Dr. Pratap Challa MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Pratap Challa is an ophthalmologist in Durham, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Florida College of Medicine and has been in practice for 15 years. Dr. Challa accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 37 doctors at Duke Raleigh Hospital and one of 246 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology, Cataract Related, Glaucoma Related

Clinical Interests: Glaucoma, Intraocular Pressure, Open-Angle Glaucoma, Amino Acid Oxidoreductases, Retrospective Studies, Cultured Cells, Exfoliation Syndrome, Trabecular Meshwork

Education & Medical Training

University of Florida
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1995 - 1998

Emory University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993 - 1995

University of Florida College of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Resident Compliance with the American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Guidelines for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma.
Ong, S. S.,Sanka, K.,Mettu, P. S.,Brosnan, T. M.,Stinnett, S. S.,Lee, P. P.,Challa, P.

Investigation of Known Genetic Risk Factors for Primary Open Angle Glaucoma in Two Populations of African Ancestry.
Liu, Y.,Hauser, M. A.,Akafo, S. K.,Qin, X.,Miura, S.,Gibson, J. R.,Wheeler, J.,Gaasterland, D.,Challa, P.,Herndon, L.,Ritch, R.,Moroi, S. E.,Girkin, C. A.,Pasquale, L. R.,Budenz, D. L.,Wiggs, J. L.,Richards, J. E.,Ashley-Koch, A. E.,Allingham, R. R.

Optimizing gene transfer to conventional outflow cells in living mouse eyes.
Li, G.,Gonzalez, P.,Camras, L. J.,Navarro, I.,Qiu, J.,Challa, P.,Stamer, W. D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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