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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Barbara A. Blodi earned her medical degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City and completed her residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Hospital in Miami.



UW Health Specialty Clinic - Mauston
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(608) 263-7171 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Ophthalmology

Medical Retina, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL

Surgical Retina, University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI

Residency Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Internship Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Medical School University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

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Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
PubMed Articles
Maturi RK Glassman AR Josic K Antoszyk AN Blodi BA Jampol LM Marcus DM Martin DF Melia M Salehi-Had H Stockdale CR Punjabi OS Sun JK DRCR Retina Network. Effect of Intravitreous Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor vs Sham Treatment for Prevention of Vision-Threatening Complications of Diabetic Retinopathy: The Protocol W Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol . 2021 Mar 30;
[PubMed ID: 33784735]
Wu Z Pfau M Blodi BA Holz FG Jaffe GJ Liakopoulos S Sadda SR Staurenghi G Bjelopera E Brown T Chang P Choong J Corradetti G Corvi F Domalpally A Hurtenbach C Nittala MG Olson A Pak JW Pappe J Saßmannshausen M Skalak C Thiele S Guymer RH Schmitz-Valckenberg S Optical Coherence Tomography Signs of Early Atrophy in Age-related Macular Degeneration: Inter-Reader Agreement. CAM Report 6. Ophthalmol Retina . 2021 Mar 22;
[PubMed ID: 33766801]
Hendrick A VanVeldhuisen PC Scott IU King J Blodi BA Ip MS Khurana RN Oden NL SCORE2 Investigator Group. SCORE2 Report 13: Intraretinal Hemorrhage Changes in Eyes With Central or Hemiretinal Vein Occlusion Managed With Aflibercept, Bevacizumab or Observation. Secondary Analysis of the SCORE and SCORE2 Clinical Trials. Am J Ophthalmol . 2021 Feb;222:185-193
[PubMed ID: 32828880]
Khurana RN Oden NL VanVeldhuisen PC Scott IU Blodi BA Ip MS SCORE2 Investigator Group. Association between early and late response in eyes with central or hemiretinal vein occlusion treated with anti-VEGF agents : SCORE2 report 12: secondary analysis of the SCORE2 clinical trial. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol . 2021 Jan 7;
[PubMed ID: 33415354]
Cleland SC Konda SM Danis RP Huang Y Myers DJ Blodi BA Domalpally A Quantification of Geographic Atrophy Using Spectral Domain OCT in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmol Retina . 2021 Jan;5(1):41-48
[PubMed ID: 32679202]
Cleland SC Domalpally A Liu Z Pak JW Blodi BA Bailey S Gehrs K Wallace R Tinker L Mares JA Second Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study Investigators. Reticular Pseudodrusen Characteristics and Associations in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (CAREDS2). Ophthalmol Retina . 2020 Dec 30;
[PubMed ID: 33387684]
Etheridge T Blodi B Oden N Van Veldhuisen P Scott IU Ip MS Mititelu M Domalpally A Spectral Domain OCT Predictors of Visual Acuity in the Study of COmparative Treatments for REtinal Vein Occlusion 2: SCORE 2 Report 15. Ophthalmol Retina . 2020 Dec 26;
[PubMed ID: 33373715]
Regan KA Gottlieb JL Altaweel MM Mititelu M Blodi BA Nork TM Stepien KE Chang JS Alcohol Pads and Nonsterile Gloves in Preparation of Aflibercept. Ophthalmol Retina . 2020 Aug;4(8):853-854
[PubMed ID: 32768034]
