Thomas J Walsh MD

Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science and of Neurology

Biographical Info

Dr. Thomas Walsh is the neuro-ophthalmologist at the Yale School of Medicine. He was trained and graduated from Bowman-Gray in 1958 and did his residency at North Carolina Baptist Hospital from 1962-1964. He then did a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Bascom-Palmer Eye Institute. Since that time, he has practiced neuro-ophthalmology at Yale, where he runs the Neuro-ophthalmology Service. He is also Senior Consultant to the Surgeon General of the Army at Walter Reed Hospital in Washington, which he visits frequently. Dr. Walsh was named Distinguished Graduate by Bowman-Gray School of Medicine in 1983, and received an honorary degree from Bejing University in 2004. He is the author of two textbooks related to Neuro-ophthalmology, including Visual Fields, published by the Academy of Ophthalmology and now in its third edition. He serves on the Telemedicine Board of Orbis International, and has more than 20 articles online. He is a frequent lecturer at other universities, and a frequent contributor to the literature.

Education & Training

Bowman Gray School of Medicine (1958)
North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Ophthalmology (1961 - 1964)
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Neuro Ophthalmology (1964 - 1965)
Board Certification
Ophthalmology, Board Certified  (1966)

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