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Sharon Denise Solomon, MD

Katharine M. Graham Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Katharine M. Graham Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • Wilmer Eye Institute Research


Diabetic Retinopathy, Epiretinal Membranes, Macular Degeneration, Age-Related, Macular Disorders, Macular Holes, Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Vein Occlusion

Research Interests

Macular holes; Diabetic Retinopathy; Age-Related Macular Degeneration


Sharon D. Solomon, M.D., is the Katharine M. Graham Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. A retina specialist and board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Solomon's clinical expertise includes medical and surgical treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, and retinal tears and detachment. Dr. Solomon has a large national and international referral practice at Wilmer.

Dr. Solomon's has served as principal investigator at Wilmer on a number of NIH-sponsored clinical trials through the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRN). As a co-investigator for the Wilmer Photograph Reading Center, Dr. Solomon has participated in the Submacular Surgery Trials for age-related macular degeneration. She has numerous publications from her clinical trials involvement.

Dr. Solomon received her bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Harvard University and her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, where she also completed her residency in ophthalmology. She completed her surgical retina fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute prior to joining the faculty.


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American Board of Ophthalmology
Alpha Omega Alpha
Society of Heed Fellows
American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
American Society of Retina Specialists
Retina Society
Macula Society

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    • University of California San Francisco (San Francisco CA ) (1996)


    • University of California San Francisco / Ophthalmology (San Francisco CA ) (2000)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Retina (Baltimore MD ) (2002)


    • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (2012)
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-614-6908
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518
    Fax: 410-614-2186
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Green Spring Station
    10753 Falls Road
    Pavilion II
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    Phone: 410-614-6908
    Appointment Phone: 410-583-2802
    Fax: 410-614-2186
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