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Dr. Lloyd Paul Aiello


Ophthalmologist; Director of the Beetham Eye Institute


Diabetic Retinopathy


Professor, Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School


University of Pennsylvania

Graduate School

Boston University

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine


Framingham Union Hospital


Johns Hopkins Hospital Wilmer Institute


Joslin Diabetes Center



Dr. Lloyd Paul Aiello is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and received his M.D. and Ph.D. (biochemistry) degrees from the Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute at Johns Hopkins University and Hospital before coming to the Joslin Diabetes Center. At the Joslin Diabetes Center he completed both a clinical vitreoretinal fellowship and a research fellowship before joining the Joslin staff in 1994. Dr Aiello is Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, Vice Chair for Centers of Excellence at Harvard Department of Ophthalmology, Director of the Beetham Eye Institute of the Joslin Diabetes Center (JDC), Medical Director of Ophthalmology and Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Head of the Section of Eye Research (JDC), Vice President of Ophthalmology at JDC, and Founding Chair of the National Eye Institute Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. He has served as Chair for the Lions Club International SightFirst Diabetic Retinopathy Research Program Review Panel, the Complications Section, of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Medical Science Review Committee and the Clinical Investigation Section of the JDRF.

Dr. Lloyd P. Aiello