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Lakshmi Leishangthem, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-8051
Phone: 8606793540


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Dr. Leishangthem is a board-certified neurologist with overseas training in ophthalmology, specializing in visual problems related to complex diseases of the eye, brain, nerves, and muscles.

M.B.B.S.Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial Medical CollegeMedicine and Surgery

Post-Graduate Training
ResidencyKasturba Medical CollegeOphthalmology
ResidencyAlakh Nayan Mandir Eye InstituteOphthalmology
FellowshipAravind Eye HospitalLasers in Diabetic Retinopathy Management
ResidencyAlbert Einstein Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyAlbert Einstein Medical CenterNeurology (Chief Resident, 2018-2019)
FellowshipStanford UniversityNeuro-Ophthalmology
  • Abnormal Eye Movements
  • Myasthemia Gravis
  • Optic Nerve Problems
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Unexplained Visual Loss
  • Unequal Pupil Size
  • Visual Field Loss
  • Transient Visual Loss
  • Eyelid Abnormalities
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
American Academy of NeurologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2017
American Medical AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2015
Delhi Ophthalmic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2006
All India Ophthalmic SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2006
All India Medical SocietyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2003

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