Chandru Krishnan, M.D.

Dr. Krishnan is available for appointments in Boston and Cambridge.


Dr. Krishnan is available for consultation in all areas of medical and surgical management of Glaucoma, as well as the management of cataracts and external disease.

Dr. Krishnan has been a Glaucoma Specialist at Tufts Medical Center/New England Eye Center since 2005. He has served as the Program Director for the Residency Program since 2007.

Research Interests: Pseudoexfoliative glaucoma, Ocular surface disease and glaucoma.


Glaucoma, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA


New England Eye Center, Boston, MA

Medical School

Case Western Reserve University

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Honors and Awards

2009 – Resident Appreciation Award, New England Eye Center

2012 – Resident Teaching Award, New England Eye Center

Academic Affiliations/Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Glaucoma Society

Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Selected Publications

Ho J, Castro L et al. Clinical Assessment of Mirror Artifacts in Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. 2010; 0: iovs.09-4057v1-iovs.09-4057

Ho J, Branchini L et al. Analysis of Normal Peripapillary Choroidal Thickness via Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. Ophthalmology. 2011 Oct;118(10):2001-7.

Lee AG, Oetting T et al. A multicenter analysis of the ophthalmic knowledge assessment program and American Board of Ophthalmology written qualifying examination performance. Ophthalmology. 119(10):1949-53, 2012 Oct.

Wei-Sheng Chen, Ph.D.; Zhiyi Cao, MD; Chandrasekharan Krishnan, MD; Noorjahan Panjwani, Ph.D . Verteporfin without Light Stimulation Inhibits YAP Activation in Trabecular Meshwork Cells: Implications for Glaucoma Treatment. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications Sep 3 2015

Sarrafpour, S, Adhi M, Zhang J, Duker JS and Krishnan C. Choroidal Vessel Diameters in Pseudoexfoliation and Pseudoexfoliation Glaucoma Analyzed Using Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography. JGlaucoma.2017 Apr; 26(4) 383-389.

Contact Information

Dr. Krishnan’s Office: 617-636-1128

Fax: 617-636-4866

Patient Appointments:

Boston: 617-636-4600
Cambridge: 617-876-3660

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