University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Surgery

Bio for Houman Hemmati, MD, PhD
Houman Hemmati,  MD, PhD

Houman Hemmati, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor
Division of Ophthalmology
Department of Surgery


Contact Information
E-mail: houman.hemmati@vtmednet.org
Phone:
802-223-0822
Office Location:
58 Eastview Lane, Berlin, VT 05641-5324

Education

Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA, 2005
M.D. UCLA Geffen School of Medicine, Medical Scientist Training Program, Los Angeles, CA, 2006
Residency in Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 2010
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, 2010-2012
Advanced Clinical Fellow, Cornea & Refractive Surgery, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2010-2012

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor, Division of Ophthalmology, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 2012 - present

Awards and Honors

American Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery Research Grant Award (Principal Investigator), 2012
ARVO & National Eye Institute Travel Award, 2012
Alcon Research Scholar, Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, 2010
Solomon Research Grant Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2009
Akpek Research Grant Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2008
Shining Star Patient Care Award, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2008
Richard Green Housestaff Medical Student Teaching Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2008
Behrens Research Grant Award, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2007
Avicenna Prize for Medicine, Association of Professors and Scholars of Iranian Heritage, 2006

Publications

Hemmati HD, Gologorsky D, Pineda R 2nd. Intraoperative wavefront aberrometry in cataract surgery. Semin Ophthalmol. 2012;27(5-6):100-6.

Tong, R., Hemmati, H.D., Langer, R.S., Kohane, D.S., Photoswitchable nanoparticles for triggered drug delivery, J Am Chem Soc, 2012 :134 (21), 8848-55.

Pappuru, R.K.R, Ouyang, Y., Hemmati, H.D., Keane, P.A., Walsh, A.C., Sadda, S.R., Relationship between outer retinal substructure thickness and visual acuity in eyes with dry age related macular degeneration, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci  2011;52(9), 6743-8.

Hemmati, H.D., Dunn, J.P., Biologic therapy in uveitis, Expert Review of Ophthalmology, 2010;5(2), 225–39.

Hemmati, H.D., Robin, A.L., Update on Steroid-Induced Glaucoma, Glaucoma Today  2008;6(4):24-6.