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Dr. Sanjay Kedhar is a UCI Health ophthalmologist.

Sanjay R. Kedhar, MD


Ophthalmology, Cornea Surgery, Uveitis and Ocular Immunology

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Medical Services
  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
  • English
Medical School
New York Medical College
New York Medical College - Saint Vincent's Hospital ManhattanTransitional Year
New York Eye & Ear InfirmaryOphthalmology
Johns Hopkins HospitalCornea and External Disease
Johns Hopkins HospitalOcular Immunology and Uveitis
Professional Positions
  • Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UCI School of Medicine
  • Director, Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Services — UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
  • Fellow — American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Diplomate — National Board of Medical Examiners
Awards and Recognition
  • Physicians of Excellence, Orange County Medical Association — 2022-2023
  • Achievement Award — American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2011
  • Walter J. Stark Research Award — Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, MD, 2003
  • Research Fellowship — American Cancer Society, 1994
More Information

Dr. Sanjay R. Kedhar is a board-certified UCI Health ophthalmologist who specializes in the medical and surgical management of uveitis and other autoimmune and infectious eye diseases.

He earned his medical degree from New York Medical College in Valhalla, N.Y., followed by an ophthalmology residency at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Next, he completed fellowships in uveitis, ocular immunology and cornea at Johns Hopkins University's Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore, Md. He previously served as chief of ophthalmology services at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center in New York.

Kedhar’s research focus include white dot syndromes, juvenile idiopathic arthritis-associated uveitis and treatment outcomes for ocular inflammatory disease. A national and international lecturer, he is the author of more than 50 publications in peer-reviewed journals and a contributor to several textbooks. He also participates in medical missions around the world as a member of Operation Restore Vision.

Kedhar sees patients in Irvine and Orange.

UCI Health Eye Care Services
101 The City Drive South, Pavilion 2
Building 30A
Orange, CA 92868
Phone: 714-456-7183
Fax: 855-376-5057
UCI Health Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92617
Phone: 949-824-2020
Fax: 855-376-5057