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Assistant Professor, UC Department of Ophthalmology


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My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Glaucoma; pediatric and adult strabismus; cataract; congenital eyelid and nasolacrimal disorders; retinopathy of prematurity

Research Interests

Pediatric glaucoma; retinopathy of prematurity

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Ophthalmology

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My Education

BS: Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, 2009.

Medical School: University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2013.

Internship: Internal Medicine, North Shore University Health System, University of Chicago, Evanston, IL, 2013-2014.

Residency: Ophthalmology, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2014-2017.

Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2017-2018.

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2019.

My Publications

A case of presumed monostotic sphenoid fibrous dysplasia and abducens nerve palsy. Varma, H; Dolezal, KA. Journal of AAPOS. 2020; 24:257-258.

Glaucoma and Cornea Surgery Outcomes in Peters Anomaly. Dolezal, KA; Besirli, CG; Mian, SI; Sugar, A; Moroi, SE; Bohnsack, BL. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2019; 208:367-375.

Managment of glaucoma associated with Peters anomaly. Dolezal, K; Bohnsack, BL; Besirli, CG; Moroi, SE. Journal of AAPOS. 2018; 22:e81-e81.