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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Ronald P. Danis, MD, earned his medical degree from Northwestern University and completed his residency at UW Hospital and Clinics.


Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

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University Station Clinic
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Regional Specialty Clinics

UW Health Eye Clinic - Rockford (Rockford)
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Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (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

Retina, Yale University Eye Center,New Haven, CT, 1988–1989; Ophthalmic Pathology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 1984–1985

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship Waterbury Hospital Health Center, Waterbury, CT
Medical School Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, 1983

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.

  • Evaluation and Treatment of Vitreoretinal Disease
  • Intravitreal Injections
  • Photocoagulation/Laser
PubMed Articles
Danis RP Sadda S Li XY Cui H Hashad Y Whitcup SM . Anatomical effects of dexamethasone intravitreal implant in diabetic macular oedema: a pooled analysis of 3-year phase III trials. Br J Ophthalmol. 2015 Nov 18;
[PubMed ID: 26581718]
Schmitz-Valckenberg S Sahel JA Danis R Fleckenstein M Jaffe GJ Wolf S Pruente C Holz FG . Natural History of Geographic Atrophy Progression Secondary to Age-Related Macular Degeneration (Geographic Atrophy Progression Study). Ophthalmology. 2015 Nov 3;
[PubMed ID: 26545317]
Jabs DA Ahuja A Van Natta ML Lyon AT Yeh S Danis R . Long-term Outcomes of Cytomegalovirus Retinitis in the Era of Modern Antiretroviral Therapy: Results from a United States Cohort. Ophthalmology. 2015 Jul;122(7):1452-63
[PubMed ID: 25892019]
Jabs DA Van Natta ML Sezgin E Pak JW Danis R . Prevalence of intermediate-stage age-related macular degeneration in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jun;159(6):1115-1122.e1
[PubMed ID: 25769246]
Staurenghi G Ye L Magee MH Danis RP Wurzelmann J Adamson P McLaughlin MM . Darapladib, a lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 inhibitor, in diabetic macular edema: a 3-month placebo-controlled study. Ophthalmology. 2015 May;122(5):990-6
[PubMed ID: 25749297]
Meuer SM Myers CE Klein BE Swift MK Huang Y Gangaputra S Pak JW Danis RP Klein R . The epidemiology of vitreoretinal interface abnormalities as detected by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography: the beaver dam eye study. Ophthalmology. 2015 Apr;122(4):787-95
[PubMed ID: 25556116]
Myers CE Klein BE Meuer SM Swift MK Chandler CS Huang Y Gangaputra S Pak JW Danis RP Klein R . Retinal thickness measured by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography in eyes without retinal abnormalities: the Beaver Dam Eye Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Mar;159(3):445-56.e1
[PubMed ID: 25461295]
Csaky KG Dugel PU Pierce AJ Fries MA Kelly DS Danis RP Wurzelmann JI Xu CF Hossain M Trivedi T . Clinical evaluation of pazopanib eye drops versus ranibizumab intravitreal injections in subjects with neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2015 Mar;122(3):579-88
[PubMed ID: 25432081]
Lorenzi GM Braffett BH Arends VL Danis RP Diminick L Klumpp KA Morrison AD Soliman EZ Steffes MW Cleary PA . Quality Control Measures over 30 Years in a Multicenter Clinical Study: Results from the Diabetes Control and Complications Trial / Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC) Study. PLoS One. 2015;10(11):e0141286
[PubMed ID: 26529311]
Hugenschmidt CE Lovato JF Ambrosius WT Bryan RN Gerstein HC Horowitz KR Launer LJ Lazar RM Murray AM Chew EY Danis RP Williamson JD Miller ME Ding J . The cross-sectional and longitudinal associations of diabetic retinopathy with cognitive function and brain MRI findings: the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) trial. Diabetes Care. 2014 Dec;37(12):3244-52
[PubMed ID: 25193529]
Chew EY Davis MD Danis RP Lovato JF Perdue LH Greven C Genuth S Goff DC Leiter LA Ismail-Beigi F Ambrosius WT . The effects of medical management on the progression of diabetic retinopathy in persons with type 2 diabetes: the Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes (ACCORD) Eye Study. Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):2443-51
[PubMed ID: 25172198]
Cunha-Vaz J Ashton P Iezzi R Campochiaro P Dugel PU Holz FG Weber M Danis RP Kuppermann BD Bailey C Billman K Kapik B Kane F Green K . Sustained delivery fluocinolone acetonide vitreous implants: long-term benefit in patients with chronic diabetic macular edema. Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):1892-903
[PubMed ID: 24935282]
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]
Chew EY Clemons TE Bressler SB Elman MJ Danis RP Domalpally A Heier JS Kim JE Garfinkel RA . Randomized trial of the ForeseeHome monitoring device for early detection of neovascular age-related macular degeneration. The HOme Monitoring of the Eye (HOME) study design - HOME Study report number 1. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Mar;37(2):294-300
[PubMed ID: 24530651]
Jackson TL Danis RP Goldbaum M Slakter JS Shusterman EM O╩╝Shaughnessy DJ Moshfeghi DM . Retinal vascular abnormalities in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Retina. 2014 Mar;34(3):568-75
[PubMed ID: 24045343]
Danis R McLaughlin MM Tolentino M Staurenghi G Ye L Xu CF Kim RY Johnson MW . Pazopanib eye drops: a randomised trial in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;98(2):172-8
[PubMed ID: 24227801]
Chew EY Clemons TE Sangiovanni JP Danis RP Ferris FL 3rd Elman MJ Antoszyk AN Ruby AJ Orth D Bressler SB Fish GE Hubbard GB Klein ML Chandra SR Blodi BA Domalpally A Friberg T Wong WT Rosenfeld PJ Agr├│n E Toth CA Bernstein PS Sperduto RD . Secondary analyses of the effects of lutein/zeaxanthin on age-related macular degeneration progression: AREDS2 report No. 3. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;132(2):142-9
[PubMed ID: 24310343]
Chew EY Clemons TE Bressler SB Elman MJ Danis RP Domalpally A Heier JS Kim JE Garfinkel R . Randomized trial of a home monitoring system for early detection of choroidal neovascularization home monitoring of the Eye (HOME) study. Ophthalmology. 2014 Feb;121(2):535-44
[PubMed ID: 24211172]
Casanova R Saldana S Chew EY Danis RP Greven CM Ambrosius WT . Application of random forests methods to diabetic retinopathy classification analyses. PLoS One. 2014;9(6):e98587
[PubMed ID: 24940623]
Domalpally A Danis RP White J Narkar A Clemons T Ferris F Chew E . Circularity index as a risk factor for progression of geographic atrophy. Ophthalmology. 2013 Dec;120(12):2666-71
[PubMed ID: 24206616]