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Rajeev S. Ramchandran, M.D., M.B.A.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-3937

Fax: (585) 276-1189

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Ophthalmology

Biography

Dr. Ramchandran provides surgical and medical care to patients in the Rochester area as well as throughout the Finger Lakes Region and Western New York.

Dr. Ramchandran is a native of Pittsford, NY where he attended Pittsford Sutherland High School. He left Rochester to study at the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, majoring in Biology and South Asia Regional Studies. He then completed his medical degree, with distinction in research, at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and went on to an ophthalmology residency at Duke University. He recently returned to Rochester where he completed a Vitreoretinal Fellowship at the Flaum Eye Institute in July, 2009. Dr. Ramchandran is licensed in the state of New York and certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retinal Specialists and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. Dr. Ramchandran performs retinal surgeries, laser therapy, intravitreal injections as well as medical retina. His other interests include health policy and economics, telemedicine and international ophthalmology.

Dr. Ramchandran sees patients at the University of Rochester Flaum Eye Institute offices. The office is located at 210 Crittenden Boulevard.

Credentials

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology

Education

2003
MD | University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2009
Fellowship in at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2007
Residency in Ophthalmology at Duke University School of Medicine

06/01/2003 - 06/20/2004
Internship in at Albert Einstein Medical Center

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Awards

2013
John M. Brophy Award
Sponsor: Simon School of Business, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

2013
Operations Faculty Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2013
Beta Sigma Gamma, Honor Society member
Sponsor: Simon School of Business, University of Rochester
Location: Rochester, NY

2006
Travel Grant Recipient
Sponsor: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

2003
Distinction in Research
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2000
Second Year of Medical School Commendation for Academic Performance
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

2000
American Medical Association Medical Student Section Recruitment Award

1998
Suma Cum Laude graduate
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1998
Phi Beta Kappa, member
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1998
Golden Key Honor Society, member. Top 15% of Senior Class
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1998
Senior Ivy Day Honor Award, Alumni Award of Merit for Outstanding Contributions to the Penn Community
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1998
Outstanding Board Member of the United Minorities Council
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1998
Hindu Student Speaker, Graduation Baccalaureate Ceremony
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1995 - 1998
Dean's List
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1994 - 1998
Benjamin Franklin Scholar Honors Program
Sponsor: University of Pennsylvania
Location: Philadelphia, PA

1994
National Merit Finalist & Scholarship Recipient
Sponsor: Pittsford Sutherland High School
Location: Pittsford, NY

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Patents

Patent Title: Automated Fundus Image Field Detection and Quality Assessment
Patent #: 9,905,008
Issue Date: Feb 27, 2018
Country: United States
Invented By: Gajendra Jung Katuwal, John P Kerekes, Rajeev Ramchandran, Christye P Sisson

Publications

Journal Articles

8/12/2021
Silverstein SM, Sörensen S, Sunkara A, Lai A, Fradkin SI, Ramchandran RS. "Association of vision loss and depressive symptomatology in older adults assessed for ocular health in senior living facilities." Ophthalmic & physiological optics : the journal of the British College of Ophthalmic Opticians (Optometrists).. 2021 Aug 12; Epub 2021 Aug 12.

7/28/2021
Dans M, Kutner JS, Agarwal R, Baker JN, Bauman JR, Beck AC, Campbell TC, Carey EC, Case AA, Dalal S, Doberman DJ, Epstein AS, Fecher L, Jones J, Kapo J, Lee RT, Loggers ET, McCammon S, Mitchell W, Ogunseitan AB, Portman DG, Ramchandran K, Sutton L, Temel J, Teply ML, Terauchi SY, Thomas J, Walling AM, Zachariah F, Bergman MA, Ogba N, Campbell M. "NCCN Guidelines® Insights: Palliative Care, Version 2.2021." Journal of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network : JNCCN.. 2021 Jul 28; 19(7):780-788. Epub 2021 Jul 28.

1/25/2021
Vukkadala N, Fardeen T, Ramchandran K, Divi V. "End-of-Life Practice Patterns in Head and Neck Cancer." The Laryngoscope.. 2021 Jan 25; Epub 2021 Jan 25.

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