Peter-J.-Utrata-M.D.

Specialties:
Cataract and laser surgery

Location:
262 Neil Avenue

Dr. Peter Utrata, received his M.D. degree from The Ohio State University in 1968. He did his rotating internship at San Joaquin General Hospital in Stockton, California and this was followed by an Ophthalmic Surgery Residency at the Ohio State University. He served two years in the military at Fort Leonard Wood Army Hospital and served as Chief of Ophthalmology there.

Dr. Peter Utrata has been in private practice from 1974 to the present time at Arena Eye Surgeons, Inc. He is on the attending staff at Grant Hospital and is also a Clinical Associate Professor at The Ohio State University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and is Board Certified. Dr. Utrata has been a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery since 1983. He is also a member of the Columbus Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Medical Association.
Dr. Peter Utrata has performed Corneal Refractive Surgeries for the past 20 years. He was the first surgeon in the area to implement the Corneal Optical Wedge Resection in 1979. He has been an invited speaker nationally and internationally, especially in regard to Implant Surgery. He also has lectured on Astigmatic Keratotomy. He was among the first to implant lenses along with cataract surgery in 1975 and was the first surgeon in Ohio to implant the foldable intraocular lens. Dr. Utrata was the first Ohio surgeon to implant the Staar Surgical Implantable Contact Lens. Dr. Utrata has been performing laser refractive surgery since 1996, including the LASIK procedure since mid-1998.
Dr. Utrata is involved in charity work and was past Chairman of Project Hope. He is married and has two grown children. He enjoys boating, woodworking and travel.

CURRICULUM VITAE

PETER J. UTRATA, MD

EDUCATION

RESIDENCY:Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Ophthalmology Residency
July 1969-June 1972

INTERNSHIP:San Joaquin General Hospital
Stockton, California
Rotating Internship
June 1968-June 1969

MEDICAL SCHOOL:Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, Ohio
Doctor of Medicine
1964-1968

PRE-MEDICAL EDUCATION:Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Bachelor of Science and Anatomy
1960-1964

Chillicothe High School
Chillicothe, Ohio
1956-1960

EMPLOYMENT

Private Practice of Ophthalmology
Arena Eye Surgeons, Inc.
262 Neil Avenue Suite 320
Columbus, Ohio 43215
1974-Present

United States Army
Ft. Leonard Wood, MO
Served as Base Ophthalmologist
1972-1974

STAFF POSITIONS AND OTHER

  • Grant Eye and Ear Hospital 1974 – Present
    Attending Staff
  • Ohio State University 1974 – Present
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Staar Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) 1987-2003
    Director

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Board Certified since 1974
  • Ohio State Medical Association, AMA
  • Columbus Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Society, member since 1974
  • Academy of Medicine of Columbus and Franklin County
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery

REFERENCES

1. Paul Weber, M.D. & Chief of Ophthalmology
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

2. Frederick Kapetansky, M.D. & Professor of Ophthalmology
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

3. Albert Van Fossen, M.D. & Attending Staff
Grant Eye and Ear Hospital
303 East Town Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215

4. Curtin Kelley, M.D. & Professor of Ophthalmology
Arena Eye Surgeons, Inc.
Columbus, Ohio

PUBLICATIONS

  • Annals of Ophthalmology, Volume 12, No. 9, October 1981, pg. 1169&1170 Topic: “TRAUMATIC ENUCLEATION: A CLINICOPATHOLOGIC CASE REPORT”
  • Ophthalmology Times, Volume 6, No. 7, July 1981 front page Topic: TRAUMATIC CATARACT REMOVAL DETERMINED BY TYPE OF INJURY”
  • Ocular Surgery News, Volume 2, No. 17, September 1, 1984, pg. 40&41 Topic: “STEPPED SCLERAL INCISION FOR CATARACT SURGERY”

