Brenda L. Bohnsack, MD, PhD

Division Head, Ophthalmology; Member, Lurie Children’s Surgical Foundation

Lillian Sherman Cowen Reiger and Harold L. S. Cowen Research Professorship in Pediatric Ophthalmology; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine



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Clinical Interests

Childhood glaucomas; congenital eye diseases; pediatric cataracts; uveitis; strabismus; eye muscle disorders

Education & Training

Education: BA, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 1999; PhD. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2004; MD, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX, 2006

Postgraduate Training: Fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, Duke University Hospital, Durham, NC, 2011-2012; Fellowship in Orbital and Ocular Development, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 2010-2011; Residency in ophthalmology, Michigan Medicine University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2007-2010

Board Certifications: Ophthalmology

Professional Organizations: American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, International Society for Genetic Eye Disease, American Glaucoma Society

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