John I. Loewenstein, M.D.

Harvard Medical School

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology
Vice Chair for Education

Massachusetts Eye and Ear

Associate Clinical Chief of Ophthalmology
Associate Chief of Ophthalmology Education
Senior Scientist



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Research Summary

Dr. Loewenstein's clinical practice focuses on diseases of the retina and vitreous. He conducts research in surgical education, leading the development of computer based cognitive simulations to teach cataract surgery and screening for retinopathy of prematurity. He developed a formal surgical curriculum for the Harvard Medical School Ophthalmology Residency Training Program, which significantly increased the number and quality of resident cataract surgeries.