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John D Gottsch, MD

Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes

  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research


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

Research Interests

Fuchs Dystrophy; Inherited Ophthalmic Diseases


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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  • Fuchs
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    • University of South Alabama College of Medicine (Mobile AL ) (1980)


    • Baylor College of Medicine / Ophthalmology (Houston TX ) (1984)


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


    • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (1988)
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-7929
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-5490
    Fax: 410-614-2816
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    • Ophthalmology - Cornea and Anterior Segment

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