Dr. Gupta has received awards for his work in medical education, research, teaching, as well as excellence in patient care. He has a keen interest in preventing physical burnout, achieving a good work-life balance, and strategies to improve overall patient satisfaction. He was instrumental in the creation of a mentorship program for junior Canadian retina attendings. Outside of work, Dr. Gupta enjoys sports (playing and watching), music (playing and listening), and hanging out and making funny faces with his son Vikram.
"A superb piece of work that will certainly be an important
resource for many years to come in the ophthalmology
--David Sarraf, MD, Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
"Beautifully captures the essence of becoming and being a doctor."
--Charles C. Wykoff, MD PhD, Blanton Eye Institute & Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
"Brilliantly demonstrates the harmony of understanding basic facts of a patient problem balanced with confidence and experience."
--Carol L. Shields, MD, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA"In this collection of vignettes, Rishi Gupta shares entertaining and educational experiences from his ophthalmologic training. He is certainly leading an examined life, and by relaying his reflections on both the good and the bad along his path, he provides useful insight to all of us, whether we are young ophthalmologists or not. In a book to thank his mentors, Rishi becomes a mentor to us all."
--Robert L. Avery, MD, Founder and CEO, California Retina Consultants,
Santa Barbara, CA