Venkateswara Mootha, M.D.

Professor

Department: Ophthalmology, Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development

Education

Medical School Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1993)
Internship St. Joseph's Hospital (1994), Transitional Year
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (1997), Ophthalmology
Fellowship University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1999), Cornea & External Diseases

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Cataract Surgery
  • DALK (Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty)
  • DMEK (Descemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty)
  • DSAEK (Descement's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty)
  • Endothelial Keratoplasty
  • Femtosecond Cataract Surgery
  • Fuchs' Dystrophy
  • Genetic Eye Disorders
  • Kerataconus
  • Lamellar Keratoplasty
  • Laser-Assisted in SItu Keratomileusis (LASIK)
  • Partial Corneal Transplant
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Restor Intraocular Lens (IOL)
  • Toric Intraocular Lens (IOL)

Research Interests

  • Cataract surgery
  • Endothelial keratoplasty
  • Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
  • Genetics of corneal disorders

Honors/Awards

  • Cornea Society
    Member with thesis (2010)
  • North & Central Texas Clinical and Translational Science Initiative
    Pilot Grant Award Recipient (2010)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology