Monte D. Mills, MD Monte D. Mills, MD, is Chief of the Division of Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Areas of Expertise: Pediatric ophthalmology, Pediatric glaucoma Locations: Main Campus; Specialty Care & Surgery Center, Bucks County Phone: 215-590-2791 Background Monte D. Mills, MD, is the Director of Ophthalmology and Mabel E. Leslie Endowed Chair of Pediatric Ophthalmology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is also Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the Scheie Eye Institute and the University of Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Mills received his medical degree in 1988 from the Baylor College of Medicine, with high honor. After completing a residency in ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Harvard Medical School, he was trained in the Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Children's Hospital of Boston. Dr. Mills was a member of the faculty of the University of Wisconsin and director of Pediatric Ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison, WI, prior to joining The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in 2000. Dr. Mills has published articles and book chapters on topics involving pediatric eye and vision disorders, strabismus and eye surgery. He has presented clinical research on many topics in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at national and international meetings, and served as associate editor of the Journal of the Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the major clinical journal in his field, from 1994-2000. Currently, his clinical research interests include pediatric strabismus and strabismus surgery, retinopathy of prematurity, telemedicine, eye manifestations of pediatric disease, pediatric cataracts and pediatric glaucoma. Dr. Mills sees patients and performs surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinic in Philadelphia, and at CHOP’s Specialty Care & Surgery Center in Bucks County, PA. Education and Training Medical SchoolMD - Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX InternshipTransitional Internship - St. Joseph Hospital, Houston, TX ResidencyOphthalmology - Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA FellowshipPediatric Ophthalmology - Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Board CertificationOphthalmologyGraduate DegreeMS - University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI Titles and Academic Titles Chief, Division of OphthalmologyMabel E. Leslie Endowed Chair in Pediatric OphthalmologyProfessor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Conditions Treated Amblyopia (Lazy Eye) Childhood Glaucoma Conjunctivitis Corneal AbrasionsCrossed-Eyes (Strabismus)KeratitisRetinopathy of PrematurityUveitis Departments and Services Division of OphthalmologyCenter for Cornelia de Lange Syndrome and Related Diagnoses Research Interests Pediatric strabismus, all types, styles and angles Pediatric glaucoma Systemic pediatric diseases affecting the eye Retinopathy of Prematurity Publications Papers2018 Revere KE, Binenbaum G, Li J, Mills MD, Katowitz WR, Katowitz JA. Simultaneous versus sequential ptosis and strabismus surgery in children. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018;34(3):280-283. 2014 Aleman TS, Brodie F, Mills MD, et al. Retinal Structure in Cobalamin C Disease: Mechanistic and Therapeutic Implications. Ophthalmic Genet. 2014 Feb 10. 2013 Wang L, Kallem V, Mills MD, et al. Interactive retinal vessel extraction by integrating vessel tracing and graph search. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2013;16(Pt 2):567-74. Lerman MA, Burnham JM, Mills MD, et al. Response of pediatric uveitis to tumor necrosis factor-α inhibitors. J Rheumatol. 2013 Aug;40(8):1394-403. 2012 Ghodasra DH, Thuangtong A, Mills MD, et al. The rate of change in retinal vessel width and tortuosity in eyes at risk for retinopathy of prematurity. J AAPOS. 2012 Oct;16(5):431-6. Khitri MR, Mills MD, Ying GS, Davidson SL, Quinn GE. Visual acuity outcomes in pediatric glaucomas. J AAPOS. 2012 Aug;16(4):376-81. Kwon JY, Ghodasra DH, Mills MD, et al. Retinal vessel changes after laser treatment for retinopathy of prematurity. J AAPOS. 2012 Aug;16(4):350-3. 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