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Excellence in Vitreo-Retinal Diseases and Surgery since 1979
matthew cunningham, md, retina specialist
florida retina institute, doctor cunningham, ophthalmologist
american board of ophthalmology
national board of medical examiners

Research Experiences

Dr. Cunningham has extensive experience with research during his career. In medical school, he spent time at the National Eye Institute’s Laboratory of Ocular Immunology. During residency, he performed multiple research projects in the Ocular Surface Center at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Cunningham has a particular interest in clinical trials. He currently serves as the Research Director at Florida Retina Institute, and is the Principal Investigator for multiple clinical trials including: Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCR) Protocol W, Protocol AC, and Protocol AD; Clearside TOPAZ Study; Allergan Phase 3 Abicipar Pegol; Chengdu Study for Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

Dr. Cunningham is available for Patients at our Locations in

About Matthew A. Cunningham, MD

Doctor Cunningham holds a Bachelors of Science degree from the University of Florida and earned his medical degree, Cum Laude with Honors in Research, from the University of Florida College of Medicine.

He completed an internship and ophthalmology residency at Baylor College of Medicine. Following residency training, Dr. Cunningham completed a fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery and diseases at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Dr. Cunningham serves as an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Cunningham enjoys traveling, biking, cardiovascular and weight training. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, children and friends.

Doctor Cunningham joined Florida Retina Institute in 2013.