State Licenses

  • Louisiana
  • Kentucky 



Cornea Fellowship (2006)

Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary

University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


Ophthalmology Residency (2005)

LSU Eye Center, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, Louisiana


Internship in Medicine (2001)

Ochsner Hospital, Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana


Doctor of Medicine (2000)

University of Kentucky School of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky


Bachelor of Science (Microbiology), Arts (Economics) (1996)

University of Rochester, College of Arts and Sciences, Rochester, New York


Faculty Appointment

Clinical Assistant Professor, Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Il



  • Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics National Honor Society
  • Bausch and Lomb Merit Scholar
  • Rochester Advantage research fellow
  • CLAO Young Investigator 2001, 2003, 2004


Courses taught at International Meetings

  • Microsurgical Suturing Techniques. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, 2008
  • Complex Anterior Segment Surgery. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Meeting 2009
  • Fitting the Irregular Cornea (Using hybrid and scleral RGP lenses). Contact Lens Assoc of Ophthal 2008
  • Uses of the Amniotic Membrane Contact Lens. Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologist 2008



Textbook Chapters

Phakic Keratoplasty. Corneal Surgery, 4th edition. Brightbill, W (ed.) in press


S. Eldekin, A. Djalilian, E. Tu, J. Sugar, S. Reddy, A. Kadakia, R. Ramaswamy, O. Lopez. Outcomes of DSEAK in Patients with a Pre-Existing Anterior Chamber Intraocular Lens. ARVO Annual Meeting 2009

S. Sodhi, S.H.K. Reddy, S. Reddy. Morphological Lens Changes in Marfans Syndrome. ARVO Annual Meeting 2009

P. Rosenberg, M.D., S.V. Reddy, M.D., M. Insler, M.D. Fungal Endophthalmitis Following Pterygium Surgery. ASCRS 2005

S.V. Reddy, M.D., M. Madhavi, M.B.B.S. Keratometric Changes Following Minimal Incision Cataract Surgery. ASCRS 2005

S.V. Reddy, M.D., S. Gill, O.D. Contact Lens Prescription Patterns in Recent Gradutes. Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting 2004

S.V. Reddy, M.D., Ying Huang, M.D., Hilary Thompson, Ph.D., Herbert Kaufman, M.D. Reproducibility and agreement of caliper, ultrasound, and Orbscan measurement of anterior chamber width. Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting 2003

D. DiLoreto, M. del Cerro, S. Reddy, C. Cox, C. Little, C. del Cerro. How Many Photoreceptors Does a Rat Need to Recognize Light? ARVO Annual Meeting 1997

S. Reddy, M. del Cerro, Changes in Water Escape Performance Throughout Development in RCS Congenic and Dystrophic. ARVO Annual Meeting 1996

S. Reddy, D. DiLoreto, S. Janardhan, M. del Cerro.  Water Escape Performance as a Test of Visual Function in Congenic (Normal) and Dystrophic (Visually-Impaired) RCS Rats  National Conference on Undergraduate Research 1996.

S. Reddy, S. Janardhan, P. Charukamnoetcanok, M.R. Martzen, , D. DiLoreto, Jr., C. Little, C. Cox, J. Wyatt, M. del Cerro, G. Balkema,    Watermaze Performance of RCS Dystrophic and Congenic Rats:  A Functional and Histomorphometric Study.  ARVO Annual Meeting 1995

Authored Articles

V. Peponis, M.D., S.V. Reddy, M.D., P. Rosenberg, M.D., H.E. Kaufmann, M.D. The Use of Fugo Blade in Corneal Surgery: A Preliminary Animal Study. Cornea (2005)

S.V. Reddy, B.H. Koffler. The Relationship of Contact Lens, Pregnancy, and Herpes Simplex Virus. Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Journal 28(2): 105-6, 2002

D. DiLoreto, M. del Cerro,  S. Reddy, S. Janardhan, C. Cox, J. Wyatt, G. Balkema, Water Escape Performance of Adult RCS Dystrophic and Congenic Rats: A Functional and Histomorphometric Study. Brain Research 717(1-2): 165-72. (1996)