Padmaja Sudhakar, MD

Clinical interests

  • Ischemic Opticneuropathies
  • Ocular Motility Disorders
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri

Padmaja Sudhakar, MD


My name is Padmaja Sudhakar; I received my medical degree at Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. I completed a fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor.

Faculty rank

Assistant Professor of Neurology


Madras Medical College, Park Town, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington
Ophthalmology, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Neuro-Ophthalmology, Medical Research Foundation, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor


Kentucky Neuroscience Institute

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740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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110 Conn Terrace
Lexington KY 40508

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  1. Biswas J, Deka S, Padmaja S, Madhavan HN, Kumarasamy N, Solomon S. Central retinal vein occlusion due to herpes zoster as the initial presenting sign in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2001 Jun; 9(2): 125-30
  2. Ganesh SK, Padmaja, Babu K, Biswas J. Cataract surgery in patients with Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada syndrome. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2004 Jan; 30(1): 95-100. .
  3. Ganesh SK, Sundaram PM, Biswas J, Babu K. Cataract surgery in sympathetic ophthalmia. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2004 Nov; 30(11): 2371-6.
  4. Sundaram PM, Jayakumar N, Noronha V. Extra-ocular muscle cysticercosis - a clinical challenge to the ophthalmologists. Orbit 2004 Dec; 23(4): 255-62.
  5. Sudhakar P, Bapuraj JR. CT demonstration of dorsal midbrain hemorrhage in traumatic fourth cranial nerve palsy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2010 Mar; 30(1):59-63.
  6. Besirli CG, Sudhakar P, Wesolowski J, Trobe JD. Serous retinal detachment in hypertensive posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2011 Dec;32(11): E203-5.
  7. Sudhakar P, Rodriguez FR, Trobe JD. MRI restricted diffusion in lymphomatous optic neuropathy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2011 Dec;31(4):306-9.
  8. Sudhakar P, Shah GV, Saponara F, Fullen DR, Trobe JD. Central retinal artery occlusion secondary to orbital inflammation in lupus erythematous profundus. J Neuroophthalmol. 2012 Mar;32(1):93-4.
  9. Reddy RK, Sundaram PM, Shetty S, Choudhari NS. Optic nerve head drusen in an eye with morning glory disc anomaly. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2012 Jul;250(7):1111-2.
  10. Sudhakar P, Parmar H, Cornblath WT. Oculopalatal tremor in multiple sclerosis with spontaneous resolution. Neurol Clin Pract. 2012 Sep;2(3):255-257.
  11. Sudhakar P, Trobe JD, Wesolowski J. Dural puncture-induced intracranial hypotension causing diplopia. J Neuroophthalmol. 2013 Jun;33(2):106-12.