Caroline R. Baumal

Caroline R. Baumal, MD, FASRS is a Professor of Ophthalmology at New England Eye Center, Tufts Medical Center in Boston, MA. She specializes in medical and surgical disorders of the retina and vitreous. Her research interests include novel retinal imaging and drug development. Her clinical interests include age-related maculopathy, diabetic retinopathy, complex vitreoretinal surgery, and retinopathy of prematurity (ROP). Dr. Baumal completed medical school and ophthalmology residency at the University of Toronto followed by two fellowships: one at New England Eye Center, Boston in Medical Retina and Lasers and another in Vitreoretinal Surgery at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Baumal is Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology She received the Crystal Apple and Senior Honor Awards from the American Society of Retinal Specialists, the Senior Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Donald Gass Beacon of Sight award from the Florida Ophthalmologic Society. She has been appointed to the ASRS Retina Hall of Fame and was on the Top 100 Female Ophthalmology list from 2021. She is on the editorial board for Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging (OSLI) Retina and Retina Cases and Brief Reports journals. Dr. Baumal has authored over 165 publications, 28 book chapters on retinal diseases and recently edited the book Treatment of Diabetic Retinopathy. She is actively involved in research and teaching at New England Eye Center.