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Dr. Monica Menocha Gandhi

Consultant Glaucoma and Anterior segment
MBBS, MS, Fellow Glaucoma (Delhi)
Years of experience
24+ years
Areas of interest
Adult Glaucoma, Refractory Glaucoma, Glaucoma Diagnostics, Technology

Dr. Monica Gandhi is a highly accomplished Glaucoma and Anterior Segment Consultant based in Delhi, India. She currently the position of Director of Digital Initiatives for the SCEH network. With a career spanning over 24 years, she has made significant contributions to the field of ophthalmology.

Dr. Gandhi completed her Master of Surgery (MS) at the prestigious Guru Nanak Eye Centre, Maulana Azad Medical College in Delhi. She further pursued a Fellowship in Glaucoma Imaging Centre in Delhi under the guidance of Professor N.N. Sood. Since 1999, she has been associated with SCEH, where she specializes in glaucoma and anterior segment services, providing compassionate clinical care to her patients.

As a versatile surgeon, Dr. Gandhi is well-versed in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of cataract and glaucoma. She has a particular interest in glaucoma diagnostics and is highly skilled in visual field analysis. She actively participates in the training and fellowship program of the hospital, engaging in academic interactions, surgical training, mentoring, and research projects. She also serves as a guide for DNB students in their thesis projects.

Heading the digital initiatives department at SCEH, Dr. Gandhi has been at the forefront of implementing technological advancements to improve health outcomes. She led the successful implementation of Electronic Medical Records (EMR) in the hospital, streamlining patient data management and enhancing overall efficiency.

Dr. Gandhi is a prominent figure in the ophthalmology community, having presented at over 200 national conferences, workshops, and Continuing Medical Education (CME) events as a faculty speaker, moderator, and panelist. She has also presented her work internationally through poster presentations at SEAGIG (South-East Asia Glaucoma Interest Group) and ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology).

In addition to her presentations, Dr. Gandhi has authored several chapters in books on glaucoma and basic ophthalmology. She has also published multiple articles in indexed and non-indexed journals. Notably, she served as the Chief Editor for two books: “Glaucoma Drainage Devices: A Practical Illustrated Guide” and “Resolving Dilemmas in Perimetry: Illustrated Manual of Visual Field Defects,” both published by Springer.

Dr. Gandhi maintains active membership in professional organizations such as DOS (Delhi Ophthalmological Society), AIOS (All India Ophthalmological Society), and GSI (Glaucoma Society of India). She has also collaborated with the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University for a scientific study, showcasing her commitment to advancing research and knowledge in her field.

Recognizing the potential of artificial intelligence and deep learning in healthcare, Dr. Gandhi spearheaded a partnership between SCEH and Google for scientific projects in these areas. She played a crucial role in the digitalization and digitization of the hospital network by leveraging technological advancements, enhancing software and hardware solutions, and collaborating with technological partners.

Outside of her professional pursuits, Dr. Gandhi enjoys solving puzzles and mind games in her leisure time. She also has a keen interest in painting, reading, music, and innovative cooking, which adds a creative dimension to her life beyond medicine.