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Ophthalmology Residency Program

The Wilmer Ophthalmology Residency Program is one of the premier ophthalmology training programs in the country.  Internationally recognized faculty, outstanding facilities, the resources of two major teaching hospitals, a large and varied patient population, and, most importantly, superb residents- combine to provide an environment in which residents become skilled medical and surgical ophthalmologists.

Whether they become clinician-educators, research scientists, business leaders in ophthalmology, or private practitioners, Wilmer graduates are consistently among the leaders in their field. 

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Director, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

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McDonnell, Peter J, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of The Wilmer Eye Institute
William Holland Wilmer Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Ophthalmology
Research Interests: ophthalmology, cornea/anterior segment disease, corneal disorders, corneal dystrophies, external diseases of the eye, laser surgery, refractive surgery, corneal disease, microbial keratitis, nanotechnology

Residency Program Director

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Boland, Michael Vincent, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Joint Appointment in Health Sciences Informatics
Director of Information Technology, Wilmer Eye Institute; Residency Program Director, Wilmer Eye Institute
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Surgery, Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Glaucoma, Medical Informatics, Optic Nerve Imaging

Associate Program Directors

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Mahoney, Nicholas Robert, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Appointment Phone: 410-955-1112
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Ocular Plastics, Ophthalmology, Orbital Trauma, Orbital Tumors, Thyroid Eye Disease
Photo of Dr. Fasika Ambachew Woreta, M.D., M.P.H.

Woreta, Fasika Ambachew, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Appointment Phone: 410-955-5650
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Ophthalmology

Division Education Chairs

Cornea, Cataract and External Diseases

Contact Lenses


Low Vision


Ophthalmic Optics

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus



Residency Program Coordinator

Cathy Taylor

Cathy Taylor
The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
600 N Wolfe Street
Wilmer B20
Baltimore, Maryland 21287