in Ophthalmological walks of life and contribution to the society. Shri Vilasrao Deshmukh, Chief Minister of Maharashtra was the chief guest. This award was given to him on the auspicious occasion of Canara Bank's centenary year with 100 glorious years of existence.
01.12.2005 Dr. G.V.G. Krishnamurthy, Former Election Commissioner, His Excellency Shri M.V. Rajasekharan, Union Minister of State for planning, His Excellency Luke Rokovada, High Commissioner, Fiji, presented the "National Achievement Award for Health Excellence" to Dr. S. Natarajan, on the occasion of National Seminar on Individual Achievements & National Development on December 1; 2005 by All India Business & Community Foundation.
21.11.2005 Dr. S. Natarajan, honoured with "Gusi Peace Prize - 2005" at Manila, Philippines. Gusi Peace Prize - a non-profit organization based in Manila, Philippines with main objective to give proper recognitions through conferment of awards of excellence and distinction to individuals or groups who have distinguished themselves as brilliant exemption of society.
25.10.2005 Dr. S. Natarajan was honoured with "Vocational Excellence Award" in appreciation of his devotion to eye care and giving the gift of sight to the under privilege strara of Society at the members meeting held on October 25; 2005 at Otters Club, Carter Road, Mumbai.
 His excellency Dr A Padmanaban, IAS (Retd) - former Governor of Mizoram presided & presented the award. Honble Justice S.Jagadeesan (Retd) & Chairman, Intellectual property appellate Board was the chief guest.
08.10.2005 THE CENTENARIAN TRUST, Chennai honoured Dr. S Natarajan, Chairman & Medical Director of Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt. Ltd., Wadala, Mumbai with the title THE CENTENARIAN SEVA RATNA AWARD for his excellent service in ophthalmology to the poor and needy. 11th Award function held at Chennai on 8th at Rani Seethai Hall, Chennai.
 Mumbai Indian Penpals' League honoured Dr. S. Natarajan, with the title ("Vizhithirai Vithakar") "RETINA GRAND MASTER" for the extraordinary talent in Retina surgery at a grand function at Navi Mumbai Tamil Sangam,Vashi.
 Dr. S. NATARAJAN also gave a lecture on "Total Eye Care & Eye Donation" which was very informative to the gathering. Dr. S. Natarajan requested the gathering to create more awareness about eye donation and pledge the eyes and also insisted that younger generation should know more about eye care and eye donation.
14.04.2005Dr. S. Natarajan received the "National Eminence Award 2004 - 2005" during the 42nd Foundation Day Celebrations of National Education Society (NES) and Saraswathi Vidya Bhavan (SVB) for his outstanding contribution to society.
 During the Sliver Jubilee Celebration of Sri Shanmukhananda Fine Arts & Sangeetha Sabha Dr. S. Natarajan was honoured with the award for his Achievement and Contribution in the field of Medicine.
05.02.2005 Leading Tamil daily from Mumbai, Marathiya Murasu honoured Dr. S. Natarajan with the Life Time Achievement Award, from the Actor "Supreme Star" Thiru R. Sharath Kumar at Shanmugananda Auditorium.
18.11.2004 Dr. S. Natarajan received "Indira Gandhi Sadbhavna Award" from GLOBAL ECONOMIC COUNCIL, New Delhi, during the symposium on "Life & Works Of Late Smt. Indira Gandhi" at Hyderabad.
16.02.2002 Dr. S. Natarajan was honoured for his achievements by His Holiness Sri 1008 Sri Satyatma Teerth Swamiji - the Pontiff of the Uttaradi Mutt, Bangalore at Shanmukhanand Hall, Sion, Mumbai.
02.2002 Dr. S. Natarajan was honoured for his achievements by His Holiness Sri 1008 Sri Satyatma Teerth Swamiji the Pontiff of the Uttaradi Mutt, Bangalore at Shanmukhanand Hall, Sion, Mumbai.
