Stead Family Department of Pediatrics

Susannah Q. Longmuir, MD


Contact Information

Primary Office: 11290-G PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-0382

Web: Faculty Focus Profile


BS, Classical Languages, Vanderbilt University
MD, Vanderbilt University

Internship, University of Iowa, Internal Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Iowa
Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Iowa

Licensure and Certifications

Medical License, Tennessee, Board of Medical Examiners, Tennessee
ABO Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology
NBME Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

All Publications

Longmuir S, Winter T, Gross J, Boldt H.  Primary peripheral retinal nonperfusion in a family with Loeys-Dietz syndrome..  JAAPOS.  2014. 18(3):288-290.

Winter T, Olson R, Larson S, Oetting T, Longmuir S.  Resident and Fellow Participation in Strabismus Surgery: Effect of Level of Training and Number of Assistants on Operative Time and Cost..  Ophthalmology.  2014. 121(3):797-801.

Longmuir S, McConnell L, Oral R, Dumitrescu A, Kamath S, Erkonen G.  Retinal hemorrhages in intubated pediatric intensive care patients..  JAAPOS.  2014. 18(2):129-133.

Langguth A, Longmuir S, Kemp P, Gertsch K, Oetting T.  Anterior Optic Capture in Children with Uveitis-associated central posterior synechiae.  JPOS.  2013 December. 

Winter T, Larson S, Olson R, Longmuir S.  Resident and Fellow Participation in Strabismus Surgery: Effect of Level of Training and Number of Assistants on Operative Time and Cost.  Ophthalmology.  2013 November 20. doi:pii:S0161-6420(13)00904-4.

McConnell L, Winter T, Olson R, Longmuir S.  Inadvertent intrastromal injection of ophthalmic viscosurgical device.  JAAPOS.  2013 November 6. doi:pii:S1091-8531 (13)00288-7.

Longmuir S, Oral R, Kamanth S, Dumitrescu A, Erkonen G.  pontaneous Retinal Hemorrhages in Intubated Pediatric Intensive Care Patients under the Age of 4 Years: A Prospective Study.  JAAPOS.  2013 August. 

Rogers G, Longmuir S, Oetting T.  Axenfield-Rieger syndrome and Cataract.;  2013.  Available from:

Kemp P, Allen R, Syed N, Longmuir S.  Cryptic Respiratory Epithelial Cyst of the Lateral Orbit in a 3 year old with Strabismus and Amblyopia.  JPOS.  2013 April. 

Longmuir S, Winter T, Gross J, Boldt H.  Two cases of primary peripheral retinal nonperfusion in a family with Loeys-Dietz Syndrome.  JAAPOS.  2013 April. 

Longmuir S, Pfeifer W, Scott W, Olson R.  Effect of Occlusion Amblyopia After Prescribed Full-Time Occlusion on Long-Term Visual Acuity Outcomes.  J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus.  2013. 50:94-101.

McConnell L, Winter T, Olson R, Longmuir S.  Inadvertent intrastromal injection of ophthalmic viscoelastic..  J AAPOS.  2013. 17(6):639-641.

Weise K, Kaminski B, Melia M, Repka M, Bradfield Y, Davitt B.  Intraobserver reliability of contact pachymetry in children.  JAAPOS.  2013. 17:144-8.

Longmuir S, Boese E, Pfeifer W, Zimmerman M, Short L, Scott W.  Practical Community Photoscreening in Very Young Children.  Pediatrics.  2013. 131:764-9.

Longmuir S, Titler S, Johnson A, Kitzmann A.  Surgical techniques: Nd:YAG Laser Capsulotomy Under General Anesthesia in the Sitting Position .  JAAPOS.  2013. 17:417-9.

Baldwin A, Risma J, Longmuir S.  Transient leopard spot corneal endothelial staining with trypan blue during cataract surgery in a child with congenital rubella syndrome..  J AAPOS.  2013. 17(6):629-631.

Dumitrescu A, Drack A, Longmuir S.  A family with branchio-oculo-facial syndrome with primarily ocular involvement associated with mutation of the TFAP2A gene.  Ophthalmic Genet.  2012. 33(2):100-106.

Bradfield Y, Kaminski B, Repka M, Melia M.  Comparison of Tono-Pen and Goldmann applanation tonometers for measurement of intraocular pressure in health children.  J AAPOS.  2012. 16(3):242-8.

Dumitrescu A, Moga D, Olson R, Longmuir S, Drack A.  Head posture in Down syndrome: Author reply.  Ophthalmology.  2012. 119(5):1089-90.

Longmuir S, Brodsky M.  Postnatal Optic Disc Cupping in a Nonglaucomatous Infant with Periventricular Leukomalacia: Nosologic Implications.  Br J Ophthalmol.  2012. 96:606-607.

Allen R, Goins K, Hong E, Longmuir S.  Reply, Re: Ocular Myeloid Sarcoma in a 10 Year-old Child.  JAAPOS.  2012. 16(2):213.

Longmuir S, Pfeifer W, Coussens T, Olson R.  Usefulness of iris reactivity to light to determine the peak cycloplegia in hyperopic children.  Insight.  2012. 16:12-4.

Longmuir S, Pfeifer W, Olson R.  Pediatric Ophthalmology Attire: Should We Wear a White Coat?.  Insight.  2011 December. 35(4):11-3.

Cyr A, Nimmakayalu M, Longmuir S, Patil S, Keppler-Noreuil K, Shchelochkov O.  A novel 4p16.3 microduplication distal to WHSC1 and WHSC2 characterized by oligonucleotide array with new phenotypic features.  Am J Med Genet A.  2011 September. 155A(9):2224-8.

