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Peter Gehlbach MD, PhD

Peter L. Gehlbach MD, PhD

Retina Division, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Peter L. Gehlbach, MD, PhD, is a retinal clinician-scientist, and is the inaugural J.W. Marriott, Jr. Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is jointly appointed to the faculty of the Whiting School of Engineering in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences. He has served the Whitaker School of Biomedical Engineering via prior project innovation in the field of ocular microsurgery. Dr. Gehlbach was an inaugural advisory board member for the Center for Bioengineering Innovation and Design, (an initiative for translational research of the Department of Biomedical Engineering) and has previously served as team leader to multiple award-winning biomedical design teams. He has also served on the Dean’s Innovation Council for Johns Hopkins University. He is an active vitreoretinal surgeon and has previously served as a surgeon representative on the executive eye surgery committee. His expertise lies in vitreoretinal surgery, micro-robotic surgery, and retinal pathophysiology. He has extensive experience working at the interface between medicine and technology. Importantly he has been a 15-year contributor to the development of novel surgical instrumentation and robotics with the Whiting School of Engineering team of investigators.


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