Amde Selassie Shifera, M.D., Ph.D.View Contact & Scheduling
He received his medical degree from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, in 1989. There he practiced general medicine until 1999. He reloc...
He received his medical degree from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, in 1989. There he practiced general medicine until 1999. He relocated to the United States and completed a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology (at Albert Einstein College of Medicine) and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and UC San Francisco).Dr. Shifera then went on to do his residency in ophthalmology at University of Florida, Gainesville. After completing a subsequent fellowship in Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation at Oregon Health Sciences University, he joined the faculty of Johns Hopkins University’s Wilmer Eye Institute, where he spent five years.
Dr. Shifera’s research Interests include ocular sarcoidosis, birdshot chorioretinitis and various inflammatory and autoimmune diseases, and he has participated in numerous clinical trials related to these conditions. He has an extensive record of peer reviewed publications and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Shifera treats the following conditions and provides the following services:
• Intermediate Uveitis
• Iritis & Anterior Uveitis
• Thyroid Eye Disease
• Posterior Uveitis
• Retinal Vasculitis
• HIV – Yearly Checks
• Graft Versus Host Disease
• Mucus Membrane Pemphigoid
• Plaquenil Toxicity Monitoring
• Orbital Inflammation
• Episcleritis & Scleritis
Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor - Department of Ophthalmology (SMD)
Residency & Fellowship
Fellowship, Ophthalmology, Oregon Health & Science University-OHSU. 2014 - 2015
Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine. 2011 - 2014
Internship, Surgery (General Surgery), University of Colorado School of Medicine - Registrar. 2010 - 2011
Fellowship, University of CA at San Francisco-Nephrology. 2009 - 2010
Fellowship, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 2007 - 2009
Residency, Internal Medicine, Metropolitan Hospital Center. 2005 - 2005
PHD | Yeshiva University Albert Einstein College of Medicine. 2007
MS | West Chester University of Pennsylvania. 2001
MD | Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia). 1989
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