Dr. Peter Zloty is a board certified and fellowship trained ophthalmologist specializing in Corneal Transplants, Refractive Surgery and Cataracts. He is also fellowship-trained in the treatment of Corneal & External Disease and has significant experience in performing surgical procedures, such as corneal transplants and lamellar techniques, including DSAEK, DMEK and DALK.
Dr. Zloty attended Rensselaer in Troy, NY in an accelerated undergraduate degree program in biomedicine. He then transferred to the Albany Medical College in Albany, NY earning a B.S. in 1982 and M.D. in 1984. After medical school he interned at the Albany Medical Center Hospital. Next, an active duty tour in the U.S. Navy earned him the rank of Lieutenant Commander and a Sea Service Medal.
Active duty service was performed stateside in the Newport Naval Hospital Emergency Medicine Department and Brig Medical Service, and at sea as an intensive care physician. Dr. Zloty then returned to Albany for a 3-year residency in ophthalmology. He was then hired as a clinical instructor, staffing the first year resident’s clinic, and concurrently served as a fellow in Corneal and External disease, under Michael W. Belin, M.D.
While in private practice in Dothan, Alabama he continued to teach externs from The UAB School of Optometry, as well as national and international courses and symposia. He is an instructor at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting for the Boston keratoprosthesis and has lectured on both a national and international level and has contributed several publications to research and technology in his specialized field. Dr. Zloty also travelled to Honduras and East Timor on multiple occasions to perform medical and surgical humanitarian mission work.
Dr. Zloty is an accomplished anterior segment and refractive surgeon, and applies the most current refractive techniques and technology available for his surgical patients-cataract, LASIK (blade free), & PRK. His interests include ocular surface diseases and immunology of the eye, and ocular trauma. He has been providing these consultative and surgical ophthalmic services to patients in the Mobile & Baldwin County, Alabama community since 2010. Dr. Zloty is one of the top ophthalmology doctors in the Eastern Shore area. Ophthalmology patients are very satisfied with Dr. Zloty; he has a five star rating on both Healthgrades.com and Betterdoctor.com.
Dr. Zloty has been recognized as one of the recipients of the APAO Achievement Award in 2019 for his contributions and dedication to the scientific programs of the APAO Annual Congresses.