Dr. Wayne Cornblath

Dr Cornblath is a Professor in the department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences and the department of Neurology at the University of Michigan School of Medicine.

He graduated from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine followed by a year of medical internship at Evanston Hospital/Northwestern University and then a neurology residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He then did a neuroophthalmology fellowship at the Wilmer Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Since finishing fellowship he has been on the faculty at the University of Michigan.

Dr Cornblath was involved in the Optic Neuritis Treatment Trial and the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial.

His research interests include optic neuritis, optic neuropathies, myasthenia gravis, idiopathic intracranial hypertension and use of botulinum toxin. He has published articles in these areas.
Dr Cornblath is a frequent speaker at the American Academy of Neurology annual meeting, the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting and has been a visiting professor at a number of different institutions around the world. He is also involved with the North American Neuroophthalmology Society.