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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Daniel M. Albert focuses his research efforts on ocular tumors, specifically melanoma and retinoblastoma. From 1985-2003, Dr. Albert worked with the National Eye Institute’s Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study (COMS) and was the head of the COMS Pathology Center.


Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

UW Health Clinics

University Station Clinic
(608) 263-7171 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Ophthalmology
Fellowship Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, National Institute of Health, Washington, DC
Residency Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Internship Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Medical School University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1962


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Programs & Conditions


Dr. Albert’s other interests include medical ethics and the history of medicine and ophthalmology.

PubMed Articles
Green AL Chintagumpala M Krailo M Langholz B Albert D Eagle R Cockburn M Chevez-Barrios P Rodriguez-Galindo C . Correlation of Insurance, Race, and Ethnicity with Pathologic Risk in a Controlled Retinoblastoma Cohort: A Children's Oncology Group Study. Ophthalmology. 2016 Jun 1;
[PubMed ID: 27262763]
Burris CK Rodriguez ME Raven ML Burkat CN Albert DM . Adult-Onset Asthma and Periocular Xanthogranulomas Associated with Systemic IgG4-Related Disease. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2016 Apr;1:34-37
[PubMed ID: 27152364]
Francis JH Wiesner T Milman T Won HH Lin A Lee V Albert DM Folberg R Berger MF Char DH Marr B Abramson DH . Investigation of Somatic GNAQ, GNA11, BAP1 and SF3B1 Mutations in Ophthalmic Melanocytomas. Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2016 Apr;2(3):171-7
[PubMed ID: 27239460]
Burris CK Raven ML Rodriguez ME Potter HD Lucarelli MJ Albert DM . Bilateral Primary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Eyelid. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Mar 4;
[PubMed ID: 26950474]
Albert DM Gloor BP McPherson AR . Why Jules Gonin Achieved His "Audacious Goal Initiative"—and Why He Is a Model for the Present Day. Ophthalmology. 2015 Oct;122(10):1955-7
[PubMed ID: 26398047]
Bartley GB Albert DM . Neglected Basal Cell Carcinoma. Ophthalmology. 2015 Sep;122(9):1916
[PubMed ID: 26299724]
Albert DM Phelps PO Surapaneni KR Thuro BA Potter HA Ikeda A Teixeira LB Dubielzig RR . The Significance of the Discordant Occurrence of Lens Tumors in Humans versus Other Species. Ophthalmology. 2015 Sep;122(9):1765-70
[PubMed ID: 26130328]
McPherson AR Albert DM . Two Pioneer 19th-Century Women Who Breached Ophthalmology's Glass Ceiling. Ophthalmology. 2015 Jun;122(6):1067-9
[PubMed ID: 26008907]
Albert DM Bartley GB . Author reply: To PMID 24893767. Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):e71
[PubMed ID: 25459470]
Kanavi MR Darjatmoko S Wang S Azari AA Farnoodian M Kenealey JD van Ginkel PR Albert DM Sheibani N Polans AS . The sustained delivery of resveratrol or a defined grape powder inhibits new blood vessel formation in a mouse model of choroidal neovascularization. Molecules. 2014 Oct 30;19(11):17578-603
[PubMed ID: 25361423]
Morse AR Albert DM . Author reply: To PMID 24182565. Ophthalmology. 2014 Sep;121(9):e48
[PubMed ID: 24793522]
Albert DM . A sesquicentennial salute to the American Ophthalmological Society. Ophthalmology. 2014 Aug;121(8):1493-4
[PubMed ID: 25088992]
Albert DM Bartley GB . A proposal to improve ophthalmic education in medical schools. Ophthalmology. 2014 Jun;121(6):1157-9
[PubMed ID: 24893767]
Azari AA Kanavi MR Lucarelli M Lee V Lundin AM Potter HD Albert DM . Angiolymphoid hyperplasia with eosinophilia of the orbit and ocular adnexa: report of 5 cases. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 May;132(5):633-6
[PubMed ID: 24676051]
Bartley GB Albert DM Liesegang TJ . Choosing our words carefully: plagiarism in the internet age. Ophthalmology. 2014 Apr;121(4):807-8
[PubMed ID: 24694521]
Azari AA Kanavi MR Saipe NB Potter HD Albert DM Stier MA . Shaken adult syndrome: report of 2 cases. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov;131(11):1468-70
[PubMed ID: 24077385]
Albert DM . A career in eye pathology. Surv Ophthalmol. 2013 Mar-Apr;58(2):196-9
[PubMed ID: 23218807]
Azari AA Kanavi MR Darjatmoko SR Lee V Kim K Potter HD Albert DM . Hydration with saline decreases toxicity of mice injected with calcitriol in preclinical studies. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 2013;32(3):241-4
[PubMed ID: 24266410]
Albert DM Blanchard JW Knox BL . Ensuring appropriate expert testimony for cases involving the "shaken baby". JAMA. 2012 Jul 4;308(1):39-40
[PubMed ID: 22760288]
Wang S Neekhra A Albert DM Sorenson CM Sheibani N . Suppression of thrombospondin-1 expression during uveal melanoma progression and its potential therapeutic utility. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Mar;130(3):336-41
[PubMed ID: 22411663]