Thomas B. Connor, Jr., MD

Thomas B. Connor, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Director, Vitreoretinal Fellowship

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

Moorland Reserve Health Center
2315 E. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, WI 53186

Maps and Directions

Central Scheduling: (414) 955-2020

Best Doctors

"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
  • 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

Post Graduate 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