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$$ H. Dwight Cavanagh, MD Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UTSW Physician Practicing at Children's Health

Board Certification American Board of Ophthalmology
Languages Spoken: English
Education and Training

Education and Training

Medical School

Johns Hopkins University (1965)


John Hopkins Hospital (1966), Pediatrics


Wilmer Eye Institute - Johns Hopkins University (1973), Ophthalmology


Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (1975), Ophthalmology
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

Research Interests

  • cornea: bioimaging
  • cornea: cell biology
  • cornea: contact lenses
  • cornea: transplantation
  • cornea: wound-healing

Professional Activities

Professional Activities

Professional Associations and Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists
  • Dallas Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Eye Bank Association of America

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • D Magazine - Best Doctors in Dallas (2013)
  • Cornea Society Castroviejo Medal - One of the world’s top ophthalmology prizes (2009)
  • Honorary Fellow - American Academy of Optometry (2001)
  • Fellow - American College of Surgeons (1978)
  • Fellow - American Academy of Ophthalmology (1975)

Appointments & Locations

Appointments & Locations