Peter R. Egbert

Ophthalmologist

Professor of Ophthalmology, Emeritus

Byers Eye Institute

  • 2452 Watson Court
  • Palo Alto, CA 94303
  • Phone: 650-723-6995
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Yale University School of Medicine (1967) CT

Board Certification: Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (1974)

Residency: Yale - New Haven Hospital (1970) CT

Internship: Cleveland Metro General Hospital (1968) OH

BA, DePauw University, German (1963)

Honors & Awards

AOA, Yale Medical School (1966)

Outstanding Humanitarian Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (2004)

Honor Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology (1)

Administrative Appointments

Chair of Department of Ophthalmology, Stanford University (1992 - 1997)

Director Eye Pathology Laboratory, Stanford Medical Center (1973 - 2012)

Human histopathology of PASCAL laser burns.
Paulus, Y. M., Kaur, K., Egbert, P. R., Blumenkranz, M. S., & Moshfeghi, D. M. (2013). Human histopathology of PASCAL laser burns. Eye (London, England).

Retinal Glioneuronal Hamartoma in Neurofibromatosis Type 1
Lad, E. M., Karamchandani, J. R., Alcorn, D. M., Moshfeghi, D. M., & Egbert, P. R. (2012). Retinal Glioneuronal Hamartoma in Neurofibromatosis Type 1. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 130(10), 1335-1337.

Histopathologic correlation of Aspergillus endophthalmitis following uncomplicated cataract surgery.
Haddock, L. J., Flynn, H. W., Dubovy, S. R., Khurana, R. N., & Egbert, P. R. (2012). Histopathologic correlation of Aspergillus endophthalmitis following uncomplicated cataract surgery. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 6, 1573-1577.

Enucleated eyes after failed intra-arterial infusion of chemotherapy for unilateral retinoblastoma: histopathologic evaluation of vitreous seeding.
Kim, J., Do, H., & Egbert, P. (2011). Enucleated eyes after failed intra-arterial infusion of chemotherapy for unilateral retinoblastoma: histopathologic evaluation of vitreous seeding. Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.), 5, 1655-1658.

Comparison of One-Day Versus One-Hour Application of Topical Gatifloxacin in Eliminating Conjunctival Bacterial Flora
Moss, J. M., Nguyen, D., Liu, Y. I., Singh, K., Montague, A., & Ta, C. N. (2008). Comparison of One-Day Versus One-Hour Application of Topical Gatifloxacin in Eliminating Conjunctival Bacterial Flora. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 115(11), 2013-2016.

Long-term Comparison of Primary Trabeculectomy With 5-Fluorouracil Versus Mitomycin C in West Africa
Kim, H. Y., Egbert, P. R., & Singh, K. (2008). Long-term Comparison of Primary Trabeculectomy With 5-Fluorouracil Versus Mitomycin C in West Africa. JOURNAL OF GLAUCOMA, 17(7), 578-583.

Prospective comparison of topical moxifloxacin in eliminating conjunctival bacterial flora following a one-day or one-hour application
Ta, C. N., Chan, I., Dhatt, H. S., Paterno, J., Fisher, E., & de Kaspar, H. M. (2008). Prospective comparison of topical moxifloxacin in eliminating conjunctival bacterial flora following a one-day or one-hour application. JOURNAL OF OCULAR PHARMACOLOGY AND THERAPEUTICS, 24(4), 427-431.

Orbital giant cell angiofibroma recurring as a solitary fibrous tumor
Zoumalan, C. I., Egbert, P. R., Warwar, R. E., & McCulley, T. J. (2008). Orbital giant cell angiofibroma recurring as a solitary fibrous tumor. OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 24(4), 325-327.

ThinPrep (R) vitreous-based diagnosis of choroidal malignant melanoma
Chan, A., Egbert, P. R., & Moshfeghi, D. M. (2008). ThinPrep (R) vitreous-based diagnosis of choroidal malignant melanoma. OCULAR IMMUNOLOGY AND INFLAMMATION, 16(4), 135-137.

Endogenous Scedosporium apiospermum endophthalmitis
Jain, A. T., Egbert, P., McCulley, T. J., Blumenkranz, M. S., & Moshfeghi, D. M. (2007). Endogenous Scedosporium apiospermum endophthalmitis. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 125(9), 1286-1289.

Onchocerciasis: a potential risk factor for glaucoma
Egbert, P. R., Jacobson, D. W., Fiadoyor, S., Dadzie, P., & Ellingson, K. D. (2005). Onchocerciasis: a potential risk factor for glaucoma. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 89(7), 796-798.

