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Nakul Singh Shekhawat, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Assistant of Ophthalmology

Languages: English, Hindi



  • Assistant of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (2014)


  • University of Michigan Medical School / Ophthalmology (2018)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Ophthalmology

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Nakul S. Shekhawat, Roni M. Shtein, Taylor S. Blachley, Joshua D. Stein. Antibiotic Prescription Fills for Acute Conjunctivitis among Enrollees in a Large United States Managed Care Network. Ophthalmology 2017; 124(8): 1099-1107

Nakul S. Shekhawat, Michael V. Stock, Elizabeth F. Baze, Mary K. Daly, David E. Vollman, Mary G. Lawrence, Amy S. Chomsky. Impact of First Eye versus Second Eye Cataract Surgery on Visual Function and Quality of Life. Ophthalmology 2017;124:1496-1503

Joshua D. Stein, Nakul Shekhawat, Nidhi Talwar, Rajesh Balkrishnan. Impact of the Introduction of Generic Latanoprost on Glaucoma Medication Adherence. Ophthalmology 2015;122(4):738-47

Henry D. Jampel, Sandra D. Cassard, David S. Friedman, Nakul S. Shekhawat, Julia Whiteside-de Vos, Harry A. Quigley, Emily W. Gower. Trends Over Time and Regional Variations in the Rate of Laser Trabeculoplasty in the Medicare Population. JAMA Ophthalmology 2014;132(6):685-90

Nakul Shekhawat, Harran Mkocha, Beatriz Munoz, Charlotte Gaydos, Laura Dize, Thomas Quinn, Sheila West. Cohort and age effects of mass drug administration on prevalence of trachoma: a longitudinal study in rural Tanzania. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2014;55(4): 2307-2314

Activities & Honors


  • Claes Dohlman Society Fellowship Award, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School
  • Heed Fellowship, Heed Ophthalmic Society
  • Resident Excellence Award, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Resident & Fellow Research Forum, Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology
  • Best Paper Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Ophthalmological Society Travel Award
  • Ingram Scholarship Program, Vanderbilt University
  • J. Donald M. Gass Award, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • National Eye Institute Travel Award, Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Cornea Society
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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