Thomas Ciulla, MD

Thomas Ciulla, MD

Ophthalmology Indianapolis, IN

Retina Specialist, Midwest Eye Institute, Indianapolis, IN

Office Address

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  • 200 W 103rd St
    Suite 1050
    Indianapolis, IN 46290
    Phone: (317) 817-1822
    Fax: (317) 817-1898

Dr. Ciulla's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: Retinal, General Ophthalmology

Dr. Ciulla's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Staff Physician and SurgeonUniversity Hospital, Riley Hospital for Children, Methodist Hospital
  • Staff Physician and SurgeonWishard Memorial Hospital
  • Staff Physician and SurgeonBall Memorial Hospital
  • Staff Physician and SurgeonBeltway Surgery Centers, LLC
  • Staff Physician and SurgeonSt. Vincent Hospital
  • Board of DirectorsMidwest Eye Institute
  • Staff Physician and SurgeonRoudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center
  • Associate ProfessorIndiana University School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor Ophthalmology (1996-2000); Associate Professor of Ophthalmology with Tenure (2001-2002); Co-Director, Retina Service (2001-2002)
  • Associate Staff PhysicianNew England Medical Center
    Boston, MA
  • Assistant Staff Physician and SurgeonMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Boston, MA
  • Clinical Fellow In OphthalmologyTufts Medical School
    Boston, MA
  • AssistantHarvard Medical School
    Boston, MA
    Research Assistant, Research Preceptor Clinical (1986-1967); Ophthalmology (1991-1995)

Dr. Ciulla's Education & Medical Training

  • Tufts Medical CenterTufts Medical CenterFellowship
  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical SchoolMassachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical SchoolResidency, Ophthalmology
  • B I Deaconess Med CtrB I Deaconess Med CtrInternship
  • UCSF Sch of MedUCSF School of MedicineMedical School
  • Harvard CollegeHarvard CollegeOther Training, B.A, Chemistry

Dr. Ciulla's Certifications & Licensure

  • IN State Medical LicenseIN State Medical License1996 - 2015
  • American Board of OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology, 1997

Dr. Ciulla's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2007 Annual Meeting Scientific ProgramAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology2007 Annual Meeting Scientific Program, 2007
  • Treatment of Macular Edema Following Central Retinal Vein Occlusion with Pegaptanib Sodium (Macugent):  A One-Year StudyBest Paper” AwardTreatment of Macular Edema Following Central Retinal Vein Occlusion with Pegaptanib Sodium (Macugent): A One-Year Study, 2007
  • American Society of Retinal SpecialistsHonor AwardAmerican Society of Retinal Specialists, 2004
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Dr. Ciulla's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Squalamine safe, effective when administered with PDT.L. Charters, T.A. Ciulla, Ophthalmology Times, 31(5): 64
  • Drug Delivery to the Posterior Segment.D.K. Kurz, T.A. Ciulla, Retinal Physician, 4(7): 19-23
  • Targeting VEGF, The VEGF Trap Clinical Trials.T.A. Ciulla, Review of Ophthalmology, 12:50-54
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Books/Book Chapters

  • The Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Residents’ Guide to Ocular Antimicrobial Therapy.
    T. A. Ciulla, A. Sullivan-Baker
    Editors: .Wellesley: A. K. Peters, Ltd
  • Ophthalmology Clinics of North America, 11, 3: Ophthalmic Imaging and Diagnostics.Chapter: The use of dye dilution curve analysis in the quantification of indocyanine green angiograms of the human choroid
    A. Harris, L. Kagemann, H. S. Chung, T. A. Ciulla
    Editors: R. L. Stamper.W. B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia
  • Blood Flow in Glaucoma.Chapter: The use of dye dilution curve analysis in the quantification of indocyanine green angiograms of the human choroid
    L. Kagemann, A. Harris, H. S. Chung, T. A. Ciulla
    Editors: .Enke Publishing
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  • New therapies for age-related macular degeneration.T. A. Ciulla, Clinical Researcher 1: 14-17
  • Where the AMD Clinical Trials Stand.T. A. Ciulla, Retinal Insider
  • Trends in treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema.T. A. Ciulla, Review of Ophthalmology, 12:92
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  • A new method for evaluating choroidal blood flow in age-related macular degeneration: area dilution analysis.Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Molecular Heterogeneity of VEGF-A in the Vitreous of Patients with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy.The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Ophthalmology Anatomy and Physiology.Eli Lilly and Company
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  • Indiana University Retina Review.T. A. Ciulla, R. P. Danis
  • How to manage central serous retinopathy.T. A. Ciulla, Review of Ophthalmology 6: 99-102
  • Do Vitamin Supplements Really Prevent Progression of AMD?T. A. Ciulla, R. Abel, P. S. Bernstein, D. Boyer, F. L. Ferris, Ocular Surgery News
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Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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