Faculty

  • Register, Shilpa, O.D.

    register web1Clinical Assistant Professor

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

  • Rhodes, Lindsay, M.D.

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    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    cataract surgery, medical and surgical management of adult glaucoma, clinical research

  • Rosenstiel, Carol, O.D., FAAO

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    Director, Contact Lens Service; Professor of Ophthalmology

    Areas of Interest
    contact lenses; primary eye care

  • Samuels, Brian C., M.D., Ph.D.

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    Dennis Endowed Professor in Glaucoma Research; Associate Professor 

    Areas of Interest
    medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma including laser therapy; comprehensive ophthalmology including cataract surgery; research and development of glaucoma devices; role of the central nervous system in the development and progression of glaucoma

  • Swanner, Jason C., M.D., FACS

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    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    glaucoma, anterior segment surgery, cataract surgery

  • Tavakoli, Mehdi Dastjerdi, M.D.

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    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Neuro-ophthalmology, Pediatric Ophthalmology, Oculoplastics, Adult Strabismus 

  • Thomason, Kayla, L., O.D.

    Clinical Instructor thomason web

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



  • Thompson, Timothy, O.D.

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    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive optometry

  • Vaphiades, Michael S., D.O.

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    Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology and Electrophysiology Services; Professor

    Area of Interest
    neuro-ophthalmology

  • Wang, Shu-Zhen, Ph.D.

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    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    age-related macular degeneration

  • Witherspoon, C. Douglas, M.D., FACS

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    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    vitreoretinal surgery, ocular trauma, microsurgical instrument development and translational research/retinal gene therapy