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Ophthalmology Residency Program

The Wilmer Ophthalmology Residency Program is one of the premier ophthalmology training programs in the country.  Internationally recognized faculty, outstanding facilities, the resources of two major teaching hospitals, a large and varied patient population, and, most importantly, superb residents- combine to provide an environment in which residents become skilled medical and surgical ophthalmologists.

Whether they become clinician-educators, research scientists, business leaders in ophthalmology, or private practitioners, Wilmer graduates are consistently among the leaders in their field. 

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Director, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute

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McDonnell, Peter J, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of The Wilmer Eye Institute
William Holland Wilmer Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Ophthalmology
Research Interests: ophthalmology, cornea/anterior segment disease, corneal disorders, corneal dystrophies, external diseases of the eye, laser surgery, refractive surgery, corneal disease, microbial keratitis, nanotechnology

Residency Program Director

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Woreta, Fasika Ambachew, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Ophthalmology

Associate Program Director

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Boland, Michael Vincent, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Joint Appointment in Health Sciences Informatics
Director of Information Technology, Wilmer Eye Institute; Associate Residency Program Director, Wilmer Eye Institute
Appointment Phone: 410-583-2802
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Glaucoma, Glaucoma Surgery, Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Glaucoma, Medical Informatics, Optic Nerve Imaging
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Mahoney, Nicholas Robert, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Appointment Phone: 410-955-1112
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Ocular Plastics, Ophthalmology, Orbital Trauma, Orbital Tumors, Thyroid Eye Disease

Vice Chair of Education

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Srikumaran, Divya, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute - Odenton
Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program

We are lucky enough to be trained by many of the world's experts in ophthalmology, who are committed to helping us become successful clinicians and surgeons. At Wilmer, we have unparalleled access to research opportunities ranging from clinical and epidemiological studies to device development to basic science bench work.

-Jithin Yohannan, Class of 2017

Division Education Champions

Cornea, Cataract and External Diseases

Fasika Woreta, M.D., M.P.H.
Meraf Wolle, M.D., M.P.H.

Contact Lenses

Amanda Marks Crum, M.S., O.D.


Megan Collins, M.D.


Pradeep Ramulu, M.D., Ph.D.
Ian Pitha, M.D., Ph.D.

Low Vision

Judith Goldstein, O.D.
Robert Chun, O.D.

Medical Student Education

Henry D. Jampel, M.D.

Microsurgical Training

Shameema Sikder, M.D.


Amanda Henderson, M.D.

Ophthalmic Optics

David Guyton, M.D.
Edward Kuwera, M.D.

Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Nick Mahoney, M.D.

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

Courtney Kraus, M.D.


Zelia Maria Correa, M.D., Ph.D.


Bryn Burkholder, M.D.,

Residency Program Coordinator

Cathy Taylor

Cathy Taylor
The Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute
600 N Wolfe Street
Wilmer B20
Baltimore, Maryland 21287