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Alina Dumitrescu, MD, Ophthalmology, Iowa City, IA, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

AlinaValentinaDumitrescuMD

Ophthalmology Iowa City, IA

Pediatric & Strabismus

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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Summary

  • Dr. Alina Dumitrescu is pediatric ophthalmologist and pediatric inherited eye disorder specialist in Iowa City, IA and is affiliated with University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She received her medical degree from University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara, ophthalmology training from University of Kansas and University of Iowa. She specializes in oculo-genetics, pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric and adult strabismus and pediatric cataract surgery.

Education & Training

  • University of Kansas School of Medicine
    University of Kansas School of MedicineResidency, Ophthalmology, 2012 - 2015
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria
    University of Illinois College of Medicine at PeoriaResidency, Internal Medicine, 2011 - 2012
  • University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timisoara
    University of Medicine and Pharmacy TimisoaraClass of 1999
  • “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy
    “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and PharmacyB.S., 1991
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsResidency, Ophthalmology

Certifications & Licensure

  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 2009 - 2025
  • KS State Medical License
    KS State Medical License 2011 - 2015
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 2012 - 2015
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2011 - 2012
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Allan Riley Resident of the year award University of Kansas Medical Center, 2015
  • AOA Resident Teaching Award University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, 2012
  • “P.J. Leinfelder“ award for the best poster in basic science research project for fellows Resident and Fellow Research Day- University of Iowa, 2011
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Lack of immunoglobulins does not prevent C1q binding to RGC and does not alter the progression of experimental glaucoma  
    M. H. Kuehn, Q. Ding, A. C. Cook , A V. Dumitrescu, IOVS, 8/23/2012
  • Juvenile xanthogranulomatosis with bilateral and multifocal ocular lesions of the iris, cornealscleral limbus, and choroid  
    Longmuir S, Dumitrescu A, Kwon Y, Boldt HC, Hong S, J AAPOS, 12/1/2011
  • TUDCA slows retinal degeneration in two different mouse models of retinitis pigmentosa, and prevents obesity in Bardet Biedl Syndrome type 1 mice.  
    Drack AV, Dumitrescu AV, Bhattarai S, Gratie D, Stone EM, Mullins R, Sheffield VC, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci., 11/22/2011
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Abstracts/Posters

  • The Incidence of Spontaneous Retinal Hemorrhages in Critically ill Children, Poster
    Gwen E. Erkonen, Alina V. Dumitrescu, Susannah Q. Longmuire, Sameer Kamath, Resmiye Oral, Barbara Freyenberger, Kristen M. Brown, Jodi J. Becker, PAS, 1/1/2012
  • Prevalence and Etiology of Retinal Hemorrhages in Pediatric Intensive Care Unit in Intubated patients, Poster
    Alina V. Dumitrescu, Susannah Q. Longmuir, Resmiye Oral, Sameer S. Kamath, Kristen Brown, Jodi Becker, Barbara Freyenberger, Gwen Erkonen, AAO, 1/1/2011
  • Autosomal Dominant Inherited Microtia and Lacrimal-duct Anomalies, Poster
    Richard C. Allen, Alina V. Dumitrescu, ARVO, 1/1/2011
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Press Mentions

  • Anomalous Optic Nerve and Fluctuating Retinal Detachment in an Infant
    Anomalous Optic Nerve and Fluctuating Retinal Detachment in an InfantJuly 27th, 2023

Research History

  • glaucoma research fellow2008 - 2009

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations