Dr. VVL Narasimha Rao was graduated from Guntur Medical College in 1980. He subsequently pursued his Post Graduation in Ophthalmology in same college and completed D.O in 1983 and M.S in 1988.
Dr. VVL Narasimha Rao was selected for Govt. Service in1982 and he worked as CAS, Eye Specialist from 1984 to 1986 and joined as Asststant Professor in Ophthalmology Guntur Medical College in 1988. He was later transferred to Andhra Medical college in 1991 and continued as Assistant Professor in AMC.
He was promoted as Associate Professor, Andhra Medical College in 2006 and as Professor in 2011 in the same college.
He was Posted as Superintendent, Govt. Regional Eye Hospital, Visakhapatnam in 2012 and he continued in the same post until his retirement in July 2020.
Dr. VVL Narasimha Rao underwent training in IOL Surgery in Govt. Regional Eye Hospital, Visakhapatnam and Phaco Surgery in Sarojini Devi Eye Hospital, Hyderabad.
Dr. VVL Narasinha Rao has vast experience in performing all varieties of Ophthalmic surgeries. He introduced first IOL surgery in Regional Eye Hospital, Visakhapatnam in 1992 and first Phaco surgery in G.G.H Guntur in 2004. He developed all Specialty clinics in GREH from 2014.
During his tenure as Professor & Superintendent, he developed GREH in all aspects like P.G Training, infrastructure development, Acquiring all modern equipment to institute on par with corporate hospitals. GREH stood first in Andhra Pradesh in academic performance as well as achieving surgical targets during his tenure .
He conducted several International clinical trials in Ophthalmology in GREH, Visakhapatnam.
During his tenure in Govt. Service, he published several articles in National and International Journals. He trained several students for M.S Ophthalmology. He is life member of A.P Ophthalmic Society, All India Ophthalmic Society, IMA and now he is the Vice President of A.P. Ophthalmic Society, He was awarded Dr. Rednan Surya Prasada Rao Oration award by AP State Ophthalmic Society in 2014.
He is a life member of Visakha Ophthalmic Society and he conducted AP State Ophthalmic conference as organizing Secretary in 2016 in GIMSR.
He was member of AP State Technical adviser committee for KANTIVELUGU Program in AP State during 2018-2020.
He held the Post of District Coordinator DBCS, Visakhapatnam from 2016-2020 and organized hundreds of Eye camps in rural & Tribal areas of coastal Andhra Pradesh.
Post retirement Dr. VVL Narasimha Rao joined as Professor and HOD, GIMSR in September, 2020 and continues working with GIMSR till date.