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Sharon D. Solomon

SolomonSharonSHARON D. SOLOMON, MD, is the Katharine Graham Professor of Ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute. A retina specialist and board-certified ophthalmologist, Dr. Solomon’s clinical expertise includes medical and surgical treatment of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, and retinal tears and detachment. Dr. Solomon has a large national and international referral practice at Wilmer.

Dr. Solomon has served as principal investigator at Wilmer on a number of NIH-sponsored clinical trials through the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRN). As a co-investigator for the Wilmer Photograph Reading Center, Dr. Solomon has participated in the Submacular Surgery Trials for age-related macular degeneration. She has numerous publications from her clinical trials involvement. Dr. Solomon received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Harvard University and her medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco, where she also completed her residency in ophthalmology. She completed her surgical retina fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute prior to joining the faculty.