Prospective Randomized comparison of 2 different methods of 5% povidone-lodine applications for anterior segment, Intraocular surgery
de Kaspar, H. M., Chang, R. T., Singh, K., Egbert, P. R., Blumenkranz, M. S., & Ta, C. N. (2005). Prospective Randomized comparison of 2 different methods of 5% povidone-lodine applications for anterior segment, Intraocular surgery. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 123(2), 161-165.

Three-day application of topical ofloxacin reduces the contamination rate of microsurgical knives in cataract surgery - A prospective randomized study
de Kaspar, H. M., Chang, R. T., Shriver, E. M., Singh, K., Egbert, P. R., & Ta, C. N. (2004). Three-day application of topical ofloxacin reduces the contamination rate of microsurgical knives in cataract surgery - A prospective randomized study. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 111(7), 1352-1355.

The challenge of determining aqueous contamination rate in anterior segment intraocular surgery
Ta, C. N., Egbert, P. R., Singh, K., Blumenkranz, M. S., & de Kaspar, H. M. (2004). The challenge of determining aqueous contamination rate in anterior segment intraocular surgery. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 137(4), 662-667.

Antibiotic resistance patterns of ocular bacterial flora - A prospective study of patients undergoing anterior segment surgery
Ta, C. N., Chang, R. T., Singh, K., Egbert, P. R., Shriver, E. M., & de Kaspar, H. M. (2003). Antibiotic resistance patterns of ocular bacterial flora - A prospective study of patients undergoing anterior segment surgery. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 110(10), 1946-1951.

Risk factors for antibiotic-resistant conjunctival bacterial flora in patients undergoing intraocular surgery
de Kaspar, H. M., Shriver, E. M., Nguyen, E. V., Egbert, P. R., Singh, K., & Ta, C. N. (2003). Risk factors for antibiotic-resistant conjunctival bacterial flora in patients undergoing intraocular surgery. GRAEFES ARCHIVE FOR CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, 241(9), 730-733.

Ten-fold reduction of conjunctival bacterial contamination rate using a combined 3-day application of topical ofloxacin and iodine irrigation in patients undergoing anterior segment intraocular surgery
de Kaspar, H. M., Singh, G., Egbert, P. R., Haw, W. W., Nguyen, E. V., & Ta, C. N. (2003). Ten-fold reduction of conjunctival bacterial contamination rate using a combined 3-day application of topical ofloxacin and iodine irrigation in patients undergoing anterior segment intraocular surgery. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 44, U344-U344.

Prospective randomized comparison of 3-day versus 1-hour preoperative ofloxacin prophylaxis for cataract surgery
Ta, C. N., Egbert, P. R., Singh, K., Shriver, E. M., Blumenkranz, M. S., & de Kaspar, H. M. (2002). Prospective randomized comparison of 3-day versus 1-hour preoperative ofloxacin prophylaxis for cataract surgery. OPHTHALMOLOGY, 109(11), 2036-2040.

Bacterial contamination of paracentesis blades used in cataract surgery
Chang, R. T., Ta, C. N., Egbert, P. R., Singh, K., Haw, W. W., & de Kaspar, H. M. (2002). Bacterial contamination of paracentesis blades used in cataract surgery. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 43, U73-U73.

Multiresistant Staphylococcus epidermidis on the conjunctiva prior to intraocular surgery
Shriver, E. M., Ta, C. N., Egbert, P. R., Singh, K., Chang, R. T., & de Kaspar, H. M. (2002). Multiresistant Staphylococcus epidermidis on the conjunctiva prior to intraocular surgery. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 43, U860-U860.

Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of coagulase-negative staphylococci in patients undergoing Intraocular surgery
Ta, C. N., de Kaspar, H. M., Chang, R. T., Shriver, E. M., Egbert, P. R., & Blumenkranz, M. S. (2002). Antibiotic susceptibility pattern of coagulase-negative staphylococci in patients undergoing Intraocular surgery. INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, 43, U1275-U1275.

Glaucoma in West Africa: a neglected problem
Egbert, P. R. (2002). Glaucoma in West Africa: a neglected problem. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 86(2), 131-132.

Diode laser transscleral cyclophotocoagulation as a primary surgical treatment for primary open-angle glaucoma
Egbert, P. R., Fiadoyor, S., Budenz, D. L., Dadzie, P., & Byrd, S. (2001). Diode laser transscleral cyclophotocoagulation as a primary surgical treatment for primary open-angle glaucoma. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 119(3), 345-350.

