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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

A comprehensive ophthalmologist, Dr. Potter provides the complete range of eye care services, from vision exam to cataract surgery to the treatment of glaucoma and macular degeneration.


Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

Comprehensive and Cataract Surgery

Eye Exam

Eyelid Surgery

Laser Vision Correction

Ophthalmic Oncology and Pathology

Performing Arts Medicine - Neurological Conditions and Movement Disorders

Refractive Surgery


Deming Way Eye Clinic
(608) 824-3937 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
Madison Eye Associates
(608) 257-4286 | (888) 703-2778 | Map
University Station Clinic
(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

Ophthalmic Pathology, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI, 2002-2005

Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship Aurora St. Luke's Medical Center, Milwaukee, WI
Medical School University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA

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
Young TL Whisenhunt KN Jin J LaMartina SM Martin SM Souma T Limviphuvadh V Suri F Souzeau E Zhang X Dan Y Anagnos E Carmona S Jody NM Stangel N Higuchi EC Huang SJ Siggs OM Simões MJ Lawson BM Martin JS Elahi E Narooie-Nejad M Motlagh BF Quaggin SE Potter HD Silva ED Craig JE Egas C Maroofian R Maurer-Stroh S Bradfield YS Tompson SW SVEP1 as a Genetic Modifier of TEK-Related Primary Congenital Glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci . 2020 Oct 1;61(12):6
[PubMed ID: 33027505]
van Landingham SW Puccetti D Potter H Gamm D Diamond EL Lucarelli MJ Necrotizing myositis in a rectus muscle arising in the setting of long-standing Langerhans cell histiocystosis and recent dabrafenib treatment. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep . 2020 Dec;20:100868
[PubMed ID: 32875153]
Agni M Raven ML Bowen RC Laver NV Chevez-Barrios P Milman T Eberhart CG Couch S Bennett DD Albert DM Hogan RN Phelps PO Stiefel H Mancera N Hyrcza M Wang A Burris CKH Steele EA Campbell AA Potter HD Lucarelli MJ An Update on Endocrine Mucin-producing Sweat Gland Carcinoma: Clinicopathologic Study of 63 Cases and Comparative Analysis. Am J Surg Pathol . 2020 Aug;44(8):1005-1016
[PubMed ID: 32452870]
Bowen RC Lawson BM Jody NM Potter HD Lucarelli MJ The Programmed Death Pathway in Ocular Adnexal Sebaceous Carcinoma. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2020 Jan Feb;36(1):74-79
[PubMed ID: 31593039]
Bradfield Y Burkat CN Albert DM Potter HAD Capillary Hemangioma Presenting as a Scleral Vascular Lesion in a Child. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2019 Sep Oct;35(5):e115-e116
[PubMed ID: 31503170]
Burris CKH Rodriguez ME Raven ML Reddy DN Xu YG Wiggs JL Potter HD Albert DM Muir-Torre Syndrome: The Importance of a Detailed Family History. Case Rep Ophthalmol . 2019 May-Aug;10(2):180-185
[PubMed ID: 31692600]
Papudesu C Burkat CN Potter HAD Breast Metastases Masquerading as Cellulitis. Ophthalmology . 2019 May;126(5):722
[PubMed ID: 31005191]
Papudesu C Reddy SG Potter HD Ocular Metastasis of Cutaneous BRAF Wild-Type Melanoma. Ophthalmology . 2018 Dec;125(12):1966
[PubMed ID: 30454717]
Burris CKH Stier MA Salamat S Thomas S Lauderdale S Raven ML Rodriguez ME Reddy DN Potter HD Albert DM Neurofibromatosis type 1: A neuro-psycho-cutaneous syndrome? Orbit . 2018 Jun;37(3):208-211
[PubMed ID: 29053048]
Burris CKH Azari AA Kanavi MR Dubielzig RR Lee V Gottlieb JL Potter HD Kim K Raven ML Rodriguez ME Reddy DN Albert DM Is There an Increased Prevalence of Asteroid Hyalosis in Eyes with Uveal Melanoma? A Histopathologic Study. Ocul Oncol Pathol . 2017 Nov;3(4):259-261
[PubMed ID: 29344477]
Rodriguez ME Burris CK Kauh CY Potter HD A Conjunctival Melanoma Causing Bloody Tears. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2017 May Jun;33(3):e77
[PubMed ID: 27487727]
Burris CKH Raven ML Rodriguez ME Potter HD Lucarelli MJ Albert DM Bilateral Primary Mucinous Carcinoma of the Eyelid. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2017 May Jun;33(3S Suppl 1):S72-S73
[PubMed ID: 26950474]
Burris CKH Azari AA Eagle RC Jr Rapuano CJ Marangoz D Potter HD Kim K Thuro B Phelps PO Surapaneni K Rodriguez ME Raven ML Lee V Damani MR Carey M Kanavi MR Javadi MA Albert DM Concordance Between Clinical and Histopathological Diagnoses of Corneal Specimens. Ophthalmology . 2017 May;124(5):744-745
[PubMed ID: 28110951]
Bee CR Burris CKH Potter HAD Reddy D Simons KB Costakos DM Histopathological analysis of retinopathy of prematurity after intravitreal bevacizumab. J AAPOS . 2017 Apr;21(2):159-160
[PubMed ID: 28219740]
Reddy DN Martin JS Potter HD Melkersson-Rosenthal Syndrome Presenting as Isolated Eyelid Edema. Ophthalmology . 2017 Feb;124(2):256
[PubMed ID: 28126075]
Burris CK Martin JS Potter HD Angiolymphoid Hyperplasia with Eosinophilia Accompanying Vernal Conjunctivitis. Ophthalmology . 2017 Jan;124(1):89
[PubMed ID: 27993267]
Tran AQ Thuro BA Albert DM Lucarelli MJ Potter HD Fibrous Hamartoma of Infancy in the Eyelid: A Rare Presentation. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg . 2016 Nov Dec;32(6):e150-e151
[PubMed ID: 27654620]
Raven ML Burris CK Potter HD Scleritis with Devastating Consequences. Ophthalmology . 2016 Nov;123(11):2337
[PubMed ID: 27772649]
Raven ML Rodriguez ME Potter HD Corneal Leukoma with Features of Both Sclerocornea and Peter's Anomaly. Ophthalmology . 2016 Sep;123(9):1988
[PubMed ID: 27549880]
Burris CKH Rodriguez ME Potter HD Scleral Necrosis Simulating Recurrent Uveal Melanoma after Plaque Brachytherapy. Ophthalmology . 2016 Aug;123(8):1761
[PubMed ID: 27450820]