Dr. Deepan Selvadurai, MD

Dr. Deepan Selvadurai, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Deepan Selvadurai, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School in 2005 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.Read his story

6333 Main St

Williamsville, NY 14221

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Temporal Arteritis
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more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
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more than 98% of peers
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more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Selvadurai's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Selvadurai "Dr. Selvadurai is a Board Certified, fellowship trained Glaucoma and Anterior Segment cataract sub-specialist currently practicing in the Greater Buffalo Area. Dr. Selvadurai's fellowship training included the use state-of-the-art techniques and training with cutting edge devices currently in FDA trials pending approval for public use in the United States. Dr. Selvadurai's passions also include international ophthalmology. This passion and his inspiration to become a physician came from his uncle, who was the only ophthalmologist and sometimes the only physician practicing within the conflict areas of northern Sri Lanka during its entire 27 year civil war. More recently, Dr. Selvadurai was invited to volunteer with ORBIS International, also known as the "Flying Eye Hospital". Dr. Selvadurai served aboard the DC-10 Flying Eye Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya and Enugu Nigeria in 2008 and 2009. He assisted in glaucoma and retinal care on both ORBIS missions. Dr. Selvadurai has also volunteered his time providing diabetic and glaucoma examinations and laser treatment in addition to providing general ophthalmology care on multiple islands in St-Vincent and the Grenadines in 2007. In addition to his clinical work in Williamsville, Dr. Selvadurai is also a clinical instructor at the University of Buffalo and is involved in ophthalmology resident education. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and his research has been published in several prestigious journals including Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, and Cornea. Dr. Selvadurai is also on the Practice Management Subcommittee for the American Glaucoma Society. He has been awarded the Patient Choice Award and Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award in 2010 and 2011. He is also only one of a handful of doctors in WNY accepted into the prestigious American Glaucoma Society."
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Care Philosophy

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7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

100  Conditions Treated

  • Acquired Coloboma
  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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17  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Trabeculectomy
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • McGill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine and Science / Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Toronto / Faculty Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Selvadurai's Reviews

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Patient Comments (4)

Dr.Selvadurai is an excellent physician.he is kind competent and very thorough.he explains his findings with great patience.I would not hesitate to refer him to my family and friends
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After being diagnosed with cataracts and having elevated eye pressure (glaucoma). I was a bit apprehensive with the concept of the procedure required to resolve my issues. Having had Stents placed in both eyes and cataract lens surgery by Dr. Selvadurai I now enjoy clear excellent vision...more
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We've been seeing Dr Selvadurai for several years. He is always pleasant and explains the results of any test we have done that day. He recently operated on my wife's cataracts with great success. She has had glaucoma for several years and now needs fewer medications on a daily basis due to...more
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My family's experience with Dr. Selvadurai has been excellent. He has treated my Mom for glaucoma and her other eye issues. My husband and I are also patients of his, for other eye concerns. In our opinion, we have found him to be a highly skilled doctor. Very kind, patient and knowledgeable. ...more
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