Michael Altaweel, MD

Credentials: Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
(School of Medicine and Public Health)

Position title: Professor, Vitreoretinal Disease and Surgery

Email: mmaltaweel@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-7290

Address:
University Station
2870 University Ave, Ste 206
Madison, WI 53705

Keywords: Macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, ocular tumors, stem cell therapy, gene therapy, and clinical trials

Education:
BS 1986, Biology/Engineering, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
MD 1990, Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Ophthalmology Residency, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Vitreoretinal Disease/Surgery Fellowship, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison, WI

Research Interests:
Professor Altaweel has been a principal investigator for National Eye Institute funded clinical trials evaluating uveitis, macular degeneration, retinal vascular disorders, and diabetic retinopathy for the last 20 years. He is particularly interested in imaging and biomarkers. His most recent interest is stem cell and gene therapy.

Website: Fundus Photograph Reading Center

Publications: Michael Altaweel’s Publications