Dr. Peter Joseph Savino MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Peter Savino is an ophthalmologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with UC San Diego Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Bologna and has been in practice for 39 years. He is one of 17 doctors at UC San Diego Health System who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Office Location

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

UC San Diego Health System

Education & Medical Training

District of Columbia General Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1971 - 1972

Georgetown University Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1970 - 1971

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1973 - 1974

Westchester Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1969 - 1969

University of Bologna
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

PA State Medical License
Active through 2012

Publications & Presentations

Nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy.
Buono, L.M., Foroozan, R., Sergott, R.C., Savino, P.J.

Is normal tension glaucoma actually an unrecognized hereditary optic neuropathy? New evidence from genetic analysis.
Buono, L.M., Foroozan, R., Sergott, R.C., Savino, P.J.

Acute demyelinating optic neuritis.
Foroozan, R., Buono, L.M., Savino, P.J., Sergott, R.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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