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Edward Kuwera, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Expertise

Amblyopia, Nystagmus, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Service, Strabismus

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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

Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air

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

Background

Edward Kuwera, M.D. specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. Dr. Kuwera graduated Summa Cum Laude from Ross University, where he was a recipient of the Distinguished Scholar award for academic excellence. Since medical school, Dr. Kuwera has been an advocate of medical education and patient education - a recipient of the Intern of the Year award, as well as a teaching award for the education of Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson medical students. His primary focus is on complex strabismus (the treatment of double vision, or diplopia), including reoperations, torsional strabismus, strabismus from thyroid eye disease, and lastly, cataract management from toddlers to adults. He also treats children with eyelid disease, nystagmus, and amblyopia.

He is actively involved in improving medical education and is working on several projects, among them to enhance retinoscopy, Lancaster red-green testing and methods for enhancing trainee and patient education. 

Dr. Kuwera is the co-division education champion in optics, providing instruction on clinical techniques and review of the basic sciences.

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Ross University School of Medicine (2013)

Residencies

  • Jamaica hospital Medical Center / Ophthalmology (2017)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Ophthalmology

Additional Training

Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University School of Engineering

Internship at Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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