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Keith Wroblewski, MD

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Keith Wroblewski MD Keith Wroblewski MD

Specialties

Titles

  • Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Medical Biography
Clinical Interests
  • Ocular inflammation
  • Adult and juvenile rheumatologic disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Dry eye
  • Cataract surgery
  • Uveitis
  • Medical School
    • Penn State University-Hershey Med College, GSH-FPR
  • Residency
    • Madigan Army Medical Center - Ophthalmology
  • Fellowship
    • Armed Forces Institute of Pathology - Ocular Pathology
    • National Eye Institute - Uveitis
Board Certified
  • Ophthalmology

Dr. Wroblewski, an Associate Professor, hails originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a board certified ophthalmologist until 2029 and his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He served proudly for four years as an Infantry Officer with the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado and later earned a medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, ophthalmic surgery residency from Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington State and fellowships in Ocular Inflammation and Uveitis at the National Eye Institute in Bethesda and Ocular Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.   

Dr. Wroblewski, formerly the Chairman of Ophthalmology at the  Walter Reed Army and National Military Medical Centers and the Chief of Surgery at Fort Meade, Maryland has served in Korea, Bosnia, Germany, Iraq, Colorado and Washington State. He has held multiple clinical and leadership positions throughout his career, received the prestigious Saint Lucia Medal from the Society of Military Ophthalmology and has served on humanitarian missions in Kenya, Mauritania, El Salvador x 2, Honduras, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Guatemala. 

In June 2018, he received the Golden Apple Teaching Award from the Residents at George Washington University for Excellence in Didactic and Academic Teaching.

He hosts the Annual Cherry Blossom Ocular Pathology Teaching Course yearly for Ophthalmology and Pathology Resident Residents and Fellows and is the host in September 2018 of the Eastern Ophthalmic Pathology Conference at the Army Navy Club in Washington, DC.

He has also presented at national research meetings on chemical and biological injuries of the eye, on the use of biologics in uveitis and the utilization of PET imaging in uveitis.   His research interests include tuberculosis infections of the eye, ocular sarcoidosis, ocular leprosy, ocular syphilis and functional visual loss.

His local charitable efforts including running the HIV Eye Clinic for Montgomery County on Dennis Avenue for seven years and his global commitment to the World Health’s Vision 2020 Program include equipment donations to Kikuyu Eye Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya and a recent equipment donations of an operating microscope, phacoemulsification unit for removing cataracts, a keratometer for measuring the shape of the cornea and an A-scanner for measuring the length of the eye to Sight for Souls in Addis Addaba, Ethiopia.  He currently volunteers his time with the Little Sisters of the Sacred Heart in Washington, DC providing free diabetic retinopathy exams on Saturdays with Daniel Finkelstein MD of the Retina Service, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital.

His practice at the MFA-Ophthalmology focuses on uveitis, dry eye, glaucoma  and comprehensive ophthalmology to clinical and surgical care of the eye to include cataracts and glaucoma, adults and children with ocular inflammation and rheumatologic disorders, sarcoidosis, adult and juvenile glaucoma, macular degeneration, HIV and oncologic diseases of the eye, dry eye and orbital diseases. 

He is comfortable with immunomodulatory therapy and biologic therapy as well as steroid implants for the management of intraocular inflammation and lends assistance on ocular pathology cases when needed.

His hobbies include astronomy, biking the Camino de Santiago in Spain as well as the C and O Canal, cross country skiing, hiking the 14ers in Colorado, studying the Gettysburg and Antietam Battles and European battlefields of World War 1 and 2. He also  enjoys spending his free time with his wife and five children and catching up on old episodes of Star Trek and Law and Order.  He hopes to finish Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment and Chernow’s Grant in 2018.

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