Specialties

Ophthalmology (Board certified since 1999)

At a Glance

  • 1998 Started practicing
  • 20 Years experience
  • 1 OFFICE LOCATION
  • 2 HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

About Dr. Costarides

Anastasios P. Costarides, MD, PhD, was appointed as Interim Director of the Glaucoma Service on April 1, 2016. He serves as the Pamela Humphrey Firman Professor of Ophthalmology in the section of Glaucoma at Emory Eye Center. His clinical practice focuses on the medical and surgical management of patients with glaucoma. Research interests include oxidative stress in the eye. Clinical research interests include evaluating long term outcomes of glaucoma surgeries and glaucoma drug delivery systems.

He has participated in multiple clinical research studies sponsored by both the National Eye Institute and industry. These investigations include the Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study and the Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study. These pivotal studies advanced glaucoma care.

His daily responsibilities include teaching medical students, residents and fellows. He has been the glaucoma fellowship director since 2001.

Dr. Costarides is actively involved in the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. He is currently the Head of the Continuing Medical Education committee for the Georgia Society of Ophthalmology. He was president of this organization in 2010.

Dr. Costarides is the team ophthalmologist for both the Atlanta Falcons and the Atlanta Hawks.

My Clinical Interests

  • cataract surgery
  • glaucoma

Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
1993

INTERNSHIP

University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL
1994

RESIDENCY

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
1997

FELLOWSHIP

Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
1998

Professional Memberships

Georgia Society of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Glaucoma Society

Languages spoken

  • Greek

Honors & Awards

President, Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, 2010

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location(s)

1

Emory Eye Center, Clifton Campus

Emory Clinic at 1365 Clifton Rd
1365 Clifton Rd NE
Bldg B
Atlanta, GA 30322
  • 404-778-2020
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2 Hospital Affiliation(s)

2

Emory University Hospital

1364 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30322
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3

Emory University Hospital Midtown

550 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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Academic Profile

Training

MEDICAL SCHOOL

Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
1993

INTERNSHIP

University of Alabama Hospital, Birmingham, AL
1994

RESIDENCY

Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
1997

FELLOWSHIP

Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
1998

Professional Memberships

Georgia Society of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Glaucoma Society

Languages spoken

  • Greek

Honors & Awards

President, Georgia Society of Ophthalmology, 2010