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Amanda D Henderson, M.D.

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  • Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology Division
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


Neuro-Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology

Research Interests

Non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy; Visual loss due to optic nerve conditions more

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Appointment Phone: 410-955-8679
600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Wood Research Bldg Rm 457
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Columbia

Appointment Phone: 410-910-2330
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Columbia, MD 21044 map
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Dr. Henderson specializes in neuro-ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute and is the chief of its neuro-ophthalmology division. She attended medical school at Emory University, completed an ophthalmology residency at the Medical College of Georgia, and completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. 

Her research interests include optic neuropathies, specifically non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. She also has a particular interest in resident and medical student education and serves as the education champion for the division of neuro-ophthalmology at Wilmer. more


  • Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology Division
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Emory University School of Medicine (2011)


  • Ophthalmology; Georgia Regents University-Univ of Augusta (2015)


  • Neuro-Ophthalmology; Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmology) (2017)

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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Scientists begin to unravel the mysteries of the coronavirus and brains - Washington Post (June 2021)

I Looked Down, Saw Two Left Hands and Four Feet, Closed One Eye and Keeled Over - Washington Post (Oct. 2017)

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