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Nambi Nallasamy

Assistant Professor

AB Computer Science and Mathematics, Harvard University
MD Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology
Ophthalmology Residency, Duke Eye Center
Cornea, External Disease, Refractive Surgery Fellowship, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Dr. Nallasamy is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences as well as an Assistant Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics at University of Michigan. A graduate of Harvard Medical School and the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Dr. Nallasamy completed his ophthalmology residency at Duke University Eye Center, followed by a cornea, external disease, and refractive surgery fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Prior to embarking on a career in medicine, Dr. Nallasamy completed a degree in computer science and mathematics at Harvard University. Dr. Nallasamy combines a busy clinical practice with research in applying machine learning to improve ophthalmic diagnostics and surgical treatment planning. He is actively involved in the clinical and surgical training of ophthalmology residents and cornea fellows, as well as the training of masters and PhD students in the University of Michigan Department of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics.


Automated diagnosis of ocular surface tumors, IOL power calculation, Video-based automated analysis of surgical quality

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Community and Professional Affiliation(s)

AAO | Cornea Society | EBAA

Research Area(s)

Artificial Intelligence | Clinical research | Computational Data Science | Health Analytics


  • Consultant on: Building Non-Communicable Eye Disease Research Capacity in India
  • Co-investigator of: Predicting Longevity: The Use of Retinal Images to Determine Biological Age
  • Co-investigator of: Expanding and enhancing LASI-DAD for better understanding of AD and dementia
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