Dr. Keith Carter, MD – Top Opthalmologist, University of Iowa Faculty

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Keith D. Carter, MD, FACS

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Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine
University of Iowa
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, Iowa, United States

Dr. Carter is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. He is a Chairman and Head in the Department of Ophthalmology and holds a joint appointment as a Professor of otolaryngology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine.

He is a graduate of Purdue University Pharmacy School and earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his ophthalmology residency training at the University of Michigan and oculoplastics and orbital surgery fellowship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.


Representative Publications:

Effect of Orbital Bony Decompression for Graves’ Orbitopathy on the Volume of Extraocular Muscles

Re-engineering the Resident Applicant Selection Process in Ophthalmology: A Literature Review and Recommendations for Improvement

Teaching and Assessing Systems-Based Competency in Ophthalmology Residency Training Programs

Primary Bilateral Silicone Frontalis Suspension for Good Levator Function Ptosis in Oculopharyngeal Muscular Dystrophy

Ocular Adnexal Lymphoma of the Extraocular Muscles: Case Series From the University of Iowa and Review of the Literature