22.06.1995 Received the "Public Award" from The Rotary Club of Bombay North East in appreciation of his Service to Humanity.
15.01.1994 He was honoured for Vasantrao Naik Krushisanshodhan & Gramin Vikas Pratishthan Puraskar by Hon. Mr. P.C. Alexander, Governor of Maharashtra at Rajbhavan Hall, Malabar Hill, Bombay. The above was awarded to him for his "OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION IN THE FIELD OF MEDICINE - IN OPHTHALMOLOGY".
05.09.1993 Awarded as one of the "Ten Outstanding Young Indian 1993" at Kamaraj Memorial Hall, Teynampet, Madras by Indian Junior Chamber. Given by Dr. V. R. Nedunchezian, Minister of Finance, Government of Tamilnadu.
26.08.1993 Awarded "Outstanding Young Citizen" at Bombay by North Bombay Junior Chamber, an individual development organisation, for contribution in the field of Medicine for 1993.
16.05.1993 Awarded Outstanding Young Person Award 1993 for Medical Service and Social Service by Marine Lines Junior Chamber, Regional Conference of Zone Level X, Area B, held at Nasik.
22.04.1993 Awarded Outstanding Young Person Award 1993 for Medical Service and Social Service by Marine Lines Junior Chamber.
04.1992 Was conferred "The Honorary Life Membership" by The President & Board of Directors of Care and Share Inc., U.S.A., in recognition of distinguished service to the Community & Dynamic Creative Leadership, at Hotel Taj Mahal, Bombay.
26.01.1990 Felicitated by Dr. B.K.Goyal with gold medal for the achievements on behalf of Nellai Saiva Vallalar Sangam, Bombay.
11.09.1989 Felicitated by Dr. (Mrs.) Lalitha Kameswaran, Vice-Chancellor, Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Dr.K.Venkata Subramanian, Vice Chancellor, Central University, Dr. B. Ramamurthi and Dr. S.S. Badrinath, Director, Sankara Nethralaya, at Kasturi Srinivasan Hall, on conferment of special award for research in his speciality, Madras.
Medical Organisations
08.2019 "The Legends Of Indian Ophthalmology Award" at iBeach Film Festival, GOA
12.2018 Prof. B.P.Kashyap Oration Award at Jharkand Ophthalmological Society (JHOS)
08.2018 Tun Hussein Onn Oration Keshmahinder Singh Award at Tun Hussein Onn National Eye Hospital, THONEH
06.2018 SAO excellence award at SAARC Academy of Ophthalmology Conference at Kathmandu Nepal
4.4.2018 J&K Award Investiture Ceremony - State Award and Chief Minister's Gold Medal for Honesty, Integrity & Meritorious Public Service handed over by Honourable Governor and Honourable Chief Minister of J&K.
08.03.2018 Sadguru Medal at Chitrakoot Conclave 2018
13.08.2011 IIRSI Gold Medal from Smt. Sheila Dikshit, Honourable Chief Minister of Delhi.
27.08.2011 BOA Gold Medal
13.04.2012 APAO Achievement Award
11-17.04.2012 Prof. Dr. S. Natarajan was bestowed with Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award for his immense contribution to the scientific programs of the APAO congresses at Busan, Korea.
03-6.02.2011 Dr. S Natajan was awarded certificate of participation on the 69th All India Ophthalmological Conference held in Ahmedababd.
22.01.2011 Awarded Air Marhsall Dr. M S Boparai Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of Ocular Trauma.
26.11.2006 During the International Conference on Cataract & Glaucoma organised by Dr. Suhas S. Haldipurkar, organizing Chairman of ICON '06, of Laxmi Charitable Trust, Panvel, at Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Nerul, Navi Mumbai Dr. Natarajan was given the "ICON-06 YOUNG ACHIEVER" award by Dr. B.T. Maskati, for his outstanding Clinical & Scientific contribution made in the field of Ophthalmology.
