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Mohan S. Gundeti, MD

Associate Professor Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics/Gynecology

Director, Pediatric Urology

Dr. Mohan Gundeti is an internationally recognized leader in the field of pediatric robotic and laparoscopic surgery for treatment of congenital urological anomalies. An acclaimed innovator, Dr. Gundeti was the first surgeon in the world to perform reconstructive bladder surgery in a pediatric patient and the first to perform pediatric robotic urology procedures in the city of Chicago. He is also among the top 5 pediatric robotic urologists in the nation for case experience. In addition to providing state-of-the-art clinical care, Dr. Gundeti's commitment to compassionate care is a strong component of his practice.

Dr. Gundeti is frequently recognized for his excellence in surgical teaching and instruction to medical students, residents, fellows and surgical colleagues. He frequently serves as a guest speaker and faculty member for symposia and live surgery workshops around the world. Closer to home, Dr. Gundeti is the director of an annual course on robotic surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, where he performs moderated live surgical cases for continuing medical education.

Dr. Gundeti's research centers on patient outcomes and innovative techniques in minimally invasive surgery. He recently authored a book entitled "Pediatric Robotic and Reconstructive Urology" and currently serves as a consulting editor for British Journal of Urology International and reviewer for various high-impact journals in the field of pediatric urology. He is also a consultant for the video educational committee of the American Urological Association.

For his outstanding clinical work, Dr. Gundeti has received numerous awards from the American Urological Association and the European Society for Pediatric Urology. He has also been listed among the "Best Doctors in America", "Top Doctors in USA" and in Chicago Magazine's "Top Doctors" issues. In addition to his every day clinical practice, Dr. Gundeti is committed to fundraising for urology research as well as medical missions in India for pediatric urologic patients.

Practice Locations

The University of Chicago Medicine
Comer Children’s Hospital
5721 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
5758 S. Maryland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637

University of Chicago Physicians at Matteson
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive
Suite 500
Matteson, IL 60443

Year Started Practice

2005

Board Certifications

Pediatric Urology (Europe)
Urology (India, United Kingdom)

Medical School

Dr.V.M. Medical College, Solapur, (Shivaji University of Kolhapur) India

Internship

Dr.V.M. Medical College and General Hospital, Solapur, (Shivaji University of Kolhapur) India

Residencies

Dr.V.M. Medical College and General Hospital, Solapur (Shivaji University of Kolhapur) India
Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences, Bombay, (University of Mumbai) India

Fellowships

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK
Evelina Children’s Hospital at Guy’s & St. Thomas' Hospital, London, UK

Memberships

American Academy of Pediatric
British Association of Pediatric Urologist
British Association of Urological Surgeons
European Association of Pediatric Urologists
European Association of Urology
Urological Society of India

Languages Spoken

English
Hindi
Kannada
Marathi
Telugu

Email

mgundeti@surgery.bsd.uchicago.edu

Office Phone

(773) 702-6150

Office Fax

(773) 834-2666

Office Postal Address

Mohan. S. Gundeti MD
The University of Chicago Medicine
5841 S. Maryland Avenue, MC 7122
Chicago, IL 60637


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Read More About Dr. Gundeti

Dr. Gundeti performed the first live broadcast of a robotic ureteric reimplantation for vesicouretral reflux (VUR). Learn more about his accomplishments as a leader and educator in pediatric robotic urological surgery.

Learn more about Dr. Gundeti’s work as director of the Pediatric Urology Program.

An AUANews article, co-authored by Dr. Gundeti, addresses the question: "Are There Safety Concerns with Robotic Surgery in Pediatrics?" (PDF).

The American Urological Association published an article by Dr. Gundeti about the role of robotic technology in the treatment of renal duplication anomalies. » Read the article.

Dr. Gundeti performed a live pediatric robotic urology workshop in Santiago, Chile, and delivered a lecture at the Chilean Urology Congress. En Espanol: Watch the news coverage on CNN Chile.

The Chicago Tribune featured Dr. Gundeti in a video and story about robotic surgery.

Dr. Gundeti was the first surgeon to perform a robotic neurogenic bladder reconstruction (cystoplasty with Mitrofanoff) on a child. A partial filming of this procedure earned Dr. Gundeti and his team a best video award at a regional meeting of the American Urological Association.

Dr. Gundeti was the first physician in Chicago to successfully perform robot-assisted pyeloplasty in a pediatric patient. (PDF)

Dr. Gundeti and some of his patients are featured in a video about the benefits of choosing robotic approaches to treat urological problems in children.

A suburban family decided robotic surgery was the best option for correcting their three-year-old daughter’s vesicoureteral reflux (VUR), and Dr. Gundeti was the "go-to-person" for the procedure.

Robotic surgery for vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) spared a young boy from more invasive, open surgery. Dr. Gundeti is featured in this patient story.

A five-year-old boy was the first to undergo a robotic surgery to treat Prune Belly Syndrome. Dr. Gundeti performed the operation.

Dr. Gundeti is featured in a patient story about a teen who had robotic surgery to repair a complex kidney problem.

Robot-assisted pediatric urologic surgery is highlighted in this article from the Department of Surgery's Operative Word newsletter. (PDF)

An 18-month old survivor of the Haitian earthquake was flown to Munster for Dr. Gundeti to perform surgery to repair a congenital urological problem.

The use of robotic technology in Pediatric Urology is steadily evolving worldwide. As a result, our physicians are now offering a one-week intensive training class in Pediatric Robotic Urology at the University of Chicago. Our goal is to educate physicians in order to benefit children around the world. Read more about the class. (PDF)

Selected Publications

View a partial list of Dr. Gundeti's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.



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