Professor of Surgery and Director of Pediatric Urology, University of Chicago
Mohan S. Gundeti, MD, 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 has pioneered a number of procedures and has a wealth of experience in complex surgical reconstruction. 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 for more than 25 countries. Dr. Gundeti performed live robotic surgery teaching workshops around the world, including Chile, Mexico, Spain, Israel, India, Australia and at home. He is also 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 (CME). Dr. Gundeti shares his expertise globally with other practicing surgeons for safe application to children in need through a dedicated standalone Pediatric Robotic Surgery Minifellowship (CME Course).
Dr. Gundeti’s research focuses on patient outcomes and innovative techniques in minimally invasive surgery. He is the principal author and editor of two textbooks, entitled Pediatric Robotic and Reconstructive Urology and Surgical Techniques in Pediatric and Adolescent Urology. He 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 member of the video education committee of the American Urological Association.
For his outstanding clinical work, Dr. Gundeti has received numerous awards from the American Urological Association, the European Society for Pediatric Urology and the Indian Society of Pediatric Urology. He has been listed among the “Best Doctors in America”, “Top Doctors in USA” and in Chicago Magazine’s “Top Doctors” issues. He also received the prestigious European Association of Urology Hans Marberger Award for his pioneering work published in minimal invasive surgery. In addition to his everyday clinical practice, Dr. Gundeti is committed to fundraising for urology research as well as pediatric urology medical missions in India through Gundeti Foundation.