Tina G. Damarjian, MD

Tina Damarjian, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

414) 955-2020
(414) 955-6300 (fax) 

The Eye Institute 
925 N. 87th St.
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Clinics - Milwaukee
9000 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53226 

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Clinics - New Berlin
4855 S. Moorland Road
New Berlin WI,  53151
Children's Central Scheduling
(414) 607-5280

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Eye muscle disorders (strabismus) in children and adults
  • Pediatric cataracts and intraocular lenses
  • Pediatric glaucoma
  • Retinopathy of prematurity
  • Nasolacrimal duct obstructions

Provider Biography

Tina Damarjian, MD, is a specialist in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus.

Dr. Damarjian earned her medical degree from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago, during which time she did a one-year Doris Duke research fellowship at the University of Iowa. After completing residency at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Eye Institute at Indiana University, Dr. Damarjian went on to complete two pediatric ophthalmology fellowships, first at Indiana University and then at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at University of California, Los Angeles.

She is an assistant professor of ophthalmology & visual sciences at the Medical College of Wisconsin and a pediatric ophthalmologist at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. Dr. Damarjian is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus.

During her years of training, Dr. Damarjian received various accolades, including the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine's Granville A. Bennett Award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Education, the Alpha Omega Alpha Research Grant Award and the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award.


Clinical Practice

  • Patient Age: All
  • Joined MCW: 2016


  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2010

Post Graduate Training

  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Glick Eye Institute, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2014
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Glick Eye Institute, Ophthalmology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, 2015
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology & Adult Strabismus, Stein Eye Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 2016

Recent Publications

  • Damarjian, TG, Craner MJ, Black, JA, Waxman SG. Upregulation and colocalization of p75 and Nav 1.8 in Purkinje neurons in experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis. Neurosci Lett. 2004 Oct 21:369(3): 186-90
  • Craner MJ, Damarjian TG, Liu S, Hains BC, Lo AC, Black JA, Newcombe J, Cuzner ML, Waxman SG. Sodium channels contribute to microglia/macrophage activation and function in EAE and MS. Glia. 2005 Jan 15;49(2):220-9. (Imaged cover photo for this edition)
  • Kardon RH, Anderson, SC, Damarjian TG, Grace EM, Stone EM, Kawasaki A. Chromatic Pupil Responses: Preferential Activation of the Melanopsin mediated versus Outer Photoreceptor-mediated Pupil Light Reflex. Ophthalmology 2010, Volume 116, Issue 8, Pages 1564-1573
  • Kardon RH, Anderson, SC, Damarjian TG, Grace EM, Stone EM, Kawasaki A. Chromatic Pupillometry in Patients with Retinitis Pigmentos. Ophthalmology 2011;118:376 –381a