Glaucoma Research Fellowship Program

Fellowship Director

Gianmarco Vizzeri, MD

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

He directs the Glaucoma Research Fellowship Program, is full-time faculty at OVS and is director of the Ophthalmology Clinical Research Center.

Dr. Vizzeri recently completed a clinical and research fellowship at the Hamilton Glaucoma Center in the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Diego in La Jolla, Calif.

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.

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.

On a personal note, Dr. Vizzeri says he treasures the time spent with his wife and family. He enjoys playing tennis and skiing in the Italian Alps, where he grew up.

He is fluent in English and Italian.

Glaucoma Research Fellowship Program