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Wuqaas M. Munir, Md

Associate Professor
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
University of Maryland Medical Center
United States of America


Wuqaas M. Munir, MD, joined the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences in August 2014 as an Associate Professor and Chief of Ophthalmology at the Baltimore VA Medical Center. Prior to this, Dr. Munir served as Assistant Professor for 8 years at the Boston University School of Medicine, where he also functioned as the Director of the Cornea Service as well as Cornea fellowship director. Dr. Munir now serves as the Director of the Refractive Surgery Service, as well as Cornea fellowship director, at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Dr. Munir specializes in complex cataract surgery and lamellar (partial-thickness) corneal transplant surgery. He also performs refractive surgery such as LASIK.

Research Interest

Research interests include corneal and anterior segment imaging, corneal transplantation, DMEK, DSEK, eye banking, cataract surgery, and resident education.


  • Pillar A, Munir WM. Post-keratorefractive surgery infections: management strategies. Curr Ophthalmol Rep 2015:1–8.

  • Vyas N, Al-Hashimi S, Munir W. Microcyclosporella mali: a novel fungal keratitis in a post-penetrating keratoplasty patient. BMJ Case Reports 2015; 2015:bcr2014207416.

  • Wong MM, Shukla AN, Munir WM. Correlation of corneal thickness and volume with intraoperative phacoemulsification parameters using scheimpflug imaging and optical coherence tomography. J Cataract Refract Surg 2014; J Cataract Refract Surg 2014; 40:2067–2075.

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