10.2006 M/s. Novartis Ophthalmics gratefully acknowledged the contribution of Dr. Natarajan as faculty at the "1st Indian AMD Congress".
02.07.2006 Participated in the "IMA Monsoon Marathon" and received 2nd runner up award in the competition.
10.06.2006 Dr. S. Natarajan was honored with the "Distinguished Service Award" bestowed by the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) during the 21st APAO congress in Singapore June 10-15, 2006.
06.2006 The American Biographical Institute, Registered in the institute's library and archives in the United States of America, sanctioned by the board of international research; presented Dr. S. Natarajan with its 2005 commemorative medal in recognition of his selection as "Man of the year" for his outstanding community services and professional achievements.
03.2006 Dr. S. Natarajan's name has been selected by the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Awards selectionsubcommittee as awardee for the prestigious APAO-Distinguished Service Award 2006. This award was presented to him during the 21st APAO congress held in Singapore on June 10-14, 2006.
12.2005 Dr. S. Natarajan, Chairman & Medical Director, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd was honored with "Life time achievement award" in recognition of his exceptional calibre and outstanding performance in his chosen area of activity by National & International Compendium (NIC), New Delhi His name was chosen among one of the few most outstanding person's after scrutiny for this award, which NIC have hitherto received for forthcoming exclusive Seminal volume "NIC Achievers WHO IS WHO".
02.12.2005 to promote excellence and recognize organisations for achievements in their respective fields the "Rashtriya Samman Puraskar" was presented to Dr. S. Natarajan, Aditya Jyot Eye Hospital Pvt Ltd by Indian Economic Development & Research Association (IEDRA), New Delhi on December 2; 2005.
04-06.11.2005 A). Received the "Award of Distinction" for being elected second term chairman-scientific committee AIOS.
28-29.10.2005 Dr. S. Natarajan was honoured with "Dr. Rustom Ranji Oration" Gold Medal during the 29th Annual Conference of the A.P State Ophthalmological Conference. The title of Oration was "Diseases of the Macula, there is Hope".
Dr. S. Natarajan was also invited as a speaker and instructor for Symposium on Diabetic Retinopathy. He gave a talk on Techniques of Photocoagulation: Scatter or Panretinal photocoagulation and video demonstration on Surgery for complex retinal detachments.
29.08.2004 He was invited for "Dr. A. D. Grover Memorial Oration" by the Chandigarh Ophthalmological Society and spoke on "New Horizons in Macula - Today and Future" in Chandigarhand was honoured with the award.
Dr. S. Natarajan was honoured with the title "International Grand Master in Ophthalmology" for his outstanding contribution in Ophthalmology by the Bombay Ophthalmologists Association during 11th Annual Conference & Film Artiste Manisha Koirala presented the Gold Medal to Dr. S. Natarajan and Mr. K. C. Srivastav, IAS, Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Greater Mumbai presented the Citation.
Received Innovation Award from Maharashtra Ophthalmological' Society for his Innovation "Intraocular Foreign Body Forceps" instituted by Sangli District Ophthalmic Association.
He received the Best Poster Award for his Poster titled "Combined Vitrectomy with Keratoprosthesis in Penetrating Injury" and Best Video Award for his Video titled "ICG Assisted Maculorhexis" during the 18th Congress of the Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology held at Taipei Taiwan.
Received the best video award for his video titled "Internal Resection of Choroidal Melanoma" during the 49th Tamil Nadu Ophthalmic Association held at Ootacamund.
03.2001 Received Best Poster Award for poster titled "Combined Vitrectomy with Keratoprosthesis in Penetrating Injury" and Best Video Award for video titled "ICG Assisted Macularhexis" from the Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology.
