Dr. Sumitra S. KhandelwalMeet Dr. Sumitra S. Khandelwal, our new MD fellow at Minnesota Eye Consultants! Dr. Khandelwal specializes in cornea, external disease, anterior segment, cataract, refractive and laser surgery.

She obtained her undergraduate degree in Biology and International Studies from Washington University in St. Louis where she graduated with honors and completed her thesis studying the impact of trade regulations on infrastructure and healthcare. She attended medical school at University of Texas at Houston and completed her residency training in ophthalmology at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.

She is very active in research and has been published in peer reviewed journals and co-authored several book chapters on topics covering corneal tumors, refractive surgery, keratoconus, and infectious keratitis. She has presented at several meetings and is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), Cornea Society, and the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS).

In her spare time she enjoys reading, painting, watching football, and traveling.