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About Peter Savino, MD

Peter J. Savino, MD is available for consultation on all potential Neuro-Ophthalmic disorders.

Dr. Savino previously practiced Neuro-Ophthalmology at Wills Eye Institute in Philadelphia and was Professor of Ophthalmology, Neurology and Neurosurgery at Thomas Jefferson Medical College, as well as Director of the Neuro-Ophthalmology Service at Wills Eye Institute.

He was the founding member of the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial and has published extensively on optic neuritis as well as other disorders of the optic nerve and chiasm. Dr. Savino additionally has published on a variety of causes for double vision and eye movement disorders.

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UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
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Medical Degree

  • University of Bologna School of Medicine, Bologna, Italy

Residency

  • Georgetown University, School of Medicine, Washington, DC

Fellowship

  • University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, FL

Gender

  • Male

Date Joined Staff

  • 2008-10-10

Conditions and Treatments

  • Visual Field Defects
  • Inflammatory Eye Diseases
  • Atrophy and Neuropathy
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
  • Brain and Nervous System Tumors
  • Metabolic Eye Diseases
  • Demyelinating Diseases
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Vascular Disorders
Insurance Information
UC San Diego Health accepts most major health insurance plans, but you should verify that your plan covers this provider and all services and locations. The information in the link below does not apply to affiliate providers, who are not employed by UC San Diego Health.
Health Insurance Plans Accepted