Nalini A. Madiwale, M.D.

glaucoma specialist, clifton park, ny

Nalini Madiwale, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a glaucoma specialist. Dr. Madiwale has been in practice for more than 30 years. Dr. Madiwale specializes in glaucoma treatment, secondary and tertiary glaucoma care, and specialty surgeries.

Dr. Madiwale has been practicing and teaching medicine in the United States since the 1980s. She has shared her expertise in glaucoma surgery and other diseases of the eye in Massachusetts and Rochester, New York before joining Ophthalmic Consultants of the Capital Region in 1999. Alongside her medical practice, Dr. Nalini Madiwale has had the honor of serving on the faculty of two of the world’s most prestigious medical schools: Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York. She ran a satellite clinic for Massachusetts General Hospital on behalf of Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, as well as taught at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary.


After graduating with a medical degree from Karnatak Medical College at Karnatak University in Hubli, India, Dr. Madiwale completed her ophthalmology residency at Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York. She was fellowship trained in glaucoma and in ocular allergy. Her glaucoma fellowship was completed at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University in Boston, Massachusetts and her ocular allergy Fellowship was completed at the Eye Research Institute of the Retina Foundation in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Madiwale completed an internship in pediatrics at Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York.

Dr. Madiwale’s current interests include the development of a low-tech teaching model for capsulorhexis and modifications to trabeculectomy to reduce complications.


Dr. Madiwale is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New England Ophthalmological and Chandler-Grant Society.

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Important Information for Glaucoma Patients LEARN MORE

Please download and review Dr. Nalini Madiwale’s Letter regarding CPAP usage after Trabeculectomy or Tube Shunt Procedure

Practicing At Our Locations In

  • Albany
  • Clifton Park
  • Troy

Working With

  • Glaucoma Diagnosis, Treatment & Surgery