Dr. Srikanth graduated from the prestigious Madras Medical College, Chennai, India in 2006 and then completed postgraduation (MS Ophthalmology) in 2010 from Medical College, Baroda, India. He then completed his fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology from one of the pioneer institutes and tertiary care centres of India, Sankara Nethralaya. After completion of his fellowship, he had been working as a Consultant at Sankara Nethralaya in the department of pediatric ophthalmology. He is currently working in China.

Dr. Srikanth was awarded the prestigious Fellow of All India Collegium of Ophthalmology (FAICO degree pediatric Ophthalmology) by the All India Ophthalmological Society in 2013. He also completed the Advanced International Council of Ophthalmology examinations and was awarded the FICO degree. He also cleared MRCS (Edinburgh) degree in 2014.He was awarded the T L K Row Award by the Medical Research Foundation for the Best Associate Consultant in Ophthalmology for the year 2013-14 at Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai.

Dr Srikanth is an academician and has been actively involved in teaching at his centre. He has been part of many teaching programs across India. Dr. Srikanth has contributed to a number of textbook chapters on pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. He also has a number of peer reviewed scientific presentations to his credit.

In addition, Dr Srikanth is a reviewer for prestigious international scientific journals. He was instrumental in devising the Practice Pattern for Childhood diseases in India which was a part of collaboration with the Orbis India group.