Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the Eye Institute
Aparna Ramasubramanian_Academic Profile

Aparna Ramasubramanian, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology


  • Eye Institute


MBBS, Medical College Thiruvananthapuram, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India, 2004
MD, Ophthalmology, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India, 2007
Fellowship, Ocular Oncology, Wills Eye Institute. Philadelphia, PA, 2008–2009
Internship, Internal Medicine, Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, MA, 2009–2010
Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA, 2010–2011
Ophthalmology Residency (PGY2), Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2011–2012
Ophthalmology Residency (PGY3, 4), Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2012–2014

Honors and Awards

6/1995 Recipient of the National Talent Search Examination (NTSE) Scholarship of the National Council
of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), India.
5/2007 Awarded Institute Bronze Medal in MS Ophthalmology (Residency) Examination of Post
Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh.
10/2006 Dr. Prem Chandra best paper award: Paper titled “Retinal nerve fibre layer thickness in normal,
ocular hypertensive and glaucomatous Indian eyes: an optical coherence study”. Viswananthan
K, Kaushik S, Ramasubramanian A, Pandav SS., presented at the North Zone Ophthalmological
Society conference held at Chandigarh, India.
01/2009 Best Case Presentation Award. Atlantic Coast Retina Meeting at New York
03/2009 McDonald Best Paper Award: “Chemoreduction for Group E Retinoblastoma in 76 Eyes”. At the
Wills 61st Annual Alumni Conference
11/2010 Von L. Meyer Research Award. Ramasubramanian A at Children’s Hospital Boston, Harvard
Medical School
06/2017 Patrick O Connor resident Teaching Award Louisville
08/2018 AAO Achievement Award
10/2022 Phoenix Children’s Hospital Heart and Hand Excellence Award “Researcher of the Year”

Research Interests

Pediatric Ophthalmology
Ocular Oncology