Deborah M. Costakos, MD, MS

Chair, Professor


  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Surgicenter of Greater Milwaukee
  • Eye Clinic - Children's


  • Pediatric Ophthalmology


  • English

General Interests

Pediatric Ophthalmology, Retinopathy of Prematurity, Genetic Eye Disorders


  • MD - Doctor of Medicine
  • MS

Honors and Awards

Member, American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
Member, American Ophthalmological Society
Member, Milwaukee Ophthalmology Society

Research Interests

Retinopathy of Prematurity, Macular development in infants, Subclinical macular findings in infants screened for retinopathy of prematurity with spectral-domain optical coherence tomography, Evaluation of normal human foveal development using optical coherence tomography and histologic examination, Whole exome sequencing in dominant cataract identifies a new causative factor, CRYBA2, and a variety of novel alleles in known genes, Bilateral Central Retinal Artery Occlusions in an Infant with Hyperhomocysteinemia, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Manifested as Bilateral Proliferative Retinopathy