Medical/Surgical Retina-Vitreous Consultant
Partner, South Jersey Eye Physicians
509 South Lenola Road, Suite #11
Moorestown, NJ 08057
August 1997 – Present
American Board of Ophthalmology
(1992; Re-certified 2002 and 2010:
Certification currently active through December 2022)
State University of New York-Health Science
Center at Syracuse, August 1982- May 1986
(Biology) State University of New York at Albany, July 1978- May 1982
Retina-Vitreous Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania,
Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 1990- June 1992
Ophthalmology Residency, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Nassau County Medical Center, East Meadow, New York, July 1987- June 1990 Transitional Internship, St. Joseph Hospital Health Center Syracuse, New York, June 1986- June 1987
Clinical Associate, Department of Ophthalmology,
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1992-Present Instructor in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1990-1992
Clinical Associate, Scheie Eye Institute, Department of
Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania, 1992-present Virtua- Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, Mount Holly, NJ, 1997- present Presbyterian Hospital /University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990-2005. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1990-2005 Mercy Community Hospital, Haverford, Pennsylvania, 1992-1997 Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Upland, Pennsylvania, 1993-1997 Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, Pennsylvania, 1994-1997 Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital, Darby, Pennsylvania, 1994-1997 Delaware County Memorial Hospital, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania, 1994-1997 Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1995-1997 Attending. Retina Service, Scheie Eye Institute, Department Of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1992 Attending. Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Veterans' Administration Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1992 Attending, Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 1992
1982 Phi Beta Kappa
1982 Summa Cum Laude
and Membership in 1984 Dean's Letter of Commendation
American Society of Retina Specialists
American Academy of Ophthalmology
New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
Medical Society of the State of New Jersey
Burlington County (NJ) Medical Society (President, 2005-6)
Ophthalmic Club of Philadelphia
1998-Present: Editorial Board, Postgraduate Medicine
2009- Present:Editorial Board, The Physician and Sports Medicine
1991, 1997-present: Scientific Reviewer: Retina,
The Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases
2003-Present: Scientific Reviewer, American Journal of Ophthalmology
2010- Present: Editor, “Controversies In Care”, Retinal Physician
1987: Manuscript Reviewer: Grossman ZD, Chew FS, et al. The Clinician's Guide to Diagnostic Imaging
1988-90: Oral Nadolol versus Topical Timolol In the Treatment of Chronic Open-Angle Glaucoma (Sponsored by Squibb Pharmaceuticals) 1982: Assistant. James Dawson PhD Doctoral Thesis: Kin Selection in Bufo americanus, SUNY-Albany
01/11/92: "Concomitant Cytomegalovirus Retinitis and Toxoplasmic Retinitis in a
Patient with the Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome." Grand Rounds, Scheie
Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 02/08/92: "Congenital Retinal Disorders" - Retina Symposium, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 08/28/92: " Cilioretinal Artery Occlusion Associated with Central Retinal Vein Occlusion" - Atlantic Coast Vitreoretinal Fluorescein Conference, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 08/27/93: " 'Occult' Macroaneurysms Detected by Indocyanine Green Angiography"- Annual Wills Eye Hospital Retina/ Fluorescein Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 02/28/94: "Diabetic Retinopathy"- Diabetes Symposium, Delaware Valley Medical Center, Langhorne, Pennsylvania 09/23/94: "ICG Angiography Evaluation of RPE Tears"- Annual Wills Eye Hospital Retina/Fluorescein Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
