Dr Rashmi Deshmukh
Designation: Consultant Ophthalmologist Specialisation: Cataract, Laser Refractive Surgery (LASIK) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Location: Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, Hyderabad
Rashmi Deshmukh completed her MBBS from the Maharashtra University of Health Sciences with the Chancellor's Award for outstanding academic performance. Further, she chose to train in ophthalmology at JIPMER, Pondicherry and received the University Gold Medal for being the best resident. Dr Deshmukh developed an interest in refractive surgery and cornea while being an international scholar at the Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA. She then pursued a two-year Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences (RGUHS), formal fellowship in Refractive Surgery, Cornea and Cataract Surgery at Narayana Nethralaya, Bangalore. She was on the faculty of Centre for Sight, New Delhi for two years before she was selected for a clinical and research fellowship program in cornea and ocular surface at the University of Nottingham. Subsequently, she pursued a senior clinical fellowship in Cornea and Cataract at the Cambridge University Hospitals.
Dr Deshmukh is a Diplomate of the National Board and an AIOS FAICO in Refractive Surgery. She is keen on academics and translational research, and currently, her research work focuses on refractive surgery, corneal ectatic disorders and corneal imaging. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Apart from being an active reviewer for international journals, she is also an Assistant Editor for the Refractive Surgery and Cornea segment of the Indian Journal of Ophthalmology and is on the Editorial Board of BMC Ophthalmology.
Dr Rashmi Deshmukh has received several prestigious awards, including IJO Gold Award – 2019, IJO Honour Award for Peer Review - 2018, IJO Silver Award – 2017, Best Paper Award in APACRS – 2016 & 2017, Travel Grant by ARVO - 2017, K.C. Singhal Award for Best Paper in External Disease AIOS - 2017. She was also awarded the International Ophthalmic Hero award by AIOS – 2017 and Best Cornea Paper in Karnataka Ophthalmic Society 2016.