Sudha Nallasamy, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

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Sudha Nallasamy, MD, attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where she was the recipient of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Student Fellowship Award in 2003, earning her medical degree in 2005. She graduated from the ophthalmology residency program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatrics in 2009. Dr. Nallasamy further specialized in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the distinguished Children’s Hospital of Boston.


  • Pasadena Magazine Top Doctors, 2014
  • AAPOS Annual Meeting: AAPOS Meeting Poster Selected for Best of Show Tour, 2010
  • Children’s Hospital Boston: Farley Award, 2009
  • Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship Award: Fellowship Award, 2009
  • AAPOS Annual Meeting: AAPOS Meeting Poster selected for Best of Show Tour, 2008
  • Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Resident Retreat, 2007
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute: Medical Student Fellowship Award, 2003
  • The Daniel Burke Prize for Excellence in Both Biology and Chemistry, 2000
  • The John Schoff Millis Award for the Senior with the Best Academic Record in the College of Arts/Sci, 2000
  • The Delta Phi Upsilon Prize of Arts and Sciences, 1999
  • Case Western Reserve University: Louis K. Levy Prize for an Outstanding Junior, 1999
  • The Phi Beta Kappa Prize, 1998
  • Case Alumni Association: Junior-Senior Scholarship, 1998
  • Ohio Academic Scholarship, 1996
  • Robert C. Byrd Ohio Board of Education Scholarship, 1996
  • Case Western Reserve University: Presidential Scholarship, 1996


  • Evaluation of high-definition video smart glasses for real-time telemedicine strabismus consultationsJ AAPOS. 2021 04; 25(2):74. e1-74. e6. . View in PubMed
  • Duane syndrome in association with congenital disorder of glycosylation type Ig (ALG12-CDG) J AAPOS. 2024 Jun 13; 103954. . View in PubMed
  • Initiation of retinopathy of prematurity screening examinations in extremely premature infants J AAPOS. 2024 Jun 13; 103956. . View in PubMed
  • An unexpected turn: a case of torsional anomalous retinal correspondence after myectomy of previously anteriorized inferior oblique muscles in a child J AAPOS. 2024 Feb; 28(1):103820. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of digital slit-lamp videos for paediatric anterior segment telemedicine consultations J Telemed Telecare. 2023 Jul; 29(6):467-473. . View in PubMed
  • Feasibility of asynchronous video-based telemedicine in the diagnosis and management of paediatric blepharoptosis J Telemed Telecare. 2023 Jul; 29(6):461-466. . View in PubMed
  • REPLY J AAPOS. 2023 12; 27(6):382. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric hyperthyroidism and thyroid eye disease management J AAPOS. 2023 06; 27(3):123-128. . View in PubMed
  • The Nictavi Tarsus Patch: A New Device for Achieving Temporary Eyelid Closure in Lagophthalmos Clin Ophthalmol. 2023; 17:1877-1884. . View in PubMed
  • Optical Biometry Changes Throughout Childhood and Adolescence in Patients Wearing Ortho-K Lenses Clin Ophthalmol. 2023; 17:1919-1927. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of real-time video from the digital indirect ophthalmoscope for telemedicine consultations in retinopathy of prematurity J Telemed Telecare. 2022 Aug; 28(7):502-507. . View in PubMed
  • Reliability of telemedicine for real-time paediatric ophthalmology consultations Br J Ophthalmol. 2022 08; 106(8):1157-1163. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of Streamed Hardware-to-Software Telemedicine Strabismus Consultations Utilizing Video Glasses Clin Ophthalmol. 2022; 16:3927-3933. . View in PubMed
  • Pattern and prevalence of eye disorders and diseases in school-aged children: findings from the Nationwide School Sight Sampling Survey in Armenia BMJ Open Ophthalmol. 2022; 7(1):e000899. . View in PubMed
  • Provider-to-provider synchronous telemedical consultations in ophthalmology: Advice for implementation Digit Health. 2022 Jan-Dec; 8:20552076221117744. . View in PubMed
  • Patient and Provider Experience in Real-Time Telemedicine Consultations for Pediatric Ophthalmology Clin Ophthalmol. 2022; 16:2943-2953. . View in PubMed
  • Tacrolimus-induced cerebral blindness in a liver transplant patient Indian J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul; 64(7):541. . View in PubMed
  • Ocular manifestations of genetic skin disorders Clin Dermatol. 2016 Mar-Apr; 34(2):242-75. . View in PubMed
  • Pediatric genetic macular and choroidal diseases J Pediatr Genet. 2014 Dec; 3(4):243-58. . View in PubMed
  • Survey of childhood blindness and visual impairment in Botswana Br J Ophthalmol. 2011 Oct; 95(10):1365-70. . View in PubMed
  • Eye findings in X-linked lymphoproliferative disorder Retina. 2011 Apr; 31(4):790-7. . View in PubMed
  • Chemoreduction for nonvisualized retinoblastoma hidden behind dense cataract Can J Ophthalmol. 2010 Oct; 45(5):539-40. . View in PubMed
  • Keratoprosthesis: procedure of choice for corneal opacities in children? Semin Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep-Nov; 25(5-6):244-8.. View in PubMed
  • Unusual presentations of cavernous carotid aneurysms: further evidence for topographic organization of the oculomotor nerve J Neurol Sci. 2010 Aug 15; 295(1-2):82-6. . View in PubMed
  • Ophthalmology resident selection: current trends in selection criteria and improving the process Ophthalmology. 2010 May; 117(5):1041-7. . View in PubMed
  • Simultaneous bilateral intraocular surgery in children J AAPOS. 2010 Feb; 14(1):15-9. . View in PubMed
  • Lymphocytic vasculitis involving the central nervous system occurs in patients with X-linked lymphoproliferative disease in the absence of Epstein-Barr virus infection Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2009 Dec; 53(6):1120-3. . View in PubMed
  • Congenital trigemino-abducens synkinesis in a neonate J AAPOS. 2009 Aug; 13(4):417-8. . View in PubMed
  • The effects of fetal surgery on retinopathy of prematurity development Ophthalmol Eye Dis. 2009; 1:13-9. . View in PubMed
  • Genetic linkage study of high-grade myopia in a Hutterite population from South Dakota Mol Vis. 2007 Feb 15; 13:229-36. . View in PubMed
  • Ophthalmologic findings in Cornelia de Lange syndrome: a genotype-phenotype correlation study Arch Ophthalmol. 2006 Apr; 124(4):552-7. . View in PubMed
  • Identification of a novel locus on 2q for autosomal dominant high-grade myopia Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Jul; 46(7):2300-7. . View in PubMed