Dr. Donald A. Mazzulla, MD

Dr. Donald A. Mazzulla, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 37 years old

Dr. Donald Mazzulla's interest in eye disease began at an early age. He comes from a family of eye care professionals, with a father and older sister who are optometrists. Dr. Mazzulla works onnational trials for age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He has presented several research projects at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and has published articles in peer -reviewed journals. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Dr. Mazzulla earned his bachelor's degree and his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his transitional year internship at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois. Dr. Mazzulla completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Chicago prior to completing a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. He joined the staff at Ochsner in 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology amd the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Ophthalmology. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Louisiana State University, where he enjoys teaching residents and fellows.Read more

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Dr. Donald Mazzulla's interest in eye disease began at an early age. He comes from a family of eye care professionals, with a father and older sister who are optometrists. Dr. Mazzulla works onnational trials for age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He has presented several research projects at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and has published articles in peer -reviewed journals. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Dr. Mazzulla earned his bachelor's degree and his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his transitional year internship at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois. Dr. Mazzulla completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Chicago prior to completing a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. He joined the staff at Ochsner in 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology amd the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Ophthalmology. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Louisiana State University, where he enjoys teaching residents and fellows.Read more

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I was referred to Dr. Mazzulla by my optometrist for surgery. From the first visit, Dr. Mazzulla showed professionalism and caring with great bedside manners. He performed surgery on my eye and this went very well with a speady recovery. I am sold on this guy!!!!!
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University of Illinois At Chicago / College of Medicine

    Graduated in 2004

  • Internship Hospital
    West Surban Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Chicago Hospitals
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ochsner

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Mazzulla's Care Philosophy

Dr. Donald Mazzulla's interest in eye disease began at an early age. He comes from a family of eye care professionals, with a father and older sister who are optometrists. Dr. Mazzulla works onnational trials for age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease. He has presented several research projects at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and has published articles in peer -reviewed journals. Born in Oak Park, Illinois, Dr. Mazzulla earned his bachelor's degree and his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his transitional year internship at West Suburban Hospital in Oak Park, Illinois. Dr. Mazzulla completed a three-year residency in ophthalmology at the University of Chicago prior to completing a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. He joined the staff at Ochsner in 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology amd the Director of Undergraduate Medical Education for the Department of Ophthalmology. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Louisiana State University, where he enjoys teaching residents and fellows.