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Miriam E. Ridley, MD



Miriam E. Ridley, MD

Miriam E. Ridley, MD

Retina/Vitreous Diabetic Eye Disease

Office Locations:

Cotswold
Pineville
Waverly (Available 8/1)

Centers:

Eye Exam Center
Retina Center

Education:

Dr. Ridley completed her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Toronto. She received her M.D. degree from the University of Western Ontario, where she won awards in biochemistry and pharmacology and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She interned at the University of Toronto and studied an additional year of internal medicine before beginning her residency training in ophthalmology. Following her residency, Dr. Ridley was awarded a Baker Foundation scholarship to study retina and vitreous disease at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She completed two years of medical and surgical retina-vitreous training in Philadelphia in 1982. She returned to the University of Toronto to set up the vitreous surgical service at Toronto General Hospital.

Professional Highlights:

Dr. Ridley has been practicing in Charlotte for 25 years. She has authored publications on Coats’ disease, sickle cell retinopathy, Von Hipple-Lindau’s disease, diabetes, ocular lymphoma and retinal surgical pathology.

Specialties:

Diabetic Retinopathy
Retinal Tumors
Vascular Abnormalities
Macular Degeneration
Macular Diseases

Personal Background:

Dr. Ridley's husband, Dr. Frederick Ferris is the clinical director of the National Eye Institute. They both love to cook, golf, ski and garden.

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