Dr. Peter Savino, MD

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Dr. Peter Savino, MD

Peter J. Savino, MD is available for consultation on all potential Neuro-Ophthalmic disorders. Dr. Savino previously practiced Neuro-Ophthalmology at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia and was Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, as well as Director of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at Wills Eye Institute. He was the founding member of the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial and has published extensively on optic neuritis as well as other disorders of the optic nerve and chiasm. Dr. Savino additionally has published on a variety of causes for double vision and eye movement disorders.

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UC San Diego Health - La Jolla9300 Campus Point Dr
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Peter J. Savino, MD is available for consultation on all potential Neuro-Ophthalmic disorders.

Dr. Savino previously practiced Neuro-Ophthalmology at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia and was Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, as well as Director of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at Wills Eye Institute.

He was the founding member of the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial and has published extensively on optic neuritis as well as other disorders of the optic nerve and chiasm. Dr. Savino additionally has published on a variety of causes for double vision and eye movement disorders.

Dr. Savino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia

    Graduated in 1968

  • Internship Hospital
    Grasslands Hospital

    Completed in 1970

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University Hospital

    Completed in 1973

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    Completed in 1974

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation