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Peter J McDonnell, MD

Professor and Director - Wilmer Eye Institute
Professor of Ophthalmology

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443-287-1511

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Professor and Director - Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes

  • Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research

Expertise

Ophthalmology

Biography

Peter J. McDonnell, M.D. is the director and William Holland Wilmer Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. A board-certified ophthalmologist and specialist in corneal disease and surgery, Dr. McDonnell is an international leader in corneal transplantation, and laser refractive surgery and treating dry eye. His research interests include the causes and correction of refractive error, corneal wound healing and microbial keratitis. He has served on the editorial boards of numerous ophthalmology journals and has also served as a consultant to the Department of Health and Human Services. He is also a member of the Allergan board of directors and has signed a confidentiality agreement.

Dr. McDonnell received his medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, served as chief resident while completing his residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute, and completed his fellowship in cornea and external disease from the Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern CaliforniaHe is listed in Woodward and White’s Best Doctors in America and was named one of the “Best Ophthalmologists in America by Ophthalmology Times.

Languages

  • English

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    Training

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1982)

    Residencies

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1986)

    Fellowships

    • University of Southern California / Cornea and External Diseases (Los Angeles CA) (1987)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1988)
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    Meet Dr. McDonnell

    Dr. Peter McDonnell, an ophthalmologist specializing in corneal disease and surgery, is the director of the Wilmer Eye Institute. Visit http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/wilmer

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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 443-287-1511
    Appointment Phone: 443-287-1511
    Fax: 443-287-1514
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    Department/Division

    • Ophthalmology - Cornea and Anterior Segment

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