Rachna Murthy - Consultant Ophthalmologist, Cambridge University

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Rachna Murthy

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Consultant Ophthalmologist
Cambridge University Hospitals
NHS Foundation Trust, Hills Road
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Rachna Murthy is a Consultant ophthalmologist, oculoplastic and peri-ocular reconstructive Surgeon at Cambridge University and Ipswich Hospitals, UK.  She has specialist interests in thyroid eye disease, peri-ocular skin cancer management, and peri-ocular aesthetic surgical and non-surgical treatments. Following her specialist training in ophthalmology in the UK, she undertook 3 years of fellowship training in thyroid eye disease, orbital and peri-ocular surgery at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, The Royal Victoria Eye, and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, Moorfield’s Eye Hospital, London and The Craniofacial Unit of Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London.

She is an invited speaker for the British Thyroid Foundation (BTF) and is faculty for several oculoplastic and orbital courses.

Her research includes the characterization of triggers and drives for thyroid eye disease and improving the clinical activity and severity assessment of patients with thyroid eye disease. She is also involved in active research in the fields of oculoplastic surgery, tumor management, and peri-ocular aesthetics. 


Representative Publications:

Update on the Clinical Assessment and Management of Thyroid Eye Disease

Sirolimus (Rapamycin) for the Targeted Treatment of the Fibrotic Sequelae of Graves’ Orbitopathy

Clinical Pathophysiology of Thyroid Eye Disease: The Cone Model

T2-Relaxation Mapping and Fat Fraction Assessment to Objectively Quantify Clinical Activity in Thyroid Eye Disease: An Initial Feasibility Study

Serial TSH-Receptor Antibody Levels to Guide the Management of Thyroid Eye Disease: The Impact of Smoking, Immunosuppression, Radio-Iodine, and Thyroidectomy