Cataract

Cataracts are clumps of protein that collect on the lens of the eye and interfere with vision. Several University of Maryland Eye Associates physicians care for patients with cataracts:


Janet Alexander, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Anterior Segment Surgery, Contact Surgery, Cornea, General Eye Care
Medical Degree:University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Internship: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - General Surgery
Residency: George Washington University Hospital - Ophthalmology
Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center - Pediatric Ophthalmology


Samuel Friedel, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Internship: University of Maryland- Midtown Campus - Internal Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland- Midtown Campus - Ophthalmology
Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center - Pediatric Ophthalmology



Ramzi K. Hemady, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Anterior Segment Surgery, Cornea, Uveitis
Medical Degree: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine
Internship: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine - Internal Medicine
Residency: American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine - Ophthalmology
Fellowship: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary - Cornea


Lily Im, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Cornea, Medical, Laser, and Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Internship: Western Pennsylvania Hospital - Transitional Internship
Residency: Univ. of Pittsburgh Eye Center - Ophthalmology
Fellowship: Duke University Eye Center - Ophthalmology, Glaucoma



Bennie H. Jeng, MD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Anterior Segment Surgery, Cornea, Mechanisms of Function Change in Eye Disease
Medical Degree: Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania - Medicine
Internship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Internal Medicine
Residency: Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Ophthalmology
Fellowship:University of California-San Francisco - Corneal Surg/Exterior Disorder


Mona Athea Kaleem, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Anterior Segment Surgery, Medical, Laser, and Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma
Medical Degree: Howard University College of Medicine
Internship: Mercy Medical Center - Internal Medicine
Residency: Howard University Hospital - Ophthalmology
Fellowship:Cleveland Clinic Foundation - Ophthalmology, Glaucoma




Moran Levin, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Anterior Segment Surgery, Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Contact Lenses, Cornea, General Eye Care
Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Internship: University of Maryland Medical System - Internal Medicine
Residency:University of Maryland Medical System - Ophthalmology
Fellowship:Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins - Pediatric Ophthalmology


Wuqaas Mirza Munir, MD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Anterior Segment Surgery, Cornea, Laser Surgery, Refractive Surgery
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine - Medicine
Internship: University of Maryland Medical System - Preliminary Medicine
Residency:University of Illinois at Chicago - Ophthalmology
Fellowship:Bascom Palmer Eye Institute - Cornea and Refractive Surgery


Osamah Jaqaid Saeedi, MD
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Special Interests: Anterior Segment Surgery, Medical, Laser, and Surgical Treatment of Glaucoma, Mechanisms of Function Change in Eye Disease
Medical Degree: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Internship: Baylor College of Medicine - Internal Medicine
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Ophthalmology
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Ophthalmology, Glaucoma

For more information or to make an appointment with a eye care physician at the University of Maryland, please call our dedicated appointment line at 1-667-214-1111.