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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Justin L. Gottlieb, MD, is an ophthalmologist in UW Health's Eye Care Services program who specializes in adult vitreoretinal surgery, including repair of retinal detachment, macular hole, epiretinal membrane and complications related to diabetic retinopathy.


Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

UW Health Clinics

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

Regional Specialty Clinics

UW Health Eye Clinic - Rockford (Rockford)
(815) 399-1141 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Ophthalmology
Fellowship Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Residency University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Internship Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Medical School Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1990


UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2015

UW Health Patient Experience Physician Champion Award 2014

Madison Magazine Top Docs 2012

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

  • Adult and Pediatric Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Vitreoretinal Disease
  • Intravitreal Injections
  • Photocoagulation/Laser
  • Repair Detached Retina
  • Surgery for Diabetic Eye Disease

Programs & Conditions

PubMed Articles
[PubMed ID: 28358745]
Raven ML Ringeisen AL Yonekawa Y Stem MS Faia LJ Gottlieb JL . Multi-modal imaging and anatomic classification of the white dot syndromes. Int J Retina Vitreous. 2017;3:12
[PubMed ID: 28331634]
Eadie JA Gottlieb JL Ip MS Blodi BA Danis RP Chandra SR Nork TM Altaweel MM Stern-Hogan BS . Response to aflibercept in patients with persistent exudation despite prior treatment with bevacizumab or ranibizumab for age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 Sep-Oct;45(5):394-7
[PubMed ID: 25230402]
Eadie JA Gottlieb JL . Successful treatment of choroidal neovascularization secondary to persistent placoid maculopathy with intravitreal bevacizumab. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2014 Winter;8(1):37-40
[PubMed ID: 25372205]
Wang S Gottlieb JL Sorenson CM Sheibani N . Modulation of thrombospondin 1 and pigment epithelium-derived factor levels in vitreous fluid of patients with diabetes. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Apr;127(4):507-13
[PubMed ID: 19365032]
Johnson AR Munoz A Gottlieb JL Jarrard DF . High dose zinc increases hospital admissions due to genitourinary complications. J Urol. 2007 Feb;177(2):639-43
[PubMed ID: 17222649]
Ip MS Gottlieb JL Kahana A Scott IU Altaweel MM Blodi BA Gangnon RE Puliafito CA . Intravitreal triamcinolone for the treatment of macular edema associated with central retinal vein occlusion. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Aug;122(8):1131-6
[PubMed ID: 15302652]
Venkatramani J Gottlieb JL Thomassen TS Multari A . Bilateral serous retinal detachment due to protein-losing enteropathy. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Jul;122(7):1067-70
[PubMed ID: 15249379]
Kahana A Gottlieb JL . Ophthalmology on the internet: what do our patients find? Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Mar;122(3):380-2
[PubMed ID: 15006856]
Gottlieb JL . Age-related macular degeneration. JAMA. 2002 Nov 13;288(18):2233-6
[PubMed ID: 12425683]
Gottlieb JL . Helping low-income patients obtain prescription medications. Arch Ophthalmol. 2002 Nov;120(11):1575-6
[PubMed ID: 12427075]