Gianmarco Vizzeri, MD

Gianmarco Vizzeri, MD

Associate Professor, Quality Control Director, and Ophthalmology Clinical Research Center Medical Director

Dr. Gianmarco Vizzeri is a glaucoma specialist with the UTMB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He serves patients at UTMB Eye Centers in Friendswood and Galveston.

He also is medical director for the department's Ophthalmology Clinical Research Center.

Dr. Vizzeri is part of a team of glaucoma specialists at UTMB who employ the most advanced imaging technology and sophisticated algorithms for early diagnosis and for monitoring disease progression. He also is actively engaged in finding new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities to prevent vision loss due to glaucoma.

Before joining the department he completed a clinical and research fellowship at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Diego in La Jolla, California.

He served his ophthalmology residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Turin in Italy, where he also earned his medical degree in medicine and surgery.

Medical Degree
Medicine and Surgery, University of Turin, Italy

Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Turin, Italy

Clinical and research fellowship, Hamilton Glaucoma Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California




Our doctors are the most highly qualified ophthalmologists using the most advanced treatments and leading technology. They also are dedicated researchers and teachers, training the next generation of eye doctors.


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Gianmarco Vizzeri, MD


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Praveena Gupta, OD, PhD


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