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Kraig Scot Bower, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Ophthalmology


Expertise: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery

Research Interests: refractive surgery; ocular trauma; teleophthalmology; ocular microbiology

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Green Spring Station
Appointment Phone: 410-583-2802

10753 Falls Road
Pavilion II
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

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

620 Boulton Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 map


Dr. Kraig Scot Bower is an associate professor of ophthalmology and the director of refractive surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He is a board-certified ophthalmologist and specializes in refractive surgery (LASIK), cornea and external diseases of the eye and anterior segment surgery. Dr. Bower is a retired Army colonel, Medical Corps. From 2001 to 2010, he was the director of refractive surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and served as the Army's refractive surgery subject matter expert, advising the Army Surgeon General on laser refractive surgery and managing the Army's Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program. more


  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas - REGISTRAR (1984)


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Ophthalmology (1995)


  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Cornea and External Diseases (1996)

Research & Publications

Activities & Honors


  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • International Society of Refractive Surgeons

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