09/22/95: "Idiopathic Retinal Vasculitis, Aneurysms, Neuroretinitis, and Choroiditis"- Annual Wills Eye Hospital Retina/Fluorescein Conference 10/09/95: "Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope" - The Philadelphia Ophthalmic Club 09/20/96: "Idiopathic Polypoidal Choroidal Vasculopathy Distinguished From Choroidal Varices"- Annual Wills Eye Hospital Retina/Fluorescein Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 04/11/97: "Submacular Hemorrhage Secondary to Neovascularized Macular Degeneration - Surgical Approach." Annual Scheie Eye Institute/University of Pennsylvania Ophthalmology Alumni Meeting 09/11/98: "Macular Hole Following Ruptured Retinal Arterial Macroaneurysm." Annual Wills Eye Hospital Retina/ Fluorescein conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 01/18/02: “Pseudotumor Cerebri associated with All-Trans Retinoic Acid Treatment of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia”- Atlantic Coast Retina Conference, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 05/30/03: “Two-Port Pars Plana Vitrectomy”—University of Penn/ Scheie Eye Institute 129th Anniversary Meeting 05/22/04: “Vision Loss due to Macular Edema induced by Rosiglitazone treatment of Diabetes Mellitus”—Univ. Penn/Scheie Eye Inst. 130th Anniv. 1/20/2005: “Age-Related Macular Degeneration”—Burlington Co. (NJ) Medical Society. 5/13/2006: “Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Triamcinolone Combination Therapy for Exudative
132nd Anniversary meeting, University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye Institute
9/28/2008: “Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Triamcinolone Combination Therapy for Exudative
Short-term Optical Coherence Tomography Results”, Retina Society 41st Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, Arizona
5/21/2010: "Early clinical experience with the intravitreal dexamethasone implant for treatment of macular edema associated with retinal venous occlusive disease", Univ. Penn/Scheie Eye Institute 136th Anniversary meeting
Colucciello M, Hopkins TB, Coyer M. "Controversies in Care": Posterior-segment
IOFB Treatment: Timing and Approach. Retinal Physician
Colucciello M. Update on Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Gragoudas ES, Shields CL. "Controversies in Care": The Value of
Systemic Evaluation for Patients with Choroidal Melanoma. Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Kokame G, Duker J. "Controversies in Care": Does Surgery for
Lamellar Macular Holes Offer Distinct Gains? Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Vitale A, deSmet M. "Controversies in Care": Pars Plana Vitrectomy
for the Induction of Drug-Free Remission in Uveitis? Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Schmitz-Valckenberg S. “Controversies in Care”: Fundus
Autofluorescence Imaging: Illuminating valuable information? Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Antoszyk A, Scott I, Kovach J. “Controversies in Care”: Does
“Tomographically Significant Macular Edema” exist? Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Campochiaro P, Jager R, et al. “Controversies in Care”: Comparing
Ozurdex and Anti-VEGF for RVO. Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Adamis A, Dugel P, et al. “Controversies in Care”: The CATT’s
Whiskers. Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Moshfeghi A, Pollack J. “Controversies in Care”: Microincisional
Vitrectomy Surgery: Gauging the Best Approach. Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, Fekrat S, Marcus D. “Controversies in Care”: Clinical Vignettes in
Retinal Vascular Disease and Macular Edema. Retinal Physician
April 2011. http://www.retinalphysician.com/articleviewer.aspx?articleID=105548
Colucciello M, Regillo C, Thompson J. “Controversies in Care”: “Treat and Extend”
Dosing for Wet AMD: Optimal or Daring? Retinal Physician
Colucciello M, D’Amico D, Tornambe P, Ryan E. “Controversies in Care”:
Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair. Retinal Physician
Colucciello M. "Controversies in Care": Treating macular edema associated with
Retinal Venous Occlusive Disease. Retinal Physician
2010; 7 (9): 22-24.
Colucciello M, Sternberg P, Fletcher D, et al. "Controversies in Care": The Merits
and Limitations of the Implantable Miniature Telescope for AMD. Retinal
October 2010; 7 (8): 18-23.
Colucciello M, Charles S, Thompson J. "Controversies in Care": The role of
Indocyanine Green in Macular Hole Surgery. Retinal Physician
2010; 7 (7).
