Frederick Davidorf, MD
Meet Dr. Davidorf
• BS - The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH
Dr. Davidorf is a well-recognized expert in the field of ophthalmology, especially for his work in ocular melanoma. He is a respected leader and accomplished in all three department mission areas: Education, Research, and Clinical Care. He has been on faculty at The Ohio State University for over 40 years and is beloved by patients and students, residents, and fellows for his extensive knowledge and easy-going manner.
During his tenure as director of the retina division, Dr. Davidorf established a national reputation for both patient care and research, participating in scores of clinical trials. He is known as a pioneer in the conservative management of ocular melanoma and introduced brachytherapy as an alternative to enucleation in the US. He was instrumental in establishing the OSU Ocular Melanoma Study Group, a multidisciplinary team focused on improving the prognosis for cancer patients. Dr. Davidorf has published over 200 journal articles, authored 2 textbooks and numerous book chapters. He is an outstanding teacher, talented vitro-retinal surgeon, and dedicated researcher.
OSU Phone: (614) 293-8041
Dublin Phone: (614) 761-7000