Deepika Malik, M.D.

Deepika Malik, M.D. is a highly experienced, fellowship trained vitreoretinal surgeon with expertise in retinal detachments, macular disorders, and retinal vein occlusions. She completed surgical vitreoretinal fellowships at Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine and at C.H. Nagri Eye Institute of Gujarat University. Dr. Malik is an accomplished researcher in extensive national clinic trials conducted to evaluate the efficacy of drugs and devices in the treatment of retinal disorders.

Locations: Dr. Deepika Malik sees patients in Moore Eye Institute’s Springfield, Exton, Phoenixville, and Abington offices.

Languages Spoken: English and Hindi.

Joined Moore Eye Institute: 2016

Clinical Expertise

  • Non-Surgical Retina
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • AIDS-Related Eye Disorders
    • Eye Exam For Diabetic Patients
      • Diabetic Retinopathy – Laser/Injection
    • Intraocular Inflammatory Disease
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Disorders
    • Macular Edema
    • Retinal Edema
    • Retinal Infection (Retinitis)
    • Retinal Tears/Holes
      • Laser Treatment/Cryopexy
  • Surgical Retina
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Macular Hole
    • Epiretinal Membrane
    • Eye Trauma

Credentials

Education

  • Surgical Vitreoretinal Fellowship, Gavin Herbert Eye Institute at the University of California, Irvine
  • Surgical Vitreoretinal Fellowship, Shroff Eye Centre
  • Surgical Vitreoretinal Fellowship, C.H. Nagri Eye Institute at the V.S. Medical College, Gujarat University
  • Ophthalmology Residency, M & J Western Regional Institute of Ophthalmology at Gujarat University
  • Internship, Civil Hospital, Gujarat University
  • B.J. Medical College, Gujarat University

