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Karanjit S. Kooner is a board-certified ophthalmologist specializing in glaucoma. After graduating from Dayanand Medical College in India, he completed his ophthamological training in Europe. His glaucoma fellowship was done at Ochsner Clinic and LSU Eye Center in New Orleans. His interests include the use of lasers and other surgical modalities in glaucoma.


Medical School Punjab University (1974)
Residency Christian Medical College (1974), Surgery
Residency Clara Swain General Hospital (1975), Internal Medicine
Residency University Eye Clinic (1977), Ophthalmology
Residency The Middlesex Hospital (1978), Ophthalmology
Residency Sutton General Hospital (1980), Ophthalmology
Residency Hudderfield Royal Infirmary (1981), Ophthalmology
Fellowship Ochsner Medical Center (1983), Glaucoma

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Thickness
  • Diode Laser
  • Glaucoma
  • Gonioscopy
  • Iridectomy - Laser
  • Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT)
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Research Interest

  • Dallas Glaucoma Registry
  • Lasers in glaucoma surgery
  • Natural history and epidemiology of legal blindness in glaucoma
  • Nerve Fiber Layer Analysis
  • Surgical Therapy for Glaucoma

Honors & Awards

  • D Magazine
    Best Doctors in Dallas (2013)
  • Dr. AD Grover Memorial Oration Award
    XXIV Annual Conference of the Chandigarh Ophthlamological Society, India (2011)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Glaucoma Society
  • American Medical Association
  • ARVO (Assn. for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology)
  • Texas Ophthalmological Association