Pedram Hamrah, M.D.
|Director, Ocular Surface Imaging Center|
|Specialties:||Cornea and External Diseases
Massachusetts Eye and Ear
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
|Office Hours:||Fri 1:00pm - 5:00pm|
Mass. Eye and Ear, Stoneham
One Montvale Avenue
Stoneham, MA 02180
|Office Hours:||Wed 8:00am - 12:00pm|
|Medical School||University of Cologne School of Medicine|
|Residency||Ophthalmology, University of Louisville|
|Fellowship||Schepens Eye Research Institute|
|Fellowship||Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery, Mass. Eye and Ear|
|Teaching Affiliation||Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School|
Dr. Hamrah performed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Louisville, where he was elected chief resident during his last year. He has completed a fellowship in Ocular and Transplantation Immunology at Mass. Eye and Ear/Schepens Eye Research Institute, as well as a two-year advanced clinical fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery at Mass. Eye and Ear.
Dr. Hamrah's research has been supported by the NIH K12 Harvard-Vision Clinical Scientist Development Program, a K08 individual award and his appointment as the first Henry Allen Cornea Scholar. He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles, over 10 reviews and book chapters, and has given more than 40 lectures and presentations worldwide. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the Claes Dohlman Society Award, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Excellence in Research Scholarship Award, and the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology/Research to Prevent Blindness Resident and Fellow Research Award.
Dr. Hamrah currently serves as the Cornea Section Editor of the journal Eye as well as the Assistant Editor of the journal Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. He serves on the editorial board of the Graefeís Archives of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology and is a peer reviewer for over 20 ophthalmology, immunology and transplantation journals. He is an Instructor at the American Academy of Ophthalmology and was recently named Chair of the ARVO Members-in-Training Committee.
Corneal and external diseases, corneal transplantation, infectious keratitis, herpetic eye diseases, corneal imaging, refractive surgery, dry eye syndrome
Corneal and transplantation immunology, corneal imaging, inflammatory corneal disorders
Hamrah P, Yamagami S, Liu Y, Zhang Q, Vora SS, Lu B, Gerard CJ, Dana MR. Deletion of the chemokine receptor CCR1 prolongs corneal allograft survival. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Mar; 48(3):1228-36.