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Myrowitz, Elliott Howard

Elliott MyrowitzAssistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Optometry & Contact Lens Service

The Wilmer Eye Institute
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine


Dr. Myrowitz sees patients at the Wilmer Eye Institute's Green Spring Station location.

For appointments at Green Spring Station, call: 410-583-2802


  • 1979:  Master of Public Health , The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health
  • 1978:  Doctor of Optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • 1975: Bachelor of Science, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • 1971-74: University of Maryland, College Park

Honor Societies:

  • 1981- Present: Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
  • 1977- Present: Gold Key International (Optometric Leadership)
  • 1974-78: Beta Sigma Kappa (Academic Honor)
  • 1971-72: Phi Eta Sigma (Freshman Scholastic)


  • 2006: Peer selected Optometric Leader, Wilmer Eye Institute
  • 2006: American Academy of Optometry Service Award                                                                                                                     
  • 1978-79: U.S. Public Health Service Traineeship Grant
  • 1978: Vodnoy Clinical Optometry Award
  • 1978:  J. Harold Bailey Award
  • 1978: Vision Service Plan Award
  • 1977: Gold Key International ( Optometric Leadership)
  • 1974-78: Beta Sigma Kappa (Academic Honor)
  • 1971-72: Phi Eta Sigma ( freshman Scholastic)

Professional Employment:

  • 2002 - Present: Assistant Professor, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Medical School                                             
  • 1998 -2002: Instructor, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins Medical School.
  • 1992 -98: Full Time Optometrist, Patuxent Medical Group
  • 1989 -92: Part Time Optometrist, Patuxent Medical Group
  • 1989 -92: Private Practice Optometry, Pikesville, Maryland
  • 1989 - Present: Team Optometrist Baltimore Orioles Major and Minor Leagues
  • 1980-89: Full Time Staff Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1980-82: Part Time Optometric Consultant, Maryland State Department of Correctional Services
  • 1974-78: Part Time Research Assistant to the Public Health Department, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Read Dr. Myrowitz's CV

Dr. Sheila West on the Link Between Smoking and Eye Disease in Women - 7/23/2014

Dr. Pradeep Ramulu and Colleagues Study Relationship Between Vision Loss and Work Status - 7/18/2014

Wilmer Resident Receives Lindstrom Research Grant - 7/11/2014

Four Wilmer Researchers Receive BrightFocus Foundation Awards - 7/10/2014

Dr. Michael Repka Part of Team Researching Telemedicine and ROP - 6/27/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Featured on WBAL-TV - 6/24/2014

Dr. M. Valeria Canto-Soler and Colleagues Use Human Stem Cells to Create Light-Sensitive Retina in a Dish - 6/10/2014

Wilmer's Division of Ocular Immunology Announces "Living With Uveitis" Support Group - 6/10/2014

Dr. Neil Bressler to Speak on Diabetic Retinopathy at National Eye Health Summit and Webcast - 6/10/2014

Dr. Donald Zack Receives a Research to Prevent Blindness Nelson Trust Award for Retinitis Pigmentosa - 6/9/2014

Dr. Michael Boland Leads Study on Effectiveness of Automated Telecommunication-Based Reminders on Adherence to Glaucoma Medication Dosing - 6/4/2014

Dr. Christina Prescott Discusses Summer Eye Protection on Fox 45 News - 6/1/2014

Dr. Jonathan Song Discusses Treatment Options for Pediatric Cataracts - 5/23/2014

Johns Hopkins' Jordan Green Discusses His Work at Wilmer's Translational Tissue Engineering Center - 5/21/2014

Longtime Wilmer Employee Lillie Alston Honored by Hopkins - 5/19/2014

Dr. Richard Semba: Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer - 5/12/2014

Dr. Neil Miller Explains Eye Twitching in The Wall Street Journal - 5/12/2014

Dr. Hendrik Scholl Receives ARVO Award - 5/7/2014


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