Dr. David L. McCartney MD
Professor and Chairman


Dr. McCartney, the department chairman since 1994, also serves as the medical director of the Great Plains Lions Eye Bank. In addition, he serves on the Peer Case Review Panel of the Texas Ophthalmological Association. Dr. McCartney received his medical education from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio and his residency training at the University of California at San Francisco. He was then a fellow in cornea, external disease, and anterior segment surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute in Baltimore. His research interests include drug delivery to the ocular surface via corneal collagen shields, in vitro and in vivo evaluation of new quinolone antibiotics, and biomechanical factors leading to excessive post corneal-transplant astigmatism. He joined the faculty in July 1987.

E-mail : David.McCartney@ttuhsc.edu

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