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Todd P. Margolis, MD, PhD

Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor and Chairman,
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Specialty Areas

Infectious and Inflammatory Eye Disease
Corneal Disease
Uveitis
Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

External disease, uveitis, herpes viruses, latency, herpes simplex virus, varicella zoster virus, cytomegalovirus, AIDS, molecular diagnostics, cornea, telemedicine

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research
  • In the News

Location(s)

Location(s)

Barnes-Jewish Center for Outpatient Health

4901 Forest Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63108

Floor: 6
Office Phone: (314) 362-3937
Fax: (314) 362-3725

Education

Education

Fellowship: Corneal/External Diseases, University of California, Los Angeles 1991
Fellowship: Corneal/External Disease, University of California, San Francisco 1989
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco 1988
Medical Degree: University of California, San Francisco 1984
Bachelor of Science: Stanford University, Stanford, California 1977
PhD: University of California, San Francisco 1983

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Infectious corneal ulceration: a proposal for neglected tropical disease status.
Ung L, Acharya NR, Agarwal T, Alfonso EC, Bagga B, Bispo PJ, Burton MJ, Dart JK, Doan T, Fleiszig SM, Garg P, Gilmore MS, Gritz DC, Hazlett LD, Iovieno A, Jhanji V, Kempen JH, Lee CS, Lietman TM, Margolis TP, McLeod SD, Mehta JS, Miller D, Pearlman E, Prajna L, Prajna NV, Seitzman GD, Shanbhag SS, Sharma N, Sharma S, Srinivasan M, Stapleton F, Tan DT, Tandon R, Taylor HR, Tu EY, Tuli SS, Vajpayee RB, Van Gelder RN, Watson SL, Zegans ME, Chodosh J
Bull World Health Organ. 2019 Dec 1; 97(12)854-856. doi: 10.2471/BLT.19.232660.

PMID:
    31819296
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical metagenomics for infectious corneal ulcers: Rags to riches?
Ung L, Bispo PJM, Doan T, Van Gelder RN, Gilmore MS, Lietman T, Margolis TP, Zegans ME, Lee CS, Chodosh J
Ocul Surf. 2020 Jan; 18(1)1-12. doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2019.10.007.

PMID:
    31669750
    [PubMed - in process]
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Tofacitinib for refractory uveitis and scleritis.
Paley MA, Karacal H, Rao PK, Margolis TP, Miner JJ
Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2019 Mar; 1353-55. doi: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2018.12.001.

PMID:
    30582071
    [PubMed]
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Visual acuity outcomes in cytomegalovirus retinitis: early versus late diagnosis.
Ausayakhun S, Yen M, Jirawison C, Ausayakhun S, Khunsongkiet P, Leenasirimakul P, Kamphaengkham S, Snyder BM, Heiden D, Holland GN, Margolis TP, Keenan JD
Br J Ophthalmol. 2018 Dec; 102(12)1607-1610. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312191.

PMID:
    30206157
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Cerebellar Ataxia With Neuropathy and Vestibular Areflexia Syndrome Presenting With Neurotrophic Keratopathy.
Paley GL, Kung NH, Bucelli RC, Margolis TP, Van Stavern GP
J Neuroophthalmol. 2018 Sep; 38(3)342-343. doi: 10.1097/WNO.0000000000000638.

PMID:
    29474200
    [PubMed - in process]
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Identification of Herpes Zoster-Associated Temporal Arteritis Among Cases of Giant Cell Arteritis.
Buckingham EM, Foley MA, Grose C, Syed NA, Smith ME, Margolis TP, Thurtell MJ, Kardon R
Am J Ophthalmol. 2018 Mar; 18751-60. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.12.017.

PMID:
    29294312
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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New Clinical and Laboratory Findings of SHAPU.
Manandhar A, Margolis TP, Khanal B
Nepal J Ophthalmol. 2018 Jan; 10(19)23-31. doi: 10.3126/nepjoph.v10i1.21684.

PMID:
    31056573
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Unilateral Posterior Interstitial Keratitis as a Clinical Presentation of Herpes Simplex Virus Disease.
Farooq AV, Paley GL, Lubniewski AJ, Gonzales JA, Margolis TP
Cornea. 2018 Mar; 37(3)375-378. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000001499.

