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Ekaterini Tsilou, MD

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  • Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
Medical Biography
Clinical Interests
  • Inherited Ophthalmic Disorders
  • Retinal Degenerations
  • Macular Dystrophies
  • Albinism
  • Familial Exudative Vitreoretinopathy
  • Ophthalmic Manifestations of Systemic Inherited Disorders:
    • Neurofibromatosis
    • Cystinosis
  • Medical School
    • Univiversity of Athens School of Medicine
  • Residency
    • Pediatrics - Georgetown Hospital
    • Ophthalmology - University of Maryland
  • Fellowship
    • Ophthalmic Genetics and Visual Function Branch - National Institutes of Health
Board Certified
  • Ophthalmology

Ekaterini Tsilou, MD is board-certified in Ophthalmology and an associate clinical professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

Dr. Tsilou completed her medical school training in the Athens University Medical School, Athens Greece. She completed her ophthalmology residency training at University of Maryland school of Medicine and a fellowship in Ophthalmic Genetics at the National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health. She then remained as a staff clinician at the National Eye Institute for over a decade.

Dr. Tsilou is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She has presented her work in the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) meeting and has numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Tsilou’s interests include general ophthalmology, genetics, inherited disorders of the eye, like retinitis pigmentosa, Usher syndrome, macular dystrophies, albinism, familial exudative vitreoretinopathy, as well as, ophthalmic manifestations of systemic inherited disorders like neurofibromatosis and cystinosis.