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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: Strabismus, double vision, lazy eye, squint, optic neuritis, nystagmus, optic atrophy, papilledema, optic nerve swelling

Selected Publications

Aleman TS, Huang J, Garrity ST, Carter SB, Aleman WD, Ying GS, Tamhankar MA: Relationship Between Optic Nerve Appearance and Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness as Explored with Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. Transl Vis Sci Technol 3(6): 4, Nov 2014.

Carter SB, Pistilli M, Livingston KG, Gold DR, Volpe NJ, Shindler KS, Liu GT, Tamhankar MA: The role of orbital ultrasonography in distinguishing papilledema from pseudopapilledema. Eye (Lond) 28(12): 1425-30, Dec 2014.

Tamhankar MA, Paessler ME, Kharlip JN, Shekdar KV, Burnham JM, Cole KA: A 16-year-old boy with a suprasellar mass. J Neuroophthalmol 34(3): 295-300, Sep 2014.

Tamhankar MA, Biousse V, Ying G, Prasad S, Subramanian PS, Lee MS, Eggenberger E, Moss HE, Pineles S, Bennett J, Osborne B, Volpe NJ, Liu GT, Bruce BB, Newman NJ, Galetta SL, Balcer LJ: Isolated Third, Fourth, and Sixth Cranial Nerve Palsies from Presumed Microvascular versus Other Causes: A Prospective Study. Ophthalmol 120(11): 2264-9, Nov 2013.

Eftekhari K, McClelland CM, Gausas RE, Jian B, Woo J, Volpe NJ, Tamhankar MA: A case of extraocular muscle enlargement causing diplopia: thinking beyond thyroid eye disease. J Neuroophthalmol 33(2): 179-82, Jun 2013.

Tamhankar MA, Lesniak SP, Nallasamy S, Woo JH: Tacrolimus-induced cerebral blindness in a liver transplant patient. Indian J Ophthalmol Apr 2013 Notes: Epub ahead of print [cited 2016 July 1]

Walsh RD, Vagefi MR, McClelland CM, Alonso-Basanta M, Newman JG, Farkas T, Tamhankar MA.: Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the orbital apex. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 29(1): 33-5, Jan-Feb 2013.

Tamhankar MA, Ying GS, Volpe NJ: Prisms are effective in resolving diplopia from incomitant, large, and combined strabismus. Eur J Ophthalmol 22(6): 890-7, Mar 2012.

Tamhankar MA, Ying GS, Volpe NJ.: Effectiveness of prisms in the management of diplopia in patients due to diverse etiologies. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49(4): 222-8, Jul-Aug 2012.

Tamhankar MA, Ying GS, Volpe NJ.: Success of prisms in the management of diplopia due to fourth nerve palsy. J Neuroophthalmol 31(3): 206-9, Sep 2011.

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