Michael X Repka, MD, MBA
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Dr. Michael Repka is professor of ophthalmology and a professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He currently holds the David L. Guyton, MD, and Feduniak Family Chair in ophthalmology.

Dr. Repka has been at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine since 1983. He received his medical degree from the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University in 1979 and completed his ophthalmology residency at Wills Eye Hospital. Following completion of his residency training, a fellowship was spent training in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus as well as neuro-ophthalmology at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute of Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed his MBA at Johns Hopkins University in 2010.

He has contributed in the fields of pediatric ophthalmology, strabismus, retinopathy of prematurity and pediatric neuro-ophthalmology. His clinical practice includes an interest in the management of strabismus and amblyopia. In these areas, he has a special interest in using alternatives to patching for the management of amblyopia and using strabismus surgery, botulinum toxin and adjustable sutures to treat strabismus. He performs cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation on children with cataracts. He has a special interest in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology. He led the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group from 1997 to 2009 as chair and is currently a past chair for the research group. PEDIG’s network has conducted more than 20 clinical trials in pediatric ophthalmology funded by the National Eye Institute.

Dr. Repka currently is Vice-chair for Clinical Practice of the Wilmer Institute and Division Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus at the Wilmer Institute of Johns Hopkins University. He also serves as the Medical Director for Governmental Affairs of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.  He is past chair of the FDA’s Ophthalmic and Dermatological Advisory Committee and is currently AAO’s CPT Advisor to the AMA’s CPT Editorial Panel.