Anthony Moore, MBBS

Pediatric ophthalmologist and retinal specialist

Dr. Anthony Moore is an ophthalmologist who cares for both children and adults. His expertise includes strabismus and inherited eye diseases, particularly those affecting the retina, in adults.

In research, Moore's work focuses on identifying genetic changes underlying inherited retinal diseases, particularly those affecting children, and investigating how these changes affect the retina’s structure and function. He is also involved with clinical trials of new therapies for inherited retinal diseases.

Moore earned his medical degree at the University of Oxford. He completed his residency in ophthalmology and a medical retina fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital, an affiliate of University College London. He also completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology at the Hospital for Sick Children, an affiliate of the University of Toronto.

Before joining UCSF, Moore served as the Duke-Elder Chair of Ophthalmology at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology in London. He was also head of the inherited eye disease service and director of the pediatric ophthalmology service at Moorfields Eye Hospital.

Moore has served as president of the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society and vice president of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists. He held a leadership role on the theme of rare inherited eye disorders for the National Institute for Health Research in the United Kingdom. He was elected to the U.K. Academy of Medical Sciences in 2005. He sits on the scientific advisory board of the nonprofit organization Research to Prevent Blindness.

Moore has received numerous awards, including the 2003 Franceschetti Medal from the International Society for Genetic Eye Diseases and Retinoblastoma, 2003 Claffy Memorial Medal of the University of Sydney, 2009 Duke-Elder Medal of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, 2010 Alcon Award and 2011 Doyne Medal. He has published two books, more than 40 book chapters and more than 300 peer-reviewed scientific papers.


Pediatric Ophthalmology
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, Suite M5324
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2800

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University of Oxford 1974


University College London, Ophthalmology 1982


University College London, Medical Retina 1983
University of Toronto, Pediatric Ophthalmology 1984