Colucciello M, Dunaief J., Will D. "Controversies in Care": Avastin vs. Lucentis for
treatment of Neovascular AMD. Retinal Physician
July/August 2010; 7 (6): 17-
Colucciello M. Treating Macular Edema. Retinal Physician
June 2010; 7 (5):
Colucciello M. Central Serous Retinopathy Update: Diagnostic and Treatment
Highlights. Retinal Physician
2010 March; 7 (2): 16-20.
Colucciello M. Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment. Physician and Sports Med
2009 June; 37 (2): 59- 65.
Colucciello M. Central Serous Retinopathy. Retinal Physician
2008 Sept; 5 (7): 26-
Colucciello M. Images in Clinical Medicine. Retinal Arteriolar Cholesterol Emboli. New
England Journal of Medicine
2008 Feb 21; 358 (8): 826.
Colucciello M. Intravitreal Bevacizumab and Triamcinolone Acetonide Combination Therapy for Exudative Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Short-Term Optical Coherence Tomography Results.
Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics
February 1, 2008, 24(1): 15-
Colucciello M. Choroidal neovascularization complicating Photodynamic therapy
treatment of central serous retinopathy. Retina
Colucciello M. Control of systemic factors can preserve vision in diabetic
retinopathy.Diabetic Microvascular Complications Today
Colucciello M. Vision Loss from macular edema associated with rosiglitazone
treatment of diabetes mellitus. Archives of Ophthalmology
Colucciello M. Two-Port Pars Plana Vitrectomy. Eye
Colucciello M. Retinal vascular disease in hypertension. Postgraduate Medicine
2005; 117 (6): 33-42.
Colucciello M. Diabetic retinopathy: control of systemic factors preserves vision. Postgraduate Medicine.
Colucciello M. Delamination of the retinal internal limiting membrane using blunt
dissection and indocyanine green staining. Retina
. 2003; 23 (6): 885-6.
Colucciello M. Pseudotumor Cerebri associated with All-Trans Retinoic Acid
Treatment of Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia. Archives of Ophthalmology
Colucciello M. Evaluation and Management of Macular Holes. Focal Points,
American Academy of Ophthalmology
. March 2003.
Colucciello M., Nachbar JG. Macular Hole Following Ruptured
Retinal Arterial Macroaneurysm. Retina
. 2000; 20(1):94-6.
Colucciello M., Ginsburg L. "The Scanning Laser
Ophthalmoscope: A New Frontier for Low Vision Rehabilitation." In: The
Essentials of Low Vision
, R. Brilliant, editor (1998).
Colucciello M. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges: IRVAN Syndrome with
. 1997; 17(4):344-348.
Colucciello M., Ginsburg L, Sammartino J. et al. Indocyanine Green Angiographic
Evaluation of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tears. Retina
. 1997: 17(1):23-7.
Colucciello M., Nauheim R. et al. Juxtafoveal subretinal neovascular
membranes associated with Retinitis Pigmentosa. Nassau County Medical Center Proceedings
, Summer 1992.
Colucciello M. Review: Long-term survival rate after
vitreous surgery for complications of diabetic
retinopathy. Diabetes Spectrum
, June 1991.
Colucciello M, Ryan E. Macular Edema and Thiazolidinediones. Arch Ophthalmol
Dec 2010; 128 (12): 1630-1632.
Colucciello M. Ocular Lyme Borreliosis. New England Journal of Medicine
. 2001; 345(18):1350-1.
Colucciello, M. Choroidopathy in Suspected Systemic Lupus
. 1999; 19(1):88.
Colucciello, M. Vision After Photocoagulation for Diabetic
Retinopathy. Postgraduate Medicine
. 1998; 103(5):37-38.
Lightman D, Colucciello M, Ginsburg L et al. "Surgeon
Glove Finger" Gas Delivery System. Ophthalmic Surgery
. 1995; 26:188.
Colucciello M. Phosphonoformate for CMV Retinitis in
AIDS. American Journal of Medicine.
Colucciello M, Brucker AJ, Goyal A. Corticosteroids in the treatment of
optic neuritis. New England Journal of Medicine.
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