University of Nebraska Medical Center

Rao V. Chundury, MD, MBA

Associate Professor, UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Section Chief, Nebraska Medicine
Medical Director, Truhlsen Eye Institute

Rao Chundury

Dr. Chundury was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, and raised in Newburgh, Indiana. He completed his undergraduate studies from Northwestern University and medical school and his MBA from Indiana University. Following medical school, he completed ophthalmology residency at St. Louis University where he also served as Chief Resident. After residency, he completed an Oculoplastic and Aesthetic Surgery fellowship from the Cleveland Clinic under the mentorship of Dr. Julian Perry.

In 2019, Dr. Chundury joined the UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He also practices with UNMC's primary clinical partner, Nebraska Medicine, at the Truhlsen Eye Institute as one of regions few American Society and Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive surgeons. 

Dr. Chundury speaks frequently at regional/national meetings and has published numerous research articles.

  • BA: Biological Sciences, Northwestern University
  • MS: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • MD: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • MBA: Kelley School of Business, Indiana University
  • Residency: St. Louis University Eye Institute
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute
  • Minimally invasive eyelid, mid face and orbit surgery
  • Orbital inflammatory conditions
  • Eyelid and orbital cancer
  • Complex, multidisciplinary oculoplastic diseases
  • Injectable cosmeceuticals
Professional Memberships
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)