Ward M, Pfeifer W, Longmuir S.  Anisometropic Amblyopia: 5 year-old male with unequal vision.;  2011.  Available from:

Floyd M, Kwon Y, Shah S, Benson C, Longmuir S.  Unilateral congenital glaucoma in a child with optic nerve aplasia.  J AAPOS.  2011 April. 15(2):200-2.

Rogers G, Longmuir S.  Refractive Accommodative Esotropia.;  2011.  Available from:

Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group .  Central corneal thickness in children.  Arch Ophthalmol.  2011. 129(9):1132-8.

Hong E, Longmuir S, Goins K.  Ocular Myeloid Sarcoma in a 10 Year-old Child.  JAAPOS.  2011. 15:504-505.

Dumitrescu A, Moga D, Longmuir S, Olson R, Drack A.  Prevalence and characteristics of abnormal head posture in children with Down syndrome—a 20 year retrospective, descriptive review.  Ophthalmology.  2011. 118(9):1859-1864.

Longmuir S, Dumitrescu A, Kwon Y, Hong S.  Successful Treatment of Juvenile Xanthogranulomatosis with Bilateral and Multifocal Ocular Lesions of the Iris, Cornealscleral Limbus and Choroid.  J AAPOS.  2011. 15:504-5.

Rogers G, Pfeifer W, Longmuir S.  Infantile (Congential) Esotropia.;  2010.  Available from:

Longmuir S, Syed N, Boldt H.  Diffuse Anterior Retinoblastoma without Retinal Involvement.  Ophthalmology.  2010. 117(10):2034-2038.

Longmuir S, Pfeifer W, Leon A, Olson R, Short L, Scott W.  Nine-year Results of a Volunteer Lay Network Photoscreening Program of 147,809 Children Using the MTI PhotoScreener in Iowa.  Ophthalmology.  2010. 117(10):1869-1875.

Longmuir S, Matthews K, Longmuir R, Olson R, Vinayak J, Abramoff M.  Retinal Arterial but not Venous Tortuosity correlates with Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy Severity.  JAAPOS.  2010. 14:240-243.

Wendel L, Longmuir S, Syed N.  Non-accidental Trauma: An unresponsive infant with bilateral retinal hemorrhages.;  2009.  Available from:

Wendel L, Jensen L, Longmuir S.  Congenital Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus (LCMV) infection: 1-week-old male with hydrocephalus and bilateral chorioretinitis.;  2009.  Available from:

Quisling S, Kardon R.  Ophthalmoplegic migraine: 30 year-old male with migraine headaches and occasional diplopia.  2006.  Available from:

Quisling S, Sjoberg S, Goins K, Sutphin J.  Comparison of pentacam and orbscan on posterior curvature measurements in keratoconus eyes.  Ophthalmology.  2006. 113:1629-1632.

Quisling S, Lee A, et al .  MRI findings in HZO.  J Neuroophthalmol.  2006. 26:47-48.

Quisling S, Kardon R.  See-Saw nystagmus: 64 year old man who first noted the onset of oscillopsia five months prior to presentation.;  2005.  Available from:

Quisling S, Lee A.  Thyroid eye disease (Graves’ ophthalmopathy): 51 year old man seen in consultation from the internal medicine service for evaluation and management of “dry and red eyes.”.  2005.  Available from:

Quisling S, Johnson B.  Diplopia associated with Otitis Media: A case report of Gradenigo’s syndrome.  Hospital Physician.  2005. 41:33-36.

Longmuir S, Mawn L, Larson T.  Blindness associated with enlarging mycotic aneurysm after cavernous sinus thrombosis.  Ophthalmology.  2003 October. 110(10):2036-9.

Hassan J, Longmuir S, Melvin W, Sharp K.  Liposarcoma of the spermatic cord masquerading as an incarcerated inguinal hernia.  Am Surg.  2003 February. 69(2):163-5.

Aharon A, Drinkwater D, Churchwell K, Longmuir S, Reddy V, Taylor M, Hix S, Christian K, Pietsch J, Deshpande J, Kambam J, Graham T, Chang P.  Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation in children after repair of congenital cardiac lesions.  Ann Thorac Surg.  2001 December. 72(6):2095-101; discussion 2101-2.

Drinkwater D, Aharon A, Longmuir S, Dodd D, Reddy V, Kavanaugh-McHugh A, Doyle T, Patel N, Barr F, Kambam J, Graham T, Chang P.  Modified Norwood operation for hypoplastic left heart syndrome.  Ann Thorac Surg.  2001 December. 72(6):2081-6; discussion 2087.

Gertsch K, Sacher B, Larson S, Olson R, Longmuir R, Oetting T, Kitzman A, Longmuir S.  Description and Validation of a Wet Laboratory Curriculum for Strabismus Surgery using Web-based Education and Non-Cadaveric Eye Models.  Ophthalmology. 

Longmuir S, Kemp P, Oral R, Walx A, Abramoff M.  Quantification of Hemorrhages in the Posterior pole of Chilldren Suspected of Abusive Head Trauma.  JAMA Ophthalmology. 

Baldwin A, Risma J, Longmuir S.  Transient leopard spot corneal endothelial staining with trypan blue during cataract surgery in congenital rubella syndrome.  JAAPOS.  doi:pii:S1091-8531 (13) 00295-4.

Date Last Modified: 08/04/2015 - 09:28:35