Vitreoretinal Physician & Surgeon

Specializing in Diagnosis and Medical/Surgical Management of All Conditions of the Retina and Vitreous


Dr. Peter Karth specializes treatment and management of vitreoretinal disease. In the clinic, Dr. Karth and his team provide cutting-edge patient care and the unparalleled patient experience in the diagnosis and treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal vascular occlusions and all retinal conditions. Surgically, his focus is minimally invasive small incision sutureless and painless retinal surgery for delicate retinal pathologies such as floaters removal, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, macular pucker, as well as complex retinal detachments and surgical diabetic disease, Dr. Karth leverages his experience to focus on successful outcomes and a superior patient experience at every step. 

Dr. Peter Karth's long association with the Stanford University has been long standing. First receiving his Vitreoretinal Fellowship training at Stanford University, then as an Assistant Clinical Professor and Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor on the Stanford University faculty.  


Click to read this very positive endorsement and welcome to Dr. Karth, from Jeff Goldberg MD, Chairman of the Stanford University Department of Ophthalmology.  Thanks for your kind words, Jeff!    

Click here to see Dr. Karth on the Stanford departmental webpage for Adjunct Faculty.

We are pleased that [Dr. Karth] will remain associated with the Department of Ophthalmology… Please join me in wishing him the very best!
— Jeff Goldberg MD, Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at Stanford University
I am thrilled with the outcome of the events leading to this appointment. I look forward to my ongoing association with Stanford Ophthalmology.
— Peter Karth, MD, MBA, Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Stanford Univeristy

Peter A. Karth, MD, MBA

Peter A. Karth, MD, MBA


Peter A. Karth, MD, MBA is a board-certified ophthalmologist and vitreoretinal physician and surgeon.  Dr. Karth has had excellent training and extensive experience in ophthalmologic and retinal disease and surgery. He completed his Vitreoretinal Fellowship training at Stanford University, and subsequently joined the clinical faculty as an Assistant Clinical Professor, as well as serving on the teaching faculty at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University as a Adjunct Assistant Clinical Professor. He previously completed his surgically intense ophthalmology residency at Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Karth attended University of Illinois at Chicago for medical school, while concurrently completing his MBA degree at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Dr. Peter Karth has contributed to many popular and peer-reviewed ophthalmic publications and has given many research presentations at national and international conferences. He consults for Silicon Valley's most prestigious tech firms, including Google and Apple. Dr Karth is interested in medical device/drug innovation.  Above all else, Dr. Peter Karth is a devoted clinician and surgeon.

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Dr. Karth is amazing! ... Highly recommended doctor!
— Roberta (real patient review)