The Polyclinic is pleased to welcome ophthalmologist and glaucoma specialist Dr. Shivali Menda. Dr. Menda will be seeing patients at The Polyclinic Broadway location starting November 12. She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and specializes in cataract surgery as well as the medical, laser, and surgical management of glaucoma.
Dr. Menda graduated cum laude from the University of Washington with a degree in neurobiology. She received her medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland and graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha honors. She then completed her ophthalmology fellowship at University of California, San Francisco where she was awarded the Heed Fellowship, the nation’s most prestigious ophthalmology fellowship award. Dr. Menda completed sub-specialty training in glaucoma and cataracts at Oregon Health & Science University and Dever’s Eye Institute in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Menda joins The Polyclinic after being on the faculty of the University of Washington for over three years where she conducted research on improving outcomes in cataract and glaucoma surgery, as well as teaching resident ophthalmologists.
“I believe the highest quality care begins with listening to a patient and developing a partnership. We work together to develop a personalized treatment plan after discussing all of the options and latest advances available.”
When she isn’t working, Dr. Menda enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, yoga, and traveling.
Welcome, Dr. Menda!