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Michael Xavier Repka, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Practice, Wilmer Eye Institute
Professor of Ophthalmology

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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  • Vice Chair for Clinical Practice, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Chief, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
  • Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Pediatrics

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  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research


Ophthalmology, Pediatric Eye Diseases

Research Interests

Neuro-ophthalmology in children; Cataract in infants and children; Strabismus; Amblyopia


Michael X. Repka, M.D., is the David L. Guyton, M.D., and Feduniak Family Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, retinopathy of prematurity and pediatric neuro-ophthalmology. His clinical practice includes an interest in the management of strabismus and amblyopia. In these areas, he has a special interest in using alternatives to patching for the management of amblyopia and using strabismus surgery, botulinum toxin and adjustable sutures to treat strabismus. He also performs cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation on children with cataracts and has a special interest in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology involving normal and abnormal visual development and the effect of injury and tumor on the visual system of the child.

Dr. Repka received his M.D. degree from Thomas Jefferson University and completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital. He completed fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and joined the faculty in 1985. In addition to his clinical responsibilities, Dr. Repka is the vice chair for clinical practice at Wilmer.


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    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia PA ) (1979)


    • Wills Eye Hospital / Ophthalmology (Philadelphia PA ) (1983)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Ophthalmology (Baltimore MD ) (1985)


    • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (2006)
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10753 Falls Road
    Pavilion II
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    Phone: 410-583-2800
    Appointment Phone: 410-583-2800
    Fax: 410-583-2807
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    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8314
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-8314
    Fax: 410-955-0809
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    • Ophthalmology - Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
    • Ophthalmology - Neuro-Ophthalmology

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