George Par, MD


George Par, M.D. is a board-certified and fellowship-trained vitreoretinal surgery specialist. He graduated magna cum laude and received his Bachelor of Arts degree in biochemistry at New York University in New York, New York. He received his Doctorate of Medicine from New York University School of Medicine with a combined Research Honors program focusing on retinal disease. After his preliminary internal medicine year, he completed ophthalmology residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center. He then went on to complete a 2-year vitreoretinal surgery fellowship at Rush University Medical Center, Illinois Retina Associates in Chicago, Illinois.

 Dr. Par has been seeing patients with Wolfe Eye Clinic since 2016 with a focus on medical and surgical management of the retina, including advanced treatments for exudative and nonexudative age-related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular occlusion, macular hole, macular pucker and retinal detachment. He is interested in retinal imaging, clinical trials, and innovative vitreoretinal surgical techniques.

Dr. Par is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has published numerous articles and scientific papers and is currently involved as a clinical investigator in several clinical trials and studies on exudative and nonexudative age-related macular degeneration as well as diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Par has been invited to present his research at national and international meetings. He enjoys engaging in peer-to-peer educational meetings both locally and nationally, sharing information about retinal disease states, new products and offering forum for discussion. 

Dr. Par and his wife enjoy spending time outdoors and traveling with their three daughters.

Meet Dr. George Par – Central Iowa Retina Specialist

Medical Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists