Amrita-Amanda Vuppala, MD

Assistant Professor - Department of Neurological SciencesAmrita Vuppala

Clinical Practice:
Academic Office:

4242 Farnam Street, Suite 650
North Doctor's Tower
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone: 402-559-8600
Fax: 402-559-9510

Truhlsen Eye Institute
985540 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5540
Phone: 402-559-4276

988440 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-8440
Fax: 402-559-3341


Hospital Appointments:
University of Nebraska Medical Center

Optic Neuropathies and Disorders of Visual Pathways including those cause by system and autoimmune disease (Lupus, Thyroid Eye Disease, Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis)
Brain tumors affecting the vision
Eye movement disorders
Neurodegenerative illnesses and associated ocular changes

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Biographical Sketch:
Dr. Vuppala is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurological Sciences at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. Her clinical interests include conditions affecting the optic nerve(s) or visual pathways including those caused by systemic and autoimmune disease (Lupus, Thyroid Disease, Myasthenia Gravis, Multiple Sclerosis) as well as those caused by brain lesions/tumors. She also has an interest in eye movement disorders and nystagmus.


Vuppala, A-A.D. Panoptic. Video. [NOVEL]. 2018. Available at: October 3, 2018.

Hura N, Vuppala AD, Sahraian S, Beheshtian E, Miller NR, Yousem DM. Magnetic resonance imaging findings in Parinaud's syndrome: comparing pineal mass findings to other etiologies. Clinical imaging. 2019;58:170-6. doi:10.1016/j.clinimag.2019.07.010.

Vuppala AD, Hura N, Sahraian S, Beheshtian E, Miller NR, Yousem DM. MRI findings in Parinaud's syndrome: a closer look at pineal masses. Neuroradiology. 2019; 61(5):507-14. doi:10.1007/s00234-019-02166-4.

Vuppala A-A, Griepentrog G, Walsh R. Swallow-Induced Eyelid Myokymia: A Novel Synkinesis Syndrome. Neuro-Ophthalmology. doi:10.1080/01658107.2019.1587637.

Vuppala AA.D., Miller N.R. (2020) Clinical Updates and Recent Developments in Neuro-Ophthalmology. In: Grzybowski A. (eds) Current Concepts in Ophthalmology. Springer, Cham.1st Edition. Ed. Andrzej Gryzbowski. First Online Oct 31, 2019