Dr. Somasheila Murthy Ophthalmologist in Hyderabad

Dr. Somasheila Murthy

Ophthalmologist, Hyderabad


  • 1 Hospital


  • Has over nine years of experience in conducting clinical trials as a principal or co- investigator, and has participated in over 20 clinical trials
  • Also involved in training programs, which include phacoemulsification training and teaching programs for DNB students and fellows at the institute


  • Ophthalmology


  • Uveitis
  • Diseases of the cornea 
  • Anterior segment 
  • Refractive surgery


  • Completed her basic medical education at BYL Nair Charitable Hospital in Mumbai
  • specialization in ophthalmology at Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai
  • She did two clinical fellowships: one in cornea from LVPEI and the other in uveitis and ocular pathology from Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA before joining LVPEI as faculty

Practice Information

L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad

L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad

Kallam Anji Reddy Campus, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana - 500034

Achievements & Contributions

  • Her research interests include uveitis, ocular pathology and clinical research
  • She has given over a hundred talks at national and international fora, and has authored and coauthored several peer-reviewed publications in ophthalmology journals and books
  • She is an active member of the administrative teams for the clinical research and internal quality control departments