Michael Edmund Sulewski JR, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery ...read more

Research Interests

Dry eye; epithelial healing; corneal and anterior segment surgical outcomes ...read more

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-2360
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh

Appointment Phone: 443-442-2020
4924 Campbell Boulevard
Nottingham, MD 21236 map
Phone: 443-442-2020

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5080
600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Michael Sulewski, M.D. is a cornea and cataract specialist at the Wilmer Eye Institute’s Baltimore locations at Bayview Medical Center and the Patient Access Center for the Eye at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, as well as in White Marsh, Maryland.

Dr. Sulewski specializes in cataract surgery, intraocular lens complications, corneal transplantation, keratoprosthesis, refractive surgery and other medical and surgical diseases of the cornea and anterior segment of the eye. Dr. Sulewski is also a resident supervisor at the Wilmer Eye Institute Patient Center for the Eye at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2015)


  • Ophthalmology; University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2019)


  • Cornea and External Diseases; Wills Eye Hospital Program (2020)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmology) (2020)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Sulewski’s research efforts focus on dry eye and epithelial healing, as well as corneal and anterior segment surgical outcomes.

Selected Publications

Song D, Sulewski ME Jr, Wang C, Song J, Bhuyan R, Sterling J, Clark E, Song WC, Dunaief JL. Complement C5a receptor knockout has diminished light-induced microglia/macrophage retinal migration. Mol Vis. 2017 Apr 10.

Hawk JD, Bookout AL, Poplawski SG, Bridi M, Rao AJ, Sulewski ME, Kroener BT, Manglesdorf DJ, Abel T. NR4A nuclear receptors support memory enhancement by histone deacetylase inhibitors. J Clin Invest. 2012 Oct.

Sulewski ME Jr, Serrano LW, Han G, Aleman TS, Nichols CW. Structural and Electrophysiologic Outcomes in a Patient with Retinal Metallosis. Ophthalmol Retina. 2018 Feb.

Jackson K, Sulewski ME, Briceño CA. Progressive Restrictive Strabismus in an Adult Woman. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Dec 1.

Sulewski ME Jr, Kolomeyer AM, Saran BR, Brucker AJ. A 15-year-old boy with protracted vision loss from acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2019 Nov 21.

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • The Cornea Society

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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Five Questions for Michael Sulewski, Johns Hopkins Medicine (Dec. 2020)

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