Dr. Harsha Rao

Designation: Consultant
Specialization: Glaucoma
Work Experience: 15
Practice location: NN4
Days & timing of availability for each centre: Monday to Friday

Dr. Harsha Rao is a consultant in the Department of Glaucoma at Narayana Nethralaya, Bengaluru. He completed his basic medical education and Post-Graduation in Ophthalmology from Bangalore Medical College, Bangalore. He subsequently completed his long term fellowship in Glaucoma at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad followed by another long term fellowship in Glaucoma at the University of California, San Diego. He worked as a Glaucoma consultant at L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad from 2007 to 2015 before joining Narayana Nethralaya. He had also held the positions of Adjunct Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York between October 2010 and April 2015, and the School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio between July 2011 and April 2015. He was a member of the Associate Advisory Board of World Glaucoma Association from 2013 to 2019. He completed his PhD from Maastricht University, Netherlands in 2018.

He has published over 150 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals (with a H-index of 31) and has been an invited speaker at multiple national and international conferences. He is on the editorial board of multiple journals and is a reviewer for most of the high impact journals in Ophthalmology. He is a council member of the Asia-Pacific Ocular Imaging Society.

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Achievements & Awards

1. Young Researcher and best scientific presentation award at “Glaucoma Unplugged” Annual GSI Meeting, Mumbai, 2011.
2. Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology 2019.


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Consulted Dr Harsha Rao and Dr Harsha Nagaraj. Very professional and knowledgeable.
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Swamy S P

Dr Harsha rao consulted glaucoma and it is very good eye specialist and it gives us very good vision.

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Alister DMonte

Good experience. Took my mother for a checkup. The doctors – Dr.Garg and Dr. Harsha Rao were soft spoken and very helpful. Good place for eye cgeckup!

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Devleena Paul

Got a review checkup done for my mother post cataract surgery . Extremely happy with he service received . Dr Harsha Rao very polite and Helpful . Clarified all misconceptions related to glaucoma. Thanks Devleena Paul

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