MEETINGS AND PRESENTATIONS

PETER J. UTRATA, M.D. – MEETINGS ATTENDED

  • O.S.U. Summer Program in Ophthalmology, Deer Creek State Park, Mt. Sterling, Ohio August 8-10, 1982 – PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND SPEAKER
  • YAG Lasers in Ophthalmology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, September 24, 1982
  • Neodymium – YAG Laser Ophthalmic Surgery, Mercy Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, October 8, 1982
  • Kerato-Refractive Society, Azar Foundation, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 31, 1982
  • Second Annual Grant Eye & Ear Hospital IOL Seminar, Columbus, Ohio, November 19, 1982 – PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND SPEAKER
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 1-5, 1982
  • Viscosurgery Symposium, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, February 21, 1983
  • Phacoemulsification & Intraocular Lens Implantation, Key Biscayne, Florida, February 24-26, 1983 – SPEAKER
  • 26th Postgraduate Symposium in Ophthalmology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, March 6-8, 1983 – SPEAKER
  • New techniques in Refraction for Professionals, Florida, April, 1983
  • Columbia University YAG Laser Workshop, April 29, 1983 – C.M.E. CAT I 5 hours
  • Intraocular and YAG Laser Seminar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 9, 1983
  • Hallam-Arnold Eye Foundation Meeting, Atlanta Georgia, July 22-23, 1983 – SPEAKER AND LAB INSTRUCTOR
  • Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology Summer Program, Mohican State Park, August 20, 1983, CME Category I, 3.5 hours – SPEAKER
  • Intraocular Lens Seminar, Chicago, Illinois, September 24, 1983 – SPEAKER
  • Capitol Eye Conference, Washington D.C., October 8, 1983 – 8 hours C.M.E. Category I – SPEAKER
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, Illinois, November 1-5, 1983 C.M.E. Category I, 35 hours
  • IOL/ND:YAG Workshop, Grant Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, November 11, 1983, 8 hours C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER
  • IOL Lab Course, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo, Ohio, February 11, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 3 hours – INSTRUCTOR
  • Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society, Northwest Microsurgical Institute, Inc., Orlando, Florida, January 5-7, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 14 hours
  • 27th Annual Postgraduate Symposium in Ophthalmology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, March, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 13 hours
  • U.S. Intraocular Lens Symposium, Los Angeles, California, April 4-7, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 32 hours.
  • Indiana Academy of Ophthalmology, French Hick, Indiana, May 5-6, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER
  • Ohio Nursing Association, O.S. U. Fawcett Center, Columbus, Ohio, May 18, 1984 – SPEAKER
  • Ohio State University Eye Research Seminar, Columbus, Ohio, June 2, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 6 hours – SPEAKER
  • Fourth Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, September 7, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 6 hours – PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND SPEAKER
  • Pharmacia International Eye Meeting, Upsala, Sweden, September 16-21, 1984
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, Georgia, November 11-15, 1984, C.M.E. Category I, 35 hours
  • Fifth Annual Outpatient Ophthalmic Surgery Society, Dallas, Texas, February 28-March 2, 1985, C.M.E. Category I, 15 hours
  • First American-International IOL Congress, American Intraocular Implant Society, Boston, Mass., April 10-13, 1985, C.M.E. Category I, 18 hours
  • Staar Surgical-Folding Silicone Implant Course, given by Thomas R. Mazzocco, M.D., February 14-16, 1985
  • O.S.U. Summer Program in Ophthalmology, Mohican State Park, Perrysville, Ohio, August 16-17, 1985 – PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND SPEAKER, A.C.C.M.E. Category I, 17 hours – SPEAKER – “Cataract Surgical Techniques”, 10 hours
  • Fifth Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, September 13, 1985, C.M.E. Category I – 10 hours – SPEAKER – Total 17 hours – PROGRAM DIRECTOR AND SPEAKER – “Deformable Lens Insertion Techniques”.
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, California, September 29-October 4, 1985, C.M.E. Category I, 39 hours
  • 29th Annual Postgraduate Symposium in Ophthalmology, Columbus, Ohio, March 7-8, 1986, C.M.E. Category I, 13.5 hours
  • Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Los Angeles, California, April 7-10, 1986, C.M.E. Category I, 32 hours – SPEAKER – “Elastimide and Other Foldable Lens Implants”.
  • 6th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, September 19, 1986, C.M.E. Category I, 8 hours
  • Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana – Phacoemulsification workshop, October 3-4, 1986, C.M.E. Category I, 13.5 hours – SPEAKER – “Bimanual Phacoemulsification Techniques” and “Capsular Rupture – Avoidance and Management”.
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 9-13, 1986, C.M.E. Category I, 39 hours
    Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Orlando, Florida, April 6-10, 1987, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER, 18 hours – SPEAKER – “The Elastimide Implant Update”.
  • Seventh Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, September 11, 1987, C.M.E. Category I, 16 hours – SPEAKER
