mona kaleem, md

Assistant Professor

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Mona Kaleem MD is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She specializes in glaucoma and anterior segment surgery. In addition to running a busy clinical and surgical service at 4 sites, she is also a dedicated researcher, educator, and volunteer. Dr. Kaleem is best known for her interest in improving quality of life for glaucoma patients. She currently holds research grants from the American Glaucoma Society and the Abell Foundation. She has published numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Dr. Kaleem is among the authors of the AAO’s Preferred Practice Patterns on Vision Rehabilitation and recently joined the AAO’s Education Division which is responsible for writing and editing the Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC). She is involved in grass roots legislative efforts for ophthalmology as a member of the ASCRS Government Relations Committee and Maryland Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons.