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H. Dwight Cavanagh, MD $$

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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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), Cornea
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

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

    • 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 and 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)