Louise A. Mawn, M.D.

Louise A. Mawn, M.D.

Education

M.D., Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
B.A., Duke University, Durham, NC

Postgraduate Training

Internship

Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC

Residency

Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA

Fellowship

Neuro-Ophthalmology, Tufts University, Boston, MA
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional Affiliations

Fellow American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Fellow North American Neuro-ophthalmology Society
Fellow American College of Surgeons
Diplomate, American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Medical Association
European Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons
Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Nashville Academy of Ophthalmology
Iowa Eye AssociationTennessee Academy of Ophthalmology
Tennessee Women in Medicine

Honors & Awards

Who's Who in America 2004-2005
Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare 2002-2003
Vanderbilt University Department of Ophthalmology Award for Resident Medical Education
Sigma Xi, Scientific Honor Society

Areas of Clinical Expertise

Orbital and reconstructive surgery
Orbital disease
Eyelid reconstruction

Background

Dr. Mawn currently is a professor of ophthalmology and neurological surgery at Vanderbilt Medical Center. She has been on the faculty since December 1998. Dr. Mawn's primary research interests are in advances in surgical treatment of orbital disorders. She is the Principal Investigator for a research study funded by the National Eye Institute to examine endoscopic approaches to orbital disease. She has authored numerous scientific articles and chapters on orbital topics including orbital biomaterials and development of endoscopic approaches to orbital disease. She is the vice-president of Nashville Academy of Ophthalmology. She is also listed in Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare.