Sonali Talsania, MD
Sonali Talsania, MD

Dr. Sonali D. TalsaniaDr. Sonali D. Talsania is a fellowship-trained, board-certified pediatric ophthalmologist. She has had extensive training in the surgical treatment of strabismus (eye misalignment) in both children and adults. She provides surgical and medical care for a variety of pediatric ophthalmologic conditions, including blocked tear ducts, amblyopia, childhood cataracts, dermoid cyst removal, and eyelid droop repair and conducts general pediatric ophthalmologic exams.  

Dr. Talsania grew up in Westchester, New York, and spent many years in Boston where she completed college, medical school, and residency. She graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in Biology and was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honors society. She received her medical degree from Harvard Medical School. Dr. Talsania completed an internship at Cambridge Health Alliance, a training hospital in the Harvard medical system and completed her ophthalmology residency at Boston Medical Center, affiliated with Boston University. She was recognized for her work teaching medical students and received an award for her research interest in orbital cellulitis in children. She completed a fellowship in the sub-specialty of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the Duke Eye Center, at Duke University, one of the most well-regarded programs for pediatric ophthalmology training.  

Dr. Talsania is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She has published and presented research with a focus on pediatric ophthalmology. She is a staff ophthalmologist at Joe DiMaggio Hospital and will be accepting patients at the Weston, Hollywood and Pembroke Pines offices. 


Hollywood Office

2740 Hollywood Blvd.
Hollywood, FL 33020
954-923-8379 (FAX) 

Pembroke Pines Office

603 N. Flamingo Road Suite 250
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33028
954-431-1856 (FAX)

Weston Office

2300 N. Commerce Parkway Suite #307
Weston, Florida 33326
954-217-3156 (FAX)



  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA (M.D.)
  • Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, A.B. in Biology (Neurobiology track)

Post Graduate Training

  • Duke University; Durham, NC (Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship)
  • Boston University School of Medicine; Boston, MA (Ophthalmology Residency)
  • Cambridge Health Alliance; Cambridge, MA (Transitional Year Internship)

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Massachusetts Physician and Surgeon's License (#252060)
  • North Carolina Physician License (#215544)

Awards & Honors

  • Resident Research Award. Department of Ophthalmology, Boston Medical Center
  • Medical Student Teaching Award, Department of Ophthalmology, Boston Medical Center
  • NIMH Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Fellowship
  • Summa Cum Laude, Biology
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • John Harvard Scholar (top 5% of class)
  • Harvard College Scholar (top 10% of class)


  • Talsania S, Robson C, Mantagos I. (2015) Unilateral congenital lacrimal gland agenesis with contralateral lacrimal gland hypoplasia. JPOS. 15;52.
  • Talsania S, Lee AR, Freedman SF. (2017) Strabismus following glaucoma drainage device implantation for refractory childhood glaucoma: incidence and risk factors. AAPOS Annual Meeting; Nashville, TN.
  • Talsania S, Cama S, Krishnamurthy V, Munir, K. (2010) Emotional and Behavioral Issues in Siblings of Children with Autism in Mumbai, India, Harvard Medical School Soma Weiss Day; Boston, MA.
  • Cama S, Krishnamurthy V, Talsania S, Munir, K. (2010) Behavioral Profiles of Typically Developing (TD) Siblings of Children with Autistic Disorder (AD) in Mumbai, India, Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (SDBP) Annual Meeting; Boston, MA.
  • Bubble Trouble. 8th Annual Boston International Visiting Professorship in Cornea and External Eye Diseases. Presenter (2014)

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