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John D Gottsch, M.D.

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Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology

Professor of Ophthalmology

Male

Expertise: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Corneal Ulcer, Ophthalmology

Research Interests: Inherited Ophthalmic Diseases; Fuchs Dystrophy

Locations

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Appointment Phone: 410-955-5490

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-614-2816

Background

John D. Gottsch, M.D., is the Margaret C. Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Gottsch specializes in the management of hereditary corneal disorders such as Fuchs' dystrophy, the surgical treatment of cataract and complications of cataract surgery, and corneal transplantation surgery. His clinical practice involves the medical treatment of allergic eye diseases and severe corneal inflammation from rheumatoid and other related disorders, including Mooren''s ulcer. His research interests include determining the gene expression of the cornea and the genetic basis for hereditary corneal diseases such as Fuchs' dystrophy.

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Titles

  • Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of South Alabama College of Medicine (1980)

Residencies

  • Baylor College of Medicine / Ophthalmology (1984)

Fellowships

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Cornea and External Diseases (1985)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1988)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trial Keywords

Fuchs

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