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Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Residency Faculty

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With more than 87 faculty members and 35 trainees, Baylor College of Medicine’s Cullen Eye Institute is internationally recognized in teaching, clinical care, and surgical care. We are proud to have some of the nation’s most skilled ophthalmologists on our faculty who are dedicated to the advancement of ophthalmic knowledge and clinical care in Houston and worldwide.

Our faculty’s achievements are reflected in their authorship of peer-reviewed articles and major educational texts, representation in national and international educational forums, election to leadership positions in professional societies, and receipt of national and international recognition.

Below is a listing of our Ophthalmology Residency program leadership. View a full listing of the Department of Ophthalmology faculty members.

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Department Chair

People
First Name
J. Timothy
Last Name
Stout
Honorific Title
MD, PhD, MBA
Chair, Sid W. Richardson Professor, and Margarett Root Brown Chair
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Program Director

People
First Name
Mitchell
Middle Name
P.
Last Name
Weikert
Honorific Title
M.D., M.S.
Professor
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Associate Program Director

People
First Name
Zaina
Last Name
Al-Mohtaseb
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
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Program Coordinator

People
First Name
Robin
Middle Name
Lee
Last Name
Caldwell
Coord, Admin, Sr
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Medical Student Education Director

People
First Name
Lauren
Middle Name
Sasha
Last Name
Blieden
Honorific Title
M.D.
Associate Professor
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Residency Research Director

People
First Name
Benjamin
Middle Name
J.
Last Name
Frankfort
Honorific Title
M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
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Residency Quality Improvement and Patient Safety Director

People
First Name
Tahira
Last Name
Scholle
Honorific Title
M.D.
Assistant Professor