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Christina Rapp Prescott, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


Expertise: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Corneal Disorders, Corneal Dystrophies, Corneal Ulcer, Dry Eyes, Fuchs Dystrophy of the Cornea, Keratoconus, Laser Therapy, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery more

Research Interests: Pediatric Corneal Surgery; Improving Patient Experience and Outcomes in Cataract Surgery

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air
Appointment Phone: 410-893-0480

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

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Christina R. Prescott, M.D., Ph.D., specializes in medical and surgical management of serious corneal diseases including artificial corneas (keratoprosthesis) and modern forms of corneal transplants such as Descemets stripping endothelial keratoplasty and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty. She also specializes in laser vision correction (LASIK) and cataracts.

Dr. Prescott earned her M.D. and Ph.D. (neuroscience) from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She completed an internship at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, CT, and her ophthalmology residency at Yale University. Dr. Prescott then completed a fellowship in cornea, refractive surgery and external disease at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard University before joining the Wilmer faculty in 2012. more


  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Centers & Institutes



  • MD, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus (2007)


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital / Ophthalmology (2011)


  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Ophthalmology (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (2013)

Research & Publications

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