Nisha Acharya, MD

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. Oldenburg CE, Prajna NV, Amza A, Loh A, Acharya NR, Mannis MJ, Lietman TM. Evolution of Practice Patterns for the Treatment of Fungal Keratitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Nov 09.
  2. Gonzales J, Doan T, Shantha JG, Bloomer M, Wilson MR, DeRisi JL, Acharya N. Metagenomic deep sequencing of aqueous fluid detects intraocular lymphomas. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Nov 09.
  3. Moussa K, Doan T, Stewart JM, Shantha J, Gonzales J, Acharya N, Cunningham ET. CYTOMEGALOVIRUS RETINITIS ASSOCIATED WITH OCCLUSIVE VASCULOPATHY IN AN ELDERLY, HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS-NEGATIVE MAN. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2017 Sep 20.
  4. Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Patel S, Shah R, Srinivasan M, Das M, Ray KJ, Oldenburg CE, McLeod SD, Zegans ME, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Predictors of Corneal Perforation or Need for Therapeutic Keratoplasty in Severe Fungal Keratitis: A Secondary Analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Sep 01; 135(9):987-991.
  5. Acharya NR, Browne EN, Rao N, Mochizuki M. Distinguishing Features of Ocular Sarcoidosis in an International Cohort of Uveitis Patients. Ophthalmology. 2017 Aug 16.
  6. Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Patel S, Shah R, Srinivasan M, Devi L, Das M, Ray KJ, O'Brien KS, Oldenburg CE, McLeod SD, Zegans ME, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Adjunctive Oral Voriconazole Treatment of Fusarium Keratitis: A Secondary Analysis From the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun 01; 135(6):520-525.
  7. Borkar DS, Homayounfar G, Tham VM, Ray KJ, Vinoya AC, Uchida A, Acharya NR. Association Between Thyroid Disease and Uveitis: Results From the Pacific Ocular Inflammation Study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun 01; 135(6):594-599.
  8. Doan T, Acharya NR, Pinsky BA, Sahoo MK, Chow ED, Banaei N, Budvytiene I, Cevallos V, Zhong L, Zhou Z, Lietman TM, DeRisi JL. Metagenomic DNA Sequencing for the Diagnosis of Intraocular Infections. Ophthalmology. 2017 Aug; 124(8):1247-1248.
  9. Jirawison C, Liu Y, Surasit K, Maningding E, Kamphaengkham S, Ausayakhun S, Heiden D, Margolis TP, Gonzales JA, Acharya NR, Keenan JD. Fundus findings in a series of patients with extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Thailand. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun; 101(6):691-694.
  10. Niemeyer KM, Gonzales JA, Rathinam SR, Babu M, Thundikandy R, Kanakath A, Porco TC, Browne EN, Rao MM, Acharya NR. Quality-of-Life Outcomes From a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Antimetabolites for Intermediate, Posterior, and Panuveitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2017 Jul; 179:10-17.
  11. Gonzales JA, Haemel A, Gross AJ, Acharya NR. Management of Uveitis and Scleritis in Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2017 May; 33(4):325-333.
  12. Browne EN, Rathinam SR, Kanakath A, Thundikandy R, Babu M, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. A Bayesian Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Antimetabolite Therapies for Non-Infectious Uveitis. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2017 Feb; 24(1):63-70.
  13. Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Patel S, Srinivasan M, Das M, Ray KJ, O'Brien KS, Oldenburg CE, McLeod SD, Zegans ME, Porco TC, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Effect of Oral Voriconazole on Fungal Keratitis in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II (MUTT II): A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 12 01; 134(12):1365-1372.
  14. Doan T, Wilson MR, Crawford ED, Chow ED, Khan LM, Knopp KA, O'Donovan BD, Xia D, Hacker JK, Stewart JM, Gonzales JA, Acharya NR, DeRisi JL. Erratum to: Illuminating uveitis: metagenomic deep sequencing identifies common and rare pathogens. Genome Med. 2016 11 22; 8(1):123.
  15. Cunningham ET, Acharya NR, Akpek EK, Zierhut M. Treating Infectious Keratitis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016 Oct; 24(5):479-81.
  16. Hammond JH, Hebert WP, Naimie A, Ray K, Van Gelder RD, DiGiandomenico A, Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Acharya NR, Lietman T, Hogan DA, Zegans ME. Environmentally Endemic Pseudomonas aeruginosa Strains with Mutations in lasR Are Associated with Increased Disease Severity in Corneal Ulcers. mSphere. 2016 Sep-Oct; 1(5).
  17. Pimentel MA, Browne EN, Janardhana PM, Borkar DS, Tham VM, Uchida A, Vinoya AC, Acharya NR. Assessment of the Accuracy of Using ICD-9 Codes to Identify Uveitis, Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus, Scleritis, and Episcleritis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 Sep 01; 134(9):1001-6.
  18. Doan T, Wilson MR, Crawford ED, Chow ED, Khan LM, Knopp KA, O'Donovan BD, Xia D, Hacker JK, Stewart JM, Gonzales JA, Acharya NR, DeRisi JL. Illuminating uveitis: metagenomic deep sequencing identifies common and rare pathogens. Genome Med. 2016 08 25; 8(1):90.
  19. Sun CQ, Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Srinivasan M, Raghavan A, O'Brien KS, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Effect of pretreatment with antifungal agents on clinical outcomes in fungal keratitis. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2016 Dec; 44(9):763-767.
  20. Ni N, Srinivasan M, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Rose-Nussbaumer J. Use of adjunctive topical corticosteroids in bacterial keratitis. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2016 Jul; 27(4):353-7.

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