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 California. He is listed in Woodward and White’s Best Doctors in America and was named one of the “Best Ophthalmologists in America” by Ophthalmology Times.