Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical School

Emory University School of Medicine


Waterbury Hospital


Yale New Haven Hospital


Shiley Eye Institute - UC San Diego




Dr. Shagun K. Bhatia is an ophthalmologist at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego.

She completed her fellowship at the Shiley Eye Institute at UC San Diego and her residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. She earned her medical degree at Emory University School of Medicine.

Among her honors and awards, Dr. Bhatia received a Cosmetic Surgery Forum grant, a pre-doctoral research training award from the National Institutes of Health /Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute and a Research to Prevent Blindness pilot grant.

She speaks conversational Spanish.


Analysis of RPE morphometry in human eyes
Shagun K. Bhatia,Alia Rashid,Micah A. Chrenek,Qing Zhang,Beau B. Bruce,Mitchel Klein,Jeffrey H. Boatright,Yi Jiang,Hans E. Grossniklaus,and John M. Nickerson

Surgical Outcomes for a Population of Patients with Primary Congenital Glaucoma at Yale Eye Center
Shagun Bhatia; Jennifer Galvin; Ji Liu

RPE Cell and Sheet Properties in Normal and Diseased Eyes
Rashid A, Bhatia SK, Mazzitello KI, Chrenek MA, Zhang Q, Boatright JH, Grossniklaus HE, Jiang Y, Nickerson JM

Tauroursodeoxycholic Acid Protects Retinal Function and Structure in rd1 Mice
Lawson EC, Bhatia SK, Han MK, Aung MH, Ciavatta V, Boatright JH, Pardue MT

Quantifying progression of disease in aging mouse and human RPE
John Nickerson; Xin Qi; Tingting Jiang; Yuwei Cheng; Jing Zhang; Micah Chrenek; Alia Rashid; Shagun Arora; Hans Grossniklaus; Yi Jiang

Analysis of RPE morphometry in human eyes
Shagun K. Bhatia, Alia Rashid,and John M. Nickerson

Analysis of Human Retinal Pigment Epithelium (RPE) Morphometry in the Macula of the Normal Aging Eye
Shagun Arora; Alia Rashid; Micah Chrenek; Qing Zhang; Soojung Park; Hans Grossniklaus; John Nickerson

Tudca Preserves Cones in Fast Degenerating Rd1 Mice
S. K. Arora; A. Faulkner; M. Kim; V. Ciavatta; M. Pardue

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