Munish Sharma, MD OD FAAO is TLG certified optometrist and U.S. fellowship trained Ophthalmologist who joined Eye Care Center at Western University of Health Sciences in 2014. He completed his medical school and residency in Ophthalmology at All India Institute of Medical Sciences at New Delhi in India. He subsequently completed fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and in Pediatric Ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital at Washington, DC. He has completed fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at Boxer Wachler Vision Institute in Beverly Hill, CA.

He has completed Optometry Training at SUNY College of Optometry, New York and residency in Refractive and Ocular Surgery/ Ocular Disease at Omni Eye Services of New Jersey.

His area of interest has been diverse in Ocular Disease including Intacs, Corneal Crosslinking, Adjustable Strabismus Surgery and Higher Order Aberrations following LASIK surgery. He has been leading the posterior segment course in ocular disease at College of Optometry at Western University of Health Sciences.

Academic Positions

  • Present2014

    Assistant Professor

    College of Optometry, Western University of Health Sciences

  • 20142013

    Residency (Refractive & Ocular Surgery/Ocular Disease)

    OMNI Eye Services, Iselin, NJ

  • 20072006

    Fellowship (Pediatric Ophthalmology)

    Children’s National Medical Center at George Washington University, Washington, DC.

  • 20062005

    Fellowship (Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus)

    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

  • 20052004

    Fellow, Cornea and Refractive Surgery

    Boxer Wachler Vision Institute, Beverly Hills, CA

Education & Training

  • O.D. 2013

    Doctor of Optometry

    SUNY College of Optometry

  • M.D. 2004

    Residency in Ophthalmology

    Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences

  • MB,BS 1999

    Medical School

    All India Institute of Medical Sciences

  • F.A.A.O. 2014

    Fellow of American Academy of Optometry

    Annual AAO Meeting, Denver, Co

Honors, Awards and Grants

  • AAO 2013
    Irvin M Borish Student fellowship
    Received Irvin M Borish Student fellowship at American Academy of Optometry meeting at Seattle, WA 2013

  • 2012
    AOA Student Bowl
    Represented SUNY in Prestigious Varilux Student Bowl 2012 at Optometry’s Meeting in Chicago
  • 2008, 2009
    APP & ASP
    Apple Product Professional and Apple Sales Professional by Apple, Inc.
  • 2012-2013
    Diversity Fellowship
    Recipient of Graduate Diversity scholarship, Alcon’s Academy for Eye Care Excellence, Allergan AOSA Travel Grant for Essay on Dry Eye Management.