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Sushmita Kaushik MS, FAICO

Sushmita Kaushik MS, FAICO

Professor, Advanced Eye Center, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Prof. Sushmita Kaushik, completed her Ophthalmology training from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. She is currently Professor of Ophthalmology at the Advanced Eye Centre PGIMER, Chandigarh, which she joined as faculty since 2004.

Dr Kaushik specializes in Glaucoma with a special interest in childhood glaucoma, newer diagnostic tools and their clinical application, glaucoma surgery and angle closure. She is the Founder Secretary of the Indian Pediatric Glaucoma Society, Vice President of the Chandigarh Ophthalmological Society, former Secretary of the Glaucoma Society of India, and is in charge of the Teaching Programme at the PGIMER. She has 170 publications in reputed International and National Journals, has contributed 40 chapters to various Glaucoma Text books, and has authored the Glaucoma section of an OCT Atlas.

She is the recipient of numerous awards and honours, notable being conferred Honorary FAICO by AIOS in 2021, Excellence in Glaucoma award by Woman Ophthalmologists Society, 2021, awarded the Best Poster in Glaucoma at AIOS 2021, Best Paper in Glaucoma at the AIOS, 2020, Best paper award at the UK Pediatric Glaucoma Society, London, Jan 2020, Dr. DB Chandra Award for Best Glaucoma paper at the AIOS, 2008, Best Scientific Paper at the GSI 2004, and numerous Best Scientific awards at State and Zonal conferences down the years.

She is a reviewer for reputed ophthalmology journals including IOVS, Ophthalmology, JAMA Ophthalmology, AJO, BJO, Eye, IJO, etc. She has lectured all over the country and abroad at various fora on all topics of glaucoma.

She enjoys music of varied genres, and has a special interest in Theatre.


Dr. Kaushik has no relevant disclosures.