Yousuf M. Khalifa, M.D.

Yousuf M. Khalifa, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 659
Rochester, NY 14642

Fax: (585) 276-0324
Administrative: (585) 276-5482


Yousuf M. Khalifa and Sandra Johnson. The Glaucoma Book. : Springer, 2010.

Journal Articles

Showing all 41 journal articles available.

2014 Feb
Moshirfar M, Imbornoni LM, Muthappan V, Williams L, Khalifa YM, Jarstad A, Sikder S. "In vitro pilot analysis of uniformity, circularity, and concentricity of DSAEK donor endothelial grafts prepared by a microkeratome." Cornea.. 2014 Feb; 33(2):191-6.
2013 Apr
Moshirfar M, Jarstad A, Khalifa YM. "Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty: why does the donor tissue roll?" Cornea.. 2013 Apr; 32(4):e52-3.
2013 Feb
Gensheimer WG, Soh JM, Khalifa YM. "Objective resident cataract surgery assessments." Ophthalmology.. 2013 Feb; 120(2):432-3.e1.
2012 Aug
Fountaine TJ, Miller B, Khalifa YM, Andolina JR. "Horner syndrome in a newly diagnosed patient with high risk precursor B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia." Pediatric blood & cancer.. 2012 Aug; 59(2):344. Epub 2012 Jan 09.
2012 Aug
Khalifa YM, Hines MA, Gearinger M. "The future of surgical assessment." The British journal of ophthalmology. 2012 Aug; 96(8):1145; author reply 1145. Epub 2012 Feb 22.
2012 May
Moshirfar M, Khalifa YM, Davis D, Fenzl CR, Espandar L, Chang JC, Mamalis N, Mifflin MD. "Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty using donor corneas with previous laser in situ keratomileusis or photorefractive keratectomy: a case series and donor cap histopathology." Cornea.. 2012 May; 31(5):533-7.
2012 Apr
Khalifa YM, Bailony MR, Bloomer MM, Killingsworth D, Jeng BH. "Reply." Cornea.. 2012 Apr; 31(4):466.
2012 Jan
Sikder S, Khalifa YM, Neuffer MC, Moshirfar M. "Tomographic corneal profile analysis of central toxic keratopathy after LASIK." Cornea.. 2012 Jan; 31(1):48-51.
Pantanelli SM, Khalifa YM. "Retinal manifestations of autoimmune and inflammatory disease." International ophthalmology clinics. 2012 52(1):25-46.
Miller B, Khalifa Y, Feldon SE, Friedman DI. "Lemierre syndrome causing bilateral cavernous sinus thrombosis." Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. 2012 32(4):341-4.
Ford RM, Khalifa YM. "Improvement in ocular cicatricial pemphigoid following treatment for porphyria cutanea tarda." Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.). 2012 6:1709-12. Epub 2012 Oct 24.
2011 Sep
Khalifa YM, Davis D, Mamalis N, Moshirfar M. "Donor cornea tissue with prior radial keratotomy: is it suitable for descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty?" Cornea.. 2011 Sep; 30(9):1061-2; author reply 1062.
2011 Jul
Khalifa YM, Pantanelli SM. "Quiescent posterior capsule trauma after intravitreal injection: implications for the cataract surgeon." Journal of cataract and refractive surgery.. 2011 Jul; 37(7):1364.
2011 Jun
Lin P, Fintelmann RE, Khalifa YM, Bailony MR, Jeng BH. "Ocular surface disease secondary to vitamin A deficiency in the developed world: it still exists." Archives of ophthalmology. 2011 Jun; 129(6):798-9.
2011 Apr
Khalifa YM, Mifflin MD. "Keratitis and corneal melt with ketorolac tromethamine after conductive keratoplasty." Cornea.. 2011 Apr; 30(4):477-8.
2011 Jan
Moshirfar M, Khalifa YM, Kuo A, Davis D, Mamalis N. "Ocular surface squamous neoplasia masquerading as superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis." Middle East African journal of ophthalmology. 2011 Jan; 18(1):74-6.
Moshirfar M, Hsu M, Khalifa YM. "Surgical technique: coupling of intrastromal corneal ring segments for ectatic corneal disorders in eye bank corneas." Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.). 2011 5:1439-42. Epub 2011 Oct 10.
Pantanelli SM, Khalifa YM. "Cytomegalovirus colitis and viremia from mycophenolate mofetil monotherapy in birdshot chorioretinopathy." Ocular immunology and inflammation. 2011 19(6):450-2.
2010 Nov
Khalifa YM, Bloomer MM, Margolis TP. "Secondary localized sectoral keratoconjunctival amyloidosis from ocular trauma." Cornea.. 2010 Nov; 29(11):1328-9.
2010 Oct
Khalifa YM, Bailony MR, Bloomer MM, Killingsworth D, Jeng BH. "Management of nontraumatic corneal perforation with tectonic drape patch and cyanoacrylate glue." Cornea.. 2010 Oct; 29(10):1173-5.
2010 Oct
