Vinod Mootha, M.D., is a Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
He earned his medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and completed a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin. He then received advanced training in treating corneal and external eye disease and performing keratorefractive surgery through a fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2004.
Dr. Mootha is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology. He received the Fifteen-Year Service Award from the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern in 2015.
Dr. Mootha has delivered scores of national and international presentations, served as principal investigator for several National Institutes of Health-funded research projects, and published numerous academic articles on corneal transplantation and Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy.