Ram R. Peddada M.D., D. Sc.
Vitreoretinal Surgeon and Medical Retina Specialist
Dr. Ram Peddada comes to Eye Center South as a successful retina specialist with several years of experience in a solo practice in Wyoming. He is board certified in ophthalmology and fellowship trained in retina. In addition, his engineering background gives Dr. Peddada an added dimension of understanding in surgical and medical treatment of vision threatening conditions from retinal detachment to age-related macular degeneration.
After receiving his doctorate degree in Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, Dr. Peddada served on the faculty at University of Maryland. There, he published research and obtained a patent on improving flexibility and flow of red blood cells. This work inspired Dr. Peddada to go to medical school. While he attended the University of Maryland School of Medicine he was awarded an NIH Summer Fellowship, the Best Overall Clinical Research award at the ESRF international meeting, and the award for Outstanding Graduating Senior in Ophthalmology. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at University of South Carolina where he received the Award for Best Clinical Research. Dr. Peddada completed medical and surgical retina fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago where he received a research grant to study age-related macular degeneration and was invited to present his research in Sydney, Australia.
Dr. Peddada was recognized in 2011 by American Academy of Ophthalmology for Volunteer Services as a Councilor for the State of Wyoming.
Dr. Peddada and his wife of over twenty years, Veena, have two sons – one in college and the other in high school.