Ophthalmology Faculty

Select a name below from the Department of Ophthalmology's full-time faculty, or use the Faculty Profiles Directory.

James P. McCulley, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology

Research Faculty

Vision Care, Contact Lens, & Low Vision Faculty Associates
Clinical Faculty by Subspecialty
Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery Neuro-Ophthalmology Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus
Cornea, External Disease, Refractive and Cataract Surgery Ocular Pathology Retina and Vitreous 
Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery  Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery  Ultrasound 
Macular Degeneration Ophthalmic Oncology Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

Comprehensive Ophthalmology, and Cataract Surgery

Preston H. Blomquist, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Dr. W. Maxwell Thomas Chair in Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Education 

Ziad M. Husseini, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Sandhya Iyer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Freddie Ray Jones, Jr., M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

V. Vinod Mootha, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology 

Chan Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 

Deniz Oral, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Lyle Thorstenson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Cornea, External Disease, Refractive, and Cataract Surgery

R. Wayne Bowman, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Irene Wadel and Robert I. Atha, Jr. Professorship in Ophthalmology, in Honor of R. Wayne Bowman, M.D.

H. Dwight Cavanagh, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor and Vice Chair Emeritus of Ophthalmology

Ziad M. Husseini, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Sandhya Iyer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

James P. McCulley, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology

V. Vinod Mootha, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

Steven M. Verity, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery

Karanjit S. Kooner, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Martin B. Wax, M.D.
Visiting Clinical Professor

Jess T. Whitson, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

Macular Degeneration

Yu-Guang He, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Zora Meagher Macular Degeneration Research Professorship
Josephine Long Biddle Chair in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Research

Gary A. Pesicka, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Faculty Practice

Rafael L. Ufret-Vincenty, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Richard L. Winslow, M.D.
Faculty Associate

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Deborah Friedman, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and Ophthalmology 

Elliot M. Frohman, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology and Neurotherapeutics and Ophthalmology
Kenney Marie Dixon-Pickens Distinguished Professorship in Multiple Sclerosis Research
Irene Wadel and Robert I. Atha, Jr. Distinguished Chair in Neurology, in Honor of Elliot Frohman, M.D., Ph.D.

R. Nick Hogan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Freddie Ray Jones, Jr., M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Ocular Pathology

R. Nick Hogan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgery

Kamel M. Itani, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

Ronald Mancini, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Oncology

R. Nick Hogan, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology, Pathology, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology and Neurotherapeutics

Kamel M. Itani, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

Ronald Mancini, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus

Serena X. Wang, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

David R. Weakley, Jr., M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics

Retina and Vitreous

Yu-Guang He, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Zora Meagher Macular Degeneration Research Professorship
Josephine Long Biddle Chair in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Research

Gary A. Pesicka, M.D., M.B.A.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Faculty Practice

Rafael L. Ufret-Vincenty, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Richard L. Winslow, M.D.
Faculty Associate

Ultrasound

Kamel M. Itani, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

Lyle Thorstenson, M.D. (Section Chief)
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Ziad M. Husseini, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Kamel M. Itani, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

Karanjit S. Kooner, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Research Faculty

Jerry Y. Niederkorn, Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Microbiology
Vice Chair, Research
George A. and Nancy P. Shutt Professorship in Medical Sciences
Royal C. Miller Chair in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Research

Igor A. Butovich, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

John D. Hulleman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Pharmacology 

W. Matthew Petroll, Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Chair, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering 

Danielle M. Robertson, O.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

David G. Birch, Ph.D.
Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Electrophysiology

Ellen Heck, M.B.A., MT
Faculty Associate of Ophthalmology
Founding Director, Transplant Services Center at UT Southwestern

Vision Care, Contact Lens & Low Vision Faculty Associates

Linda Jackson, O.D.
Meghna Shah Lilaram, O.D.
Cheryl Lopez, O.D.
Edward N. Mendelson, O.D.
Hina Ilyas Robertson, O.D.
Mirage Shah, O.D.
Daniel F. Shaheen, O.D.
Judy M. Yep, O.D.