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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 of Ophthalmology, both at George Washington University and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland hails originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a board certified ophthalmologist received his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, served as an Infantry Officer with the1-12 Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado, 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.

He has received the Saint Lucia Medal from the Society of Military Ophthalmology, has served on humanitarian missions in Kenya, Mauritania, El Salvador x 2, Honduras, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and Guatemala and 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 Immunology and Pathology Course for Ophthalmology and Pathology Residents and Ophthalmic Pathology Fellows and in September 2018 he hosted the Eastern Ophthalmic Pathology Conference at the Army-Navy Club in Washington, DC.

He is the Vice President of the Washington Academy of Ophthalmology a group of senior physicians and thought leaders in academic, government and civilian practice in the Washington, DC and Baltimore area.

He has 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 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 Saturdays with the Little Servants of the Sacred Heart in Washington, DC providing free diabetic retinopathy exams/physical therapy with Georgetown University Medical Students on Saturdays near Brookland/Catholic University.

His practice at the MFA-Ophthalmology focuses on cataract surgery, uveitis, dry eye, blepharitis, glaucoma, and comprehensive ophthalmology. 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. He is comfortable with multifocal intraocular lenses to include Technis Symfony, Technis Multifocal +2.75 and +3.25 and MIGS Glaucoma Procedures(I STENT Inject) and is looking forward to implanting Alcon’s new Trifocal Multifocal Intraocular Lens in late Fall 2019.

His hobbies include cross-country skiing, hiking the 14ers in Colorado, studying the Gettysburg and Antietam Battles and European battlefields of World War 1 and 2(Somme, Ardennes, Huergten Forest) He also enjoys spending his free time with his wife and oncologist at the FDA and five children. In June 2019, he again returned to Colorado where he was stationed after West Point and enjoyed revisiting Rocky Mountain National Park(Emerald and Mill’s Lakes), Ouray, Mesa Verde, the Great Sand Dunes and Colorado Springs. He was able with his young children to finally take the Durango to Silverton Train down from Silverton to Durango which was thoroughly enjoyed by all. He finished Dostoevsky’s The Idiot, Crime and Punishment and Brother’s Karamazov in the past year and he recently thoroughly enjoyed Towles the Gentleman in Moscow and The Piano Tuner. He hopes to restart Don Quixote and the Count of Monte Cristo this Fall.

His practice at the MFA involves patients from diverse walks of life and like his work at Walter Reed Army and National Military Medical Centers, he views it as privilege to serve the Washington, DC, Maryland, West Virginia and Virginia Communities.

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