Dr Sushmita Shah has completed her masters in Ophthalmology from the prestigious Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai followed by a Long Term and a Short Term Fellowship in Cornea and Anterior Segment from L V Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad. She has subsequently done another fellowship in Cornea & Refractive Surgery from Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston. She has been practising Cornea, Cataract and Refarctive Surgery from last 10 years. She has also been very active on the academic front and has been an invited speaker at various State and National Level Ophthalmic Conferences. She has also presented her work in International Meetings like American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, World Cornea Congress, European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Asia Pacific Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, Asia Cornea Society etc. />
She is the recipient of multiple awards which include Best Paper Award at Keracon 2014 by the Cornea Society of India, Dr M C Luthra Gold Medal 2014 by the Uttarakahand State Ophthalmological Society, Best Video Awards 2005, 2007 by the European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons, “Honourable Mention” for her Scientific Poster at the World Cornea Congress, Washinton DC.