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Sikder, Shameema

Shameema Sikder

  Medical Director, Wilmer at Bethesda

  Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  Cataract Surgery Education Champion

  The Wilmer Eye Institute
  The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dr. Shameema Sikder is an assistant professor of ophthalmology and cataract surgery education champion at the Wilmer Eye Institute. She specializes in corneal disorders, including Fuchs dystrophy and keratoconus; refractive surgery; cataract, and external eye diseases. Dr. Sikder's clinical interests include surgical treatments for corneal diseases, such as endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK, DSAEK), complex cataracts and treatments for keratoconus.

Dr. Sikder received her bachelor's degree in chemical engineering and biochemistry from the University of Arizona, where she also received her M.D. degree. She completed ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute and fellowship in cornea and refractive disease at the renowned Moran Eye Institute in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she received the Claes Dohlman Fellow of the Year Award, recognizing the most distinguished cornea fellow in the nation. After fellowship, Dr. Sikder returned to Wilmer and served as assistant chief of service (chief resident) and associate director of ocular trauma.

Dr. Sikder has a particular interest in surgical education and is working on a curriculum that could be implemented at the international level. She is the medical director of the newest Wilmer location in Bethesda, MD. 

Meet Dr. Sikder

Dr. Sikder currently sees patients at Wilmer Eye Institute's Bethesda location.

For appointments in Bethesda, call 240-482-1100

Read Dr. Sikder'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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