Sharon Fekrat

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery
Campus mail: DUMC 3802, Durham, NC 27710
Phone: (919) 684-1857

Dr. Fekrat has been on Duke Faculty since 1998. Her research interests include novel treatment options for retinal vein occlusion and neovascular age-related macular degeneration. She is investigating new treatment options for these entities that are on the forefront of medical care. She is the Founder and Director of the Duke Retinal Vein Occlusion Center of Excellence. www.dukeRVO.com
Dr. Fekrat also holds appointments at the Durham VA Medical Center and was Chief of Ophthalmology there from 2009-14, Interim Chief of Surgery from 2014-15, and has been Associate Chief of Staff - Surgical Services since 2015 overseeing both the Durham VA and Greenville Health Care Center Surgical Services.

Education and Training

  • Oxford University (U.K.), C. 1985
  • Georgetown University, B.S. 1987
  • University of Chicago, M.D. 1991
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine, Residency, Ophthalmology, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine, Fellowship, Medical Retina, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine, Fellowship, Vitreoretinal Surgery, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine, Assistant Chief Of Service, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine, Director, Ocular Trauma, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute

Publications

Dynamic Imaging of a Pigmented Free-Floating Vitreous Cyst.

The authors present an incidentally noted pigmented anterior vitreous cyst in an asymptomatic male adult. Observation was elected. Stability during the course of 2 years and mobility of the vitreous cyst using dynamic imaging are demonstrated.

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