Ayesha Malik, OD, is a pediatric optometrist in the Division of Ophthalmology, seeing patients for comprehensive eye exams at Children’s Hospital’s Main Campus in Philadelphia, as well as the CHOP Specialty Care Centers in King of Prussia, PA, and Voorhees, NJ. 

Dr. Malik received her Doctorate of Optometry from The New England College of Optometry where she graduated with clinical honors and was the recipient of the Varilux Student Grant award. Her clinical training experience is extensive and includes internships at Boston Children’s Hospital, Veterans Hospitals of Philadelphia and Rhode Island, and at a private practice in New Jersey.

Dr. Malik was a senior optometrist in private practice in England before returning to the United States. Upon her return to the U.S., she held a position working at the Scheie Eye Institute of the University of Pennsylvania Health System. She is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa (International Optometric Honor Society). She resides in New Jersey and enjoys world travel, cooking and photography.

Education and Training

Undergraduate Degree

BOptom - Anglia Ruskin University Cambridge, England

BSc in Biology with Chemistry - The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ

Graduate Degree

Doctor of Optometry - The New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA

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Wang J, Jin J, Malik A, Shoge R, Meiyeppen S, Pang Y, Yin K, Allen M, Scombordi B, Soni A, Neely DE, Januschowski K. Feasibility of monitoring compliance with intermittent occlusion therapy glasses for amblyopia treatment. J AAPOS. 2019 Aug;23(4):205.e1-205.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaapos.2019.04.009. Epub 2019 Jul 2.

Awards and Honors

Beta Sigma Kappa (International Optometric Honor Society)

Recipient of the Varilux Student Grant Award