Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Courtland Schmidt, MD

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Ophthalmology - Glaucoma

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street
Ste. 920
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3342

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • St Francis Medical Center


  • Wills Eye Hospital


  • Wills Eye Hospital


Recent Publications

Smoking and IPMN malignant progression

Pilot Study Assessing the Use of High-Density Polyethylene (Su-PorĀ®) for Tube Shunt Patch Grafts

Nonoperative management of main pancreatic duct-involved intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm might be indicated in select patients

The Effects of Mozart's music on the performance of glaucoma patients on automated perimetry

Agreement of visual field interpretation among glaucoma specialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists: Comparison of time and methods

Evaluating a new disc staging scale for glaucomatous damage: The ability to detect change over time

Timolol/dorzolamide combination therapy as initial treatment for intraocular pressure over 30 mm Hg

Patient comfort with combined anterior sub-Tenon's, topical, and intracameral anesthesia versus retrobulbar anesthesia in trabeculectomy, phacotrabeculectomy, and aqueous shunt surgery

Effectiveness of nonocclusive ligature and fenestration used in Baerveldt aqueous shunts for early postoperative intraocular pressure control

Aqueous shunts for intractable glaucoma in infants

Community survey of the distribution of Lumholtz's Tree-kangaroo on the Atherton Tablelands, North-east Queensland

A randomized trial of the long-term effects of digital ocular compression in the late postoperative period

The outcome of the functioning filter after subsequent cataract extraction

Autologous patch graft in tube shunt surgery

Long-term outcome of aqueous shunt surgery in ten patients with iridocorneal endothelial syndrome

Reversal of optic disc cupping after glaucoma surgery analyzed with a scanning laser tomograph

Filtration procedures supplemented with mitomycin C in the management of childhood glaucoma

Simultaneous use of mitomycin-C with Baerveldt implantation

Evaluation of subjective patient comfort with latanoprost use

Encapsulated filtering blebs after trabeculectomy with mitomycin-C