Dr. Tummala was born and raised in Pennington, New Jersey. She discovered her interest in ophthalmology at a young age and affirmed her passion for the field with clinical experiences in college. She went to Rutgers University for her undergraduate education where she majored in cell biology and neuroscience with a minor in psychology. She then continued her education at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth. She dedicated a year of medical school to research at the University of Washington, where she focused on investigating intravitreal gene therapy associated uveitis. Dr. Tummala is so excited to move to the Pacific Northwest and explore a beautiful area during her ophthalmology training! In her free time, she enjoys singing, playing the guitar, painting, trying out new restaurants, hanging out with friends, and traveling.

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