  • Humana Hospital Sunrise, Advanced Phacoemulsification Seminar, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 26, 1987, C.M.E. Category I, 18 hours – SPEAKER – “Complications of Endocapsular Phacoemulsification Technique”, also participated in Roundtable Discussion 2 times as Panel Member
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas Texas, November 8-12, 1987, C.M.E. Category I, 39 hours – SPEAKER – at Soft Implant Symposium Staar Clinical Update, 10 hours
  • Louisville Academy of Ophthalmology, November 19, 1987, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Small Incision Surgery”, 1 hour lecture
  • 31st Annual Postgraduate Symposium in Ophthalmology, Columbus, Ohio, March 4-5, 1988, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER “New Phaco Techniques” and C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours for attending meeting
  • Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Los Angeles, California, March 27-30, 1988, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “A Simplified Round Capsulotomy Technique for Assured Bag Placement of Foldable Lenses” and 30 additional hours for attending meeting, total 40 hours
  • 5th Annual Canadian Rockies Symposium, Kanannaskism, Alberta Canada, July 10-15, 1988, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Capsulorhexis, Endocapsular Emulsification and Complications” and 20 additional hours for attending meeting, total 30 hours
  • 8th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, September 9, 1988, C.M.E. Category I, 8 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER -”Astigmatic Keratotomy During Cataract Surgery”, total 18 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 9-12, 1988, C.M.E. Category I, 26 hours
  • Symposium of Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Washington, D.C., April 25-28, 1989, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Phacoemulsification Course and Capsulorhexis”, total 36 hours
  • 9th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, September 15, 1989, C.M.E. Category I, 8 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Cataract Surgical Technique: Keeping Up”, total 18 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 28, 1989 through November 1, 1989, C.M.E. Category I, 21 hours
  • Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Los Angeles, California, March 3-7, 1990, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER – total 18 hours
  • Ophthalmology for the Primary Care Physician, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, March 31, 1990, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Cataracts and Systemic Disease”, total 14.5 hours
  • 10th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, September 7, 1990, C.M.E. Category I, 6.5 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Capsulorhexis and Phacoemulsification Techniques”, total 16.5 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, Georgia, October 28-November 1, 1990, C.M.E. Category I, 35 hours
  • Ohio State University Grand Rounds, Department of Ophthalmology, January-June 1991, C.M.E. Category I, 3 hours
  • Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Boston, Massachusettes, April 7-10, 1991, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER – total 18 hours
  • 11th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, Columbus, Ohio September 13, 1991, C.M.E. Category I, 5 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, California, October 12-16, 1991, C.M.E. Category I, 38 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Silicone One Piece and Three Piece Foldable Implants”, total 48 hours
  • Ohio State University Grand Rounds, Department of Ophthalmology, January-June, 1992, C.M.E. Category I, 3 hours
  • Royal Hawaiian Eye Meeting, Hawaii, January 21-24, 1992, C.M.E. Category I, 16 hours
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, California, April 11-15, 1992, C.M.E. Category I, 24 hours
  • Desert Samaritan Medical Center, “Hot Shot” Advanced Phaco Course, San Diego, California, April 11, 1992, C.M.E. Category I, I.A.O.S. & ASCRS, 7 hours
  • 12th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Eye and Ear Hospital, Columbus, Ohio, September 11, 1992, C.M.E. Category I, 6 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas, November 8-16, 1992, C.M.E. Category I, 25 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER – “Update on Cataract Techniques” taught in 4 hour course, total 35 hours
  • Royal Hawaiian Ex Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, January 17-21, 1993, C.M.E. Category I, 20 hours
  • Australian Implant Meeting, Sydney, Australia, June 29, 1993, C.M.E. Category I, 8 hours
  • Grant Medical Center 13th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Columbus, Ohio, September 10, 1993, C.M.E. Category I, 6 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, Illinois, November 18, 1993, C.M.E. Category I, 35 hours
  • Royal Hawaiian Meeting, Maui, Hawaii, January 17-20, 1994, C.M.E. Category I, 6 hours
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Boston, Massachusettes, April 9, 1994, C.M.E. Category I, 20 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER, total 30 hours
  • 14th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, September 16, 1994, C.M.E. Category I, 6 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER, total 16 hours
