Dr. Raju earned her medical degree in 2003 from Marshall University, School of Medicine, in West Virginia. She studied ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh (2008) and cornea and external disease at Baylor College of Medicine (2009).
Dr. Raju’s clinical interests are ocular surface treatment and reconstruction and on herpetic eye disease and factors to reduce recurrence. She has a special interest in international eye care and is involved with the Eye Foundation of America and the Goutami Eye Institute in India. She has been secretary and education coordinator for the Eye Foundation of America for the past 10 years.
Dr. Raju has taught and presented at annual meetings of the All India Ophthalmological Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Her articles in the scientific literature have been published in Eye & Contact Lens, JAMA Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmolology & Visual Science, and Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery. She has authored book chapters on visual acuity and on incisional keratotomy. Dr. Raju is co-author of Musings on Medicine, Myth, and History: India’s Legacy, which includes a description of Indian developments in ophthalmology.