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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)
Christian Medical College (1974), Surgery
Clara Swain General Hospital (1975), Internal Medicine
University Eye Clinic (1977), Ophthalmology
The Middlesex Hospital (1978), Ophthalmology
Sutton General Hospital (1980), Ophthalmology
Hudderfield Royal Infirmary (1981), Ophthalmology
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