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Sharon Denise Solomon, M.D.

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Katharine M. Graham Professor of Ophthalmology

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology


Languages: English, Spanish

Expertise: Diabetic Macular Edema, Diabetic Retinopathy, Epiretinal Membranes, Macular Degeneration, Macular Degeneration (Age-Related), Macular Disorders, Macular Holes, Macular Puckers, Medical Diseases of the Retina, Ophthalmology, Retinal Detachment, Retinal Specialist, Retinal Surgery, Retinal Vein Occlusion, Retinal Vessel Occlusion, Surgical Diseases of the Retina, Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery Service more

Research Interests: Age-Related Macular Degeneration; Diabetic Retinopathy; Macular holes

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-955-3518

600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Fax: 410-614-2186

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
Phone: 410-614-6908
Fax: 410-614-2186


Sharon D. Solomon, M.D., is the Katharine M. Graham Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. A retina specialist and board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Solomon's clinical expertise includes medical and surgical treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, and retinal tears and detachment. Dr. Solomon has a large national and international referral practice at Wilmer.

Dr. Solomon has served as principal investigator at Wilmer on a number of NIH-sponsored clinical trials. She has numerous publications from her clinical trials involvement.

Dr. Solomon received her bachelor's degree in biochemistry from Harvard University and her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco. After her internship at Stanford, she returned to UCSF for her residency in ophthalmology. Dr. Solomon completed her surgical retina fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute prior to joining the faculty.

Dr. Solomon is a member of the prestigious Miller-Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence at Johns Hopkins. more


  • Katharine M. Graham Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, University of California San Francisco (1996)


  • University of California San Francisco / Ophthalmology (2000)


  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Retina (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (2001)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Macula Society
  • Retina Society
  • Society of Heed Fellows

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