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Our Team

 

Principal Investigator

 

Research Team

Dr.  Uri SoibermanUri Soiberman, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Corneal Dystrophies, Corneal Ulcer, External Diseases of the Eye, Fuchs Dystrophy of the Cornea, Keratoconus, Ophthalmology , Refractive Surgery
Research Interests:  Keratoconus; Applications of nanomedicine in the field of cornea; Intraocular lenses; Corneal transplants; Corneal collagen cross-linking

Dr. Albert Jun

Albert Jun, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Division of Cornea, Cataract and External Eye Diseases
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Disorders, Corneal Dystrophies, External Diseases of the Eye, Eye Conditions, Fuchs Dystrophy of the Cornea, Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, Keratoconus, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: Cataract Surgery, Corneal Genetics, Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, Keratoconus, Endothelial Keratoplasty, Lamellar Keratoplasty, Refractive Surgery

Dr. Esen Akpek

Esen Akpek, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Bendann Family Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Ulcer, Dry Eyes, Ophthalmology, Sjogren's Syndrome
Research Interests: Dry Eye, Artificial Cornea, Corneal Transplantation, Cataracts
Languages: English, Turkish, French

Dr. Ashley Behrens

Ashley Behrens, M.D.

Chief, Division of Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Corneal Dystrophies, External Diseases of the Eye, Fuchs Dystrophy of the Cornea, Laser Surgery, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: Surgery of the Cornea; Cataract Surgery; Dry Eye; Refractive Surgery; Infections of the Eye;Infections of the Cornea

Dr. Yassine DaoudYassine Daoud, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Eye Conditions, Ophthalmology , Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: Femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery; DSAEK corneal transplant; Secondary intraocular lens implant; Outcome of DSAEK cornea transplant in complex cases

Dr. John GottschJohn Gottsch, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Corneal Ulcer, Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Inherited Ophthalmic Diseases; Fuchs Dystrophy

Dr. Irene KuoIrene Kuo, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Medical Director, Wilmer Eye Institute - White Marsh
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: Antibiotics in corneal storage; Corneal wound-healing after laser refractive surgery; Clinical outcomes after refractive surgery; Wound-healing after infectious keratitis

Dr. Elliott MyrowitzElliott Myrowitz, M.P.H., O.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Optometry, Primary Eye Care

Dr. Oliver ScheinOliver Schein, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Burton and Miriam Grossman Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Disorders, Ophthalmology

Dr. Richard SchoenRichard Schoen, O.D.

Clinical Associate
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Evaluation for refractive surgery candidates, Detection and management of dry eye, Cataract, Glaucoma, Ocular manifestations of diabetes, Detection of age- related macular degeneration. 
Research Interests: Surgical Education; Keratoconus; Thyroid Eye Disease; Cataract Surgery

Study Coordinator

Brendan BlackfordBrendan Blackford, B.S.

Keratoconus Research Study Coordinator
The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine