Mary Whitman, MD, PhD

Staff Physician, Ophthalmology

Instructor, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6401

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Strabismus
  • Genetic Eye Diseases and Disorders

Departments

  • Ophthalmology
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Experience and Education

Education

Medical School

Yale University School of Medicine, 2009

New Haven, CT

Internship

New York University, 2009-2010

New York, NY

Residency

Columbia University – New York Presbyterian, 2010-2013

New York, NY

Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 2013-2014

Boston, MA

Publications

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  1. Whitman MC, MacNeill K, Hunter DG. Bifocals Fail to Improve Stereopsis Outcomes in High AC/A Accommodative Esotropia. Ophthalmology. 2016 Apr; 123(4):690-6.
  2. Whitman MC, Vanderveen DK. Complications of pediatric cataract surgery. Semin Ophthalmol. 2014 Sep-Nov; 29(5-6):414-20.
  3. Gelman R, Whitman MC, Horowitz J. Retinal vasculature remodeling in a case of systemic lupus erythematosus vaso-occlusive retinopathy. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2014; 8(1):77-82.
  4. Nihalani BR, Whitman MC, Salgado CM, Loudon SE, Hunter DG. Short tag noose technique for optional and late suture adjustment in strabismus surgery. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Dec; 127(12):1584-90.
  5. Lagace DC, Whitman MC, Noonan MA, Ables JL, DeCarolis NA, Arguello AA, Donovan MH, Fischer SJ, Farnbauch LA, Beech RD, DiLeone RJ, Greer CA, Mandyam CD, Eisch AJ. Dynamic contribution of nestin-expressing stem cells to adult neurogenesis. J Neurosci. 2007 Nov 14; 27(46):12623-9.
  6. Whitman MC, Greer CA. Synaptic integration of adult-generated olfactory bulb granule cells: basal axodendritic centrifugal input precedes apical dendrodendritic local circuits. J Neurosci. 2007 Sep 12; 27(37):9951-61.
  7. Whitman MC, Greer CA. Adult-generated neurons exhibit diverse developmental fates. Dev Neurobiol. 2007 Jul; 67(8):1079-93.
  8. Kolk SM, Whitman MC, Yun ME, Shete P, Donoghue MJ. A unique subpopulation of Tbr1-expressing deep layer neurons in the developing cerebral cortex. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2006 May-Jun; 32(1-2):200-14.
  9. Kolk SM, Whitman MC, Yun ME, Shete P, Donoghue MJ. A unique subpopulation of Tbr1-expressing deep layer neurons in the developing cerebral cortex. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2005 Dec; 30(4):538-51.
  10. Wang J, Whitman MC, Natarajan K, Tormo J, Mariuzza RA, Margulies DH. Binding of the natural killer cell inhibitory receptor Ly49A to its major histocompatibility complex class I ligand. Crucial contacts include both H-2Dd AND beta 2-microglobulin. J Biol Chem. 2002 Jan 11; 277(2):1433-42.
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  12. Maresh A, Rodriguez Gil D, Whitman MC, Greer CA. Principles of glomerular organization in the human olfactory bulb--implications for odor processing. PLoS One. 2008 Jul 09; 3(7):e2640.
  13. Whitman MC, Fan W, Rela L, Rodriguez-Gil DJ, Greer CA. Blood vessels form a migratory scaffold in the rostral migratory stream. J Comp Neurol. 2009 Sep 10; 516(2):94-104.
  14. Whitman MC, Kazim M. Dent in the forehead: a rare manifestation of metastatic cancer. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Oct; 130(10):1349-51.
  15. Whitman MC, Greer CA. Adult neurogenesis and the olfactory system. Prog Neurobiol. 2009 Oct; 89(2):162-75.
  16. Boyson JE, Erskine R, Whitman MC, Chiu M, Lau JM, Koopman LA, Valter MM, Angelisova P, Horejsi V, Strominger JL. Disulfide bond-mediated dimerization of HLA-G on the cell surface. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002 Dec 10; 99(25):16180-5.
  17. Whitman MC, Walker DM. A case of lower extremity venous thrombosis in the pediatric emergency department: associations with May-Thurner syndrome and isotretinoin use. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2011 Feb; 27(2):125-8.
  18. Whitman MC, Andrews C, Chan WM, Tischfield MA, Stasheff SF, Brancati F, Ortiz-Gonzalez X, Nuovo S, Garaci F, MacKinnon SE, Hunter DG, Grant PE, Engle EC. Two unique TUBB3 mutations cause both CFEOM3 and malformations of cortical development. Am J Med Genet A. 2016 Feb; 170A(2):297-305.
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