Shannath L. Merbs, MD, PhD, FACS

  • Professor of Ophthalmology

Shannath L. Merbs, MD, PhD, FACS

Specialties:

  • Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

About Shannath L. Merbs, MD, PhD, FACS

Toggle accordion item

Shannath Merbs, MD, PhD, FACS is a fellowship-trained oculoplastic surgeon with University of Maryland Eye Associates who specializes in eye and eyelid conditions. Her areas of expertise cover both cosmetic surgery, such as blepharoplasty for eyelid malformation, and reconstructive surgery for tumors of the eye, eyelid and orbit.

Dr. Merbs treats diseases within the tissues of the eye, eyelid and eye socket in both adult and pediatric patients. She diagnoses and treats eyelid malpositions, eyelash conditions, the ocular effects of thyroid disease and traumatic injuries of the eyelid and orbit. She also performs dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) surgery and Jones tubes procedures for blocked tear duct conditions.

Recent research includes work in Africa to improve the outcome of eyelid surgery for trachoma, the most preventable infectious cause of blindness. Dr. Merbs also has been working to improve the treatment of orbital fractures, thyroid eye disease and orbital tumors by using patient specific-implants, preoperative planning and intraoperative navigation.

Dr. Merbs is affiliated with the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

Gender: Female

Language(s): English

Affiliation(s):

  • University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.

X

In case of emergency, please call 911

University of MD Eye Associates, PA

419 West Redwood Street
Suite 420
Baltimore, MD 21201
Get Directions

PH: 667-214-1111

PH: 667-214-1111

FAX: 410-328-6503

University of MD Eye Associates, PA

20 Crossroads Drive
Owings Mills, MD 21117
Get Directions

PH: 410-363-8043

PH: 410-363-8043

FAX: 410-363-8047

University of MD Eye Associates, PA

510 Upper Chesapeake Drive
Pavilion II
Suite 509
Bel Air, MD 21014
Get Directions

PH: 667-214-1111

PH: 667-214-1111

FAX: 410-328-6503