Affiliated Practice: Cullen Eye Institute
Address: 6565 Fannin St
Specialties: Cornea and External Disease, Cataract Surgery, Refractive Surgery
Sumitra S. Khandelwal MD is Assistant Professor at the Cullen Eye Institute, Baylor College of Medicine and Medical Director for the Lions Eye Bank of Texas. Her undergraduate years were spent at Washington University in St Louis where her honors thesis focused on impact of economic decisions on healthcare in border countries. She obtained her medical degree from University of Texas at Houston and completed her residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. She then completed her fellowship in cornea, external disease, cataract and refractive surgery at Minnesota Eye Consultants in Minneapolis Minnesota.
Dr. Khandelwal's clinical research interests include keratoconus, ocular surface diseases, and optimizing outcomes in cataract surgery. She has published numerous book and peer-reviewed articles and her extensive research has been presented nationally and internationally.