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Akrit Singh Sodhi, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Languages: English, Spanish

Expertise: Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Epiretinal Membranes, Macular Degeneration (Age-Related), Macular Holes, Macular Puckers, Ophthalmology, Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy, Retina, Medical Diseases, Retina, Surgical Diseases, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Vitrectomy, Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Service ...read more

Research Interests: ocular tumors; pathological angiogenesis

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Columbia
Appointment Phone: 410-910-2330

10700 Charter Drive
Charter Medical Pavilion
Columbia, MD 21044 map

Background

Akrit Sodhi, M.D, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in the medical and surgical management of vitreoretinal diseases.

Dr. Sodhi obtained his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California at Davis. He interned at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and completed his ophthalmology residency training at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins in 2008, followed by a fellowship in retina at Wilmer while also serving as chief resident. He joined the Wilmer faculty in 2010. Dr. Sodhi’s research interests, currently sponsored by a grant from the National Eye Institute, include the examination of the role of hypoxia inducible factor (HIF) in ocular disease.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Education

Degrees

  • MD, University of California Davis School of Medicine (2001)

Residencies

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Ophthalmology (2008)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (2009)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Identification of novel diagnostic markers and therapeutic targets that lead to new and more effective treatments for retinal and choroidal vascular diseases, including diabetic eye disease, age-related macular degeneration, retinal vein occlusions, sickle cell retinopathy, congenital retinal vascular diseases (e.g., Coats Disease), and intraocular tumors (e.g., von Hippel-Lindau hemangioblastoma and uveal melanoma).

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