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Ophthalmology Faculty

Comprehensive ophthalmology

  • Kimberly W. Crowder, MD - Professor, Department Chair
  • William Watkins, MD - Assistant Professor, Associate Residency Program Director

Vitreoretinal surgery

  • Ching J. Chen, MD - Professor
  • Dr. Albert Lin, MD - Assistant Professor
  • Brian Tieu, MD, PhD - Assistant Professor
  • Jordan Burnham, MD - Clinical Instructor, Retina Fellow

Cornea and anterior segment

  • Bo Huang, MD, PhD Professor

Pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus

  • Nils Mungan, MD - Professor


  • Jay Craddock, MD - Assistant Professor
  • Omolola Idowu, MD - Associate Professor

Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery

  • Kyle Lewis, MD, FACS - Associate Professor, Residency Program Director


  • Rajesh Sharma, MD - Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Neurology

VA Medical Center

  • Rosanna Bahadur, MD - Associate Professor, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cornea and Anterior Segment
  • Gonzalez-Fernandez, Federico, MD - Professor, Ophthalmic Pathology
  • John Green, MD - Assistant Professor, Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Kevin Kosek, MD - Assistant Professor, Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Michael Palmer, MD - Assistant Professor, Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • Charles Sherwood, MD - Assistant Professor, Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Joint faculty

  • Richard J. O'Callaghan, PhD - Professor and Chairman of Microbiology
  • William Replogle, PhD - Professor of Medicine and Director of Research in Family Medicine
  • James C. Lynch, PhD - Professor of Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
  • Paul J. May, PhD - Professor, Neurobiology and Anatomical Sciences
  • Alan Penman, MBChB, PhD, MPH - Professor, Preventive Medicine
  • Saeed Bajestani, MD - Associate Professor, Pathology