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Dr. Malik's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Malik "Deepika Malik, MD, Chairman of Retina Services at the Laurel Eye Clinic, is a fellowship trained Vitreoretinal Specialist with over 10 years of medical and surgical retina experience. She is a leader in diagnosing and treating patients with retinal disorders. Dr. Malik has completed her surgical fellowship in vitreous and retina diseases at Gavin Herbert Eye institute, University of California, Irvine. She has completed externships at Truhlsen Eye Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center and Midwest Eye Care in Omaha, Nebraska. While at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, University of California, Irvine, Dr. Malik was a Clinical Instructor for the Vitreous and Retina Surgical Fellowship Program. The goals of this program were to further develop up-to-date surgical techniques and she served as a mentor for the American surgical fellows.Dr. Malik is a member of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, the Jefferson County Medical Society, American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Pennsylvania Medical Society, American Medical Association (AMA), the Vitreo-retina Society of India (VRSI), and the All-India Ophthalmological Society (AIOS). Dr. Malik has participated in multicenter national clinical trials evaluating new drugs and devices for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions and age-related macular degeneration. Her primary area of research is the role of mitochondrial genetics in the pathogenesis of retinal conditions, such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. She has also extensively researched on safety profiles of anti-VEGF drugs that are available for use in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration. Her research work has been published in internationally recognized journals - British Journal of Ophthalmology, PLOS One and Human Molecular Genetics. Dr. Malik is honored to have participated in surgical mission work in India. She has previously served in collaboration with various organizations - Samvedana eye care project, for diabetes, World Diabetes Foundation, ORBIS, Vision 2020, and National Programme for Control of Blindness. She has provided cataract and retinal surgical services to patients in underserved communities. Dr. Malik is accepting appointments in our Brookville, DuBois, Grove City and Duncansville locations. She is performing retina surgeries in our Brookville and Altoona Surgery Centers."
Vitreoretinal Disease & Surgery
Ophthalmic Vitreous Surgery
Dr. Malik does not have any board certifications listed.
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Progressive High Myopia
Retinal Artery Occlusion
Retinal Detachment With Break
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Retinal Vein Occlusion
Traditional Retinal Tears
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
Retinal Freezing (Cryopexy)
Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
Retinal Laser Surgery
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
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Dav Senior Secondary School
Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
Civil Hosp-Bj Med Sch
Medical School | Graduated 2002
Civil Hosp/Bj Med Coll
Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
Civil Hosp-Bj Med Sch
Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
Mohan Eye Institute
Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
Nagari Eye Hosp
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008
Shroff Eye Centre
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
University Of California At Irvine / California College Of Medicine & Surgery
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014
Awards & Recognition
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