Appointments

  • Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Moore Eye Institute

Memberships

  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Vit-Buckle Society

Research Papers and Publications

Scientific Presentations

  • Rusia D, Malik D, Caceres del Carpio J, Tarek M, Costa R, Memon AS, Mohamed M, Kenney MC, Kuppermann B. In vitro anti-VEGF agent safety profile: apoptosis in ARPE-19 cells treated with ranibizumab, bevacizumab, afibercept and ziv-afibercept. ARVO 2016.
  • Tarek M, , Caceres del Carpio J, Malik D, Costa R, Memon AS, Mohamed M, Limb A, Kenney MC, Kuppermann B. Effect of anti VEGF drugs on cultured human retinal muller cells. ARVO 2016.
  • Kenney CM, Malik D, Atilano S, Caceres del Carpio J, Chwa M, Thaker K, Patel T, Chen G, Choi L, Kuppermann B. Mitochondrial DNA Variants Can Mediate Cellular Methylation Status and Expression of Inflammation, Angiogenesis and Signaling Genes. ARVO, May 2015.
  • Nashine SR, Malik D, Kenney CM, Kuppermann BD. Differential expression of IL-1β in human retinal H and J transmitochondrial cybrids after UV treatment. ARVO, May 2015.
  • Lin C, Malik D, Caceres del Carpio J, Tarek M, Costa RD, Boyer DS, Kenney CM, Kuppermann BD. Reactive Oxygen Species Levels in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cells In vitro to anti-VEGF Agents: Ranibizumab, Bevacizumab, Aflibercept and Ziv-aflibercept. ARVO, May 2015.
  • Costa RD, Caceres del Carpio J, Nashine SR, Kim YG, Malik D, Yanez C, Thanker K, Patel T, Kuppermann B, Kenney CM. Differential expression of Wnt genes in transmitochondrial Cybrids. ARVO, May 2015.
  • Malik D, Caceres del Carpio J, Kim YG, Tarek M, Thaker K, Patel T, Bababeygy SR, Kenny CM, Kuppermann BD. Mitochondrial Membrane Potential Response of Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cells (in vitro) to Anti-VEGF Agents. ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Orlando, Florida (May, 2014).
  • Bababeygy SR, Malik D, Caceres del Caprio J, Boyer D, Kenney MC, Kuppermann BD. Safety Profile of Anti-VEGF Agents on Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cells: In Vitro Cell Viability. ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Orlando, Florida (May, 2014).
  • Kim YG, Malik D, Falatoonzadeh P, Caceres del Caprio J, Tarek M, Atilano SR, Miceli MV, Jazwinsli , Kuppermann BD, Kenney, MC. Differential Expression of Wnt Signaling Genes in African Versus European Inherited Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroups: Implications for Retinal Diseases. ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Orlando, Florida (May, 2014).
  • Kenney MC, Malik D, Atilano S, Caceres del Carpio J, Chwa M, Nesburn AB, Boyer DS, Kuppermann BD, Udar N. Different Epigenetic Methylation Patterns in Cells with African versus European Inherited Mitochondrial DNA Haplogroups: Possible Mechanism for Disease Susceptibilities? ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Orlando, Florida (May, 2014).
  • Caceres del Caprio J, Tarek M, Ramirez C, Malik D, Kim YG, Thaker K, Patel T, Limb AG, Kenney MC, Kuppermann BD. Effects of Ranibizumab, Bevacizumab, Aflibercept and Ziv-aflibercept on Cultured Human Retinal Müller Cells. ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Orlando, Florida (May, 2014).
  • Malik D, Falatoonzadeh P, Hsu T, Ramirez C, Cáceres del Carpio J, Tarek M, Jazwinski SM, Michael MV, Kenney MC, Kuppermann BD. An In-Vitro Study of the Effect of Ultraviolet Radiation on Growth Patterns and Gene Expression of Human ARPE-19 Cybrid H and J, and their Implications with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54 E-Abstract 5004. ARVO (The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology), Seattle (May, 2013).
  • Caceres del Caprio J, Tarek M, Ramirez C, Falatoonzadeh P, Chwa M, Malik D, Jazwinski SM, Miceli MV, Kuppermann BD, Kenney MC. Differences in Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) Production and Expression of Genes from the Complement and Inflammatory Pathways Between H and K Haplogroup Cybrids. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54: E-Abstract 4579.
  • Ramirez C, Chwa M, Atilano S, Malik D, Caceres del Caprio J, Tarek M, Jazwinski SM, Miceli MV, Kuppermann BD, Kenney MC. Comparison of gene expressions by haplogroups H and J: Implications for AMD. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54: E-Abstract 4985.
  • Vo TA, Chwa M, Atilano S, Malik D, Ramirez C, Jazwinski SM, Miceli MV< Kuppermann BD, Kenney MC. Comparison Study of IL-33 Gene Expression in Haplogroup H, J, L, and K Cybrids. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54: E-Abstract 4988.
  • Xing D, Malik D, Falatoonzadeh P, Atilano S, Chwa M, Jazwinski SM, Miceli MV, Kuppermann BD and Kenney MC. Comparison Study of EFEMP1 Gene Expression Levels in Human ARPE-19 Cybrid Models Having Mitochondrial DNA of Haplogroups H, J, K or L. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54: E-Abstract 5013.
  • Tarek M, Cáceres del Carpio J, Ramirez C, Falatoonzadeh P, Atilano S, Malik D, Jazwinski SM, Miceli MV, Kuppermann BD and Kenney MC. Comparison Between Haplogroup H and L Cybrids in ROS/RNS Production and Gene Expression Further step in understanding the pathogenesis of Age-related Macular Degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54: E-Abstract 6195.
  • Kenney MC, Chwa M, Atilano S, Falatoonzadeh P, Malik D, Ramirez C, Jazwinski SM, Miceli MV and Kuppermann BD. Cybrids with Different mtDNA Haplogroups Show Differential Expression of Respiratory Complex Genes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013;54: E-Abstract 5005.

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