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Sriranjani Padmanabhan


Ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist
Globetrotter, literature lover and fan of the Instant Pot

Dr. Sriranjani Padmanabhan, called Dr. Sri by her patients, is an ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist who provides comprehensive medical and surgical care for adults and children. She has a strong interest in working with underserved populations.

Padmanabhan earned her medical degree at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. She completed a residency in ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute (Penn Medicine's ophthalmology department). She completed a fellowship in glaucoma at Emory Eye Center and a fellowship in international ophthalmology and global blindness prevention at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute.

Padmanabhan is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and an active member of the American Glaucoma Society. She is a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

In her free time, Padmanabhan feeds her insatiable wanderlust and enjoys writing narrative nonfiction, fiction and poetry.

  • Education

    University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 2008

  • Residencies

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania , Ophthalmology, 2012

  • Fellowships

    Emory University Hospital, Glaucoma, 2013

    University of Nebraska's Truhlsen Eye Institute, International Ophthalmology and Prevention of Global Blindness, 2014

  • Board Certifications

    Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Academic Title

    Assistant Professor

Working with underserved and vulnerable people here in San Francisco is where I belong and makes me feel my most authentic self.

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