P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans


Harsha S. Reddy, 2001

New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Faculty

Harsha S. Reddy is an immigrant from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards an MD in Medicine at Harvard University

HARSHA S. REDDY works at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Harsha moved with his family from South India to Cedarburg, Wisconsin, when he was six years old.

Harsha attended the University of Wisconsin at Madison, where he received a BS in psychology and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa as a junior. He entered Harvard Medical School in 1999, where he was involved in clinical research at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Recipient of the University undergraduate excellence award for leadership and service, he returned to India to study tiger ecology and live with a tribal community in a tiger reserve. He produced a photographic exhibit to advance protection of the reserve and recently completed a novel about two tribal boys.

On graduating from Harvard Medical School in 2004, he began a year long internship in internal medicine at the University of Hawaii and then a residency in ophthalmology at the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California, where he was chief resident. Harsha completed a two-year fellowship in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Harsha was appointed Assistant Professor of Opthalmology at New York Medical College and joined full time academic faculty at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

  • MD Medicine | Harvard University 2004
  • BS Psychology | University of Wisconsin - Madison 1998
Work History
  • Faculty, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
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