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Ramiro Maldonado

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery
Duke 2351 Erwin Rd, DUMC 3802, Durham, NC 27710


Dr. Maldonado 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 Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology · 2022 - Present Ophthalmology, Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery, Ophthalmology

Education, Training & Certifications

Pontificia Universidad Catolica, Facultad de Medicina (Ecuador) · 2002 M.D.