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.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Deniz Oral, M.D.
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.
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.
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Holder of the Shirley G. and Norman Alweis Endowment Fund for Vision

George C. Thorne, Jr., M.D., MBA
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

Clifford J. Goodrich, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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

Mugen Liu, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Niraj R. Nathan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief of Service, Ophthalmology, Parkland Hospital

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

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Neuro-Ophthalmology

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

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.
Associate 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

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

Zachary M. Robertson, M.D.
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

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

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Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center 

Deniz Oral, 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

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

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

Philip H. White, M.D.
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.
Associate 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.
Jared Pels, O.D.
Hina Ilyas Robertson, O.D.
Daniel F. Shaheen, O.D.
Michael W. Smith, 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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