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Kristen Nwanyanwu, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science

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Kristen Nwanyanwu, MD, MBA



Dr. Kristen Nwanyanwu is graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School.  She completed her residency at the W.K. Kellogg Eye Center at the University of Michigan and her fellowship at the Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary at the University of Illinois at Chicago under Dr. Jennifer I. Lim and Dr. William F. Mieler.  She is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  Her clinical interests include diabetic eye disease, ocular trauma, and vitreoretinal surgery.  Her research interests include diabetic retinopathy, access to eye care, and health disparities.

Education & Training

  • MD
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (2009)
  • MBA
    The Wharton School (2009)

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