Mohan S. Gundeti, MD
Professor of 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 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 every day clinical practice, Dr. Gundeti is committed to fundraising for urology research as well as medical missions in India for pediatric urologic patients.
The University of Chicago Medicine
Duchossois Center for Advanced Medicine
Year Started Practice
Pediatric Urology (Europe)
Dr.V.M. Medical College, Solapur, (Shivaji University of Kolhapur) India
Dr.V.M. Medical College and General Hospital, Solapur, (Shivaji University of Kolhapur) India
Dr.V.M. Medical College and General Hospital, Solapur (Shivaji University of Kolhapur) India
Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, UK
American Academy of Pediatric
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Read More About Dr. Gundeti
Dr. Gundeti talks to about the University of Chicago Medicine's collaboration with Indian healthcare systems over the past year. Read the article to learn more.
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.
Dr. Gundeti serves as course director for the Pediatric Robotic Urological Surgery Hands-on Training Course. Sponsored by the University of Chicago, this one-week intensive training course is designed to teach physicians about the safe and proper application of pediatric robotic urological surgery. Learn more (PDF).
Dr. Gundeti was part of the care team that helped two-year-old Jake Boddie get his groove back after cancer treatment. » Read Jake's sarcoma story.
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.
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 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.
Dr. Gundeti helped Cate Roche, who was born with bladder exstrophy. Shortly after Cate's first birthday, her parents attributed her lively personality to Dr. Gundeti and the attentive care she received at Comer Children's Hospital.
View a partial list of Dr. Gundeti's publications through the National Library of Medicine's PubMed online database.