Sonal S Chaugule, MS

Sonal S Chaugule, MS

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Ophthalmic Oncologist

Education and Fellowships

Centre For Sight Eye Hospital, Hyderabad
New York Eye Cancer Center, New York

Current Positions

Consultant- Ophthalmic Plastic Surgeon, Orbit and Ocular Oncology, PBMA's H V Desai Eye Hospital, Pune, India
Fellow, Ocular Tumors, Orbital Diseases and Ophthalmic Radiotherapy, New York Eye Cancer Center, New York, USA
Fellow, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery and Ocular Oncology, Centre For Sight Eye Hospital, Hyderabad, india


Dr Sonal S. Chaugule is a consultant ophthalmic plastic surgeon, orbit and ocular oncologist working in PBMA’s H V Desai Eye Hospital, Pune. She has completed her fellowship in ocular tumors, orbital diseases and ophthalmic radiation therapy at The New York Eye Cancer Center, New York, USA (2016-17) and her fellowship in ophthalmic plastic Surgery and ocular oncology from Centre For Sight Super-Specialty Eye Hospital, Hyderabad (2015-16). She graduated with M.B.B.S. from Seth G. S. Medical College and K.E.M. Hospital, Mumbai in 2010 and then received her post-graduate training in Ophthalmology (M.S.) at the Govt. Medical College and Hospital, Aurangabad, where she was ranked 3rd in Maharashtra University of Health Sciences (M.U.H.S.) in 2013. Her areas of specialty include management and clinical research in intraocular tumors with special interest in retinoblastoma and uveal melanoma, ocular surface, eyelid and orbital tumors as well as functional ophthalmic plastic surgery and diseases of lacrimal apparatus. She has presented many papers at various national and international conferences where her work has been well appreciated. She was awarded the prestigious ‘Ophthalmic Hero of India’ award for her international accolades at the 75th All India Ophthalmology Conference (AIOC) in 2017. She has been a recipient of Tano Yusuf travel grant for young ophthalmologists by Annual Asia-Pacific Association of Ophthalmology (APAO) Conference in 2016 as well as Eye Cancer Foundation (ECF) travel grant for presentations at International Society of Ocular Oncology (ISOO) meetings in Paris (2015) and Sydney (2017).

Selected publications

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