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Cornea and Anterior Segment Research Faculty

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Akpek, Esen, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Bendann Family Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic
Research Interests: Dry Eye, Artificial Cornea, Corneal Transplantation, Cataracts
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Daoud, Yassine Jamil, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Chair of Ophthalmology. Howard County General Hospital
Research Interests: Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery, DSAEK corneal transplant, Secondary intraocular lens implant, Cataract surgery and uveitis, Outcome of DSAEK cornea transplant in complex cases
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Eghrari, Allen Omid, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Ebola Virus Disease, Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Dystrophies
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Jun, Albert Suk, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Division of Cornea, Cataract and External Eye Diseases
Maurice E. Langham, Ph.D., Professor of Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Cataract Surgery, Corneal Genetics, Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, Granular Corneal Dystrophy, Keratoconus, Endothelial Keratoplasty, Lamellar Keratoplasty, Refractive Surgery
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Prescott, Christina Rapp, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Pediatric Corneal Surgery, Improving Patient Experience and Outcomes in Cataract Surgery
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Schein, Oliver Douglas, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Burton and Miriam Grossman Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair for Quality and Safety, Wilmer Eye Institute
Research Interests: Epidemiology of major eye diseases, Assessment of ocular technology, Assessment of outcomes and complications of ocular surgery, Evidence-based improvement in quality and safety of ophthalmic care and surgery, Bioengineering of human corneal substitutes
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Sikder, Shameema, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Center of Excellence for Ophthalmic Surgical Education and Training
Research Interests: Surgical Education, Keratoconus, Thyroid Eye Disease, Cataract Surgery, Granular Corneal Dystrophy
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Soiberman, Uri Simcha, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Research Interests: keratoconus, applications of nanomedicine in the field of cornea, intraocular lenses, corneal transplants, corneal collagen cross-linking
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Srikumaran, Divya, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute - Odenton
Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program
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Yiu, Samuel Chi-Hung, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Basic Research, Dry Eye, Lacrimal Gland Physiology, Nanodrug delivery