Tracing our origin back to 1939, the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco has the largest number of glaucoma specialists in one location on the West Coast. We’re proud of the team of Doctors we’ve assembled.



Sunita Radhakrishnan, MD joined the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco in 2007. After completing medical school in India, Dr. Radhakrishnan completed ophthalmology residencies at the Chennai Medical College, India and at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. She then completed a clinical glaucoma fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD.

Her research interests include imaging of the anterior chamber angle and optic nerve, angle-closure glaucoma, and OCT technology. As Research Director of the Glaucoma Research & Education Group, Dr. Radhakrishnan also provides guidance to the Shaffer glaucoma fellows with their research projects. Dr. Radhakrishnan is also a peer reviewer for several ophthalmology journals.

She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society and the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. Further complementing the multicultural team at the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco, Dr. Radhakrishnan speaks Hindi, Malayalam and some Tamil.


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