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W. Brad Wainright, MD

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Section of Glaucoma


Brad Wainright, MD, joined Emory Eye Center’s section of glaucoma in March 2019.

Dr. Wainright graduated magna cum laude from Harvard University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biomedical Engineering. He then earned his MD from the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, NC. After completing a preliminary internship in internal medicine with Cone Health in Greensboro, NC, he returned to Duke for his ophthalmology residency and glaucoma fellowship.

Dr. Wainright is particularly interested in the education of ophthalmology residents and clinical glaucoma fellows. He has given numerous presentations, including at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

Dr. Wainright practices at Emory Eye Center on Clifton Road, Emory Eye Center at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital, and at Grady Memorial Hospital.

National Recognition

Dr. Wainright is a board-certified diplomate of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is also a member of the American Glaucoma Society and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Areas of Clinical Interest

• Diagnosis and management of glaucoma
• Laser and surgical therapy for open-angle and angle-closure glaucomas
• Surgical treatment of cataract

W. Brad Wainright, MD

Undergraduate:
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2003-2007

Medical School:
Duke University, Durham, NC, 2007-2012

Internship: Cone Health, Greensboro, NC: 2012-2013

Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC, 2013-2016

Fellowship in Glaucoma:
Duke University, Durham, NC, 2016-2017

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