  • The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology, Grand Rounds for 1994, C.M.E. Category I, 3 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 98th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 3, 1994, C.M.E. Category I, 42 hours
  • Privately sponsored Regional Phacoemulsification Course, Sydney, Australia, April 8, 1995, 10 hours – SPEAKER, 6 hours – ATTENDEE
  • Brisbane Phacoemulsification Course, Brisbane, Australia, April 11, 1995, 10 hours – SPEAKER, 2 hours – ATTENDEE
  • Phacoemulsification Course at University of Djakarta Hospital, Djakarta, Indonesia, 10 hours – SPEAKER, 6 hours – ATTENDEE
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 99th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, October 29-31, 1995, C.M.E. Category I, 16 hours
  • Rush Medical College, Photorefractive Keratectomy: Principles & Practice for the Ophthalmologist, Chicago, Illinois, November 11, 1995, C.M.E. Category I, 5 hours
  • Grant Medical Center, Cosmetic Laser Surgery Workshop, Columbus, Ohio, November 18, 1995, C.M.E. Category I, 7 hours
  • 1995 Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbus, Ohio, December, 1995, C.M.E. Category I, 2.5 hours
  • Grant Medical Center, Excimer Laser Course for PRK/PTK, Columbus, Ohio, February 10, 1996, C.M.E. Category I, 1 hour
  • 39th Annual Ophthalmology Symposium in Ophthalmology/19th Annual Midwest Glaucoma Symposium, The Ohio State University, March 1 & 2, 1996, C.M.E. Category I, 9 hours
  • 1996 Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbus, Ohio, March 14, 1996, C.M.E. Category I, 3 hours
  • 16th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, September 20, 1996, C.M.E. Category I, 7 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER, total 17 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, 100th Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 31-November 3, 1996, C.M.E. Category I, 16 hours
  • Cataracts and IOL Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbus, Ohio, February 6, 1997, C.M.E. Category I, 3 hours
  • 40th Annual Postgraduate Symposium in Ophthalmology: The World of Refractive Surgery, Hyatt on Capitol Square sponsored by the Ohio State University Center for CME, March 7-8, 1997, C.M.E. Category I, 10.75 hours
  • 1997 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusettes, April 26-28, 1997, C.M.E. Category I, 16 hours
  • 17th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, September 19, 1997, C.M.E. Category I, 7 hours, 10 hours – SPEAKER, total 17 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthamology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 29, 1997, C.M.E. Category I, 24 hours
  • Cataracts and IOL Grand Rounds, The Ohio State University, Department of Ophthalmology, Columbus, Ohio, January 29, 1998, C.M.E. Category I, 3 hours – MODERATOR
  • 1998 OOS Annual Meeting, Ohio Ophthalmological Society & Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, January 31, 1998, C.M.E. Category I, 5.25 hours
  • 1998 OOS Annual Meeting, Ohio Ophthalmological Society & Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, January 31, 1998, C.M.E. Category I, 10 hours – SPEAKER
  • 1998 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, April 18-22, 1998, C.M.E. Category I, 16 hours
  • 18th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant/Riverside Methodist Hospitals, Columbus, Ohio, September 18, 1998, C.M.E. Category I, 6.5 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 30 –
    November 3, 1998, C.M.E. Category I, 20 hours
  • Specialty Grand Rounds…Cataracts and IOL, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus,
    Ohio, January 28, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 2 hours
  • 1999 OOS Annual Meeting, Ohio Ophthalmological Society & Ohio State University Medical
    Center, Columbus, Ohio, February 6, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 5 hours
  • VISX University, Atlanta, Georgia, February 27 & 28, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 12 hours
  • 1999 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 10-14, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 31 hours
  • 1999 Summer World Refractive Surgery Symposium, The International Society of Refractive Surgery, Miami, Florida, July 16-18, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 11.75 hours
  • 1999 Grand Rounds, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, July-December 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 1.5 hours
  • 19th Annual Ophthalmological Conference, Grant/Riverside Methodist Hospitals, Columbus, Ohio, September 10, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 6.5 hours
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, October 22-27, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 30 hours
  • The International Society of Refractive Surgery, 1999 Fall World Refractive Surgery Symposoium, Orlando, Florida, October 21-23, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 15.00 hours
  • Cataract and IOL Grand Rounds, Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, December 16, 1999, C.M.E. Category I, 2 hours
  • Precepting medical students of OSU, Columbus, Ohio, July 1, 1999 – December 31, 1999 Category II, 77 hours
  • Precepting medical students of OSU, Columbus, Ohio, January 1, 2000 – June 30, 2000
    Category II, 64.5 hours
  • 2000 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Annual Meeting, Boston, MA,
    May 19-24, 2000, C.M.E. Category I, 29 hours
  • Refractive Surgery & Refractive Cataract Surgery Meeting, Cincinnati, OH, June 10, 2000, C.M.E. Category I, 8 hours