Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD

Thomas B. Connor, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Director, Vitreoretinal Fellowship


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

Westbrook Health Center
2315 E. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53186

Maps and Directions

Central Scheduling: (414) 955-2020

Best Doctors 2017-2018


"Needing to see an eye specialist can be associated with feelings of uncertainty, anxiety and fear. My partners and I want to help. We offer compassion, information, cutting-edge treatment and hope."


Patient Care Emphasis

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy 
  • Diseases and Surgery of the Retina and Vitreous
  • Diseases of the Macula, Retina and Uvea
  • Fluorescein and ICG Angiography
  • Inherited Retinal Degenerations
  • Laser Surgery
  • Macular Holes and Epiretinal Membranes
  • Ocular Trauma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity

Current Clinical Research

  • Macular Disease

Honors and Society Memberships

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America: Midwest Region, 1996-1997
  • Listed in Best Doctors in America, 1998-present
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Member, Milwaukee Ophthalmological Society
  • Member, Wisconsin Academy of Ophthalmology


  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Postgraduate Training 

  • Internship, Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin Eye Institute, Milwaukee, WI
  • Assistant Chief of Service/Director, Ocular Trauma Service, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD

Recent Publications


Revised Sept. 2017