Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences

Keith D. Carter, MD


Lillian C. O'Brien and Dr. C.S. O'Brien Chair in Ophthalmology
Chairman and Head, Department of Ophthalmology
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Otolaryngology

Contact Information

Primary Office: 11136F  PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-2867

Email: keith-carter@uiowa.edu
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BS, Pharmacy, Purdue University
MD, Medicine, Indiana University

Internship, Methodist Hospital
Residency, Ophthalmology, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan
Fellowship, Oculoplastics and Orbital Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Licensure and Certifications

State of Indiana Registered Pharmacist (inactive), Indiana Board of Pharmacy
State of Michigan Medical License (inactive), Michigan
ABO Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology
NBME Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
State of Iowa Medical License, Iowa Board of Medicine

Selected Publications

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Kuiper J, Zimmerman M, Pagedar N, Carter K, Allen R, Shriver E.  Perception of patient appearance following various methods of reconstruction after orbital exenteration..  Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands).  2016 August 1. 35(4):187-192.

McConnell L, Syed N, Zimmerman M, Carter K, Nerad J, Allen R, Shriver E.  An Analysis of Conjunctival Map Biopsies in Sebaceous Carcinoma..  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.  2016 February 1. IN PRESS.

Sobel R, Syed N, Carter K, Allen R.  Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration: Current Preferences in Surgical Approach and Biopsy.  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.  2015 July 1. 31(4):310-2.

Allen R, Hong E, Zimmerman M, Morrison L, Nerad J, Carter K.  Factors affecting eyelid crease formation before and after silicone frontalis suspension for adult-onset myogenic ptosis.  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.  2015 May 1. 31(3):227-32.

Savage M, Sobel R, Hoffman H, Carter K, Finkelstein M, Shriver E.  Salivary gland dysfunction and nasolacrimal duct obstruction: stenotic changes following I-131 therapy.  Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery.  2015 May 1. 31(3):e50-2.

Chen J, Hong S, Kirby P, Policeni B, Carter K, Thurtell M.  Limited Wegener's Granulomatosis Presenting with an Isolated Abduction Deficit.  Neuro-Ophthalmology.  2014. 38(3):145-148.

Reddy A, Baker M, Sobel R, Whelan D, Carter K, Allen R.  Survivors of Self-inflicted Gunshot Wounds to the Head: Characterization of Ocular Injuries and Health Care Costs.  JAMA Ophthalmology.  2014. 132(6):730-36.

Sobel R, Carter K, Allen R.  Periorbital edema: a puzzle no more?.  Curr Opin Ophthalmol.  2012 September. 23(5):405-414.

Allen R, Zimmerman M, Watterberg E, Morrison L, Carter K.  Primary bilateral silicone frontalis suspension for good levator function ptosis in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy.  Br J Ophthalmol.  2012 June. 96(6):841-845.

Watkins L, Carter K, Nerad J.  Ocular adnexal lymphoma of the extraocular muscles: case series from the University of Iowa and review of the literature.  Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg.  2011 November. 27(6):471-176.

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