Peter J.G. Maris Jr., MD

  • American Board of Ophthalmology, Diplomate
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS)
  • American Medical Association (AMA)
  • American Glaucoma Society (AGS)
  • New York Glaucoma Society
  • Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society
  • New York State Ophthalmological Society
  • Long Island Ophthalmological Society

Dr. Peter J.G. Maris Jr. received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia College of Columbia University (New York, NY).  He earned his Doctorate of Medicine from State University of New York Downstate Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY) followed by a medical internship at Lenox Hill Hospital (New York, NY).  He completed his ophthalmology residency at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University Medical Center ( New York, NY).  This was followed by a one-year fellowship in glaucoma at the Hamilton Eye Institute of the University of Tennessee (Memphis, TN) with Dr. Peter A. Netland, and then an additional one-year fellowship in cornea, external disease & refractive surgery at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (Rockville Centre, NY) / Nassau University Medical Center (East Meadow, NY), under the tutelage of Drs. Henry D. Perry and Eric D. Donnenfeld.

Dr. Maris  maintains surgical privileges at the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute / Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Mercy Hospital, Nassau University Medical Center, and Island Eye Surgicenter, the most  advanced ambulatory surgical eye center on Long Island.  He is a proud member of the Independent Physician Association (IPA) of the Catholic Health Services (CHS)

Selected Publications

Dr. Peter J.G. Maris Jr. has authored several articles and book chapters in various peer-reviewed ophthalmology publications as well as lectured to professional audiences throughout the country. Dr. Maris’s research interests include the surgical management of advanced glaucoma with tube shunts and devices as well as corneal transplant rejection.

Clinical Outcomes of Ahmed Glaucoma Valve in Posterior Segment Versus Anterior Chamber.
Maris PJ Jr, Tsai JC, Khatib N, Bansal R, Al-Aswad LA.
J Glaucoma. 2013 March;22(3):183-9

Corneal Graft Survival and Intraocular Pressure Control in Coexisting Penetrating Keratoplasty and Pars Plana Ahmed Glaucoma Valves
Lieberman RA, Maris PJ Jr, Monroe HM, Al-Aswad LA, Bansal R, Lopez R, Florakis GJ.
Cornea. 2012 April;31(4):350-8

Maris PJ Jr, Bansal R. Pigmentary Glaucoma. In: Hema HV, 
Nema N, eds., Recent Advances in Ophthalmology. New Delhi, India: 
Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2011:137-146

Cerulean Fundus: An Unexpected Complication of Cataract Surgery in an Eye with Aqueous Misdirection.
Tsui I, Tsui IK, Auran JD, Fine HF, Maris PJ Jr.
Br J Ophthalmol. 2010 Aug;94(8):1105-6

Intravitreal Injection of Tissue Plasminogen Activator as Treatment for an Occluded Pars Plana Glaucoma Tube.
Tsui I, Airiani S, Wen A, El-Sawy T, Fine HF, Maris PJ Jr.
Clin Ophthalmol. 2009;3:91-3 Epub 2009 Jun 2.

Intracameral Triamcinolone Acetonide as Treatment for Endothelial Allograft Rejection After Penetrating Keratoplasty.
Maris PJ Jr, Correnti AJ, Donnenfeld ED.
Cornea. 2008 Aug;27(7);847-50

[Solitary Albinotic Spot of the Retinal Pigment Epithelium: A Functional and Imaging Study].
Barbazetto IA, Maris PJ Jr, Greenstein VC.
KlinMonblAugenheilkd. 2008 Apr;225(4):295-7

Comparison of Trabeculectomy with Ex-PRESS Miniature Glaucoma Device Implant Under Scleral Flap.
Maris PJ Jr, Ishida K, Netland PA.
J Glaucoma. 2007 Jan;16(1):14-9

Medical Therapy of Pediatric Glaucoma and Glaucoma in Pregnancy
Maris PJ Jr, Mandal AK, Netland PA.
Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2005 Sept; 18(3):461-8