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Prem S. Subramanian, MD PhD

Prem Sagar Subramanian, MD PhD
Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology Division
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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Specializing In: Infants (up to 1 year), Adolescents (12-18 years), Children (1-11 years), Adults (18+ years)

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bethesda

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Titles

  • Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology Division
  • Director, Thyroid Eye Disease Center
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Neurology

Centers & Institutes

  • Multiple Sclerosis Center
  • Neurofibromatosis Center
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Center
  • Pituitary Center
  • Wilmer Eye Institute

Expertise

Cranial Nerve Palsies, Double Vision, Intracranial Hypertension, Multiple Sclerosis, Ophthalmology, Optic Nerve Disease, Orbital Tumors, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Skull Base Tumors, Strabismus, Thyroid Eye Disease, Venous Sinus Stenosis

Research Interests

Effects of diplopia on quality of life; Traumatic brain injury; Optic Nerve Regeneration

Biography

Prem S. Subramanian, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor of ophthalmology, neurology and neurosurgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute, chief of the neuro-ophthalmology division and director of the Thyroid Eye Disease Center at Wilmer's Bethesda office. He specializes in neuro-ophthalmology, with special interest in the treatment of thyroid eye disease, disorders that cause double vision in adults and orbital and skull base tumors. His clinical practice includes patients with all types of disorders of the optic nerve and orbit. Dr. Subramanian is the principal investigator in clinical trials on treatments for thyroid eye disease and idiopathic intracranial hypertension and is conducting research on how to treat vision problems in patients with traumatic brain injury. He performs surgery for tumors of the orbit, thyroid exophthalmos, and strabismus.

Dr. Subramanian received his M.D. and Ph.D. (in molecular and human genetics) degrees from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed an internship and ophthalmology residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and then completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. Dr. Subramanian served as director of neuro-ophthalmology at Walter Reed for four years before joining the Wilmer faculty in 2007.

Languages

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology
North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society
Sigma Xi

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Pseudotumor cerebri (idiopathic intracranial hypertension)
  • Optic neuritis
  • NAION

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Baylor College of Medicine ( Houston TX ) (1997)

    Residencies

    • Walter Reed Army Medical Center/Ophthalmology ( Washington DC ) (2001)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine/Neuro - ophthalmology ( Baltimore MD ) (2003)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (2002)
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    Meet Dr. Subramanian

    Dr. Prem Subramanian is an ophthalmologist specializing in neuro-ophthalmology, including thyroid eye disease, disorders that cause double vision in adults, and orbital and skull base tumors. Visit http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/wilmer/services/neuro_ophthalmology.html

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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bethesda
    7315 Wisconsin Ave.
    West Tower, Suite 610
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    Phone: 240-482-1100
    Appointment Phone: 240-482-1100
    Fax: 240-482-1105

    Department/Division

    • Ophthalmology - Neuro-Ophthalmology

    For Research Inquiries Contact

    Priscilla Bell, 410-502-3213

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