10.01.2001 Dr. S. Natarajan received the Senior Honour Award from the prestigious Vitreous Society of U.S.A. on 10th January 2001 at Cancun, Mexico for his marvelous academic contribution in the Vitreous Society annual meetings.He is the first Indian to receive two awards from the Vitreous Society, U.S.A. viz. "Honour Award" in 1998 and "the Senior Honour Award" in 2000.
05.01.2001 Dr. S Natarajan's Video titled "ICG Assisted Maculorhexis" presented during the 59th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmologists' Society held from 4 to 7 January 2001 at Calcutta, was awarded Certificate of Merit for Best Presentation.
9-11.01.2001 At the Vitreous Society Meeting held at Mexico, Cancun, he received the Senior Honour Award.
13-15.10.2000 He was awarded First Prize for his paper titled "OUR EXPERIENCE IN PHOTO DYNAMIC THERAPY" at the XXth Annual Conference of the Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society Conference held at Sangli.
07.01.1999 Dr. S. Natarajan received the "C.N. Shroff Award" for the year 1998 during the 57th Annual Conference of the All India Ophthalmological Society held at Cochin. This is the highest Award awarded to a Vitreo Retinal Surgeon for doing excellent work in Retina and Vitreous.
04.06.1999 Awarded the "Appreciation Award" from Bombay Ophthalmologists Association.
12.09.1998 Dr. S. Natarajan received the "Best Researcher Award" for the year 1998 instituted by the Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Science with the endowment given by Padmabhushan Dr. P. Siva Reddy Endowment Fund. He gave an oration during the Award function.
1998 He was awarded the Dr. Joseph Gnandickam Gold Medal Oration Award for the year 1998 at Madras during the Southern Regional Ophthalmic Conference & 46th Tamilnadu State Ophthalmic Conference organised by Tamilnadu Ophthalmic Association. This Award is awarded to an individual for his Outstanding Contribution or Promotion of Ophthalmic Science.
1998 Dr. S. Natarajan was the only Indian recipient of the prestigious American Vitreous Society 1998 honour award which is awarded to those individuals who had contributed as an author, panelist, moderator and/or course faculty member for a total of ten or more times.
15-16.11.1997 Received Dr. Y.K.C. Pandit Best Paper Award for free paper titled "OUR EXPERIENCE WITH PAEDIATRIC RETINAL DETACHMENT" at the Maharashtra Ophthalmic Society at Sholapur.
16-26.11.1995 Awarded the coveted Dr. V. K. Chitnis Oration by The Scientific Committee of Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society. This is a very prestigious award, awarded to him for his pioneering and outstanding work in the field of Vitreo Retinal Surgery in Maharashtra.
26.12.1995 Awarded Certificate of appreciation in recognition of his contribution of surgical demonstration and knowledge during the workshop on Vitreo-retinal disease organised by Dr. O.K. Malla, President of Nepal Ophthalmic Society.
01-02.10.1994 Awarded first prize as best scientific exhibit during "Management of Ocular Cysticercosis" Maharashtra Ophthalmological conference at Pune.
Attended TNOA Conference at Madurai. Received Capt. Subramanyam's award for best video titled "Management of unusual IOFB".
02.10.1994 Awarded F.I.C.G. by Indian College of Gerontology, Bombay at the 4th National Conference on Geriatrics and Gerontology.
11.1993 Maharashtra Ophthalmologists Conference cash prize for best poster.
11.1993 Awarded "Paras Nath" gold medal for invited guest lecture at Bihar state conference.
10.1993 Awarded Sangli Ophthalmologists Society Prize for Best Innovative Paper - Titled: Development of newer Instruments for Vitreous Surgery.
10.1993 First Prize for best scientific paper.
10-11.10.1992 Awarded Cash Prize for best poster at Maharashtra Ophthalmic Annual Conference held at Nasik.
13-16.08.1991 Gold Medal - First Guest Lecture for College of Surgeons Meeting, Sri Lanka.
