Mohan S. Gundeti, MD

Pediatric Urology, Urology | More

Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Obstetrics and Gynecology Director, Pediatric Urology

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Mohan S. Gundeti, MD, is an internationally recognized leader in the field of pediatric robotic and laparoscopic surgery for treatment of congenital urological anomalies. An acclaimed innovator, Dr. Gundeti was the first surgeon in the world to perform reconstructive bladder surgery in a pediatric patient and the first to perform pediatric robotic urology procedures in the city of Chicago. He is also among the top 5 pediatric robotic urologists in the nation for case experience. In addition to providing state-of-the-art clinical care, Dr. Gundeti's commitment to compassionate care is a strong component of his practice.

Dr. Gundeti is frequently recognized for his excellence in surgical teaching and instruction to medical students, residents, fellows and surgical colleagues. He frequently serves as a guest speaker and faculty member for symposia and live surgery workshops around the world. Dr. Gundeti performed live robotic surgery teaching workshops around the world, including Chile, Mexico, Spain, Israel, India, Australia and at home. He is also the director of an annual course on robotic surgery at the University of Chicago Medicine, where he performs moderated live surgical cases for continuing medical education.

Dr. Gundeti's research centers on patient outcomes and innovative techniques in minimally invasive surgery. He recently authored a book entitled Pediatric Robotic and Reconstructive Urology and currently serves as a consulting editor for British Journal of Urology International and reviewer for various high-impact journals in the field of pediatric urology. He is also a consultant for the video educational committee of the American Urological Association.

For his outstanding clinical work, Dr. Gundeti has received numerous awards from the American Urological Association and the European Society for Pediatric Urology. He has been listed among the "Best Doctors in America", "Top Doctors in USA" and in Chicago Magazine's "Top Doctors" issues. He also received the prestigious European Association of Urology Hans Marberger Award for his pioneering work published in minimal invasive surgery. In addition to his every day clinical practice, Dr. Gundeti is committed to fundraising for urology research as well as medical missions in India for pediatric urologic patients.

Areas of Expertise

  • Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery for Kidney, Ureter & Bladder Reconstruction
  • Laparoscopic Kidney, Ureteral and Testicular Surgery
  • Congenital Anomaly Reconstructions (Hypospadias, Exstrophy-Epispadias and Ambiguous Genitalia)
  • Perinatal Urology
  • Pediatric Urologic Oncology

Medical Education

  • Dr. V.M. Medical College, Solapur, (Shivaji University of Kolhapur MS) India


  • Dr. V.M. Medical College, Solapur, (Shivaji University of Kolhapur MS) India


  • Dr. V.M. Medical College and General Hospital (surgery); Residency: Bombay Hospital Institute of Medical Sciences (urology)


  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, NHS, London (pediatric urology); Fellowship: Guy and St Thomas Hospital, NHS, London (pediatric urology)

Other Grad Education

  • MCh, University of Mumbai, MS India

Memberships & Medical Societies

  • American Academy of Pediatric
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons
  • European Association of Pediatric Urologists
  • European Association of Urology
  • Urological Society of India
  • Society of Pediatric Urologist USA
  • Endourological Society USA
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Illinicare*
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice / Choice Plus
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
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At a Glance

Practicing Since2005

Board Certifications

  • Urology (India
  • United Kingdom)
  • Pediatric Urology (Europe)

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Marathi
  • Telugu