Ophthalmology/Eye Institute

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Ryan D. Walsh, MDRyan D. Walsh, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

Phone: (414) 955-2020
FAX: (414) 955-6300
E-mail: rdwalsh@mcw.edu

Address:
The Eye Institute
925 N. 87th St
Milwaukee, WI. 53226

Dr. Ryan D. Walsh is a board-certified Neurologist, who is fellowship-trained in Neuro-Ophthalmology. This subspecialty of both Neurology and Ophthalmology focuses on disorders of vision and eye movements related to the nervous system. Dr. Walsh earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He then completed a Transitional Year Internship and a Neurology Residency at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. Following his residency, Dr. Walsh pursued subspecialty training, completing a Neuro-Ophthalmology fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Walsh is delighted to be joining the Departments of Ophthalmology and Neurology and looks forward to providing professional, compassionate, excellent care to each and every patient he serves.

Appointment Contact

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Optic nerve disorders

  • Cerebral causes of vision loss

  • Cranial nerve disorders

  • Pseudotumor cerebri

  • Ocular myasthenia gravis

  • General Neurology

Specialty Board Certification

  • Neurology; Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  • American Medical Association

Education

  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC, 2003-2007

Post Graduate Training

  • Internship, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, 2007-2008
  • Residency, Neurology, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, 2008-2011
  • Fellowship, Neuro-ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011-2012

Regional/National Presentations:

  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Poster Presentation: “Ipilimumab-associated optic neuropathy”, 2/2012.
  • Walsh Society Meeting, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, Oral Presentation: “Go to the primary source”, 2/2012.
  • North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Poster Presentation: “Bálint’s syndrome and visual allochiria in a patient with reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome”, 2/2011.
  • Walsh Society Meeting, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society, Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Oral Presentation: “A case of recurrent encephalopathy, seizures and retinopathy”, 2/2011.
  • Florida Society of Neurology, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Poster presentation: “A case of chronic progressive external ophthalmoplegia”, 10/2010.
  • American Academy of Neurology, Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada. Poster Presentation: “A case of multiple cranial neuropathies from perineural spread of a non-melanoma skin cancer”, 4/2010.
  • Neurocritical Care Society, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Poster presentation: “Intracranial hemorrhage following neuroendovascular procedures with abciximab is associated with significant mortality”, 11/2009.
  • Neurology Residents Scholar Program, Scottsdale, AZ. Oral Presentation: “A case of epileptic pseudodementia”, 10/2009.
  • Florida Society of Neurology, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. Platform Presentation: “Abciximab-related ICH is associated with 100% mortality after neurointerventional procedures”, 9/2009.
  • Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, Annual Meeting, Miami, FL. Poster Presentation: “Abciximab-related ICH is associated with 100% mortality after neurointerventional procedures”, 10/2008.

Scientific Publications:

McClelland C, Walsh RD, Chikwava KR, Johnson MP, Mattei P, Liu GT. Congenital mydriasis associated with megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome. J Neuroophthalmol. 2013 Sep;33(3):271-5.

Walsh RD, Vagefi MR, McClelland CM, Alonso-Basanta M, Newman JG, Farkas T, Tamhankar MA. Primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the orbital apex. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Jan-Feb;29(1):e33-5.

Walsh RD, Floyd JP, Eidelman BH, Barrett KM. Bálint syndrome and visual allochiria in a patient with reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome. J Neuroophthalmol. 2012 Dec;32(4):302-6.

Walsh RD, Liu GT. Pupillary Disorders. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. 2012 May.

Walsh RD, Wharen RE Jr, Tatum WO 4th. Complex transient epileptic amnesia. Epilepsy and Behavior. 2011 Feb; 20(2): 410-413.

Walsh RD, Capobianco, DJ. A case of multiple cranial neuropathies from perineural spread of a non-melanoma skin cancer. Abstract. Neurology, 2010; 74 (Suppl 2): A576.

Walsh RD, Barrett KM, Aguilar MI, Lanzino G, Hanel RA, Miller DA, Chong BW, Freeman WD. Intracranial hemorrhage following neuroendovascular procedures with abciximab is associated with high mortality: a multicenter series. Neurocritical Care, 2011 Aug; 15(1): 85-95.

Walsh RD, Aguilar MI, Lanzino G, Hanel RA, Chong BW, Freeman WD. Intracranial hemorrhage following neuroendovascular procedures with abciximab is associated with significant mortality. Abstract. Neurocritical Care, 2009; 11: S185.

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