To make an appointment, call 314-362-2020.

Washington University ocular oncologists treat patients with eye cancer including:

  • Uveal melanoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Iris tumors
  • Ocular cancer
  • Ocular melanoma
  • Intraocular tumors

The team works closely with leading experts in radiation oncology, pathology, medical oncology, radiology and other fields to provide innovative, comprehensive care for eye tumor patients.

Our ocular oncologists provide compassionate patient care to you and your loved ones.

Ocular oncology tests and treatment

Our ocular oncologists use the latest testing available to detect eye cancer and eye tumors including:

  • Ultrasound
  • Flurescein angiography
  • Indocyanine Green (ICG) angiography
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsy
  • Molecular testing

The ocular oncologists and their team can provide a variety of treatment options, including:

  • Observation
  • Cryotherapy
  • Laser photocoagulation
  • Transpupillary Thermotherapy (TTT)
  • Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)
  • Plaque radiotherapy
  • External beam radiotherapy
  • Local tumor resection
  • Chemotherapy
  • Enucleation

For more information on eye cancer tests and treatments, or to find an ocular oncologist. Visit the Ophthalmology Department website.

Gregg T. Lueder

Gregg T. Lueder, MD

Eye Cancer
Pediatric Ophthalmology

St. Louis Children’s Hospital
St. Louis Children’s Specialty Care Center – West County

Kisha Piggott

Kisha Piggott, MD, PhD

Eye Cancer
Retina Disease

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health
450 N. New Ballas Rd. Building

Kumar Rao, MD

P. Kumar Rao, MD, MBA

Eye Cancer
Retina Disease

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health
Center for Advanced Medicine – South County