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Oliver Douglas Schein, MD

Burton and Miriam Grossman Professor of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology

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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

  • Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality
  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research


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.


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Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

International Society for Contact Lens Research

Director at Large, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists

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  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1981)


    • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Ophthalmology (Boston MA ) (1987)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (1984)


    • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Cornea and External Diseases (Boston MA ) (1988)


    • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (1990)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1984)
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    Alcon Research Institute Award of Excellence
    American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award
    American Academy of Optometry Max Shapero Award for Corneal Research
    American Academy of Ophthalmology Secretariat Award
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8179
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-7677
    Fax: 410-614-9651
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Green Spring Station
    10753 Falls Road
    Pavilion II
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    Phone: 410-583-2802
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-7677
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    • Ophthalmology - Cornea and Anterior Segment Service

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