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Oliver Douglas Schein, M.D., M.P.H.

Burton and Miriam Grossman Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology


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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

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  • Burton and Miriam Grossman Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes


  • Ophthalmology - Cornea and Anterior Segment


Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7677

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-8179
Fax: 410-614-9651

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-955-7677

10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II
Baltimore, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-2802


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


Oliver Schein, M.D., M.P.H., is the Burton E. Grossman Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and carries a joint appointment in the Department of Epidemiology at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Schein's clinical expertise is in medical and surgical conditions of the anterior segment of the eye including cataract and complications of cataract surgery, corneal scarring and corneal surgery. He is a past author of the American Academy of Ophthalmology's "Preferred Practice Pattern" on Cataract. Research activities are directed toward the epidemiology of major ocular diseases, ophthalmic technology assessment and outcomes research in ophthalmology.

Dr. Schein received his M.D. and M.P.H. degrees from Johns Hopkins University and completed his ophthalmology residency and cornea and external eye disease fellowship at Harvard University's Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He joined the Wilmer faculty in 1988. more

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  • Education +
    • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland) (1981)
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    • Award of Excellence, Alcon Research Institute
    • Max Shapero Award for Corneal Research, American Academy of Optometry
    • Secretariat Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Senior Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology


    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
    • Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
      Director at Large
    • International Society for Contact Lens Research
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