Welcome Dilraj Grewal, MD

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Dilraj Grewal, MD a Duke Vitreoretinal Surgery trained ophthalmologist joined Duke Eye Center in December, 2016 as Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, following additional Uveitis fellowship training at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London.

He specializes in managing patients with complex Vitreoretinal pathology and Uveitis. Grewal is excited about treating patients with several of the new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities available as well as several others in the pipeline to better help patients with these potentially blinding diseases. 

He completed his fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Duke in June 2016 followed by a Uveitis Fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London December 2016.  “During my Vitreoretinal Surgical fellowship at Duke, I absolutely loved the environment here. It is a true pleasure to work with some of the brightest people in Ophthalmology at the Duke Eye Center who are so committed to patient care and education,” said Grewal.  “It was an honor to be invited to stay on the faculty at the Duke Eye Center following completion of my additional training in Uveitis,” he continued.

Prior to coming to Duke, Grewal pursued his surgical internship and ophthalmology residency at Northwestern University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in Advanced Ocular Imaging at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.  He attended medical school at the Armed Forces Medical College in Pune, India.

Grewal has special interest in clinical research activities in advanced ocular imaging for both Retina and Uveitis. He will also work at the Duke Reading Center, a comprehensive image reading center that specializes in systematic analysis of images captured by many different retinal imaging technologies, including optical coherence tomography, fundus autofluorescence, color fundus photography and fluorescein angiography.  In addition, he will participate in national and international clinical trials in retina and uveitis.