Divakar Gupta, MD joined Duke Eye Center in August 2016. He is a Duke fellowship-trained ophthalmologist specializing in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma and cataracts. He performs both traditional glaucoma surgery such as trabeculectomy and glaucoma tube shunts, as well as cutting-edge Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS). He is trained in the latest surgical techniques of cataract and laser-assisted cataract surgery. Dr. Gupta also offers astigmatism and presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses.
He has a clinical and research interest in early diagnosis of glaucoma and improving treatment outcomes. His research focuses on novel ways to image, diagnose and treat glaucoma. Dr. Gupta also spends time teaching and lecturing trainees and eye professionals at the Duke Eye Center and in the community. When he is not working, he spends his time watching Duke Basketball, playing tennis, and is a burgeoning cook.