Steven J. Gedde, MD, is Professor of Ophthalmology and Vice Chair of Education at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.  He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  Dr. Gedde completed his residency training in ophthalmology at Wills Eye Hospital, where he also served as Chief Resident.  His clinical glaucoma fellowship was done at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Dr. Gedde has lectured nationally and internationally.  He has authored or coauthored more than 300 articles, book chapters, and abstracts.  He is Editor of the second edition of Curbside Consultation in Glaucoma: 49 Clinical Questions, and he has served on the Editorial Boards for Ophthalmology, Journal of Academic Ophthalmology, EyeNet, Ocular Surgery News, Ophthalmology Management, and EyeWorld.  Dr. Gedde has been listed among America’s Top Doctors, Best Doctors in America, and Florida Super Doctors.  He received an Achievement Award in 2006, Senior Achievement Award in 2012, and Secretariat Award in 2017 from the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  He has served as the Residency Program Director at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute since 1999.  He was selected as the Excellence in Health Care Educator of the Year in 2009, and he received the Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education in 2016.  Dr. Gedde joined the Board of Directors of the American Board of Ophthalmology in 2017.  He is also a study chairman for the Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (TVT) Study and Primary Tube Versus Trabeculectomy (PTVT) Study, multicenter randomized clinical trials comparing tube shunt surgery with trabeculectomy.