Ramiro Maldonado
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Dr. Maldonado is the Director of the Center for Retinal Degenerations and Ophthalmic Diseases at the Duke Eye Center. He specializes in pediatric retinal diseases, pediatric and adult ophthalmic genetics, and inherited retinal diseases. He completed a fellowship in pediatric retinal imaging at Duke Ophthalmology.  He also completed ophthalmic genetics and electrophysiology and medical retina fellowships at the National Institutes of Health (NIH-NEI). 

Prior to joining Duke, he was the Director and Founder of the Ophthalmic Genetics and Electrophysiology Service at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. 

Dr. Maldonado provides pediatric medical retina services in addition to pediatric and adult inherited retinal disease care.

Current Research Interests

- Inherited Eye Diseases
- Genetic testing
- Electrophysiology
- Image processing
- Big Data management
- Clinical trials

Current Appointments & Affiliations

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