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Alexander Christoff

Alexander Christoff

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  • Certified Orthoptist
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus

Research Interests

Pediatric ophthalmology, Strabismus, Double vision more


Alex Christoff is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in the Wilmer Department of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, East Baltimore Campus. He has been an American Orthoptic Council-Certified Orthoptist for 21 years as well as a JCAHPO-Certified Ophthalmic Technician for over 30 years. He has devoted his professional career to the education of Wilmer Ophthalmology Residents, Fellows, Orthoptic Students, and Ophthalmic Technicians at Wilmer and across the United States with over 200 lectures, posters, and presentations.  Mr. Christoff was the 45th Richard G Scobee Memorial Lecturer for the American Association of Certified Orthoptists (AACO) in 2014 and is currently President of the Association. more


  • Certified Orthoptist
  • Faculty Director, the Wilmer Technician Education Committee
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • B.S.; Indiana University (Bloomington) (Indiana) (1984)

Additional Training

  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2001, Orthoptics

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Complex prism evaluation, fitting, and prescription

Activities & Honors


  • , American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2014
  • 45th Richard G Scobee memorial Lecturer, 2014
  • President, American Association of Certified Orthoptists


  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS)
  • American Association of Certified Orthoptists (AACO)
  • Association of Technical Personnel in Ophthalmology (ATPO).
  • International Joint Commission on Allied Health Personel in Ophthalmology (IJCAHPO)
  • American Orthoptic Council (AOC)
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