Peter J. McDonnell

Peter J. McDonnell, MD, is director of the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, and chief medical editor of Ophthalmology Times®.


Do machines think?

Whether we like it or not, artificial intelligence has arrived

Evidence-based ophthalmology

Why it is that ophthalmologists who read the same papers in the same journals have such widely varying approaches?

After health-care reform, ophthalmologists can turn to writing wedding vows

One "policy wonk" suggests that physicians are performing too many procedures (about 30% too many), and that if they no longer perform unnecessary procedures, money will be freed up to reform the health care system.

Ophthalmic gifts for which to be thankful

December 15, 2007

Dr. McDonnell focuses on what gifts ophthalmologists have received in their profession.