Areas of Treatment:
- Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
SriniVas R. Sadda, M.D. , Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of USC -- Dr. Sadda is Director of the Medical Retina Unit, Ophthalmic Imaging Unit, and Doheny Image Reading Center. He received his Bachelor of Science in Cellular and Molecular Biology at the University of Michigan where he graduated with Honors and Highest Distinction, and was elected into Phi Beta Kappa. He went on receive his Medical Degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and was elected into the medical honorary society, Alpha Omega Alpha. Following internship at the W. Beaumont Hospital, he completed his ophthalmology residency, neuro-ophthalmology fellowship, and retina fellowship training at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins. He subsequently joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology before being recruited to the University of Southern California, where he has served on the faculty for the past 9 years.
Dr. Sadda has received numerous awards including the Senior Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists, Secretariat and Achievement Awards from the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Zumberge Research and Innovation Award, Estelle Doheny Living Tribute Award, and the Macula Society Young Investigator Award. He has also been the recipient of multiple research grants from the National Institutes of Health, and has also received competitive Research Awards from Research to Prevent Blindness, Foundation Fighting Blindness, and the Foundation for Retinal Research.
Dr. Sadda is considered by his peers to be an expert in macular diseases and retinal imaging and diagnostics, and has been selected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America. He has given over 70 visiting professorships or invited lectures, over 200 scientific presentations, and has published well over 120 peer-reviewed scientific articles. Dr. Sadda is also the Editor of the electronic edition of RETINA, the chief textbook in his field. He also holds leadership positions in many scholarly societies, currently serving on the Executive Committee of the Macula Society.
His clinical interests include macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusions, inherited retinal degenerations, and other maculopathies. His research interests include advanced retinal imaging technologies, image processing algorithms, image analysis and grading, retinal electrophysiology, retinal stem cell transplantation, and artificial vision devices.
- Doctor of Medicine, Medicine, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 1994
- William Beaumont Hospital 1994 - 1995
- Johns Hopkins University/Wilmer Eye Institute 1995 - 1998
- Johns Hopkins University/Wilmer Eye Institute 1998 - 2000
- American Board of Ophthalmology
Professional Society Memberships:
- Pan American Association of Ophthalmology 2007-present
- The Retina Society 2006-present
- The Macula Society 2006-present
- American Society of Retina Specialists, 2002-present
- Center for Adaptive Optics, 2002-present
- American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1997-present
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 1996-present
- Society for Neuroscience, 2001-present
- American Medical Association, 1990-1994
- Dr. Sadda was voted a Top Doctor by Pasadena Magazine in 2011.
- Honor Award, American Society of Retina Specialists, 2007
- Top 100 Health Professionals 2006, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
- American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award, 2006
- Estelle Doheny Living Tribute Award, 2005
- John H. Zumberge Research and Innovation Award, 2004
- NIH ARVO Travel Fellowship, 1999
- Heed Foundation Fellow, 1998-1999
- Ronald G. Michels Research Award, 1997
- Intern of the Month Award, 1994
- Alpha Omega Alpha, 1994
- Franklin Paine Mall Prize in Anatomy, 1993
- Summer Research Scholarship, 1991, 1992
- Phi Beta Kappa, 1990
- James B. Angell Scholar (for superior academic achievement), 1989?1990
- Sophomore Honors Award, 1989
- Chemistry Departmental Award, 1988
- William J. Branstrom Award (for outstanding freshman), 1988
- Regents of Alumni Scholarship, 1987