Bruce J. Keyser, MD

    Dr. Bruce J. Keyser joined NJRetina in 1996. Dr. Keyser received his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College, graduating cum laude with high distinction. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, where he was the recipient of a Jefferson Research Scholarship, a National Institute of Health Levine Research Grant, and a Measy Academic Scholarship. He was also elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha and Hobart Amory Hare Honor Medical Societies.

    Dr. Keyser continued his training at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia for his residency in ophthalmology, followed by a fellowship in vitreoretinal disease and surgery.

    Dr. Keyser is a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey / Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, where he regularly teaches and lectures to medical students. He is on the medical staff of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ, and Kimball Medical Center in Lakewood, NJ.

    Dr. Keyser has researched, published, and presented at national meetings on a range of topics, including diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vascular occlusion, retinal detachment surgery, small-gauge vitrectomy surgery, uveitis, and choroidal melanoma. He has served as a reviewer for the Archives of Ophthalmology and the American Journal of Ophthalmology.

    Dr. Keyser has been an investigator for numerous national clinical investigational studies, including acting as a Principal Investigator for the Complications of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (CAPT) Study, the Miravant Photodynamic Therapy Study, and the Vitrase for Vitreous Hemorrhage Study.


    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American Society of Retina Specialists
    • Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology
    • New Jersey Academy of Ophthalmology
    • New Jersey Retina Society
    • Wills Eye Hospital Society
    • American Medical Association