Texas Christian University (1965)
Medical School
Washington University (1968)

Research Interest

  • Acanthamoeba Keratitis
  • Chronic Blepharitis
  • Corneal transplantation
  • Severe Infectious Disease
  • Tissue culture of endothelium and epithelium


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

The accuracy of the double-k adjustment for third-generation intraocular lens calculation formulas in previous keratorefractive surgery eyes.
Awwad ST, Kilby A, Bowman RW, Verity SM, Cavanagh HD, Pessach Y, McCulley JP Eye Contact Lens 2013 May 39 3 220-7
Sarnicola Air-Visco Bubble Technique in Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty.
Muftuoglu O, Toro P, Hogan RN, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, McCulley JP, Mootha VV, Sarnicola V Cornea 2012 Nov
Histopathology and spectral domain OCT findings of pneumatic-assisted dissection in DALK.
Kim SY, Muftuoglu O, Hogan RN, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, McCulley JP, Mootha VV Cornea 2012 Nov 31 11 1288-93
Quantitative 3-Dimensional Corneal Imaging In Vivo Using a Modified HRT-RCM Confocal Microscope.
Petroll WM, Weaver M, Vaidya S, McCulley JP, Cavanagh HD Cornea 2012 Oct
Resident experience with toric and multifocal intraocular lenses in a public county hospital system.
Roensch MA, Charton JW, Blomquist PH, Aggarwal NK, McCulley JP J Cataract Refract Surg 2012 May 38 5 793-8
Experimental transplantation of cultured human limbal and amniotic epithelial cells onto the corneal surface.
He YG, Alizadeh H, Kinoshita K, McCulley JP Cornea 1999 Sep 18 5 570-9
The pathogenesis of Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Niederkorn JY, Alizadeh H, Leher H, McCulley JP Microbes Infect. 1999 May 1 6 437-43
Results of a trial of combined propamidine isethionate and neomycin therapy for Acanthamoeba keratitis. Brolene Study Group.
Hargrave SL, McCulley JP, Husseini Z Ophthalmology 1999 May 106 5 952-7
The immunobiology of Acanthamoeba keratitis.
Niederkorn JY, Alizadeh H, Leher HF, McCulley JP Springer Semin. Immunopathol. 1999 21 2 147-60
Reliability of intraocular pressure measurements after myopic excimer photorefractive keratectomy.
Abbasoglu OE, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, McCulley JP Ophthalmology 1998 Dec 105 12 2193-6

Honors & Awards

  • D Magazine
    Best Doctors in Dallas (2017)
  • Texas Monthly Magazine
    Super Doctors (2017)
  • Distinguished Service Award (Texas Ophthalmological Association)
    Highest honor bestowed by the TOA; a peer-recognized award acknowledging the recipient's lifelong dedication to ophthalmology patients and to the profession. (2016)
  • Life Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Washington University Medical Center
    Alumni Achievement Award (2008)
  • Harvard Medical School (formerly Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary)
    Distinguished Alumni Award (2006)
  • TCU Alumni Association
    Distinguished Alumni Award (2001)
  • Castle Connolly
    America's Top Doctors (2001 onwards)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Ophthalmological Society