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Anvesh K. Annadanam, M.D.


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Dr. Anvesh Annadanam is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in cornea, cataract, and refractive surgery. He performs a wide range of cornea transplant surgeries (PKP, DMEK, DSEK), refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK, ICL, RLE), as well as routine and complex Cataract surgery. Additionally,

he provides comprehensive eye care for patients.

Dr. Annadanam earned his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering at the Johns Hopkins University and pursued his medical education at the prestigious Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He then completed his ophthalmology residency training at the University of Michigan's Kellogg Eye Center, where he received the Michigan Ophthalmology Trainee Career Development Award to study global eye care delivery at the Aravind Eye Hospital in Madurai, India. He also earned a Certificate in Global Health Equity. He then continued his training with a fellowship in cornea transplant and refractive surgery at the esteemed Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, where he refined his skills in these highly complex and specialized surgeries. 


Dr. Annadanam has advanced the field of ophthalmology through numerous publications in various areas such as cornea and cataract surgery techniques, social determinants of health in corneal disease, and the use of artificial intelligence in surgical training. He has presented at the annual conferences of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), and North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society (NANOS). Additionally, he was featured on the medical education podcast "Eyes for Ears," discussing bull's-eye maculopathy.


In his free time, Dr. Annadanam enjoys traveling with his family, exploring new restaurants and cuisines, and playing table tennis. 




B.S. — John Hopkins University, Whiting School of Engineering, Baltimore, MD

M.D. — John Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Ophthalmology Residency — University of Michigan, Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Cornea, External Disease & Refractive Surgery Fellowship — Cleveland Clinic, Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland, OH

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