Madhu S.R. Gorla, M.D.
Dr. Gorla brings outstanding qualifications to our practice with advanced fellowship degrees from both Harvard Medical School (research) and the University of Pennsylvania/Scheie Eye Institute (clinical). He practiced privately in Pennsylvania for three years prior to joining Chicago Glaucoma Consultants in 2001. He specializes in glaucoma, cataracts, and comprehensive ophthalmology.
Dr. Gorla's aim is to improve the quality of his patient's care. His early interest in medicine and dedication to excellence in science were certainly encouraged by his father, a professor and NASA fluidics engineer.
Dr. Gorla has donated his medical and surgical expertise annually in India, performing cataract surgery and instructing local ophthalmologists on advanced surgical techniques. "As a child visiting India I witnessed the debilitating effects of preventable loss of sight which later inspired me to pursue a career in ophthalmology. The complex surgical techniques required in treating impoverished individuals n developing countries brings valuable insight to patient care at home in the United States."
Among his many publications Dr. Gorla has recently co-authored a chapter of a textbook on the topic of low-tension glaucoma along with a book chapter on Anterior Chamber Washout. He is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Medial Association. His current research interests include studying the efficacy of new medical and laser therapy in the treatment of glaucoma. He has published widely on topics related to glaucoma and ocular surface disease. He is the Director of Medical Student Education and Clinical Assistant Professor at Rush University along with an assistant Professor in the Ophthalmology Department. Dr Gorla often lectures to medical groups, optometrists, and the general public covering various subjects about the eye.
Dr. Gorla received his M.D. from Boston University, completes his internship at Mt. Sinai Medical Center (Cleveland) and performed his residency at Columbia University/St. Luke's Roosevelt Medical Center (New York).