Jessica Nichole Thayer, MD $$

Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Assistant Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

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Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2016)
John Peter Smith Hospital (2017), Transitional Year
University of Texas - San Antonio (2020), Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (2021), Pediatric Ophthalmology
Board Certification
American Board of Ophthalmology

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Nonspecific orbital inflammation
    • Open globe injuries
  • Publications

    • Blepharoptosis and Cholesterol-Lowering Medications: A Retrospective Study. Lam AN, Thayer JN, Rahman EZ, Martinez AN, Fry CL, Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery 2020 Jan/Feb 36 1 86-88
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Ophthalmology
    • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
    • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • Awards and Honors

    • Ophthalmology Resident of the Year 2019-2020, University of Texas Health San Antonio
    • University Hospital Shining Star Award 2019, University of Texas Health San Antonio
    • Outstanding Transitional Intern Award 2016-2017, John Peter Smith Hospital

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