Dr. Prithvi Mruthyunjaya MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Prithvi Mruthyunjaya is an ophthalmologist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Mruthyunjaya accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 253 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 42 at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: Retinal, Ocular Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #8 in Ophthalmology

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University of Rochester
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1996–1997

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1997–2000

Albany Medical College
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAO), American Academy of Ophthalmology

Publications & Presentations

Uveal Melanoma Treated With Iodine-125 Episcleral Plaque: An Analysis of Dose on Disease Control and Visual Outcomes.
Perez, B. A.,Mettu, P.,Vajzovic, L.,Rivera, D.,Alkaissi, A.,Steffey, B. A.,Cai, J.,Stinnett, S.,Dutton, J. J.,Buckley, E. G.,Halperin, E.,Marks, L. B.,Mruthyunjaya, P.,Kirsch, D. G.

Reduced Fluorescein Angiography and Fundus Photography Use in the Management of Neovascular Macular Degeneration and Macular Edema over the Past Decade.
Schneider, E. W.,Mruthyunjaya, P.,Talwar, N.,Harris Nwanyanwu, K.,Nan, B.,Stein, J. D.

Characterization of the Choroid-Scleral Junction and Suprachoroidal Layer in Healthy Individuals on Enhanced-Depth Imaging Optical Coherence Tomography.
Yiu, G.,Pecen, P.,Sarin, N.,Chiu, S. J.,Farsiu, S.,Mruthyunjaya, P.,Toth, C. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO
  • Health Net Arizona HMO ExcelCare Network
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Health Net Arizona PPO/POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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