Carl H. Park, MD

Subspecialty: Retina

Areas of Interest

  • Application of telemedicine technologies in the management of ophthalmic diseases
  • Macular translocations surgery for advanced macular degeneration
  • Treatment of complex retinal detachments


Carl H. Park, MD is a board certified ophthalmologist who serves as an Assistant Surgeon on the Retina Service at Wills Eye Hospital and  Clinical Assistant Professor at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University. He graduated from Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Biology and a Minor in Economics and earned his medical degree from Mayo Medical School which is part of the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. He completed an internship in internal medicine from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a residency in Ophthalmology at the New England Eye Center at New England Medical Center part of Tufts University School of Medicine and finished with a Vitreoretinal Fellowship at Duke University Eye Center.

Dr. Park is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the Pennsylvania Medical Society.

He is widely published in ophthalmology journals and books. He has presented locally and nationally on Macular Degeneration, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Retinal Detachment, and Choroidal Neovascularization. He was the Principal Investigator for the Standard Care vs. Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) study. His principal research interests include treatment of complex retinal detachments, macular translocations surgery for advanced macular degeneration, and application of telemedicine technologies in the management of ophthalmic diseases.

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Board Certification
American Board Ophthalmology – 2003

Academic Affiliation
Assistant Professor, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University


  • Fellowship:  Duke University Eye Center – 2003
  • Residency:  New England Eye Center at New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine-2001
  • Medical School:  Mayo Medical School – 1997
  • Undergraduate:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology – 1992

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Philadelphia, PA 19107
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