Gurunadh Atma Vemulakonda M.D.

 Gurunadh  Atma Vemulakonda M.D.

Bio

Dr. Vemulakonda was born and raised in Blacksburg, Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from Washington University in St. Louis,…

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Patient Care Philosophy

I believe in enabling the patient to become actively involved with his or her medical team ensures treatment of the patient and not just the disease.

Personal Interests

Dr. Vemulakonda lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife. His pastimes include hiking and running.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Vemulakonda’s numerous clinical interests involve diseases and disorders of the retina and vitreous of adults, such as vitreoretinal surgery, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular disease and occlusions, retinal detachment, retinal/macular surface disease, vitreoretinal infectious disease and trauma involving the retina and vitreous.

Research Interests

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), retinal vascular occlusions, macular surgery, retinal reattachment surgery, diabetic retinopathy  and vitreoretinal infectious disease.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Oregon Health & Science UniversityFellowship2008
Oregon Health & Science UniversityTeaching Appointment2008
St. John's Mercy Medical CenterInternship2003
Washington University School of MedicineMedical education2002
Washington University SOMResidency

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD2002

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology2008
Dr. Vemulakonda was born and raised in Blacksburg, Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and continued his studies there to earn his medical degree. Following a transitional internship at St. Johns Mercy Medical Center in St. Louis, he completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University. Dr. Vemulakonda also completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal disease and surgery at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. He joined the faculty at the University of Washington in 2008.

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