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

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

Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Cataract Surgery

Jeremy Bartley, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 

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; Eugene McDermott Center for Growth & Human Development
Paul T. Stoffel/Centex Professorship in Clinical Care

Chan Nguyen, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Associate Residency Program Director 

Deniz Oral, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Lyle Thorstenson, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology  

Cornea, External Disease, Refractive, and Cataract Surgery

Jeremy Bartley, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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; Eugene McDermott Center for Growth & Human Development
Paul T. Stoffel/Centex Professorship in Clinical Care

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

Glaucoma and Cataract Surgery

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

Mugen Liu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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

Macular Degeneration

Yu-Guang He, M.D.
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

Zachary M. Robertson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 

Rafael L. Ufret-Vincenty, M.D.
Associate 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.
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.
Associate 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.
Associate 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.
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

Zachary M. Robertson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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

Richard L. Winslow, M.D.
Faculty Associate

Ultrasound

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

Uveitis and Ocular Immunologic Disease

Jennifer H. Cao, M.D.
Assistant 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 

Deniz Oral, M.D.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology 

Joel Potasznik, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology 

Philip H. White, M.D.
Assistant 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.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Jadwiga Wojtowicz Rodriguez, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Visual Electrophysiology

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

Faculty Associate

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.
Essence N. Johnson, O.D.
Meghna Shah Lilaram, O.D.
Edward N. Mendelson, O.D.
Katrina Parker, O.D., FAAO
Jared Pels, O.D.
Hina Ilyas Robertson, O.D.
Mirage Shah, O.D.
Daniel F. Shaheen, O.D.
Judy M. Yep, O.D.