PMID:
    29256984
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Fundus findings in a series of patients with extrapulmonary tuberculosis in Thailand.
Jirawison C, Liu Y, Surasit K, Maningding E, Kamphaengkham S, Ausayakhun S, Heiden D, Margolis TP, Gonzales JA, Acharya NR, Keenan JD
Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 Jun; 101(6)691-694. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2016-310105.

PMID:
    28450377
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Diagnostic Utility of Ocular Symptoms and Vision for Cytomegalovirus Retinitis.
Liu Y, Chen AS, Kamphaengkham S, Leenasirimakul P, Jirawison C, Ausayakhun S, Margolis TP, Keenan JD
PLoS One. 2016; 11(10)e0165564. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0165564.

PMID:
    27788232
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk factors for CMV retinitis among individuals with HIV and low CD4 count in northern Thailand: importance of access to healthcare.
Leenasirimakul P, Liu Y, Jirawison C, Khienprasit N, Kamphaengkham S, Ausayakhun S, Chen J, Yen M, Heiden D, Holland GN, Margolis TP, Keenan JD
Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Aug; 100(8)1017-21. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2016-308556.

PMID:
    27297217
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Dissociations of the Fluocinolone Acetonide Implant: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial and Follow-up Study.
Holbrook JT, Sugar EA, Burke AE, Vitale AT, Thorne JE, Davis JL, Jabs DA, Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial Research Group.
Am J Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr; 16429-36. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2015.12.028.

PMID:
    26748056
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Conjunctival Sensation in Scleritis.
Somkijrungroj T, Pimolrat W, Gonzales JA, Keenan JD, Margolis TP
Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016; 24(1)24-8. doi: 10.3109/09273948.2015.1057598.

PMID:
    26647348
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Ebola and the Ophthalmologist.
Van Gelder RN, Margolis TP
Ophthalmology. 2015 Nov; 122(11)2152-4. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.08.027.

PMID:
    26498076
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Factors Predicting Visual Acuity Outcome in Intermediate, Posterior, and Panuveitis: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial.
Kempen JH, Van Natta ML, Altaweel MM, Dunn JP, Jabs DA, Lightman SL, Thorne JE, Holbrook JT, Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial Research Group.
Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec; 160(6)1133-1141.e9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2015.09.017.

PMID:
    26386159
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incomplete response to artificial tears is associated with features of neuropathic ocular pain.
Galor A, Batawi H, Felix ER, Margolis TP, Sarantopoulos KD, Martin ER, Levitt RC
Br J Ophthalmol. 2016 Jun; 100(6)745-9. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307094.

PMID:
    26377416
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Outcome of Treatment of Uveitic Macular Edema: The Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment Trial 2-Year Results.
Tomkins-Netzer O, Lightman S, Drye L, Kempen J, Holland GN, Rao NA, Stawell RJ, Vitale A, Jabs DA, Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment Trial Research Group.
Ophthalmology. 2015 Nov; 122(11)2351-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.07.036.

PMID:
    26359188
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Topical Valganciclovir for the Treatment of Hypertensive Anterior Uveitis.
Delwig A, Keenan JD, Margolis TP
Cornea. 2015 Nov; 34(11)1513-5. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000000579.

PMID:
    26356754
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Quality of Life and Risks Associated with Systemic Anti-inflammatory Therapy versus Fluocinolone Acetonide Intraocular Implant for Intermediate Uveitis, Posterior Uveitis, or Panuveitis: Fifty-four-Month Results of the Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment Trial and Follow-up Study.
Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial Follow-up Study Research Group.
Ophthalmology. 2015 Oct; 122(10)1976-86. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.06.043.

PMID:
    26298718
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Benefits of Systemic Anti-inflammatory Therapy versus Fluocinolone Acetonide Intraocular Implant for Intermediate Uveitis, Posterior Uveitis, and Panuveitis: Fifty-four-Month Results of the Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial and Follow-up Study.
Multicenter Uveitis Steroid Treatment (MUST) Trial Research Group., Kempen JH, Altaweel MM, Drye LT, Holbrook JT, Jabs DA, Sugar EA, Thorne JE
Ophthalmology. 2015 Oct; 122(10)1967-75. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.06.042.

PMID:
    26298715
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Areas of Research Interest

Herpes simplex infection, varicella zoster infection, ocular pain, molecular diagnostics, cost effective care via telemedicine