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Kraig Scot Bower, M.D.

Kraig Scot Bower, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology


Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery more

Research Interests

refractive surgery; ocular trauma; teleophthalmology; ocular microbiology more

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Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-583-2802
10753 Falls Road
Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Pavilion II
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air

Appointment Phone: 410-893-0480
620 Boulton Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 map


Dr. Kraig Scot Bower is an associate professor of ophthalmology and the director of refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in refractive surgery (LASIK), cornea and external diseases of the eye and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Bower is a retired Army colonel, Medical Corps. From 2001 to 2010, he was the director of refractive surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and served as the Army's refractive surgery subject matter expert, advising the Army Surgeon General on laser refractive surgery and managing the Army's Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program. more


  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD; University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (1984)


  • Ophthalmology; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1995)


  • Cornea and External Diseases; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (1996)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmology) (2022)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • International Society of Refractive Surgeons
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