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Wuqaas M. Munir

Wuqaas M. Munir M.D.

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Administrative Title: Associate Program Director For The Residency Program
Location: UMPB, 470
Phone: 617-214-1232

Personal History:

Wuqaas M. Munir, MD, joined the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences in August 2014 as an Associate Professor and Chief of Ophthalmology at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Dr. Munir received his medical degree in 2001 from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed his Ophthalmology residency in 2005 at the University of Illinois at Chicago, followed by a fellowship in Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in 2006. Dr. Munir then served as Assistant Professor for 8 years at the Boston University School of Medicine, where he also functioned as the Director of the Cornea Service as well as Cornea fellowship director. Dr. Munir specializes in complex cataract surgery and lamellar (partial-thickness) corneal transplant surgery. He also performs refractive surgery such as LASIK.

Research Interests:

Research interests include corneal and anterior segment imaging, corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, and resident education.

Clinical Speciality:

Cornea, External Disease, and Refractive Surgery