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Priya M. Janardhana, MD

Assistant Professor 

Brief Bio

Dr. Janardhana was part of the early medical acceptance program, ENGMEDIC, at Boston University. She graduated summa cum laude, 3rd rank, from the College of Engineering, majoring in Biomedical Engineering and completed medical school and residency at Boston University/Boston Medical Center.

She then completed her fellowship in Uveitis  and medical cornea at the F.I. Proctor Foundation/UCSF, San Francisco, CA. Dr. Janardhana specializes in the treatment of ocular inflammation associated with systemic diseases.

She treats a wide range of ocular inflammatory diseases including uveitis due to infectious causes – syphilis, tuberculosis, autoimmune causes – Sarcoid, Sjogrens, Behcets, HLA-B27, rheumatoid arthritis, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, Steven-Johnson syndrome, graft vs. host disease.

Clinical Expertise

  • Uveitis
  • Scleritis
  • Inflammatory eye disease associated with systemic disorders
  • Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid, steven Johnson, graft vs. host disease

Research Interest

  • Inflammatory eye disorders associated with systemic diseases

Academic Rank

  • Director of Uveitis Service
  • Assistant Professor
  • UMass Chan Medical School
  • UMass Memorial Medical Center

Education/Medical School

  • Boston University, Biomedical Engineering, BS/Boston University School of Medicine, MD

Ophthalmology Residency

  • Boston Medical Center


  • Proctor Foundation/UCSF, Uveitis


  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Societies and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association

Honors and Awards

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society


  • English, Kannada (Indian)

Pryia M. Janardhana, M.D.

Contact Information
 Tel: 508-334-6855


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Office Address
Hahnemann Campus, 281 Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA 01605