Evangelos Gragoudas is a leading clinician-researcher and has spent over 25 years investigating treatments for intraocular tumors and macular disorders. He has been the Director of Retina Service at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary since 1985. Evangelos is considered a world authority on the diagnosis and management of ocular tumors and is world-renowned for his groundbreaking work in the use of proton irradiation to treat intraocular melanoma. He and his colleagues pioneered the development of photodynamic therapy for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Evangelos has published over 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and written or authored more than 100 chapters, reviews and books; he lectures nationally and internationally. He completed his medical training in Athens, Greece, and his ophthalmology residency at Boston University School of Medicine.
Evangelos is the recipient of several major awards and honors, including the esteemed Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology from the Associate for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology for his invaluable contributions to the field of ocular oncology and the development of vascular-targeting therapies from numerous eye disorders.