Granulomatous local cell reaction to intravitreal silicone
Shaikh, S., Egbert, P. R., Goldblum, R. S., & Wieland, M. R. (2000). Granulomatous local cell reaction to intravitreal silicone. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 118(8), 1133-1134.

Risk of hypotony after primary trabeculectomy with antifibrotic agents in a black West African population
Singh, K., Byrd, S., Egbert, P. R., & Budenz, D. (1998). Risk of hypotony after primary trabeculectomy with antifibrotic agents in a black West African population. JOURNAL OF GLAUCOMA, 7(2), 82-85.

Trabeculectomy with intraoperative 5-fluorouracil vs mitomycin C
Singh, K., Egbert, P. R., Byrd, S., Budenz, D. L., Williams, A. S., & Dadzie, P. (1997). Trabeculectomy with intraoperative 5-fluorouracil vs mitomycin C. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 123(1), 48-53.

A PROSPECTIVE TRIAL OF INTRAOPERATIVE FLUOROURACIL DURING TRABECULECTOMY IN A BLACK-POPULATION
Egbert, P. R., Williams, A. S., Singh, K., Dadzie, P., & Egbert, T. B. (1993). A PROSPECTIVE TRIAL OF INTRAOPERATIVE FLUOROURACIL DURING TRABECULECTOMY IN A BLACK-POPULATION. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 116(5), 612-616.

HISTOLOGIC-STUDY OF HEALING AFTER AB INTERNO LASER SCLEROSTOMY
Shahinian, L., Egbert, P. R., & Williams, A. S. (1992). HISTOLOGIC-STUDY OF HEALING AFTER AB INTERNO LASER SCLEROSTOMY. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 114(2), 216-219.

INTRAOCULAR INVOLVEMENT WITH SUBRETINAL PIGMENT-EPITHELIUM INFILTRATES BY MYCOSIS-FUNGOIDES
Erny, B. C., Egbert, P. R., PEAT, I. M., Shorrock, K., & Rosenthal, A. R. (1992). INTRAOCULAR INVOLVEMENT WITH SUBRETINAL PIGMENT-EPITHELIUM INFILTRATES BY MYCOSIS-FUNGOIDES. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 76(6), U384-U387.

RESULTS OF EXTRACAPSULAR CATARACT-SURGERY AND INTRAOCULAR-LENS IMPLANTATION IN GHANA
Egbert, P. R., & Buchanan, M. (1991). RESULTS OF EXTRACAPSULAR CATARACT-SURGERY AND INTRAOCULAR-LENS IMPLANTATION IN GHANA. ARCHIVES OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 109(12), 1764-1768.

INTRAOCULAR INVOLVEMENT WITH SUBRETINAL PIGMENT-EPITHELIUM INFILTRATES BY MYCOSIS-FUNGOIDES
Erny, B. C., Egbert, P. R., PEAT, I. M., Shorrock, K., & Rosenthal, A. R. (1991). INTRAOCULAR INVOLVEMENT WITH SUBRETINAL PIGMENT-EPITHELIUM INFILTRATES BY MYCOSIS-FUNGOIDES. BRITISH JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY, 75(11), 698-701.

TREATMENT OF REFRACTORY ORBITAL PSEUDOTUMORS WITH PULSED CHEMOTHERAPY
PARIS, G. L., WALTUCH, G. F., & Egbert, P. R. (1990). TREATMENT OF REFRACTORY ORBITAL PSEUDOTUMORS WITH PULSED CHEMOTHERAPY. OPHTHALMIC PLASTIC AND RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY, 6(2), 96-101.

AGGRESSIVE MANAGEMENT OF 2ND PRIMARY TUMORS IN SURVIVORS OF HEREDITARY RETINOBLASTOMA
Smith, L. M., Donaldson, S. S., Egbert, P. R., Link, M. P., & Bagshaw, M. A. (1989). AGGRESSIVE MANAGEMENT OF 2ND PRIMARY TUMORS IN SURVIVORS OF HEREDITARY RETINOBLASTOMA. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, 17(3), 499-505.

INTERNAL SUTURE OCCLUSION OF THE MOLTENO GLAUCOMA IMPLANT FOR THE PREVENTION OF POSTOPERATIVE HYPOTONY
Egbert, P. R., & Lieberman, M. F. (1989). INTERNAL SUTURE OCCLUSION OF THE MOLTENO GLAUCOMA IMPLANT FOR THE PREVENTION OF POSTOPERATIVE HYPOTONY. OPHTHALMIC SURGERY AND LASERS, 20(1), 53-56.