Salman Porbandarwalla, M.D., M.S.
Dr. Porbandarwalla earned his Bachelor’s Degree with high honors at the University of Texas in Austin, where he also minored in business and finance. He then moved to Washington, DC where he obtained a Master’s Degree in biophysics at The Georgetown University. He moved back to his hometown in Texas, where he graduated medical school with honors at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. During medical school, he was the recipient of the prestigious Bowen Vogyt Award. Following a transitional internship at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center of Pennsylvania, where he was awarded the Intern of the Year Award; he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Texas health Science Center. Dr. Porbandarwalla then went on to complete a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery at the University of Washington in Seattle. He has published many peer reviewed journal articles as well as authored book chapters. He is an active member at the American Society of Retina Specialists.
Dr. Porbandarwalla’s numerous clinical interests involve diseases and disorders of the retina and vitreous of adults, such as vitreoretinal surgery, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease and occlusions, retinal detachment, retinal/macular surface disease, vitreoretinal infectious disease, and trauma involving the retina and vitreous.