Eye Surgeon in San Francisco, California

Dr. Shobha Tandon, MD, PhD, is a board certified ophthalmologist who graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She then attended the prestigious Stanford University in California to complete her residency training, as the chief resident, in ophthalmology. Dr. Tandon is a published author in multiple peerreviewed articles in scientific journals of the highest international repute (for details, see her complete Curriculum Vitae). Dr. Tandon is a certified surgeon for LASIK and other refractive surgeries. She was recently voted as “the Ophthalmologist of the year” by the Consumer Research Council. Dr. Tandon has received numerous awards and scholarships including The Mead Johnson Award for Excellence in Research, The National Student Research Forum Award, Wallace McNutt Award for the highest achievement in Gross Anatomy, Dean's Scholarship, Texas Legislative Merit Scholarship, Bowen Vogt Medical Science Training Scholarship, and The Wooley Memorial Scholarship. Dr. Tandon is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), International Society of Refractive Surgeons (ISRS), California Medical Association (CMA), Santa Clara County Medical Association (SCCMA), and American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPIO). Beyond her active medical practice, she regularly volunteers her time with various nonprofit organizations to serve the needs of the underprivileged by sharing her expertise in surgical and medical eye care. She also has a special interest in improving eye care services in developing nations. Born in India, she spent most of her childhood in various cities of Uttar Pradesh (U.P.), and received her Master’s degree from the University of Kanpur. After getting married, she moved to Japan with her husband, and a 2-year old daughter. A year later, the family moved to San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio was their home for eight years as she did both her double doctorate, Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Medical School. She then moved to the Bay area to complete her residency training in Ophthalmology at Stanford University. Outside of her professional career, she enjoys family life, gourmet cooking, and opportunities for outdoor activities such as traveling, hiking, and camping. In addition to English, she speaks Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu, and some Spanish and Japanese. Her husband, Dr. Atul Tandon (Ph.D. in Biochemistry) is a scientist specializing in breast cancer research and diagnosis. He is the founder president of a Biotechnology Company (NeoMarkers, Inc.), located in Fremont, California. They have two daughters (Anshul & Shefali) who enjoy a variety of activities including classical Indian dance (Bharatnatyam), Piano, and Swimming.