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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
PubMed Articles
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):445-456.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]
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. 2014 Dec 30;
[PubMed ID: 25556116]
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 OʼShaughnessy 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 Agrón 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]
Domalpally A Danis RP Chew EY Clemons TE Reed S Sangiovanni JP Ferris FL 3rd . Evaluation of optimized digital fundus reflex photographs for lens opacities in the age-related eye disease study 2: AREDS2 report 7. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Sep 5;54(9):5989-94
[PubMed ID: 23887802]
Danis RP Domalpally A Chew EY Clemons TE Armstrong J SanGiovanni JP Ferris FL 3rd . Methods and reproducibility of grading optimized digital color fundus photographs in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2 Report Number 2). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jul 8;54(7):4548-54
[PubMed ID: 23620429]
Pak JW Narkar A Gangaputra S Klein R Klein B Meuer S Huang Y Danis RP . Effect of optical coherence tomography scan decentration on macular center subfield thickness measurements. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jul 2;54(7):4512-8
[PubMed ID: 23761091]
Gangaputra S Lovato JF Hubbard L Davis MD Esser BA Ambrosius WT Chew EY Greven C Perdue LH Wong WT Condren A Wilkinson CP Agrón E Adler S Danis RP . Comparison of standardized clinical classification with fundus photograph grading for the assessment of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema severity. Retina. 2013 Jul-Aug;33(7):1393-9
[PubMed ID: 23615341]
Huang Y Danis RP Pak JW Luo S White J Zhang X Narkar A Domalpally A . Development of a semi-automatic segmentation method for retinal OCT images tested in patients with diabetic macular edema. PLoS One. 2013;8(12):e82922
[PubMed ID: 24386127]
Pauli TW Gangaputra S Hubbard LD Thayer DW Chandler CS Peng Q Narkar A Ferrier NJ Danis RP . Effect of image compression and resolution on retinal vascular caliber. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Aug 1;53(9):5117-23
[PubMed ID: 22736618]