Shilpa Kodati, M.D. is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a fellowship trained vitreoretinal surgeon and uveitis specialist. She serves as co-director of the ocular immunology and uveitis fellowship program at the National Eye Institute (NEI), National Institutes of Health (NIH). Dr. Kodati obtained both a Bachelor of Science degree in Immunobiology and a medical degree from Imperial College London School of Medicine in the United Kingdom and subsequently completed an ocular immunology focused post-doctoral research fellowship at Schepens Eye Research Institute, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. She completed ophthalmology residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, a fellowship in ocular immunology and uveitis at the NEI and a vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston.
Dr. Kodati’s clinical interests include the medical and surgical treatment of infectious and non-infectious ocular inflammatory diseases and uveitis, as well as macular holes, epiretinal membranes, complex retinal detachments and vitreous hemorrhage.
Currently, Dr. Kodati is actively involved in and serves as an associate investigator on several clinical trials focused on new therapeutic treatments for inflammatory diseases. Her current research interests include the development of quantitative retinal imaging biomarkers and immunophenotyping studies in patients with uveitis.