Thiri Pugazhendhi graduated from Stanley Medical College, India.  She completed her Ophthalmology residency at the Regional Institute of Ophthalmology in India.  Thiri went on to complete internships in General Surgery and Family Medicine at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, and Ophthalmology residency at the same university.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, listening to music, and spending time with her family.