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Itika Garg, M.D.

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA2022Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Harvard Medical School Postgraduate Medical Education, Boston, USA2021Global Clinical Scholar Research Training Program, 1-year certificate Program
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, IndiaM.D.2017Ophthalmology (Residency)
Government Medical College and Hospital, Chandigarh, IndiaM.B.B.S.2013Medicine and Surgery (Medical School)
2021
National Eye Institute Travel Grant ($200), virtual ARVO 2021
2020
Harvard Medical School Tuition Scholarship, Global Clinical Scholar Research Training Program $6950
2016
Certificate of appreciation for immense contribution to National Eye Bank, New Delhi, India.
2015
Rank 1 (Top 0.8%): Clinical Optics and Fundamentals of Ophthalmology
2014
Top 0.01% (All India Rank 49): Selected into the Top Ophthalmology Residency program in the country
2011
Rank 2 (Top 0.04%): Certificate of Merit- Community Medicine, Medical School
2010
Rank 2 (Top 0.04%): Certificate of Merit- Pharmacology, Medical School
2010
Rank 2 (Top 0.04%): Certificate of Merit- Forensic Medicine, Medical School
2007
Top 0.01% (State Rank 7) in Medical School Entrance Examination
2004
Gold medal with certificate: recognition of social services for cancer prevention & raising donation

Overview
A medical professional with extensive clinical and surgical experience in Ophthalmology, trained from the highest-ranked residency program of India, the apex center for Ophthalmology in India as well as a WHO collaborating centre. Demonstrated history of being a diligent physician and a meticulous surgeon. Currently partaking the highly competitive Harvard Medical School Global Clinical Scholars Research Training program on scholarship and working as a clinical postdoctoral research fellow at Harvard Retinal Imaging Lab, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Skilled in data analysis, R, STATA, image analysis, retinal imaging, optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), and medical biostatistics. Keen interest in diabetic retinopathy, retinal imaging and artificial intelligence. Aspiring vitreoretinal surgeon-scientist.

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  1. Moon JY, Garg I, Cui Y, Katz R, Zhu Y, Le R, Lu Y, Lu ES, Ludwig CA, Elze T, Wu DM, Eliott D, Miller JW, Kim LA, Husain D, Vavvas DG, Miller JB. Wide-field swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography in the assessment of retinal microvasculature and choroidal thickness in patients with myopia. Br J Ophthalmol. 2021 Aug 12. PMID: 34385166.
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  2. Deitch Harel I, Garg I, Delori FC. (2021). In: Albert D., Miller J., Azar D., Young L.H. (eds) Albert and Jakobiec's Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology. Autofluorescence. 2021; 1-15. View Publication.
  3. Wang M, Garg I, Miller JB. Wide Field Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography for the Evaluation of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Associated Lesions: A Review. Semin Ophthalmol. 2021 May 19; 36(4):162-167. PMID: 33734945.
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  4. Cui Y, Zhu Y, Lu ES, Le R, Laíns I, Katz R, Wang JC, Garg I, Lu Y, Zeng R, Eliott D, Vavvas DG, Husain D, Miller JW, Kim LA, Wu DM, Miller JB. Widefield Swept-Source OCT Angiography Metrics Associated with the Development of Diabetic Vitreous Hemorrhage: A Prospective Study. Ophthalmology. 2021 09; 128(9):1312-1324. PMID: 33647282.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  5. Ludwig CA, Moon J, Garg I, Miller JB. Ultra-Widefield Imaging for Evaluation of the Myopic Eye. Semin Ophthalmol. 2021 May 19; 36(4):185-190. PMID: 33620294.
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  6. Wai KM, Vingopoulos F, Garg I, Kasetty M, Silverman RF, Katz R, Laíns I, Miller JW, Husain D, Vavvas DG, Kim LA, Miller JB. Contrast sensitivity function in patients with macular disease and good visual acuity. Br J Ophthalmol. 2021 Feb 03. PMID: 33536229.
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  7. Armstrong GW, Kim LA, Vingopoulos F, Park JY, Garg I, Kasetty M, Silverman RF, Zeng R, Douglas VP, Lopera F, Baena A, Giraldo M, Norton D, Cronin-Golomb A, Arboleda-Velasquez JF, Quiroz YT, Miller JB. Retinal Imaging Findings in Carriers With PSEN1-Associated Early-Onset Familial Alzheimer Disease Before Onset of Cognitive Symptoms. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2021 01 01; 139(1):49-56. PMID: 33180114.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Lu ES, Cui Y, Le R, Zhu Y, Wang JC, Laíns I, Katz R, Lu Y, Zeng R, Garg I, Wu DM, Eliott D, Vavvas DG, Husain D, Miller JW, Kim LA, Miller JB. Detection of neovascularisation in the vitreoretinal interface slab using widefield swept-source optical coherence tomography angiography in diabetic retinopathy. Br J Ophthalmol. 2020 Dec 21. PMID: 33355148.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    
  9. Sundar M D, Chawla R, Balaji A, Garg I, Kalathil R, Hasan N, Vikas SJ, Kumar A. Clinical features, optical coherence tomography findings and treatment outcomes of post-fever retinitis. Ther Adv Ophthalmol. 2020 Jan-Dec; 12:2515841420979111. PMID: 33415316.
    Citations: 1     
  10. Moon JY, Miller JB, Katz R, Ta T, Szypko C, Garg I, Lorch AC, Gardiner MF, Armstrong GW. The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Ophthalmic Care at an Eye-Specific Emergency Department in an Outbreak Hotspot. Clin Ophthalmol. 2020; 14:4155-4163. PMID: 33293788.
    Citations: 5     
  11. Dutta Majumder P, Marchese A, Pichi F, Garg I, Agarwal A. An update on autoimmune retinopathy. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2020 Sep; 68(9):1829-1837. PMID: 32823399.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  12. Gagrani M, Garg I, Ghate D. Surgical interventions for primary congenital glaucoma. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2020 08 25; 8:CD008213. PMID: 32816311.
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  13. Garg I, Sahay P, Maharana PK, Sharma N. In: Posterior Segment Complications of Cataract Surgery. Chakrabarti M., Chakrabarti A. (eds). Expulsive Choroidal Hemorrhage. 2020; 107-115. View Publication.
  14. Bansal, M., Markan, A., Ravani, R., Garg, I., Kumar, A. In: Retina: Medical and Surgical Management. Kumar A., Ravani R. Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. 2018; 127-139.
  15. Maharana PK, Sahay P, Singhal D, Garg I, Titiyal JS, Sharma N. Component corneal surgery: An update. Indian J Ophthalmol. 2017 Aug; 65(8):658-672. PMID: 28820150.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  16. Dhiman R, Garg I, Aggarwal S, Saxena R, Tandon R. Low Vision Assessment and Rehabilitation. Delhi Journal of Ophthalmology. 2017; (28):7-12. View Publication.
  17. Garg I, Chawla R, Venkatesh P, Vohra R, Sharma YR. Diabetic Vitrectomy Outcomes with and without Chandelier Endoillumination. 2016.
  18. Kumar V, Goel N, Bhaskaran UK, Garg I. Mizuo-Nakamura phenomenon in cone-rod dystrophy. Clin Exp Optom. 2017 Jul; 100(4):388-391. PMID: 27813202.
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