Marilyn B. Mets, MD

Head, Ophthalmology; Director, Retinal Electrophysiology Laboratory; Lillian Sherman Cowen Reiger and Harold L.S. Cowen Research Professorship in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Professor of Ophthalmology and Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


Special Interests

Strabismus and eye muscle disorders, tear duct abnormalities, pediatric cataract, glaucoma in childhood, retinoblastoma, toxoplasmosis and other congenital ocular infections, hereditary disorders of the eye, retinal dystrophies

Biographical Information

Professional Organizations

American Board of Ophthalmology, American Ophthalmological Society, American Academy of Ophthalmology, The Costenbader Society, Pan American Association of Ophthalmology, Chicago Ophthalmological Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Women in Ophthalmology, Illinois Association of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, International Society for Clinical Electro-Physiology of Vision, Ophthalmic Genetics Study Club, International Committee on Ocular Toxoplasmosis Nomenclature and Clinical Research Methodology, Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness

Medical School

George Washington University Medical School, 1976

Postgraduate Training

Children's Hospital National Medical Center, 1981; Johns Hopkins, 1980-1981; Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1980, 1977


Board certified in: Ophthalmology

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