Spaide RF Jaffe GJ Sarraf D Freund KB Sadda SR Staurenghi G Waheed NK Chakravarthy U Rosenfeld PJ Holz FG Souied EH Cohen SY Querques G Ohno-Matsui K Boyer D Gaudric A Blodi B Baumal CR Li X Coscas GJ Brucker A Singerman L Luthert P Schmitz-Valckenberg S Schmidt-Erfurth U Grossniklaus HE Wilson DJ Guymer R Yannuzzi LA Chew EY Csaky K Monés JM Pauleikhoff D Tadayoni R Fujimoto J Consensus Nomenclature for Reporting Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Data: Consensus on Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration Nomenclature Study Group. Ophthalmology . 2020 May;127(5):616-636
[PubMed ID: 31864668]
Etheridge T Dobson ETA Wiedenmann M Papudesu C Scott IU Ip MS Eliceiri KW Blodi BA Domalpally A A semi-automated machine-learning based workflow for ellipsoid zone analysis in eyes with macular edema: SCORE2 pilot study. PLoS One . 2020;15(4):e0232494
[PubMed ID: 32353052]
Guymer RH Rosenfeld PJ Curcio CA Holz FG Staurenghi G Freund KB Schmitz-Valckenberg S Sparrow J Spaide RF Tufail A Chakravarthy U Jaffe GJ Csaky K Sarraf D Monés JM Tadayoni R Grunwald J Bottoni F Liakopoulos S Pauleikhoff D Pagliarini S Chew EY Viola F Fleckenstein M Blodi BA Lim TH Chong V Lutty J Bird AC Sadda SR Incomplete Retinal Pigment Epithelial and Outer Retinal Atrophy in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Classification of Atrophy Meeting Report 4. Ophthalmology . 2020 Mar;127(3):394-409
[PubMed ID: 31708275]
Holmen IC Konda SM Pak JW McDaniel KW Blodi B Stepien KE Domalpally A Prevalence and Severity of Artifacts in Optical Coherence Tomographic Angiograms. JAMA Ophthalmol . 2020 Feb 1;138(2):119-126
[PubMed ID: 31804666]
Scott IU Oden NL VanVeldhuisen PC Ip MS Blodi BA Chan CK SCORE2 Investigator Group. Month 24 Outcomes After Treatment Initiation With Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Macular Edema Due to Central Retinal or Hemiretinal Vein Occlusion: SCORE2 Report 10: A Secondary Analysis of the SCORE2 Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol . 2019 Oct 10;
[PubMed ID: 31600368]
Toh H Smolentsev A Bozadjian RV Keeley PW Lockwood MD Sadjadi R Clegg DO Blodi BA Coffey PJ Reese BE Thomson JA Vascular changes in diabetic retinopathy-a longitudinal study in the Nile rat. Lab Invest . 2019 Oct;99(10):1547-1560
[PubMed ID: 31101854]
Holmen IC Aul B Pak JW Trane RM Blodi B Klein M Clemons T Chew E Domalpally A Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 Research Group. Precursors and Development of Geographic Atrophy with Autofluorescence Imaging: Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 Report Number 18. Ophthalmol Retina . 2019 Sep;3(9):724-733
[PubMed ID: 31153849]
[PubMed ID: 29746405]
Scott IU VanVeldhuisen PC Barton F Oden NL Ip MS Blodi BA Worrall M Fish GE Study of Comparative Treatments for Retinal Vein Occlusion 2 Investigator Group. Patient-Reported Visual Function Outcomes After Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Macular Edema Due to Central Retinal or Hemiretinal Vein Occlusion: Preplanned Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmol . 2019 Jun 6;
[PubMed ID: 31169862]
Chew EY Clemons TE Jaffe GJ Johnson CA Farsiu S Lad EM Guymer R Rosenfeld P Hubschman JP Constable I Wiley H Singerman LJ Gillies M Comer G Blodi B Eliott D Yan J Bird A Friedlander M Macular Telangiectasia Type 2-Phase 2 CNTF Research Group. Effect of Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor on Retinal Neurodegeneration in Patients with Macular Telangiectasia Type 2: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Ophthalmology . 2019 Apr;126(4):540-549
[PubMed ID: 30292541]
Ip MS Oden NL Scott IU VanVeldhuisen PC Blodi BA Ghuman T Baker CW SCORE2 Investigator Group. Month 12 Outcomes After Treatment Change at Month 6 Among Poor Responders to Aflibercept or Bevacizumab in Eyes With Macular Edema Secondary to Central or Hemiretinal Vein Occlusion: A Secondary Analysis of the SCORE2 Study. JAMA Ophthalmol . 2019 Mar 1;137(3):281-287
[PubMed ID: 30589922]
Bradfield Y Barbosa T Blodi B Tompson SW McLellan GJ Struck M Young TL Comparative Intraoperative Anterior Segment OCT Findings in Pediatric Patients with and without Glaucoma. Ophthalmol Glaucoma . 2019 Jul - Aug;2(4):232-239
[PubMed ID: 32672544]