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Specialty Care

Phone: 737-220-8200


8611 N Mopac Expy
Austin, TX 78759

Radha Ram, MD


School Education Degree Year
Texas Children’s Hospital - Baylor College of Medicine Fellowship Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Surgery 2016
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Residency Ophthalmology & Cataract Surgery 2015
Resurrection Medical Center Internship Internal Medicine and subspecialties 2012
Baylor College of Medicine Medical School Doctor of Medicine 2011


As a board-certified, fellowship-trained, Ivy League-educated ophthalmologist, Dr. Ram has dedicated her career to helping children and adults improve their quality of life by improving their vision. Her rigorous training has allowed her to offer both surgical and non-surgical treatment options for simple and complex ocular disorders. She exercises a patient-centered philosophy, prioritizing transparency, respect, communication, and collaboration. She is a dedicated and attentive physician who does her best to address all the questions and concerns raised by patients and their loved ones. Dr. Ram treats patients how she wants to be treated, with respect, compassion, and empathy.

Clinical Interests

  • Pediatric blocked tear ducts
  • Pediatric strabismus (eye misalignment)
  • Pediatric amblyopia and decreased vision (lazy eye)
  • Pediatric eye, eyelid, and orbital bumps (dermoids, styes, etc.)
  • Adult strabismus (eye misalignment and double vision)


Organization Name Role
American Academy of Ophthalmology Member
American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Member
Austin Ophthalmological Society Member
Texas Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus Member
Texas Medical Association Member

Selected Publications

Ram R. Tectonic Corneal Lamellar Grafting for Surgically-Induced Necrotizing Scleritis after Strabismus Surgery: Case Report & Literature Review. American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports. September 2018. 

Mets-Halgrimson R, Ram R, et al. “Ocular Manifestations of Neurologic Diseases.” The Eye in Pediatric Systemic Disease. Eds. Alex Levin and Robert Enzenauer. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing, 2017. 

Ram R, Marolf MD, Herce HH. Juvenile Xanthogranuloma in a Pediatric Patient with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis. Ocular Oncology and Pathology. October 2017. 

Ram R, Jones JY, Mohila CA, Shah VS. A Mystery Case of Behavioral Changes, Papilledema, and a Brain Lesion in a 5-Year-Old Boy. Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology. October 2017. 

Ram R, Marolf MD, Marx DP, Braverman RM, Firan M, Herce HH. Eyelid Mass Secondary to T-Cell Lymphoma in an Infant: A Rare Presentation and Literature Review. Journal of Pediatrics. January 2017. 

Munk M, Ram R, Rademaker A, Liu D, Setlur V, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Chau F, Goldstein D. Influence of the Vitreomacular Interface on the Efficacy of Intravitreal Therapy for Uveitis-Associated Cystoid Macular Edema. Acta Ophthalmol. February 2015. 

Ram R, Goren M. “Iron, Corneal Intraocular Foreign Body.” Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology. Eds. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth and Thomas Kohnen. Germany: Springer-Gerlag Berlin Hedelberg, 2018. 

Ram R, Goren M. “Palpebral Conjunctiva.” Encyclopedia of Ophthalmology. Eds. Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth and Thomas Kohnen. Germany: Springer-Gerlag Berlin Hedelberg, 2018. 

Mititelu M, Ram R, Gill MK. Small Hyperreflective Intraretinal Material Observable on Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in High Myopia. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers, and Imaging Retina. November 2013. 

Singh R, Reddy DM, Barkmeier AJ, Holz ER, Ram R, Carvounis PE. Long-term Visual Outcomes Following Lens-Sparing Vitrectomy for Retinopathy of Prematurity. British Journal of Ophthalmology. November 2012.

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