Thomas A. Ciulla, M.D.

Thomas A. Ciulla, M.D.


Macula-Retina-Vitreous Services


Thomas A. Ciulla, P.C.

Services, Procedures and Patient-Care Specialties

Doctor Ciulla
Evaluation and Management of
: Diabetic retinopathy, Macular Degeneration, Macular Holes and Puckers, Macular Diseases and Dystrophies, Retinal Detachments and tears, Retinal Vascular Disorders, Retinal and Choroidal disorders and dystrophies, Intraocular Tumors

Diagnostic Ophthalmic Testing: Digital Photography, Fluorescein Angiography, Ocular Coherence Tomography, B-Scan Ultrasonography, Multifocal Electroretinography
Procedures: Retinal Laser Photocoagulation, Cryoretinopexy, Ocular Photodynamic Therapy, Pneumatic Retinopexy, Intravitreal Injections, Vitreous and Macular Surgery

Clinical Research and Extensive Clinical Trial participation focusing on pharmaceutical and surgical treatments and delivery devices for diseases and surgery of the retina such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusions, and histoplasmosis.


B.A., Chemistry, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA, 1982-1986
Honors & Awards:

  • Magna Cum Laude

M.D., University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, 1987-1991
Honors & Awards:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Intern in internal medicine, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1991-1992


Resident in Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston


Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Fellow in vitreo-retinal surgery, New England Eye Center, Tufts
Medical School, Boston, 1995-1996

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, 1997
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Recertification, 2007

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Fellow in Internal Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1991-1992
  • Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1992-1995
  • Clinical Fellow in Ophthalmology, Tufts Medical School, Boston, 1995-1996
  • Assistant Professor Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 1996-2000
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology with Tenure (early promotion), Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 2001-2002
  • Co-Director, Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, 2001-2002

For additional information regarding Dr. Ciulla’s involvement in clinical research, clinical trial participation and current clinical trials, presentations, publications, teaching background and general patient information, please visit the practice website at

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