Dr. Madhu Agarwal
Dr. Madhu Agarwal is an expert in the evaluation and treatment of diseases of the eyelid, the eye muscles, and the optic nerve. She is one of the few specialists in the nation who is an expert in neuro-ophthalmology, oculoplastic and orbital surgery, as well as strabismus surgery and motility disorders, eliminating the need to see separate physicians and coordinate their treatment suggestions. As an invited speaker for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, Dr. Agarwal has played a critical role in establishing the standard of care for patients with various eyelid and neuro-ophthalmologic problems. She has taught many courses for the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has guided its coursework for its major symposia.
Dr. Agarwal has also laid the educational and testing groundwork for the recertification of ophthalmologists in her area of expertise, neuro-ophthalmology and orbital surgery. Furthermore, she has also co-authored a section of the key textbook in her field, Walsh and Hoyt’s Clinical Neuro-Ophthalmology. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dr. Agarwal completed her undergraduate education in biochemistry at UCLA, magna cum laude with highest honors. She continued at UCLA School of Medicine graduating with an Alumni Achievement Award and trained in ophthalmology and subsequent fellowships at the world-renowned Doheny Eye Institute at USC.
When not hard at work, Dr. Agarwal enjoys baking with her children and dancing with her husband, Dr. Jay Agarwal.