Robert Petersen

Robert Petersen, MD

Senior Associate

  • Contact: 617-355-6401

  • Fax: 617-730-0392

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity
  • Ptosis Drooping Eyelids
  • Strabismus Misaligned Eyes

Departments

  • Ophthalmology

Programs

  • Adults with Strabismus
  • Comprehensive Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Strabismus Service
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6401 or Request an Appointment

Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate

Queens College, City University of New York, 1955

Flushing, NY

Medical School

Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1964

New York, NY

Internship

The Presbyterian Hospital,

New York, NY

Residency

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary,

Boston, Ma

Fellowship

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary,

Boston, Ma

Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Publications

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  1. Jones DT, Fajardo NF, Petersen RA, VanderVeen DK. Pediatric endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy failures: who and why? Laryngoscope. 2007 Feb; 117(2):323-7.
  2. Wu C, Petersen RA, VanderVeen DK. RetCam imaging for retinopathy of prematurity screening. J AAPOS. 2006 Apr; 10(2):107-11.
  3. Vanderveen DK, Jones DT, Tan H, Petersen RA. Endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy in children. J AAPOS. 2001 Jun; 5(3):143-7.
  4. Fulton AB, Hansen RM, Petersen RA, Vanderveen DK. The rod photoreceptors in retinopathy of prematurity: an electroretinographic study. Arch Ophthalmol. 2001 Apr; 119(4):499-505.
  5. Rahbar R, Robson CD, Petersen RA, DiCanzio J, Rosbe KW, McGill TJ, Healy GB. Management of orbital subperiosteal abscess in children. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2001 Mar; 127(3):281-6.
  6. Shivaram SM, Engle EC, Petersen RA, Robb RM. Congenital fibrosis syndromes. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2001; 41(4):105-13.
  7. Cormack RA, Kooy HM, Bellerive MR, Loeffler JS, Petersen RA, Tarbell NJ. A stereotactic radiation therapy device for retinoblastoma using a noncircular collimator and intensity filter. Med Phys. 1998 Aug; 25(8):1438-42.
  8. Young TL, Quinn GE, Baumgart S, Petersen RA, Schaffer DB. Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation causing asymmetric vasculopathy in neonatal infants. J AAPOS. 1997 Dec; 1(4):235-40.
  9. Reisner DS, Hansen RM, Findl O, Petersen RA, Fulton AB. Dark-adapted thresholds in children with histories of mild retinopathy of prematurity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1997 May; 38(6):1175-83.
  10. Ciulla TA, North K, McCabe O, Anthony DC, Korson MS, Petersen RA. Bilateral infantile cataractogenesis in a patient with deficiency of complex I, a mitochondrial electron transport chain enzyme. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1995 Nov-Dec; 32(6):378-82.
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  12. Lue CL, Hansen RM, Reisner DS, Findl O, Petersen RA, Fulton AB. The course of myopia in children with mild retinopathy of prematurity. Vision Res. 1995 May; 35(9):1329-35.
  13. Robb RM, Petersen RA. Outcome of treatment for bilateral congenital cataracts. Ophthalmic Surg. 1992 Oct; 23(10):650-6.
  14. Robb RM, Petersen RA. Outcome of treatment for bilateral congenital cataracts. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 1992; 90:183-94; discussion 194-200.
  15. Hoover DL, Robb RM, Petersen RA. Optic disc drusen and primary megalencephaly in children. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1989 Mar-Apr; 26(2):81-5.
  16. Hoover DL, Robb RM, Petersen RA. Optic disc drusen in children. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1988 Jul-Aug; 25(4):191-5.
  17. Petersen RA, Friend SH, Albert DM. Prolonged survival of a child with metastatic retinoblastoma. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 1987 Sep-Oct; 24(5):247-8.
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