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Nisha Acharya, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

UCSF School of Medicine 2000

Residencies

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Ophthalmology 2004

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Rathinam SR, Babu M, Thundikandy R, Kanakath A, Nardone N, Esterberg E, Lee SM, Enanoria WT, Porco TC, Browne EN, Weinrib R, Acharya NR. A randomized clinical trial comparing methotrexate and mycophenolate mofetil for noninfectious uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct; 121(10):1863-70.
  2. Ray KJ, Srinivasan M, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Glidden DV, Oldenburg CE, Sun CQ, Zegans ME, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Early addition of topical corticosteroids in the treatment of bacterial keratitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun 1; 132(6):737-41.
  3. McClintic SM, Prajna NV, Srinivasan M, Mascarenhas J, Lalitha P, Rajaraman R, Oldenburg CE, O'Brien KS, Ray KJ, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. Visual Outcomes in Treated Bacterial Keratitis: Four Years of Prospective Follow-up. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014; 55(5):2935-40.
  4. Borkar DS, Acharya NR, Leong C, Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Oldenburg CE, Cevallos V, Lietman TM, Evans DJ, Fleiszig SM. Cytotoxic clinical isolates of Pseudomonas aeruginosa identified during the Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial show elevated resistance to fluoroquinolones. BMC Ophthalmol. 2014; 14(1):54.
  5. Sun CQ, Lalitha P, Prajna NV, Karpagam R, Geetha M, O'Brien KS, Oldenburg CE, Ray KJ, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Association between In Vitro Susceptibility to Natamycin and Voriconazole and Clinical Outcomes in Fungal Keratitis. Ophthalmology. 2014 Aug; 121(8):1495-1500.e1.
  6. Srinivasan M, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Lalitha P, Ray KJ, Zegans ME, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. Visual recovery in treated bacterial keratitis. Ophthalmology. 2014 Jun; 121(6):1310-1311.e3.
  7. Borkar DS, Gonzales JA, Tham VM, Esterberg E, Vinoya AC, Parker JV, Uchida A, Acharya NR. Association between atopy and herpetic eye disease: results from the pacific ocular inflammation study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar 1; 132(3):326-31.
  8. Toutain-Kidd CM, Porco TC, Kidd EM, Srinivasan M, Prajna NV, Acharya N, Lietman T, Zegans ME. Evaluation of Fungal Keratitis using a Newly Developed Computer Program, Optscore, for Grading Digital Corneal Photographs. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2014 Feb; 21(1):24-32.
  9. Homayounfar G, Borkar DS, Tham VM, Nardone N, Acharya NR. Clinical characteristics of scleritis and episcleritis: results from the pacific ocular inflammation study. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2014 Oct; 22(5):403-4.
  10. Acharya NR, Tham VM, Esterberg E, Borkar DS, Parker JV, Vinoya AC, Uchida A. Incidence and prevalence of uveitis: results from the pacific ocular inflammation study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov 1; 131(11):1405-12.
  11. Lalitha P, Sun CQ, Prajna NV, Karpagam R, Geetha M, O'Brien KS, Cevallos V, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. In Vitro Susceptibility of Filamentous Fungal Isolates From a Corneal Ulcer Clinical Trial. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb; 157(2):318-26.
  12. Srinivasan M, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Lalitha P, O'Brien KS, Glidden DV, Ray KJ, Oldenburg CE, Zegans ME, Whitcher JP, McLeod SD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. The Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial (SCUT): Secondary 12-Month Clinical Outcomes of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb; 157(2):327-333.e3.
  13. Prajna NV, O'Brien KS, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Voriconazole for fungal keratitis. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep; 120(9):e62-3.
  14. Prajna NV, Srinivasan M, Lalitha P, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Mascarenhas J, Oldenburg CE, Ray KJ, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Differences in clinical outcomes in keratitis due to fungus and bacteria. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Aug; 131(8):1088-9.
  15. Rose-Nussbaumer J, Goldstein DA, Thorne JE, Arantes TE, Acharya NR, Shakoor A, Jeng BH, Yeh S, Rahman H, Vemulakonda GA, Flaxel CJ, West SK, Holland GN, Smith JR. Uveitis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons with CD4+ T-lymphocyte count over 200 cells/mL. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar; 42(2):118-25.
  16. Homayounfar G, Nardone N, Borkar DS, Tham VM, Porco TC, Enanoria WT, Parker JV, Vinoya AC, Uchida A, Acharya NR. Incidence of scleritis and episcleritis: results from the Pacific Ocular Inflammation Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2013 Oct; 156(4):752-8.
  17. Shakoor A, Esterberg E, Acharya NR. Recurrence of uveitis after discontinuation of infliximab. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2014 Apr; 22(2):96-101.
  18. Sun CQ, Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Srinivasan M, Raghavan A, O'Brien KS, Ray KJ, McLeod SD, Porco TC, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Expert prior elicitation and Bayesian analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial I. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jun; 54(6):4167-73.
  19. Kempen JH, Sugar EA, Jaffe GJ, Acharya NR, Dunn JP, Elner SG, Lightman SL, Thorne JE, Vitale AT, Altaweel MM. Fluorescein angiography versus optical coherence tomography for diagnosis of uveitic macular edema. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep; 120(9):1852-9.
  20. Oldenburg CE, Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Mascarenhas J, Borkar DS, Ray KJ, Zegans ME, McLeod SD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. Emerging moxifloxacin resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis isolates in South India. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2013 Jun; 20(3):155-8.

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