Timothy G. Murray, MD, MBA is currently the Founding Director/CEO of Ocular Oncology and Retina of Miami Florida. Dr. Murray’s early academic career was focused on the development of an integrated Ocular Oncology service beginning at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. In 2012, Dr. Murray founded the Ocular Oncology and Retina Center in Miami, Florida. Dr. Murray continues as Tenured, Professor Emeritus in Ophthalmology and Radiation Oncology with the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute/Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Murray’s focus on founding the private Ocular Oncology and Retina Center was related to his ongoing pursuit of excellence in clinical care particularly targeted on advanced imaging and treatment technologies. Dr. Murray’s Ocular Oncology and Retina Center continues to provide International, National and Regional care for patients with life- and sight-threatening complex eye disease.
Dr. Murray is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in the combined BA/MD program in 1985, completed his Residency and Chief Residency at the University of California, San Francisco in Ophthalmology and completed both a surgical and research Fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and ocular oncology at the Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Murray expanded his health care focus when he graduated with a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) in 2005. Dr. Murray has published over 300 peer reviewed articles and chapters in the field of vitreoretinal surgery and ocular oncology. Dr. Murray has been recognized with Honor and Senior Honor awards by the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the Retina Society, the American Society of Retinal Specialists (ASRS), and the International Society of Ocular Oncologists (ISOO). Dr. Murray is the President-Elect of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and has served on the Executive Committee of the Retina Society and the International Society of Ocular Oncology. Dr. Murray is a a member of the Macula Society, Club Jules Gonin and a Fellow of ARVO and ABO. Dr. Murray has held key leadership positions in the International Society of Ocular Oncology (ISOO) including Program Chairman for the International Congress of Ocular Oncology.