Ophthalmology Faculty

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

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Department Chair

J. William Harbour, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology

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Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Richard M. Hession, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Director, Residency Program

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

Deniz Oral, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

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

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Cornea/External Disease/Dry Eyes

Jeremy Bartley, M.D.
Clinical 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.

S. Serdar Dogan, M.D.
Assistant 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

Danielle M. Robertson, O.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Holder of the Shirley G. and Norman Alweis Endowment Fund for Vision

George C. Thorne, Jr., M.D., MBA
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Clinical Faculty Practice

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

William H. Waldrop, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Glaucoma 

Stephen M. Goode, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Shivani Kamat, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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

Mugen Liu, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Neuro-Ophthalmology

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

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

Michael W. Smith, O.D.
Faculty Associate

Melanie Truong-Le, D.O., O.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Ocular Oncology

J. William Harbour, M.D.
Professor and Chair of Ophthalmology
The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology

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Ocular Pathology

Bret M. Evers, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Ophthalmology

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

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Oculoplastics

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

Ronald Mancini, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology

Phillip A. Tenzel, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus

Jessica N. Thayer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Serena X. Wang, M.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics

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

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Retina/Macula/Vitreous

Noy Ashkenazy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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

Kishan G. Patel, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Zachary M. Robertson, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Director of Diversity

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

Angeline L. Wang, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Uveitis and Ocular Immunology

Noy Ashkenazy, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Jennifer H. Cao, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

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

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

Mary B. Kansora, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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

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

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Basic Science Ophthalmic Researchers

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
Dr. W. Maxwell Thomas Chair in Ophthalmology
Vice Chair, Research 
Chair, Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering

Danielle M. Robertson, O.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Holder of the Shirley G. and Norman Alweis Endowment Fund for Vision

Katherine J. Wert, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Molecular Biology

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Visual Electrophysiology

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

Faculty Associate

Donna Drury, MBA, CEBT, CBTS
Faculty Associate of Ophthalmology
Director, Transplant Services Center at UT Southwestern

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Optometry

Geoffrey Abraham, O.D.
Linda Jackson, O.D.

Essence N. Johnson, O.D.
Meghna Shah Lilaram, O.D.
Edward N. Mendelson, O.D.
Alanna O'Keefe, O.D.
Katrina Parker, O.D.
Hina Ilyas Robertson, O.D.
Daniel F. Shaheen, O.D.
Judy M. Yep, O.D.

Professors Emeriti

H. Dwight Cavanagh, M.D., Ph.D.
James P. McCulley, M.D.
Jerry Y. Niederkorn, Ph.D.

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