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Pediatric Ophthalmologist, Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Associate Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Ophthalmology



Board Certified

About Me

Clinical Interests

Strabismus; amblyopia; cataract; intraocular lens implantation; retinopathy of prematurity

Academic Affiliation

Associate Professor, UC Department of PediatricsUC Department of Ophthalmology


Ophthalmology, Epidermolysis Bullosa EB

My Locations

My Education

BE: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1992.

MS: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1993.

MD: University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL, 1997.

Internship: Good Samaritan Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, 1997-1998.

Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 1998-2001.

Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2001-2002.

Board Certification: Ophthalmology, 2003.

My Publications

A novel MFN2 mutation causes variable clinical severity in a multi-generational CMT2 family. Dankwa, L; Richardson, J; Motley, WW; Scavina, M; Courel, S; Bardakjian, T; Zuchner, S; Scherer, SS. Neuromuscular Disorders. 2019; 29:134-137.

Pediatric Ophthalmoplegia and Ptosis in Epidermolysis Bullosa Simplex Associated With Muscular Dystrophy. Al-Thawabieh, W; Lucky, AW; Wong, B; Motley, WW. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2018; 55:e26-e29.

Surgical, medical and developmental outcomes in patients with Down syndrome and cataracts. Santoro, SL; Atoum, D; Hufnagel, RB; Motley, WW. SAGE Open Medicine. 2017; 5:2050312117715583-205031211771558.

Animal Model for Retinopathy of Prematurity Laser Surgery Training. Motley, WW; Atoum, DM. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2017; 54:e47-e49.

Down syndrome. Motley, WW. Practical Management of Pediatric Ocular Disorders and Strabismus: A Case-based Approach. : Springer New York; Springer New York; 2016.

Validity of ophthalmology surgical competency assessment rubric for strabismus surgery in resident training. III, MW W; Golnik, KC; Anteby, I; Atilla, H; Gole, GA; Murillo, C; Olitsky, SE; Pilling, RF; Reddy, AR; Sharma, P; et al. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2016; 20:184-185.