Khalifa YM, Moshirfar M, Mifflin MD, Kamae K, Mamalis N, Werner L. "Cataract development associated with collagen copolymer posterior chamber phakic intraocular lenses: clinicopathological correlation." Journal of cataract and refractive surgery.. 2010 Oct; 36(10):1768-74.
2010 Oct
Moshirfar M, Khalifa YM, Espandar L, Mifflin MD. "Aquarium coral keratoconjunctivitis." Archives of ophthalmology. 2010 Oct; 128(10):1360-2.
2010 Aug
Khalifa YM, Jacoby RM, Margolis TP. "Exacerbation of zoster interstitial keratitis after zoster vaccination in an adult." Archives of ophthalmology. 2010 Aug; 128(8):1079-80.
2010 Jul
Moshirfar M, Hazin R, Khalifa YM. "Central toxic keratopathy." Current opinion in ophthalmology. 2010 Jul; 21(4):274-9.
2010 Jun
Khalifa YM, Bailony MR, Acharya NR. "Treatment of pediatric vogt-koyanagi-harada syndrome with infliximab." Ocular immunology and inflammation. 2010 Jun; 18(3):218-22.
2010 Jan
Khalifa YM, Monahan PM, Acharya NR. "Ampiginous choroiditis following quadrivalent human papilloma virus vaccine." The British journal of ophthalmology. 2010 Jan; 94(1):137-9.
2010 Jan
Hazin R, Daoud YJ, Khalifa YM. "What is Central Toxic Keratopathy Syndrome if it is not Diffuse lamellar Keratitis Grade IV?" Middle East African journal of ophthalmology. 2010 Jan; 17(1):60-2.
Khalifa YM, Goldsmith J, Moshirfar M. "Bilateral explantation of Visian Implantable Collamer Lenses secondary to bilateral acute angle closure resulting from a non-pupillary block mechanism." Journal of refractive surgery.. 2010 26(12):991-4. Epub 2010 Jun 01.
El-Remessy AB, Khalifa Y, Ola S, Ibrahim AS, Liou GI. "Cannabidiol protects retinal neurons by preserving glutamine synthetase activity in diabetes." Molecular vision. 2010 16:1487-95. Epub 2010 Aug 04.
Khalifa YM, Moshirfar M. "Improved centration of the type 1 Boston Keratoprosthesis in donor carrier tissue." Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.). 2010 4:931-3. Epub 2010 Aug 19.
Khalifa YM, Davis D, Mamalis N, Moshirfar M. "Epithelial growth over the optic surface of the type 1 Boston Keratoprosthesis: histopathology and implications for biointegration." Clinical ophthalmology (Auckland, N.Z.). 2010 4:1069-71. Epub 2010 Oct 05.
2009 Sep
Liou G, El-Remessy A, Ibrahim A, Caldwell R, Khalifa Y, Gunes A, Nussbaum J. "Cannabidiol As a Putative Novel Therapy for Diabetic Retinopathy: A Postulated Mechanism of Action as an Entry Point for Biomarker-Guided Clinical Development." Current pharmacogenomics and personalized medicine. 2009 Sep; 7(3):215-222.
Khalifa YM; Fatteh NH; Bogorad D; Nussbaum J. "Survey of surgical competency assessment and a possible role for virtual reality simulation". 2008; 1(2): 69-78. Link
Liou GI, Auchampach JA, Hillard CJ, Zhu G, Yousufzai B, Mian S, Khan S, Khalifa Y. "Mediation of cannabidiol anti-inflammation in the retina by equilibrative nucleoside transporter and A2A adenosine receptor." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science.. 2008 49(12):5526-31. Epub 2008 Jul 18.
El-Remessy AB, Tang Y, Zhu G, Matragoon S, Khalifa Y, Liu EK, Liu JY, Hanson E, Mian S, Fatteh N, Liou GI. "Neuroprotective effects of cannabidiol in endotoxin-induced uveitis: critical role of p38 MAPK activation." Molecular vision. 2008 14:2190-203. Epub 2008 Dec 03.
Crandall J, Matragoon S, Khalifa YM, Borlongan C, Tsai NT, Caldwell RB, Liou GI. "Neuroprotective and intraocular pressure-lowering effects of (-)Delta9-tetrahydrocannabinol in a rat model of glaucoma." Ophthalmic research. 2007 39(2):69-75. Epub 2007 Feb 02.
Khalifa Y, Aaberg TM, Aaberg TM, Grossniklaus HE. "Clinicopathologic correlations in eyes enucleated after uveal melanoma resection with positive surgical margins." Indian journal of ophthalmology. 2007 55(5):380-3.
2006 Jan
El-Remessy AB, Al-Shabrawey M, Khalifa Y, Tsai NT, Caldwell RB, Liou GI. "Neuroprotective and blood-retinal barrier-preserving effects of cannabidiol in experimental diabetes." The American journal of pathology.. 2006 Jan; 168(1):235-44.
Khalifa YM, Bogorad D, Gibson V, Peifer J, Nussbaum J. "Virtual reality in ophthalmology training." Survey of ophthalmology. 2006 51(3):259-73.
2005 Mar
Thomas DA, Khalifa YM. "Temporalis fascia in the management of gold eyelid weight extrusion." Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. 2005 Mar; 21(2):153-5.
Khalifa YM; Loh A; Acharya N. "Fluocinolone Acetonide Intravitreal Implant in Vogt Koyanagi Harada Disease". Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 17(6): 431-3. Link