AUSRA SELVADURAI, MD


Dr. Ausra Selvadurai, MD is a board-certified eye physician and surgeon. She is fellowship-trained at the nation's #1 Eye Hospital, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, where she specialized in retinal diseases. 


Dr. Selvadurai graduated from the University of Minnesota summa cum laude with a Bachelor's of Science degree. She obtained her Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She then went on to do her internship at the Hennepin County Medical Center and ophthalmology residency at the University of Minnesota. 

 

Following her fellowship training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Dr. Selvadurai accepted a position as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo Department of Ophthalmology. She has been involved in clinical research resulting in multiple scientific publications. She has also taught residents and medical students. 

 

Dr. Selvadurai has since transitioned into private practice, where she continues to provide medical and surgical care for patients with a variety of ocular conditions. Her special focus is retinal disorders, such as macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy, as well as ocular inflammation. 

 

 

 

Publications:

  •  Singh JS, Imbrogno VM, Howard MK, Cheema AS, Selvadurai AD, Bansal S. “Relocation consequences on an ophthalmology consultation service from an inpatient to outpatient facility”. Clinical Ophthalmology 2015:9 1859-1863.
  • Sane M, Selvadurai, A et al. “Transient visual loss due to reversible “pending” central retinal artery occlusion in occult giant cell arteritis”. Accepted for publication in Eye (EYE-14-035RR), June 2014. 
  • Chelnis J, Selvadurai, A, Fasiuddin A. “Enhanced depth imaging and autofluorescence of toxocara optic nerve granuloma”. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation 2013; 21(1) 82-83.
  • Selvadurai, A. “Current Concepts in Uveal Melanoma” Book review. American Orthoptic Journal, Vol 62, p. 108, 2012
  • Prinzi R., Selvadurai A., Fasiuddin A. “Pediatric Uveitis”. Eye Net, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Jan. 2011.
  • Pond A, Lee MS, Hardten DR, Harrison AR, Krachmer JH. Toxic Corneal Edema Secondary to Amantadine”. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2009; 93:281.
  • Pond A., Roche FK, Letourneau PC. “Temporal Regulation of Neuropilin-1 Expression and Sensitivity to Semaphorin 3A in NGF- and NT3-responsive Chick Sensory Neurons, Journal of Neurobiology 51:43-53.

 

 

Honors and awards:

Medical School

  • Honors (top 20%) 2001-2003
  • Individual Honors (top 10%) 2001-2005
  • Dr. Nellie N. Barsness Scholarship 2004

 

Undergraduate

  • Biological Sciences Honors Program (Summa cum laude) 2000
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honors Society 1999
  • Dean’s List 1997-2000