Michael E. Zegans, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Section Chief Ophthalmology
Microbiology and Immunology
F.I. Proctor Foundation, UCSF, Fellow in Cornea and Uveitis 1996-1998
University of Virginia, Resident in Ophthalmology, 1993-1996
University of California - San Francisco, Mt. Zion, Medical Internship 1992-1993
University of California - San Francisco School of Medicine, MD 1992
Wesleyan University, BA 1985
Molecular Pathogenesis Program
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Department of Surgery
Hanover NH 03755
Assistant: Elizabeth Arruda
Asst. Phone: 603-650-8746
Clinical: Diseases of the cornea, ocular surface and uveitis
Surgical: Corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, conjunctival tumors
Research: Ocular microbiology/infection and bacterial biofilm formation
5 year grant to study bacterial biofilm formation in eye infections involving pseudomonas aeruginosa
Steroids for Corneal Ulcer Trial (SCUT)
NEI funded trial of the role of topical steroids in the treatment of bacterial corneal ulceration. The study is a collaboration between the Proctor Foundation at UCSF, Dartmouth and Aravind Eye Hospital in Tamil Nadu, India.
Decoding the Uveitis Workup, American Academy of Ophthalmology Instructional Course. 2001-2014
BIOL 071 - Current Topics in Cell Biology, Department of Biologic Sciences, Dartmouth College 2014
Unencapsulated Streptococcus pneumoniae from conjunctivitis encode variant traits and belong to a distinct phylogenetic cluster.
Considerations in understanding the ocular surface microbiome.
Early addition of topical corticosteroids in the treatment of bacterial keratitis.
Visual recovery in treated bacterial keratitis.
Evaluation of fungal keratitis using a newly developed computer program, Optscore, for grading digital corneal photographs.
The steroids for corneal ulcers trial (SCUT): secondary 12-month clinical outcomes of a randomized controlled trial.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa exopolysaccharide Psl promotes resistance to the biofilm inhibitor polysorbate 80.
Diphosphonium ionic liquids as broad-spectrum antimicrobial agents.
Corynebacterium macginleyi isolated from a corneal ulcer.
Clinical features, outcomes, and costs of a conjunctivitis outbreak caused by the ST448 strain of Streptococcus pneumoniae.