Dr. Peter D. Murr, raised in nearby Pennington, NJ, completed a double major in Chemistry and Cell Biology & Neuroscience in the Rutgers College Honors Program, during which he was accepted into the accelerated BA/MD program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. As a student, he completed clinical rotations at the old Princeton Hospital on Witherspoon St, and had the privilege of going to Wills Eye Hospital to learn ocular oncology with the Shields and ocular pathology with Dr. Ralph Eagle. Dr. Murr completed his internship in Internal Medicine at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, Puerto Rico, before completing his Ophthalmology residency at Medstar Georgetown University Hospital/Washington Hospital Center in Washington, DC. During residency, Dr. Murr received excellent clinical and surgical training, and enjoyed providing care to our active duty service members and their families at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and Andrews Air Force Base.
Dr. Murr is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Murr provides comprehensive ophthalmology services, cataract surgery, in-office laser and minor procedures, speaks intermediate Mandarin, and is bilingual English/Spanish. Dr. Murr enjoys reading, soccer, and tennis. Dr. Murr has had the honor of performing cataract surgery on the parents and siblings of other ophthalmologists, as well as multiple family members and friends of staff members, and his own ophthalmic technician.