Neeti M. Alapati, MD, an Ophthalmologist with KU Eye Center

Get to know Ophthalmologist Dr. Neeti M. Alapati, who serves patients in Prairie Village, Kansas.

With expertise in many aspects of her field, Dr. Alapati is a board-certified ophthalmologist who sees patients at KU Eye Center in Prairie Village, Kansas.

“Comprehensive Ophthalmology at KU Eye is a dynamic clinic where every aspect of vision care is evaluated: from glasses or contacts to complicated eye diseases. A leading tertiary referral location for the State of Kansas, our comprehensive ophthalmologists detect and treat many rare eye diseases. Our state-of-the-art technology and equipment ensures accurate diagnosis and screening, such as for glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy. There is also a strong focus on treating eye diseases in patients with complicated health problems, partnering with the University of Kansas Hospital and Cancer Center, among others.” as stated on their website.

In her current capacity, Dr. Alapati also serves as an Assistant Professor of Glaucoma, Cataract and Anterior Segment within the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Among her professional affiliations, she is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Golden Key Honor Society, the Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, and Women in Ophthalmology.

Throughout her academic career, Dr. Alapati earned her medical degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City and completed her internship and residency in ophthalmology at Henry Ford Hospital. She then went on to complete her glaucoma fellowship at Washington University. 

A year later, the doctor became board-certified in ophthalmology by the American Board of Ophthalmology, which is an independent, non-profit organization responsible for certifying ophthalmologists in the United States of America. 

Ophthalmology is a branch of medicine and surgery, which deals with the diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders. Ophthalmologists are experts in the diseases, functions, and anatomy of the eye. They may provide routine care such as vision testing, as well as prescribe and fit eyeglasses or contact lenses. However, ophthalmologists are also surgeons. They repair traumatic injuries to the eye and perform cataract, glaucoma, and corneal surgery. 

In addition to English, Dr. Alapati speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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