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Ian Pitha, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise: Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Surgery, Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Developing glaucoma medicines that eliminate the need for daily eye drops
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-955-6052
600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
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
Dr. Pitha is an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He specializes in glaucoma. His research focuses on developing glaucoma medicines that eliminate the need for daily eye drops.
He received his M.D. and Ph.D. (pharmacology and toxicology) from Dartmouth Medical School, where he also completed a post-doctoral research fellowship, studying retinal degeneration. He then completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Maryland and his residency in ophthalmology and chief resident year at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Pitha completed a clinical glaucoma fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute prior to joining the faculty.
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Centers & Institutes
- MD PhD, Dartmouth Medical School (2007)
- Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Ophthalmology (2012)
- Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis (2013)
- American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (2014)