Michael J. Price, M.D.

Medical Director, Mass. Eye and Ear, Malden


Comprehensive Ophthalmology



Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology

578 Main Street
Suite 102
Malden, MA 02148
Phone: 617-573-3202
Accepting New Patients



Dr. Price is a full-time member of the Comprehensive Eye Service at Mass. Eye and Ear with an interest in cataract surgery including the use of toric and presbyopia correcting intraocular lenses.

Dr. Price graduated from McGill University Medical School with awards for the highest standing in surgery and in medicine. He completed his Ophthalmology residency at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. He completed a Fellowship in Medical Retina and Electrophysiology at NYU Medical Center under Dr. Ronald Carr. He then completed a Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the University of Iowa under Dr. Stanley Thompson.

Dr. Price  became Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology  and Neurology at Boston University in 1984 and was appointed Chief of Ophthalmology at Boston City Hospital.

Since 1988, he has been in private practice north of Boston in Malden and has been on the staff of Mass. Eye and Ear since 1995. He was President of the Massachusetts Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons and was a Councilor of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and a member of the Secretariat for State Affairs of the Academy. He is Chair of the Educational Endowment Committee of the New England Ophthalmological Society. He has been appointed as the Medical Director of the Mass. Eye and Ear satellite in Malden.

Clinical Interests

Comprehensive Ophthalmology, cataract surgery including astigmatism and presbyopia correcting implants

Research Interests

Regulatory and governmental issues affecting physician practice


For a full publication list, please see his CV.

Price, M., Judisch, G.F., Thompson, H.S. X-linked congenital stationary nightblindness with myopia and nystagmus without nyctalopia. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus 25:33, 1988.

Drance, S.M., Airaksinen, P.J., Price, M., Schulzer, M., Douglas, G., Tansley, B. The use of psychophysical, structural and electrodiagnostic parameters to identify glaucomatous damage. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmology 225:368, 1987.

Price M, Drance SM, Price M, Schulzer M, Douglas, G. The pattern electroretinogram and visual evoked potential in glaucoma. Graef’s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmology 1985; 226:542-547.

Price, M., Feldman, R.G., Adelberg, D., Kayne, H. Abnormalities in color vision and contrast sensitivity in Parkinson's Disease. Neurology 42:887-890, 1992.

Price, M., Thompson, H.S., Judisch, G.F., Corbett, J. Pupillary constriction to darkness. British Journal of Ophthalmology 69:205, 1985.



  • McGill University, M.D.


  • Ophthalmology, Queen's University and Kingston General Hospital


  • Medical Retinopathy and Electrophysiology, NYU Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital
  • Neuro-ophthalmology, University of Iowa