Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati is an ophthalmologist in Lexington, Kentucky and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baptist Health Lexington and Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Lexington. He received his medical degree from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Ambati accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 21 doctors at Baptist Health Lexington and one of 13 at Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Lexington who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Clinical Interests: Macular Degeneration

Education & Medical Training

University of Rochester
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1995–1998

North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1994–1995

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

KY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Immunology of age-related macular degeneration.
Ambati, J.,Atkinson, J. P.,Gelfand, B. D.

Targeted Intraceptor Nanoparticle Therapy Reduces Angiogenesis and Fibrosis in Primate and Murine Macular Degeneration.
Luo, L.,Zhang, X.,Hirano, Y.,Tyagi, P.,Barabás, P.,Uehara, H.,Miya, T. R.,Singh, N.,Archer, B.,Qazi, Y.,Jackman, K.,Das, S. K.,Olsen, T.,Chennamaneni, S. R.,Stagg, B. C.,Ahmed, F.,Emerson, L.,Zygmunt, K.,Whitaker, R.,Mamalis, C.,Huang, W.,Gao, G.,Srinivas, S. P.,Krizaj, D.,Baffi, J.,Ambati, J.,Kompella, U. B.,Ambati, B. K.

Clocking in on diabetic retinopathy.
Kleinman, M. E.,Ambati, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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