Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US
Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Medical Director
Lions Eye Bank of Texas
Houston, Texas, United States


MD from University of Texas at Houston
Residency at Emory University
Clinical Fellowship at Minnesota Eye Consultants
Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery


Board Certified in Ophthalmology
American Board of Ophthalmology
Medical License
Texas Medical Board

Professional Interests

  • Cornea Transplantation
  • Cataract surgery
  • Refractive Surgery

Professional Statement

Dr Sumitra Khandelwal is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Baylor College of Medicine, Cullen Eye Institute and also serves as Medical Director for the Lions Eye Bank of Texas.

Her clinical interests include cornea, cataract and refractive surgery. She has written several publications and spoken an national meetings about optimizing outcomes in cornea and cataract surgery. She is associate editor of Cornea Cross-Linking, 2nd edition a comprehensive overview of the treatment options for keratoconus and ectasia after LASIK. Dr Khandelwal sees patients at Alkek Eye Center in the medical center as well as at Space Center Eye in Clear Lake.

Selected Publications


Cornea Cross Linking for Keratoconus
Optimization of cataract outcomes
Outcomes in cornea transplantation


Cataract Surgery
Cornea Transplant