Michael E. Zegans, MD
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
Section Chief Ophthalmology
Francis A. L’Esperance, Jr., MD, Visual Sciences Scholar
Faculty Director, Health Professions Program, Dartmouth College
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
Section of Ophthalmology
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon NH 03756
Asst. Phone: 603-650-6147
Clinical: Diseases of the cornea, ocular surface and uveitis
Surgical: Corneal transplantation, cataract surgery, conjunctival tumors
- Ocular microbiology/infection and bacterial biofilm formation
- Effects of microgravity on the eye
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-present
BIOL 071 - Current Topics in Cell Biology, Department of Biologic Sciences, Dartmouth College 2014
BIOL 070 - Biologic Lessons of the Eye, Department of Biologic Sciences, Dartmouth College 2016
The Significance of Repeat Cultures in the Treatment of Severe Fungal Keratitis.
Thrombospondin-1 protects against pathogen-induced lung injury by limiting extracellular matrix proteolysis.
Vision Loss Associated With the Opioid Epidemic.
Predictors of Corneal Perforation or Need for Therapeutic Keratoplasty in Severe Fungal Keratitis: A Secondary Analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II.
Ocular changes over 60 min in supine and prone postures.
<i>Rhodotorula</i> Endogenous Endophthalmitis: A Novel Harbinger of the Injection Drug Epidemic in the United States.
Adjunctive Oral Voriconazole Treatment of Fusarium Keratitis: A Secondary Analysis From the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II.
The cif Virulence Factor Gene Is Present in Isolates From Patients With Pseudomonas aeruginosa Keratitis.
Effect of Oral Voriconazole on Fungal Keratitis in the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial II (MUTT II): A Randomized Clinical Trial.
Aspergillus fumigatus Photobiology Illuminates the Marked Heterogeneity between Isolates.