Key People

Dr Subhadra Jalali MD, FAMS

Director, Newborn Eye Health Alliance, (NEHA) and Director- Quality, L V Prasad Eye Institute Network
Head Clinical Services, LVPEI, Kallam Anji Reddy campus, Hyderabad
Consultant – Smt. Kannuri Santamma Retina Vitreous Service and Jasti V Ramanamma Children’s Eye Care Centre

Dr Subhadra Jalali did her MBBS with distinction (1986) from Jammu University and her MS in ophthalmology (1989) from the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, winning the Silver Medal (First order medal). She did a two-year fellowship in general ophthalmology, including one year in the Retina Vitreous Services at L V Prasad Eye Institute (1991-1993). She underwent further fellowship training at the National Eye Institute, Bethesda, USA (1995) in ocular genetic diseases and electrophysiology of vision and posterior uveitis. In 1998, she underwent a short-term fellowship program in the management of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) and paediatric retinal disorders at the William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, with Dr Michael T Trese. Dr Jalali joined L V Prasad Eye Institute as Faculty in 1993. She is a co-investigator in various multi centric international studies and has received many states, national and international awards, including the Indian National Talent Search Award, American Academy Achievement Award, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) achievement award, ISCEV travel grant, AIOS P. Siva Reddy International award, IJO platinum award, IAPB Eye Health leadership award, Mother Teresa award. She received the Sightsavers grant (2003-2005) for setting up treatment and training centres for the control of childhood blindness in the field of ROP in Andhra Pradesh. She is on the National Task Force on ROP Govt. of India, and also expert advisor on ROP to Govt. of Bangladesh and Phillipines.

Dr Jalali has over 500 presentations and 150 publications in national and international journals and many book chapters. Her areas of interest are advanced vitreoretinal surgery, especially in paediatric cases including Retinopathy of Prematurity, severe ocular trauma, endophthalmitis, and primary retinal degenerations including ocular electrophysiology.