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Peter Anthony Campochiaro, M.D.
Director, Retinal Cell and Molecular Laboratory
Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise: Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Macular Degeneration (Age-Related), Macular Disorders, Macular Holes, Macular Puckers, Ophthalmology, Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, Retina Surgery, Retina, Medical Diseases, Retina, Surgical Diseases, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Specialist, Retinal Surgery, Retinal Vascular Disease, Retinal Vessel Occlusion, Surgical and Medical Diseases of the Retina, Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Service ...read more
Research Interests: Mechanisms involved in ocular neovascularization; Development of new treatments for ocular neovascularization; Mechanisms involved in retinal degenerations; Development of new treatments for retinal degenerations; Ocular Gene Therapy; Clinical trials of ocular neovascularization and macular edema ...read more
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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Dr. Campochiaro was trained at the University of Notre Dame, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, the University of Virginia, and Wilmer, joining the Wilmer Faculty in 1991. He is currently the George S. and Dolores Dor Eccles Professor of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience at the Wilmer Institute. His major research interests are in gaining a greater understanding of the roles of peptide growth and trophic factors in the retina and retinal pigmented-epithelium with an ultimate goal of developing new treatments for proliferative retinopathies, choroidal neovascularization and retinal degenerations....read more
- Director, Retinal Cell and Molecular Laboratory
- George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Professor of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience
- Professor of Ophthalmology
- Professor of Neuroscience
Centers & Institutes
- MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1978)
- University of Virginia Health System / Ophthalmology (1982)
- American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1983)
Research & Publications
Lab Website: Retinal Cell and Molecular Laboratory