Dr. Shikha Gupta, M.D. works as Assistant Professor, at Dr. Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences, All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi since 2016. Dr. Gupta graduated in Medicine and completed post graduation in Ophthalmology from AIIMS. Subsequently, she obtained super specialty training in Cornea, Refractive Surgery, Pediatric Cataract and Glaucoma from the same institution. Dr. Gupta has co-authored over 70 peer reviewed research papers in Ophthalmology. She is the editor ' Textbook of Pterygium Management. 2016. Jaypee Medical Publishers'. Besides she has written many chapters for books on glaucoma. She is currently conducting research on newer therapies for neuroprotection.
Dr. Gupta has received research awards and Young Investigator awards by various international and national societies like the American Academy of Ophthalmology (2010), Asia ARVO (2011), All India Ophthalmological Society (2012, 2016), Glaucoma Society of India (2016) and the Delhi Ophthalmological Society (2012, 2014) on multiple occasions. Her surgical video on repair of post traumatic cyclodialysis has been recognized as amongst the best by the World Glaucoma Congress (2015). She was also awarded Prof. H. K. Tiwari Trophy (2011), Prof L.P. Aggarwal Trophy (2009) and Satyanand Gold Medal (2007) at AIIMS.