Lopa Y. Gupta, MD., FAAO, FAACS

"These cannulas have revolutionized my injectable practice as an oculofacial plastic surgeon."

EDUCATION:

Albany Medical Center/The Child’s Hospital

  • Fellowship in Oculoplastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Preceptors: Orkan G. Stasior, M.D., George Stasior, M.D.
  • Approved by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive
  • Surgery (A.S.O.P.R.S.)

1996-97

  • Stanford University Medical Center
  • Resident in Ophthalmology
  • Chief Resident in Ophthalmology

1991-94

  • The Stanford Basic Science Course in Ophthalmology

1991, 92

  • Stanford University School of Medicine
  • Research Fellowship in Medical Retina
  • Grant from Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation

1990-91

  • University of California, San Francisco (U.C.S.F.)
  • Internship in Medicine

1989-90

  • Honors Program in Medical Education1985-89 Northwestern University Medical School, M.D. received June 1989
  • Graduation with Distinction: Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA)
  • 1983-85 Northwestern University
  • B.S. received June 1985

1983-89

  • Wyomissing Area High School
  • Valedictorian
  • 1979-83

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

1990

  • Board Certified (American Board of Ophthalmology)
  • Re-certification every 10 years: Written exam (scored >90%),
  • Office record review, 300 CME credit requirement
  • Verify certification: www.ABOP.org

1997 Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

2007 New York State Physician & Surgeon License: 200580

1995 Florida State Physician & Surgeon License: ME 126777

2016 Connecticut State Physician & Surgeon License: 040488

2002 California State Physician & Surgeon License: G069657

1989 DEA License, Active

SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society: 1988 – present
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology: 1991 – present
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery: 2007 – present

HONORS/AWARDS

  • Castle Connolly Exceptional Women in Medicine, 2017
  • Selected as Best Cosmetic Surgery Practice, Best of Westchester, 2017
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2017
  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor, 2016
  • America’s Most Honored Professionals Top 1% Award, 2016
  • “10 Best“ Plastic Surgeons in New York, 2015
  • Patient’s Choice Award, 2011-2016
  • Most Compassionate Doctor Award, 2011-2016
  • America’s Top Ophthalmologist, 2007-2016
  • Cambridge Who’s Who among Executive and Professional Women, 2011
  • Leading Health Professionals of the World, 2011
  • Top Plastic Surgeon in White Plains, NY, 2011
  • Westchester’s Leading Plastic Surgeons & Cosmetic Dentists, 2010
  • Westchester’s Leading Plastic Surgeons & Cosmetic Dentists, 2010
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation Research Scholarship ($16,000), 1990-94
  • Gilbert Commonwealth 1st Place Academic Scholarship ($16,000), 1983-87
  • Thelma Brunner Staab 1st Place Mathematics Scholarship ($1,000), 1983
  • Bausch & Lomb Top Science Achievement Award, 1983
  • Phi Beta Kappa Top Foreign Language Achievement Award, 1983

PHILANTHROPY

Surgical/Medical Missions:

Mission Ajmer, India                         2016

Mission Xi’An, China                         2014

Mission Arrusha, Tanzania, Africa    2012

Mission Rajkot, India                         2009

Mission Mahua, India                        2007

Mission Bhopal, India                        2002

2002-present

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Director, Park Avenue Facial Aesthetics, 2005 - present

Oculoplastics Consultant

  • Heslin Ophthalmic Consultants, Madison Ave, NY
  • Somers Eye Center, Somers, NY
  • Greenwich Eye Associates, Greenwich, CT

1997-2004

  • Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology
  • Stanford University Medical Center

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

  • Manhattan Eye & Ear Hospital, New York, NY, 1998- present
  • Center for Specialty Care, New York, NY, 1997-2004
  • Center for Specialty Care, New York, NY, 1997-2004
  • Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY, 1996-97
  • Albany Memorial Hospital, Albany, NY, 1996-97
  • The Child’s Hospital, Albany, NY, 1996-97
  • Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, 1994-95

 

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

S. R. Seiff, M.D., L. Shah, M.D.: A Model for the Mechanism of Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration, Archives of Ophthalmology, September, 1990, pp. 1326-29.

