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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

 

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