V. Vinod Mootha, M.D.

V. Vinod Mootha, M.D.

  • Paul T. Stoffel / Centex Professorship in Clinical Care
  • Ophthalmology
  • Cornea & External Disease
  • Refractive & Cataract Surgery

Biography

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, and he is an associate examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology. He received the Ten-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.

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Education & Training
  • Residency - University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (1994-1997), Ophthalmology
  • Internship - St. Joseph's Hospital (1993-1994), Transitional Year
  • Medical School - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1989-1993)
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical School (1998-1999), Cornea & External Diseases
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
Honors & Awards
  • North & Central Texas Clinical and Translational Science Initiative 2010, Pilot Grant Award Recipient
  • Cornea Society 2010, Member with thesis
  • D Magazine 2013, Best Doctors in Dallas
Books & Publications
Research
  • Genetics of corneal disorders
  • Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy
  • Endothelial keratoplasty
  • Cataract surgery

Clinical Focus

  • Cornea & External Disease
  • Refractive & Cataract Surgery
  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology
  • LASIK
  • Cataracts

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