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Stephen A. Cross, MD
Board Certified
American Board of Ophthalmology
Medical University of South Carolina
University of Alabama School of Medicine
Wilmer Eye Institute

Stephen Cross, MD, is a fellowship-trained cornea specialist. He earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston and completed his internship at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, DC, and INOVA Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Virginia. After completing his residency at UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama, he completed a fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, which ranked third nationwide for ophthalmology by US News & World Report Best Hospitals in 2015-16. There he received further subspecialty training in cornea, anterior segment and external disease. Dr. Cross' clinical and research interests include Fuchs dystrophy, modern endothelial keratoplasty technique, ocular surface disease management and medical economics.