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Our Experts in Cornea, Cataract and External Diseases

Meet our experts who are leading the way in clinical care and groundbreaking research of corneal and anterior segment diseases. Find a cornea provider by location.

 
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Chief, Division of Cornea, Cataracts and External Diseases

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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
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Diseases, 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
 

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
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
 
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Bower, Kraig Scot, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: refractive surgery, ocular trauma, teleophthalmology, ocular microbiology
 
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Daoud, Yassine Jamil, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, 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
 
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Eghrari, Allen Omid, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Dystrophies, Ebola-associated eye disease, External Diseases of the Eye, Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: Ebola Virus Disease, Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy, Cataract Surgery, Corneal Dystrophies
 
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Gottsch, John D, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Margaret C Mosher Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Ulcer, Ophthalmology
Research Interests: Inherited Ophthalmic Diseases, Fuchs Dystrophy
 
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Gritz, David Clark, M.D., M.P.H.

Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology, Cornea Transplant, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Ophthalmology, Uveitis
Research Interests: Epidemiology of inflammatory and infectious eye diseases, Clinical trials for treatment of inflammatory and infectious eye diseases
 
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Hessen, Michelle Marjorie, O.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Dry Eyes, Optometry
 
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Kuo, Irene C, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute - White Marsh
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: antibiotics in corneal storage medium, corneal wound-healing after laser refractive surgery, clinical outcomes after refractive surgery, wound-healing after infectious keratitis
 
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Merali, Farhan Iqbal, M.B.A., M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Ophthalmology
 
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Prescott, Christina Rapp, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Dystrophies, Keratoconus, Laser Therapy, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Corneal Surgery, Refractive Surgery
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
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Ophthalmology
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.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Center of Excellence for Ophthalmic Surgical Education and Training
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Dystrophies, Corneal Ulcer, Dry Eyes, Fuchs Dystrophy of the Cornea, Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, Herpes Infections, Keratoconus, Laser Surgery, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Thyroid Eye Disease, Trauma
Research Interests: Surgical Education, Keratoconus, Thyroid Eye Disease, Cataract Surgery
 
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Soiberman, Uri Simcha, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Ophthalmology, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, 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
 
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Srikumaran, Divya, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Wilmer Eye Institute - Odenton
Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, External Diseases of the Eye, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
 
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Weinberg, Robert S, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, External Diseases of the Eye, Iritis, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery, Uveitis
Research Interests: Ocular manifestations of systemic disease, Cataract surgery complications
 
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Wolle, Meraf Amde, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Dystrophies, Corneal Ulcer, Dry Eyes, Fuchs Dystrophy of the Cornea, Fuchs Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy, Keratoconus, Ophthalmology, Refractive Errors, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: corneal transplants, preloaded DMEK, public health ophthalmology, trachoma
 
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Woreta, Fasika Ambachew, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Cornea/Anterior Segment Disease, Corneal Diseases, Ophthalmology
 
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Yiu, Samuel Chi-Hung, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Cataracts, Corneal Diseases, Dry Eyes, Ophthalmology, Refractive Surgery
Research Interests: Basic Research, Dry Eye, Lacrimal Gland Physiology, Nanodrug delivery
 

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