Sushma Rai, MD, Ophthalmology, Phoenix, AZ, Nebraska Medicine - Nebraska Medical Center


Ophthalmology Phoenix, AZ

Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related, Retinal Disease

Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of California San Diego
    University of California San DiegoFELLOWSHIP
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical University of South CarolinaRESIDENCY
  • Interfaith Medical Center
    Interfaith Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • Wills Eye Hospital
    Wills Eye HospitalFELLOWSHIP
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Maimonides Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • Indira Gandhi Medical CollegeOTHER_TRAINING
  • Indira Gandhi Medical College
    Indira Gandhi Medical CollegeMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2015 - 2022
  • NE State Medical License
    NE State Medical License 2007 - 2016
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2006 - Present
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Adult vision screenings in Omaha, Nebraska  
    Wetzel, C., Madden, S., Rai, S., Ikhena, J., Lyden, E., Byrnes, K., & Lander, L, Optometry and Vision Science, 1/1/2013
  • Trabeculectomy for Wound Leak  
    Rai S, Glaucoma Today, 1/1/2007
  • Optic Disc Melanocytoma and Glaucoma  
    Rai S, Semin Ophthalmol, 1/1/2007
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  • Day and night differences in aqueous humor dynamics and IOP in ocular hypertensive patients treated with dorzolamide.
    Rai S, ARVO, 1/1/2010
  • Right versus left asymmetry of 24 hours intraocular pressure response to medical treatment.
    Rai S, ARVO, 1/1/2007
  • Contour ThreadLift (TM) for treatment of Brow Ptosis.
    Rai S, ASCRS Clinical Update/Kiawah Spring Meeting, 1/1/2006
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  • Management of Glaucoma. 
    Multiple Locations, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 - 1/1/2015
  • Surgical approaches to managing advanced glaucoma. 
    Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons - 1/23/2011
  • Neovascular Glaucomas : What should I know? 
    Nebraska Academy of Eye Physicians & Surgeons - 1/18/2010
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  • Management of Glaucoma in the Elderly. 
    Rai S, telehealth interactive video conference

Hospital Affiliations