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Kraig Scot Bower, MD

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Green Spring Station

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  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Centers & Institutes

  • Wilmer Eye Institute


Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery

Research Interests

ocular microbiology; teleophthalmology; ocular trauma; refractive surgery


Dr. Kraig Scot Bower is an associate professor of ophthalmology and the director of refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist and specializes in refractive surgery, cornea and external diseases of the eye and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Bower is a retired Army colonel, Medical Corps. From 2001 to 2010, he was the director of refractive surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and served as the Army's refractive surgery subject matter expert, advising the Army Surgeon General on laser refractive surgery and managing the Army's Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program.


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American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
International Society of Refractive Surgeons
American College of Surgeons, Fellow
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    • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School ( Dallas TX ) (1984)


    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Ophthalmology ( Pittsburgh PA ) (1995)


    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center/Cornea and External Diseases ( Pittsburgh PA ) (1996)


    • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology (2007)
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Green Spring Station
    10753 Falls Road
    Pavilion II
    Baltimore, MD 21093
    Appointment Phone: 410-583-2802
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    Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute at Bel Air
    620 Boulton Street
    Parris/Castoro Eye & Laser Center
    Bel Air, MD 21014
    Appointment Phone: 410-893-0480


    • Ophthalmology

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