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Ramulu, Pradeep

Pradeep Ramulu

Assistant Professor
Glaucoma Division, The Wilmer Eye Institute

The Wilmer Eye Insititute, Woods 327
Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Business Phone: (410) 955-6050

Pradeep Y. Ramulu M.D. Ph.D, was born in Chicago and received his bachelor’s degree at Stanford University. He completed his medical degree at Johns Hopkins Medical School, where he has also received a Masters degree in Clinical Investigation and a PhD in Molecular Biology and Genetics. After his ophthalmic residency at the Wilmer Institute, he did a glaucoma fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. He joined the Wilmer Glaucoma faculty in 2006, where he specializes in caring for both routine and complex glaucomas, including glaucomas requiring repeat operations, glaucoma occurring in the context of corneal or retinal disease, and glaucoma occurring in newborns and young children.

He has authored over 20 chapters and articles, and has reviewed articles for 10 journals. He has received grant support for his work from numerous agencies, including the National Eye Institute, the National Institute of Aging, the American Glaucoma Society, and the Wilmer Eye Institute Professorial Pool. He has also received the Secretariat Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has been named a Heed Fellow in Ophthalmology (Heed Foundation) and a Dennis W. Jahnigen Scholar (American Geriatric Society). For the last 2 years, he has served as a consultant to the Food and Drug Administration regarding the approval of the latest surgical devices

Dr. Ramulu’s research focuses primarily on how glaucoma affects the individual.  Specifically, he has studied the types of difficulties that glaucoma patients experience with regards to reading, walking, falling, driving, and travelling outside the home. His long-term interests are to understand when and how glaucoma should be treated based on a more complete understanding of how patient are affected by their disease. Additionally, his work is geared towards developing rehabilitative strategies for individuals with severe vision loss from glaucoma, and in developing recommendations to increase the safety and quality of life of all individuals with glaucoma. 

He has spearheaded several efforts to improve the education of physicians in training at Johns Hopkins. With the support of the other Glaucoma faculty, he has begun a glaucoma surgical training program to increase the quality of surgery by trainees performing their earliest glaucoma surgeries. He is also pioneering and validating novel methods for improving the glaucoma education given to physicians in training.

Dr. Ramulu’s free time is largely devoted to shuttling his 8-year old son and 5 year old daughter to their numerous extracurricular activities. He is an avid gardener, and works very hard to attract hummingbirds, songbirds, and butterflies into his yard.

Meet Dr. Ramulu

Dr. Ramulu sees patients at Wilmer's Johns Hopkins Hospital location.

For appointments at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, call 410-955-6052

Read Dr. Ramulu's CV

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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