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Madhura A. Tamhankar, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Surgeon, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Attending Surgeon, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Scheie Eye Institute
Department of Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
University Hospital, Bombay, India, 1993.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, University Hospital, Bombay, Indian, 1993-1994.
Residency in Ophthalmology, University Hospital, Bombay, India, 1994-1997.
Research Fellowship in Glaucoma, Wills Eye Hospital, 1998-2000.
Internship in Preliminary Surgery, Yale University, St. Mary's Hospital, 2000-2001.
Fellowship in Neuro-ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 2002-2003.
Residency in Ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2007.
North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, 2003.
American Board of Ophthalmology, 2009.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Neuro-ophthalmology, strabismus, orbital disorder, thyroid eye disease

Key Words: Optic nerve diseases, Double vision, Strabismus Surgery, Blepharospasm and hemifacial spasm, Giant Cell Arteritis, Optic Neuritis, Orbital Inflammation, Multiple sclerosis, Myasthenia gravis, Pupillary abnormalities, Thyroid ophthalmology, Brain tumors that affect vision, Problems in the movement of the eyes, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (AKA pseudotumour cerebri, Stroke affecting vision, Traumatic brain injuries, Various other problems presenting in neuro-ophthalmology

Selected Publications

Madhura Tamhankar, Tejus Pradeep, Yuan Yuan Chen, Cesar Briceno: Real world experience with teprotumumab in the treatment of patients with dysthyroid optic neuropathy. Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology September 2023.

Rhee RL, Rebello R, Tamhankar MA, Banerjee S, Liu F, Cao Q, Kurtz R, Baker JF, Fan Z, Bhatt V, Amudala N, Chou S, Liang R, Sanchez M, Burke M, Desiderio L, Loevner LA, Morris JS, Merkel PA, Song JW.: Combined Orbital and Cranial Vessel Wall Magnetic Resonance Imaging for the Assessment of Disease Activity in Giant Cell Arteritis. ACR Open Rheumatol. January 2024.

Shah SA, Amarikwa L, Sears CM, Clauss KD, Rajjoub RD, Kang JY, Tamhankar MA, BriceƱo CA, Harrison AR, Dosiou CC, Cockerham KP, Wester ST, Douglas RS, Kossler AL.: Teprotumumab-Related Adverse Events in Thyroid Eye Disease: A Multi-Center Study. Ophthalmology October 2023.

Kasi S, Volpe NJ, Pistilli M, Tamhankar MA: Effectiveness of Medial Rectus Advancement Alone or in Combination with Resection or Lateral Rectus Recession in the Management of Consecutive Exotropia. JAAPOS 17(5): 465-470, Oct 2013.

Tamhankar Madhura A, Volpe Nicholas J: Management of acute cranial nerve 3, 4 and 6 palsies: role of neuroimaging. Current opinion in ophthalmology 26(6): 464-8, Nov 2015.

Tamhankar M: Eye Movement disorders: Third, fourth and Sixth Cranial Nerve palsies and other causes of diplopia and Ocular Misalignment, Chapter 15. Neuro-Ophthalmology Diagnosis and Management, Third edition. Liu GL, Volpe NJ, Galetta SI (eds.). 2015 Notes: in Press.

Anita A. Kohli, John Woo, Madhura A. Tamhankar, and Sahil Thakur: Neuro-ophthalmic disorders in Current practices in Ophthalmology Cranial Nerve Palsies, What's new. Current Practices in Ophthalmology. Preeti Patil Chhablani, MD (eds.). Springer, 2019 Notes: ISSN 2523-3807 ISSN 2523-3815 (electronic) Current Practices in Ophthalmology ISBN 978-981-13-8521-6 ISBN 978-981-13-8522-3 (eBook).

Madhura Tamhankar, Brady kwong Maxwell Pistilli: Benefits and side effects of prisms in the management of diplopia in adults: a prospective study. Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. April 2021.

Kruszewski AM, Tamhankar MA.: Ophthalmic Manifestations of Giant Cell Arteritis. Int Ophthalmol Clin 63(2): 13-23, April 2023.

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