Everardo Hernandez-Quintela, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S. is an accomplished cataract and cornea surgeon at the Wilmer Eye Institute’s locations in Baltimore and Lutherville, Maryland. He specializes in both refractive surgery (LASIK and PRK) and corneal transplant. Dr. Hernández-Quintela is the medical director for Wilmer's Patient Access Center for the Eye (PACE).
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins Medicine, Dr. Hernandez Quintela was a professor of ophthalmology at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México where he led the course on research methodology in ophthalmology and the advanced course on cornea and refractive surgery. He is the founder of the international chapter of the Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Mexico, known as Colegio Nacional de Investigación en Ciencias Visuales (MARVO).
Dr. Hernández-Quintela is a peer review editorial member of the Journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the International Journal of Ophthalmology among other prestigious journals. He held a clinical academic position as head of cornea and refractive surgery services, and head of research at the Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México Hospital in Mexico City, which is one of the largest eye hospitals in Latin America.
Dr. Hernández-Quintela began his career at Universidad La Salle and Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico in Mexico City. He performed his residency training at the Asociación para Evitar la Ceguera en México Hospital, in Mexico City, and completed his fellowships at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Inﬁrmary at Harvard Medical School in the United States with professor Dimitri Azar, and at the Hôtel Dieu Hospital, at Université Paris in France with Professor J.M. Legeais and Prof. Yves Pouliquen.Dr. Hernández-Quintela holds a Master in Science from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, School of Medicine.