Dr. Peter Zhao

Peter Yu Cheng Zhao, MD

Clinical Lecturer, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Fellow, Vitreo-Retinal Surgical (2nd year)
BS - Dartmouth College
MD - Yale University
Residency - Ophthalmology, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
Fellowship - Retinal Dystrophy, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan

Honors & Awards


  • Heed Fellow, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation and the Society of Heed Fellows


  • The Aizman Award for academic excellence with most significant scholarly work while acquiring the highest distinction in clinical training during residency, University of Michigan
  • Clinical/Research Fellowship Award, Foundation Fighting Blindness


  • First author publication in JAMA Ophthalmology with editorial response
    Zhao PY, Rahmathullah R, Stagg BC, Almobarak F, Edward DP, Robin AL, Stein JD. A worldwide price comparison of glaucoma medications, laser trabeculoplasty, and trabeculectomy surgery. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2018 [Epub ahead of print]. http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2018.3672


  • Advocacy Ambassador, American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)