Irene H. Ludwig, M.D.

Irene H. Ludwig, M.D.

Pediatric Ophthalmology Strabismus Surgeon

Specialty: Strabismus

Dr. Ludwig practices in select locations operations by SouthEast Eye Specialists in Tennessee and by VisionAmerica in Alabama.

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Physician Bio:

Dr. Irene Ludwig is widely known for her innovative new technologies in adult and children’s eye surgery. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Ophthalmological Society, the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus and the Costenbader Society, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Her accomplishments in the field of pediatric ophthalmology include lecturing at scientific meetings and publishing a number of ophthalmological papers. In 2016, Dr. Ludwig was named the recipient of the David S. Friendly Honor Award by the Costenbader Society, Inc. Recipients are chosen based on their contributions to children, society, science, and ophthalmology. Dr. Ludwig has other areas of research interest, including the connection between strabismus and sinus disease, improved surgical techniques of superior oblique palsy and a new repair of diplopia caused by facial trauma. Dr. Ludwig’s research has been published in textbook and eBook format by Thieme, and is titled “Strabismus Surgery, Innovative and Classic Approaches”. Dr. Irene H. Ludwig is independently contracted exclusively with SouthEast Eye Specialists of Middle Tennessee and VisionAmerica of Alabama.

Fellowship: National Eye Institute, Bethesda, MD Children’s National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Residency: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Internship: University of Virginia Hospital, Charlottesville, VA

Doctor of Medicine: Cornell University Medical College, New York, New York

Undergraduate: Queens College of the City University of New York

  • The American Ophthalmological Society American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
  • The Costenbader Society
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