L. Y. Gupta, M.D., M. F. Marmor, M.D: Mannitol, Dextromethorphan, and Catalase Minimize Ischemic Damage to RPE and Retina, Archives of Ophthalmology, March, 1992, 99. 384-388

L. Y. Gupta, M.D., S. Mansour, M.D.: Bilateral Bullous Retinal Detachment as a Complication of the “HELLP” Syndrome, Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, 1994, vol. 29, no. 5, pp. 242-245

L. Y. Gupta, M.D., M. F. Marmor, M.D.: Sequential Recording of Photic and Nonphotic Electro-oculogram Responses in Patients with Extensive Extramacular Drusen, Documenta Ophthalmologica, 1994, vol. 88, pp. 49-55

L. Y. Gupta, M.D., M. F. Marmor, M.D.: Electrophysiology of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Central Serous Chorioretinopathy, Documenta Ophthalmologica, 1996, vol. 91, pp. 101-107


Book Chapter

L. Y. Gupta, M.D., P. S. Levin, M.D., Ophthalmic Consequences of Orbital Trauma, In Schendel SA, editor. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America: Orbital Trauma. Phila, PA, WB Saunders Co., 1993; vol. 5: pp. 443-456.

 

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

L. Y. Gupta, G. 0. Stasior: “Exciting New Strategies in the Evaluation and Management of Functional Epiphora,” Presented at the European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive Surgery. Rome, October, 1997

L. Y. Gupta, G. 0. Stasior: “Recurrent Compressive Optic Neuropathy.” Presented at American Society of Ophthalmic & Reconstructive Surgery. Spring Symposium, South Carolina, April, 1997

L. Y, Gupta: “Let Us Postpone Ptosis Surgery!” Presented at the Ptosis Research Society Meeting, American Society of Ophthalmic & Reconstructive Surgery, Chicago, November, 1996

L. Y. Gupta, M. F. Marmor: “Sequential Recording of Photic and Non-photic RPE (EOG) Responses in Patients with Hereditary Extra-Macular Drusen,” Presented at ARVO, Sarasota, May 5, 1993. and at the International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision, Belgium, May, 25, 1993

L. Y. Gupta, M. F. Marmor: “Mannitol, Dextromethorphan, and Catalase Affect Post-Ischemic Recovery of Rabbit Retina and RPE” Presented at ARVO, Sarasota, May 5, 1992

R. Dalal, L. Y. Gupta, M. Nayak, Y. Yoon, M. F. Marmor: “Irregular Distribution of Retinal and RPE Damage after Ocular Ischemia in the Rabbit.” Presented at ARVO, Sarasota, May 5, 1992

S. R. Seiff, L. Shah: “Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration: A Model for its Mechanism of Action” Presented at The American Society of Ophthalmic & Reconstructive Surgery. Meeting, 1990.

 

INVITED SPEAKER

L. Y. Gupta: Sole Speaker/Instructor for “Clinical Innovations in Androgenetic Alopecia and Facial Rejuvenation with Platelet Rich Fibrin Matrix (PRFM) and Blunt Tip Cannulas,” June 4, 2016, Algonquin Hotel, Times Square, New York

L. Y. Gupta: “Diagnosis and Treatment of Eyelid and Conjunctival Lesions.” Featured Speaker at the NY State Optometric Association Meeting, Tarrytown, NY, January 12, 2005

L. Y. Gupta: “Office-based Surgery using the Ellman Dual Surgitron.” Featured Speaker at the Ocular Surgery News Conference, Plaza Hotel, New York, NY, September 11, 2004

L. Y. Gupta: “The Anophthalmic Socket: Enucleation, Evisceration and Fitting of Ocular Prostheses.” Featured Speaker at the NY State Optometric Association Meeting, Tarrytown, NY, June, 2004

L. Y. Gupta: “The Scope of Oculoplastic Surgery.” Featured Speaker at the NY State Optometric Association Meeting, Tarrytown, NY, March, 2003

L. Y. Gupta: “Diagnosis & Management of Lacrimal Disorders.” Featured Speaker at the NY State Optometric Association Meeting, Tarrytown, NY, January, 2003

L. Y. Gupta: “Glaucoma: Diagnosis and Treatment.” Invited Lecturer at the Lion’s Club Meeting, Somers, NY, September, 2001

L. Y. Gupta, J. Sassoon: “Eyelid Tumors: Part II ” Featured Speaker at the NY State Optometric Association Meeting, Tarrytown, NY, June, 2001

L. Y. Gupta: “Diseases and Surgery of the Eyelids.” Invited Lecturer at the Lion’s Club Meeting, Somers, NY, March, 2001

L. Y. Gupta: “Eyelid Tumors: Part I.” Featured Speaker at the NY State Optometric Association Meeting, Tarrytown. NY, February, 2001

L. Y. Gupta: “Eyelid Malpositions.” Featured Speaker at the NY State Optometric Association Meeting, Tarrytown, NY, October, 1999

L. Y. Gupta: “The Eyelids and Lacrimal System.” 5-hour certification course given to the Connecticut Association of Optometrists, September, 1999

L. Y. Gupta: “The Lacrimal System” Guest Lecturer at St. Vincent’s Medical Center Grand Rounds. New York, February, 1998

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