|Medical School||University of Bologna School of Medicine|
|Residency||Georgetown University Medical Center|
|Fellowship||University of Miami|
|Special Interest||Myasthenia Gravis Optic Neuritis, Atrophy and Neuropathy Brain and Nervous System Tumors Visual Field Defects; Degenerative, Metabolic, Inflammatory & Demyelinating Diseases Vascular Disorders.|
|Publications||View on PubMed|
Peter J. Savino , M.D., Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, is a graduate of Manhattan College and received his medical degree from the University Of Bologna School Of Medicine. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at Georgetown University Medical Center and was a Heed Fellow in Neuro-Ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami.
Dr. Savino was Director of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at Wills Eye Hospital, where he was a staff member since 1976, and had served as Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia since 1980. He was also Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Savino has been the principal investigator on several studies funded by NIH grants and has published more than 200 articles in scientific journals. His research and clinical interests include myasthenia gravis, optic neuritis, atrophy and neuropathy, visual field defects, brain and nervous system tumors, degenerative, metabolic inflammatory and demyelinating diseases.
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