1991 Dr. E. Balakrishnan Memorial Award - Gold Medal for best research paper for ophthalmologist below 40 years at XII Annual Conference of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, Madras. Titled: Development of newer instruments for vitreous surgery.
1991 Fellow of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, for recognition of significant contributions for the advancement of biomedical sciences, Madras.
10.1990 Received Dr. Y. K. C.Pandit Award for the best paper presented at the 10th Maharashtra Ophthalmological Society Conference held at Kolhapur. (Awarded for Ophthalmologists below the age of 40 years) Titled: Management of penetrating injuries due to bow and arrow.
09.1989 Best Paper Award at First West Zone Ophthalmic Conference, Goa. Titled: Management of Intraocular Foreign Bodies.
1988 Received the E. Balakrishnan Memorial Prize for the best paper, from the Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists, 1988 (Awarded for ophthalmologist below age of 40 years). Titled: Parsplana Filteration - A New Technique.
1988 Second prize for best video film in All India Ophthalmic Film Festival, 46th A.I.O.S., Bombay.
1983 Dr. Thirugansambandam, II Prize was awarded for a paper at the III South Zonal Conference of Indian Academy of Paediatrics, Madras. Titled: Rota Virus Detection by Staphylococcus Coagulation Technique in Diarrahoael Diseases of Children.
02.1981 Awarded a prize for Research Paper at VI Southern Regional Conference of Indian Pharmocological Society during the Mangalore Prize Paper Session Temple City, Madurai. Titled: Immediate effect of Frusemide on Heart following Intravenous Administration studied by non- invasive method echocardiography.
12.1978 Awarded 1st prize in science debate held by the World University Service Centre, Educational and Cultural Affairs Committee.
08.1974 D. S. Mathias Prize for Physics, Madras Christian College School, Madras.
Posts Held In Various Organisations
30.03.2012 Member - Programme Committee of Department of Ophthalmic Technology approved by the Vice Chancellor of S.N.D.T. Women's University for a period of three years
28.02.2012 Appraiser - K.J. Somaiya College, Mumbai
22.02.2012 Examiner - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka. PG Fellowship Examination
19.06.2012 Teaching Assignment as Visiting Faculty for PGDM Healthcare 2011-13 Trim IV.Welingkar Institute of Management & Development & Research
Board Member
17.02.2012 Euretina International Advisory Board International Society for Ocular Trauma (ISOT)
08.11.2011 APVRS
05.04.2012 Dr. N.S.D. Raju, President AIOS appointed him as Co-Chairman of International Relation Committee of AIOS
27.04.2012 ASIA COORDINATOR for the Leadership Development Subspecialty for the APAO 2013 at Hyderabad held in conjunction with AIOS.
Selected member, W.U.S. Centre Management committee, 1983-84.
Elected unanimously as postgraduate representative, Madras Medical College Students Association, 1982-83.
Nominated member, W.U.S. general body under presidentship of Vice Chancellor, University of Madras, 1982-83.
N.C.C. (A) Served as Flight Cadet in N.C.C. Air Wing (b) Attended two ten days Annual Training camps. (c) Has passed A & B certificate examinations.
General Secretary, University Students Sports Association, 1981-82.
Nominated member, 125th anniversary celebration committee, member of University of Madras, 1982.
Vice President UNESCO Club, Madras Medical College, 1973-74.
Member, Undergraduate Education Reformation Committee, Madras Medical College Students Association, 1976-77.
Student General Secretary, M.M.C. Students Association, 1979-80.
Pioneer member and Secretary, N.S.S., M.M.C., 1979-80.
Various capacities in intercollegiate committees of World University Service, 1976-82.
Organising Secretary, Khelostsav and Manoranjan, 1978, M.M.C. Madras.
Various positions in Tamilnadu Youth Association, 1972 till date.
He was appointed Member of the Selection Committee of P.V. Polytechnic of Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women's University, for selecting Head Ophthalmic Technology & Lecturer in Ophthalmic Technology in March 2004.