Sonal Kaizad FARZAVANDI (Singapore)

Dr. Sonal Kaizad Farzavandi (Gandhi) is a senior consultant in the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Department at Singapore National Eye Centre. She received her MBBS degree from King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India as a gold medalist with numerous gold medals and scholarships to her credit. She acquired the fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1992.

Dr. Farzavandi is secretary-treasurer of the International Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Council and council member of the Asia-Pacific Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. In addition, Dr. Farzavandi is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, International Strabismological Association, European Strabismological Association, International Thyroid Eye Disease Society and Society for the Women in Ophthalmology.

Her clinical and research interests include pediatric strabismus and adult strabismus secondary to thyroid eye disease, nasopharyngeal carcinoma, trauma and vascular diseases. She has been invited to speak and conduct instruction courses on strabismus surgery both regionally and internationally. Her surgery is demonstrated in a surgical DVD included with the Color Atlas of Strabismus Surgery Strategies and Techniques by Dr. Kenneth Wright. In terms of surgical prowess, she has performed live surgery in Singapore and presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Sub-Specialty Day.