Raj Maturi, MD

Dr. Maturi published one of the first papers on the use of Avastin for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. He has been on the executive committee of the DRCR Network since 2009. He has been the protocol chairman for multiple nationwide retinal treatment protocols, most recently protocols U and W. He is co-author of a textbook on diabetic retinopathy treatments, as well as, participates in multiple clinic research trials with various pharmaceutical companies in an effort to advance the areas of treatment for all areas of vitreoretinal ophthalmology. He has over 100 publications to date and has conducted over 75 clinical trials.

Dr. Maturi graduated with honors from the New York University School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Dr. Maturi then received the prestigious Heed Fellowship and completed an additional two-year fellowship at the University of Iowa, specializing in diseases of the retina and vitreous.