Carla Territo, MD

 Areas of Expertise/Procedures

Dr. Territo specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of a wide range of medical and surgical retina conditions and performs the following:

  • Diabetic Bleeding
  • Dry and Wet Macular Degeneration
  • Swelling of the Retina
  • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
  • Macular Pucker
  • Posterior Vitreous Detachment
  • Retinal Tears and Detachments
  • Inflammation and Infection of the Retina

Dr. Carla Territo is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist who is fellowship trained in the medical and surgical care of the Retina. Originally from the East Coast, she earned her medical degree from Hahnemann University in Philadelphia and then completed pre-residency training at the prestigious Wills Eye Hospital. She moved to the Mid-West for Ophthalmology specialty training at Cook County Hospital in Chicago and then completed a Medical Retina fellowship at Northwestern University there. She went on to complete an additional two-year Surgical Retina fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas before moving to Saint Louis to practice. She is a partner at Retina Associates of St. Louis and has been providing Retina care for STL Vision since 2014. Dr. Territo provides care for all diseases of the retina including diabetic bleeding, macular degeneration, and retinal detachments. She enjoys travel and spending time at the Jersey Shore.


  • Undergraduate: Bachelor of Arts, Chemistry, Georgetown University, Washington D.C.
  • Medical: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Pre-Residency: Ocular Oncology, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency:  Cook Country Hospital, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship:  Medical Retina, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


  • Missouri State Medical License
  • Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology


  • Partner, Retina Associates of St. Louis
  • Retina Specialist for STL Vision

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • American Society of Retina Specialist


  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honors Society
  • “Best Doctor” Recipient, St. Louis Magazine

Hospital/Surgery Center Affiliations

  • St. Louis Eye Surgery and Laser Center, Des Peres, MO


6680 Chippewa
Suite 220
St. Louis, MO 63109
Phone: 314-351-0101
Fax: 314-351-4697

Opening hours:
Mon: 8:30am – 5pm
Tue: 8:30am – 6pm
Wed: 8:30am – 5pm
Thur: 8:30am – 5pm
Fri: 8:30am – 5pm
Closed weekends