Suresh Chandra, MD

Professor

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Director, Division of International Ophthalmology

Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

President and Founder

Combat Blindness International

 

2828 Marshall Ct. Suite 106
Madison, WI 53705 

(608) 263-9338

srchandr@wisc.edu
picture of Suresh Chandra

 

Education
BSc(P) 1957, Lucknow University, Lucknow, India
MD 1961, King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India
Internship, 1961-1962, King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India
Residency, 1962-1965, Ophthalmology, King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India

MS, 1964, Ophthalmology, King George's Medical College, Lucknow, India

Teaching Fellowship, 1969-1972, Ophthalmology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

Retina Fellowship, 1972-1974, Retina Foundation & Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston

 

Clinical Interests
Dr. Chandra is the president and founder of Combat Blindness International.  His clinical interests include vitreoretinal disease, international ophthalmology, macular disease, ocular melanoma, and trauma.

 

Research Interests
Dr. Chandra’s research interests center around clinical trials for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and other retinal diseases. He has served as Principal Investigator for the landmark Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS), which investigated the effect of antioxidant vitamins and zinc on macular degeneration and cataract, and is now lead investigator for the AREDS2 project, among others.

 

Publications
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