Dr. Swarup Swaminathan is a board-certified ophthalmologist focused on caring for patients with cataracts or glaucoma. A magna cum laude graduate of the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Swaminathan completed his residency here at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. He subsequently completed a fellowship in glaucoma at the Duke Eye Center, where he was mentored by Drs. Leon Herndon, Sanjay Asrani and Felipe Medeiros. Dr. Swaminathan is eager to work with his patients to identify optimal medical, laser, or surgical options to treat their glaucoma, including the use of traditional surgeries as well as minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries (MIGS).
Dr. Swaminathan has received multiple accolades, including the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship for his research in protein biochemistry, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship to study trabecular meshwork dysfunction in glaucoma, and the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellowship, awarded to young ophthalmologists with a strong dedication to ophthalmic research. With a keen interest in imaging research in glaucoma, Dr. Swaminathan is eager to assist ophthalmologists in improving their ability to diagnose glaucoma and identify patients at high risk for vision loss.