Dr. Peddada is a board-certified ophthalmologist with training in vitreoretinal surgery. Dr. Peddada completed a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering and Doctor of Medicine at Saint Louis University. During his senior undergraduate project in biomedical engineering, Dr. Peddada patented a Foreign Body Location and Retrieval Device (US Patent 8,768,435). He developed his interest in ophthalmology during his education by leading a chapter of Unite for Sight. Dr. Peddada worked to provide much-needed eye care to underserved communities in St. Louis.
Dr. Peddada did ophthalmology residency in Sinai Hospital in Baltimore followed by vitreoretinal surgery fellowship in University of Virginia. During his training, Dr. Peddada published multiple peer-reviewed manuscripts. He also participated in clinical trials such as OAKS and DERBY, which have led to the approval of the first FDA-approved treatment for geographic atrophy. He is currently a retina section tutor for Eye to Eye, a small company that prepares young ophthalmologists to succeed in their oral board examinations.
Dr. Peddada practices full-scope medical and surgical management of vitreoretinal disease including diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, retinal detachments, macular hole, and uveitis. Dr. Peddada has a keen interest to build up the retina clinical trial division at Clemson Eye. He hopes to soon bring our patients access to new and emerging therapies in Phase 3 and 4 clinical trials.
Dr. Peddada is married and expecting his first child, a baby boy, due November 2023. His interests include skiing, traveling, and trying new restaurants.