About Dr. Hardeep Dhindsa

Hardeep Dhindsa, MD

Dr. Hardeep Dhindsa is a comprehensive ophthalmologist who practices in Reno, Nevada. Dr. Dhindsa has extensive training and expertise in the area of retina surgery, macular degeneration, and pediatric eye care.

Dr. Dhindsa began his medical career after graduating from University of Maryland Medical School in 1987. Following medical school he obtained an internship at the Baylor College of Medicine followed immediately by a fellowship at the same facility where he focused on retinal research. Dr. Dhindsa's medical residency began in 1990 at the Baylor College of Medicine department of ophthalmology. Finally, Dr. Dhindsa rounded out his professional training at the University of Virginia Vitreo-Retinal Division with a fellowship he completed in 1994.

In 2011 Dr. Dhindsa started his own eye care center, HD Retina Eye Center. Please call or visit their website for more detailed information.

Education

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, Virginia
Fellowship, Vitreo-Retinal Division, 1993-1994

Baylor College of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology
Houston, Texas
Residency, 1990 - 1993

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Fellowship, Retina Research, 1988-1990

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas
Internship, 1987-1988

University of Maryland Medical School
College Park, Maryland
MD, 1987

Medical Practice & Experience



Honors & Awards

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Achievement Award. 2012.
  • Patients' Choice Compassionate Doctor Award. 2008 - 2011.
  • National Research Service Award. 1998, 1990.
  • Reader's Digest Scholarship. 1981 - 1982.
  • Ciba-Geigy Community Service Award. 1987.
  • Dean's List. 1980 - 1983 each semester.
  • University of Maryland Medical School AMA Delegate. 1983 - 1987.


Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology. 1995 - Present.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. 1988 - Present.
  • American Society of Retina Surgeons. 1996 - Present.
  • Society for the Contemplation of Fluorescein Angiography. 1999 - Present.
  • Surgical Eye Expeditions. 1997 - Present.
  • Saudi Board of Ophthalmology, Examiner 2000 - 2002.
  • Nevada State Medical Society. 2003 - Present.
  • Washoe Medical Society. 2003 - Present.
  • American Eye Study Club, 2010 - Present. Only 60 ophthalmologists are invited into this society.


Charity Work

  • Nairobi, Kenya with Orbis Flying Eye Hospital.June 2009.
  • Trujillo, Pero with Orbis Flying Eye Hospital. March 2009.
  • Kampala, Uganda with Orbis Flying Eye Hospital. August 2008.
  • Mandalay, Burma with Orbis Flying Eye Hospital. February 2008.
  • Enugu, Nigeria with Orbis Flying Eye Hospital. September 2007.
  • Sierra Leone with Archbishop of Sierra Leone. September 2006.
  • Jos, Nigeria with Christian Blind Mission. April 2005.
  • Kano, Nigeria with Christian Blind Mission. April 2004.


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