Neal Adams, MD is a nationally-recognized leader in the field of retina. He is highly experienced and expertly skilled.
He is the former Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Prior to his position in Texas he was Chief of the Division of Visual Physiology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Adams earned his Bachelors in Chemistry from Yale University and his M.D. from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins Hospital’s Wilmer Eye Institute Residency Program. Following completion of a Retina Fellowship at Wilmer, he was selected to join the Faculty at Johns Hopkins and honored with Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute's highest award to a junior faculty member: the Maumenee Scholar. He was then selected as Chief of the Division of Visual Physiology. Dr. Adams is Board-Certified in ophthalmology.
Dr. Adams has received many honors as a highly skilled surgeon and clinician. He has been elected to Who's Who in the World. He also devotes time to research endeavors focused on retinal disorders. Dr. Adams has coined a new category of retinal degenerations, called the "retinal ciliopathies."
He is currently Editor-in-Chief of the ophthalmic journal, Eye Reports, which is a peer-reviewed scientific medical journal. Dr. Adams is author of numerous scientific publications, as well as author of the book, Healthy Vision. He has appeared on ABC, CBS, and Fox News programs. His expert analysis has appeared in papers across the country, including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Boston Globe, as well as in a US News & World Report's Good Vision Guide.