Raghu C. Murthy, MD, FACS

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Raghu C. Murthy, MD, FACS, is an ophthalmologist specializing in Pediatric Retinal Diseases and Surgery in the Pediatrics Department at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

In addition to his extensive clinical experience, Dr. Murthy's research interests include retinopathy of prematurity, diabetic retinopathy and subfoveal neovascular membranes. His research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals including Ophthalmology and Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. He also authored a chapter in the textbook Pediatric Retina. A prolific speaker, Dr. Murthy has lectured and presented at international and national conferences and has conducted numerous continuing medical education seminars to local physicians and optometrists.  He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American College of Surgeons.  He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.

After graduating from Princeton University with a double major in biology and history, Dr. Murthy earned his medical degree from the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida. He holds a master’s of arts in media studies and film production from the New School of Social Research in New York City. He completed an internship in General Surgery at the Kern Medical Center, Bakersfield, California and a residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Southern California/Doheny Eye Institute in Los Angeles. Upon finishing residency, Dr. Murthy moved to Portland, Oregon to complete a Vitreo-Retinal Surgery fellowship and a separate Gene Therapy fellowship at the Oregon Health Sciences University/Casey Eye Institute. He has been practicing in Beverly Hills and San Marino since 2004.