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Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss

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Dr. Dumitrescu




Alina Dumitrescu M.D.

Investigator, Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Visual Loss

Phone: 319-356-0382


601 HWY 6 West (151)

Iowa City, IA 52246-2208


MD, Medicine, "Victor Babes" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara

Fellowship, Molecular Ophthalmology and Glaucoma, University of Iowa

Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus, University of Iowa

Fellowship, Pediatric Ophthalmic Genetics

Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Kansas Medical Center


Highlighted Publications

1. Bacal D, DeRespinis PA, Dumitrescu AV, Nelson LB. Management of Adult Strabismus. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2021 Sep-Oct;58(5):278-281. doi: 10.3928/01913913-20210708-03. Epub 2021 September 1. PMID: 34592119.

2. Zeng H, Dumitrescu AV, Wadkins D, Elwood BW, Gramlich OW, Kuehn MH. Systemic Treatment with Pioglitazone Reverses Vision Loss in Preclinical Glaucoma Models. Biomolecules. 2022 February 9;12(2):281. doi: 10.3390/biom12020281. PMID: 35204782; PMCID: PMC8961625.

3. Kuziel, H. Pope, A. J. Kothapalli, S. A. Larson, A. Drack and A. V. Dumitrescu The long-term outcomes of the Anderson-Kestenbaum procedure Frontiers in Ophthalmology 2023 Vol. 3 DOI: 10.3389/fopht.2023.124738