Faculty

  • Albert, Michael Jr., M.D.

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    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    diagnostic evaluation, treatment and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid

  • Arciniegas-Bernal, Ann Marie, M.D.

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    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus, pediatric cataracts

  • Armitage, Rita, M.D.

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    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, posterior capsule opacification

  • Bee, Carson, M.D.

    bee web copyAssistant Professor 

    Areas of Interest
    Medical and surgical managemement of glaucoma, routine and complex cataract surgery. 

  • Blackstone, J. Waid, M.D.

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    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive ophthalmology

  • Boulton, Michael E., Ph.D.

    boulton web copySusan and Dowd Ritter/RPB Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology Research; Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Using cell and molecular approaches to better understand retinal aging and the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

  • Callahan, Michael A., M.D.

    callahan web copyProfessor


    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive and primary eye care

  • Chuang, Joy, O.D.

    chuang web copyClinical Instructor 


    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive and primary eye care

  • Cogen, Martin S., M.D.

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    Division Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; Professor

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric, and adult strabismus

  • Crain, R. Jeffrey, M.D.

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    Director, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Ophthalmology Service; Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, resident education, veterans affairs

  • Crosson, Jason, M.D.

    crosson webAssistant Professor


    Areas of Interest
    diagnostic evaluation, treatment and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid

  • Curcio, Christine A., Ph.D.

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    White-McKee Endowed Professor in Ophthalmology; Professor; Director of the AMD Histopathology Lab

    Areas of Interest
    aging and age-related macular degeneration — pathogenesis, image validation, and genomics

  • DeCarlo, Dawn K., O.D., MS, MSPH

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    Director, UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation; Professor

    Areas of Interest
    low vision rehabilitation, pediatric vision impairment, macular degeneration

  • Downs, J. Crawford, Ph.D.

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    Professor of Ophthalmology

    Areas of Interest
    ocular biomechanics, glaucoma

  • Dreer, Laura, Ph.D.

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    Director, Psychological & Neuropsychology Clinical Research Services; Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    adjustment to chronic health conditions; development of health promotion interventions for patients and family caregivers

  • Dudley, Parisa, O.D.

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    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    primary eye care, ocular disease, contact lenses, and pediatrics

  • Everett, Andrew W., M.D.

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    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    glaucoma, cataract surgery, veterans affairs

  • Fazio, Massimo Antonio, Ph.D.

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    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest

    investigating intraocular pressure (IOP) and structural changes in the eye in relationship to age, race, and ocular diseases like glaucoma

  • Feist, Richard M., M.D.

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    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid

  • Fowler, Priscilla, M.D.

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    Director, Cornea Service; Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    cornea and external disease; refractive cataract surgery