Balamurali K. Ambati, Ph.D., M.D.
- Macular Degeneration
- Drug Delivery
- Vascular Normalization
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Departments: Neurobiology and Anatomy - Adjunct Associate Professor, Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Professor
- American Board of Ophthalmology
- American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
Academic Office Information
John A. Moran Eye Center
65 N Mario Capecchi
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Dr. Bala Ambati specializes in cataract extraction, lifestyle lens implants, LASIK, cornea transplants, keratoprosthesis (artificial cornea), PRK, and other complex procedures of the cornea and anterior segment of the eye at the John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City. He joined the Moran faculty as a physician and researcher in 2008.
He has been an invited speaker at the World Ophthalmology Congress, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, International Congress of Eye Research, and other national and international conferences. He donates his time overseas on missions with ORBIS, a nonprofit organization with a Flying Eye Hospital, on which Dr. Ambati has operated and trained local surgeons in Ghana and Malaysia. He has an interest in clinical research, in particular a constant analysis of results of cornea transplants, LASIK, cataract extraction, and other anterior segment procedures with a view towards optimization of patient outcomes.
Dr. Ambati is the official Utah Utes Team Ophthalmologist, and is also one of the Jazz Moran Doctors.
|Doctoral Training||Medical College of Georgia
|Fellowship||Duke University Eye Center
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
|Residency||Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
|Residency||Beth Israel Medical Center
|Internship||North Shore University Hospital
|Professional Medical||Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
|Professional Medical||SUNY - Buffalo
|Undergraduate||New York University