Venkateswara Mootha, MD, Ophthalmology, Dallas, TX, Children's Medical Center Dallas

VenkateswaraVinodMoothaMD

Ophthalmology Dallas, TX

Cataract Related

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Southwestern Medical School

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Education & Training

  • University of Wisconsin
    University of WisconsinResidency, Ophthalmology, 1994 - 1997
  • Christus St Joseph HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 1993 - 1994
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
    Johns Hopkins University School of MedicineClass of 1993
  • Baylor UniversityB.S., Summa Cum Laude, 1988

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1998 - 2021
  • NM State Medical License
    NM State Medical License 1996 - 2006
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 1994 - 1999
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Ten Year Service Award Ophthalmology Department, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, 2015
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2012
  • Five Year Service Award Ophthalmology Department, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, 2010
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Oligonucleotides Targeting TCF4 Triplet Repeat Expansion Inhibit RNA Foci and Mis-splicing in Fuchs' Dystrophy  
    Hu J, Rong Z, Gong X, Zhou Z, Sharma VK, Xing C, Watts JK, Corey DR,�Mootha VV, Hum Mol Genet, 1/8/2018
  • Instability of TCF4 Triplet Repeat Expansion With Parent-Child Transmission in Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy  
    Saade JS, Xing C, Gong X, Zhou Z, Mootha VV, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 1/1/2018
  • Genome-wide association study identifies three novel loci in Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy  
    Afshari NA, Igo RP Jr, Morris NJ, Stambolian D, Sharma S, Pulagam VL, Dunn S, Stamler JF, Truitt BJ, Rimmler J, Kuot A, Croasdale CR, Qin X, Burdon KP, Riazuddin SA, M..., Nat Commun, 1/30/2017
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Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • CTG18.1 Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion of TCF4 Gene in Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy.
    Ahmed Z. Soliman, Xin Gong, Imran Hussain, Chao Xing�and Vinod V. Mootha, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/4/2014
  • Triplet repeat primed PCR assay to genotype the CTG18.1 trinucleotide repeat polymorphism in TCF4.
    Imran Hussain, Xin Gong�and Vinod V. Mootha, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, 1/4/2014
  • Ocular Manifestations of X-linked Reticulate Pigmentary Disorder.
    Dajee K, Mootha VV, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, 1/8/2013
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Lectures

  • Window on Molecular Pathogenesis of Fuchs' Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy 
    1/11/2018
  • Future of Fuchs' Dystrophy 
    1/5/2018
  • TCF4 Triplet repeat Expansion in Fuch's Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy: An Ideal Oligonucleotide Therapeutic Target for a Common Human Disease 
    Cold Spring Harbor, NY - 1/30/2017
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Other

  • "No Femto Fix for PK Trauma" 
    Mootha VV, News is Review (by Linda Roach), EyeNet, pp. 15-16
    1/1/2012
  • "Microkeratomes Yield Smoother Stromal Bed Than Femtosecond Laser in DSAEK Prep" 
    Mootha VV, Ocular Surgery News (by Matt Hasson), pp. 25-26
    1/10/2011
  • The Ogawa Technique for Trans-Scleral Sutured PCIOL Placement 
    M.A. Di Pascuale, V.V. Mootha, G.S.H. Ogawa, ASCRA/ASOA (American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery/American Society of Ophthalmic Admin
    1/28/2007
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