Ramana S. Moorthy, M.D. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, currently serving as the President and CEO of Associated Vitreoretinal and Uveitis Consultants. In addition to his practice duties, Dr. Moorthy has been a clinical assistant professor of Ophthalmology at the Indiana University School of Medicine since 1995. He is also actively involved in research and education, with over 75 papers, presentations, lectures, book chapters and other publications to his name.
As an experienced and respected surgeon, Dr. Moorthy holds hospital appointments at Indiana University Medical Center/VAMC/Wishard Hospital, and is the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at St. Vincent Hospital and Health Services.
After graduating Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Dr. Moorthy achieved an M.D. with Highest Distinction from the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed an Internship in General Surgery and Residency in Ophthalmology at the Indiana University School of Medicine, where he was the chief teaching resident for a year. He also completed Fellowships at Northwestern University (retina) and the Doheny Eye Institute (uveitis).
Dr. Moorthy has received numerous awards and recognition throughout his schooling and career, including:
Dr. Moorthy's professional memberships and activities include:
Within these organizations, Dr. Moorthy has held many committee and board positions, including currently serving as the Vice Chair of the Ophthalmic Knowledge Base Outline Development committee for Uveitis.
Rodney S. Bucher, M.D. received a B.S. in Accounting from Purdue University before achieving his M.D. from Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN. He completed his post-graduate training with an Internship at Ball Memorial Hospital, Ophthalmology Residency at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, and fellowship at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.
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Dr. Bucher's professional memberships include:
F. Ryan Prall MD is a native of Bloomington, Indiana and graduated from DePauw University, the IU School of Medicine and an Ophthalmology residency at the University of Colorado. He and is wife worked oversees in Ghana, India, and Honduras before returning to a position with the Veterans Administration in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Advancements in the treatment of many blinding retinal diseases led him to pursue a two-year fellowship in vitreo-retinal disease and surgery at Loma Linda University. He returned back home to Indiana and served as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the IU School of Medicine before joining Drs. Moorthy and Bucher at Associated Vitreoretinal and Uveitis Consultants.
DR. Prall’S Professional Memberships Include:
Research:Dr. Prall had published numerous research papers, authored multiple book chapters, and has presented at national meetings. He has a specific interests in age related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.