Hailing from Karnal, India, Pukhraj Rishi has lived in many different cities, moving every few years as part of his father’s service in the Army. He went to medical school at B.J. Medical College in Ahmedabad where he also performed his Ophthalmology residency training. He completed fellowship training in surgical vitreoretina at the Retina Foundation, Ahmedabad and Sankara Nethralya, Chennai. A scholarship awarded by the International Council of Ophthalmology enabled him to pursue a one-year Ocular Oncology fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia.
Pukhraj Rishi, MD
Pukhraj’s wife is also a practicing retina specialist, and the couple has two boys, aged 14 and 15 years. His hobbies include reading, swimming, and travelling.