Maanasa Indaram, MD

Pediatric ophthalmologist and strabismus specialist

Dr. Maanasa Indaram is an ophthalmologist who specializes in treating adults and children with strabismus, a condition in which the eyes are misaligned for a number of reasons. She manages strabismus with glasses, injections of botulinum toxin — Botox — or with eye muscle surgery. Her expertise and interests also include eye movement disorders, cataracts, glaucoma, amblyopia (lazy eye), ptosis (drooping upper eyelid), dermoid cysts of the eye and retinopathy of prematurity, a potentially blinding disease affecting some premature babies.

Indaram earned her medical degree at Duke University School of Medicine. She then completed a residency in ophthalmology at UCSF, followed by a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear infirmary.

Indaram is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Frederick C. Cordes Eye Society and Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at UCSF.


Adult Strabismus and Eye Motility Disorders Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2800
Fax: (415) 353-2468

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Optometry Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Seventh Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353–2800
Fax: (415) 353–2654

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

  • Strabismus

Academic Title

Assistant Professor

More about Maanasa Indaram


Duke University School of Medicine 2012


UCSF, Ophthalmology 2016


Boston Children's Hospital and Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus 2017

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Peiris TJ, Indaram M, Koo E, Soul JS, Hunter DG. Congenital muscular dystrophy-dystroglycanopathy, type A, featuring bilateral retinal dysplasia and vertical angle kappa. J AAPOS. 2018 Mar 16.
  2. Indaram M, VanderVeen DK. Postoperative Refractive Errors Following Pediatric Cataract Extraction with Intraocular Lens Implantation. Semin Ophthalmol. 2018; 33(1):51-58.
  3. Indaram M, Agarwal S, Yonekawa Y. Exudative Vitreoretinopathy in Dyskeratosis Congenita. Ophthalmology. 2017 08; 124(8):1246.

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