Director, Vision Development Institute
Attending Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Clinical Interests

Pediatric Ophthalmology, Adult Strabismus

Education

Medical School: 

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Internship: 

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Residency: 

Scheie Eye Institute/ University of Pennsylvania Health System

Fellowship: 

Children's Hospital Boston

Accomplishments

Certification: 

American Board of Ophthalmology

Awards: 

American Academy of Ophthalmology and Candidate-In-Training, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Other Information

Specialty Interest: 

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Publications: 

Angrist M, Jing S, Bolk S…Nallasamy S (5/8)…Chakravarti A. Human GFRA1: cloning, mapping, genomic structure, and evaluation as a candidate gene for Hirschsprung disease susceptibility. Genomics 1998

48:354-62.

Angrist M, Bolk S, Bentley K, Nallasamy S (4/6)…Chakravarti A. Genomic structure of the gene for the SH2 and pleckstrin homology domain-containing protein GRB10 and evaluation of its role in Hirschsprung disease. Oncogene 1998

17:3065-70.

Paluru PC, Nallasamy S, Devoto M, Rappaport EF, Brown SM, Young TL. Identification of a novel locus on 2q for autosomal dominant high-grade myopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2005

46:2300-7.

Nallasamy S, Kherani F, Yaeger D, McCallum J, Kaur M, Devoto M, Jackson LG, Krantz ID, Young TL. Ophthalmologic findings in Cornelia de Lange syndrome: a genotype-phenotype correlation study. Arch Ophthalm 2006

124:552-7.

Nallasamy S, Paluru PC, Devoto M, Wasserman NF, Zhou J, Young TL. Genetic linkage study of high-grade myopia in a Hutterite population from South Dakota. Mol Vis. 2007

13:229-36.

Research Interests: 

Strabismus; Pediatric cataract surgery; Childhood blindness in developing countries; Ophthalmology training

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