Perin Diana Jr. MD

Perin W. Diana, Jr., MD

Dr. Diana grew up in Connecticut and has lived in the low country for more than 9 years. Prior to starting his practices in CT and in Ridgeland, he served as the ophthalmologist for the U.S. Army Medical Corps in Okinawa for three years (1970-1973).

Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology (Board Certified)


  • M.D., University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1965-1969
  • B.S., Tufts University, 1961-1965

Medical Training

Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich, CT, 1969-1970
Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital, New York, NY, 1973-1976


Full and active licenses in SC, GA and CT.


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Medical Society
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • New England Ophthalmology Society
  • Beaufort County Medical Society
  • Diplomate of National Board of Medical Examiners


  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Tufts University Society of Scholars
  • Alpha Omega Honorary Medical Society
  • Oliver Memorial Prize of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • One of the top 3 Graduating Students at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • American Medical Association Award for Continuing Medical Education

Previous Teaching Positions

  • Instructor, Univerity of Connecticut, Department of Ophthalmology
  • Ophthamology Resident Instructor, University of Connecticut Health Center
  • Medical Instructor for third and fourth year medical students, Medical University of SC


  • Produced teaching film, Insertion of Intra Ocular Lenses, for Ophthamology residents
  • Publushed three articles in Ophthamology literature
    1. Narrow Angle Glaucoma - Surgery
    2. Toxic Amblyopia - Treatment
    3. Open Angle Glaucoma - Treatment