DITTA, LAUREN C.

Assistant Professor
Ophthalmology
 
Assistant Professor
Pediatrics

Office: STE 470 930 MADISON BUILDING
930 MADISON AVENUE
MEMPHIS TN 381632243
Tel: (901) 448-6650
lditta@uthsc.edu

Education

Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis, TN

Fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis, TN

Ophthalmology Residency, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis, TN

         Transitional Internship, Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN

Doctor of Medicine, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA

Bachelor of Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA

Research Interests

Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension

Cortical Visual Impairment

Strabismus

Selected Publications

Lauren C Ditta, MD, Liliana Pereiras, MD, Emily T Graves, MD, Chantel Devould, CO, Ebony Murchison BS, Ligia Figueroa, MD, Natalie C Kerr, MD.  Establishing a Surgical Outreach Program in the Developing World: Pediatric Strabismus Surgery in Guatemala City, Guatemala. JAAPOS. 2015 Dec;19(6); 526-530. 

Lauren C. Ditta, MD, Asim F. Choudhri, MD, Ari M. Blitz, MD, James C. Fleming, MD,
Natalie C. Kerr, MD, and Thomas O’Donnell, MD.  Traumatic avulsion of the oculomotor nerve documented by high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging. JAAPOS. 2015 Aug;19(4); 385–387.

Phoebe D. Lenhart, Paul Courtright, M. Edward Wilson, Susan Lewallen, David Taylor, Marcelo C. Ventura, Richard Bowman, Lee Woodward, Lauren C. Ditta, Stacey Kruger, Danny Haddad,MD, Nihal El Shakankiri, Salma KC Rai, Tehara Bailey, Scott R. Lambert. Special Communication Global Challenges in the Management of Congenital Cataract Proceedings of the International Congenital Cataract Symposium held on March 7, 2014 in New York, New York.  J AAPOS. 2015 Apr;19(2).


Ditta, LC, Choudhri AF, Tse BC, Landers MM, Haik BG, Steinle JJ, Williams JS, and Wilson MW.  Validating a Non-Human Primate Model of Super-Selective Intra-Ophthalmic Artery Chemotherapy: Comparing Ophthalmic Artery Diameters. IOVS. 2012;53(12):7791-4.

Ditta LC, Qayyum S, O’Brien TF, Choudhri AF, Wilson MW.  Chondromyxoid Fibroma of the Orbit.  Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2012;28(5):e105-107. 

Ditta LC, Shildkrot Y, Wilson MW, FACS Outcomes in 15 Patients with Conjunctival Melanoma Treated with Adjuvant Topical Mitomycin C: Complications and recurrences.   

(E-Resources):

Lauren C. Ditta, MD and Claire Kiernan, MD. Visual Field Testing in the Pediatric Population. Video.  [NOVEL]. 2018. Available at: https://collections.lib.utah.edu/details?id=1341372.  July 16, 2018.