Sunil Bellur, MD, is a fellowship-trained ophthalmologist who specializes in the fields of Medical Retina and Uveitis. His areas of expertise include the diagnosis and treatment of medical retina and uveitic diseases such as diabetic retinopathy, age related macular degeneration, retinal vascular disease, and infectious/inflammatory ocular disorders.
Dr. Bellur obtained his medical degree from University of Texas Houston Medical School where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society for academic excellence as well as The Gold Humanism Honor Society for exemplary patient care and devotion to humanism in medicine. He completed his residency training at the George Washington University where he was elected Chief Resident and received the Zimmerman Award for excellence in patient and surgical care. He then went on to complete a combined Medical Retina and Uveitis fellowship at the prestigious National Eye Institute at the NIH in Bethesda, MD.
Dr. Bellur’s research interests include improving patient care through the use of novel ophthalmic imaging techniques and advancements in local and systemic immunosuppression. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications and is a reviewer for American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Basic and Clinical Science Course.
Outside of the office Dr. Bellur’s interests include photography, cooking, hiking, and traveling; he is always interested in hearing new restaurant recommendations.