William J. Wirostko, MD

William Wirostko, MD

Professor of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

(414) 955-2020 
(414) 955-6300 (fax)

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

Best Doctors

Patient Care Emphasis

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diseases and Surgery of the Retina
  • Eye Trauma
  • Ocular Oncology

Current Research Interests

  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Age-related macular degeneration
  • Ocular trauma and infection
  • Lasers in the management of ocular diseases
  • Retinoblastoma/Melanoma

Honors and Society Memberships

  • Listed in Best Doctors in America 2011-present
  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Member, International Society of Ocular Oncology
  • Member, Milwaukee Ophthalmologic Society
  • Member, Wisconsin Ophthalmology Society
  • Recipient, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation Scholarship, 1994


  • MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

Post Graduate Training

  • Internship, Presbyterian/ St. Luke's Hospital, Denver, CO
  • Residency, Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Recent Publications