Dr. Keith Wroblewski is a board certified ophthalmologist and an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology. Originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Dr. Wroblewski received his undergraduate degree from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, and then served four years as an Infantry Officer with the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado. He later earned a medical degree from Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, ophthalmic surgery residency from Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington State and fellowships in Ocular Inflammation and Uveitis at the National Eye Institute in Bethesda and Ocular Pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology.
Dr. Wroblewski, formerly the Chairman of Ophthalmology at the Walter Reed Army/ National Military Medical Centers and the Chief of Surgery at Fort Meade, Maryland has served in Korea, Bosnia, Germany, Iraq, Colorado and Washington State. He has held multiple clinical and leadership positions throughout his career, received the prestigious Saint Lucia Medal from the Society of Military Ophthalmology and has served on humanitarian missions in Kenya, Mauritania, El Salvador (twice), Honduras, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, and Guatemala.
He has also presented at national research meetings on chemical and biological injuries of the eye, on the use of biologics in uveitis and the utilization of PET imaging in uveitis. His research interests include tuberculosis infections of the eye, ocular sarcoidosis, ocular leprosy, ocular syphilis and functional visual loss.
His local charitable efforts including running the HIV Eye Clinic for Montgomery County on Dennis Avenue for seven years and his global commitment to the World Health’s Vision 2020 Program include equipment donations to Kikuyu Eye Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, and an equipment donation of an operating microscope, phacoemulsification unit for removing cataracts, a keratometer for measuring the shape of the cornea and an A-scanner for measuring the length of the eye to Sight for Souls in Addis Addaba, Ethiopia. He currently volunteers his time with the Little Workers of the Sacred Heart in the Brookland area of Washington, DC providing free diabetic retinopathy exams for the poor and those without insurance. This is a medical student-run clinic that focuses on indigenous care.
His practice at the MFA-Ophthalmology focuses on comprehensive ophthalmology and uveitis and he uses advanced intraocular technology such as the Alcon Panoptyx(Trifocal) and the new Alcon Vivity intraocular lens and he was one of the first to utilize the new Johnson and Johnson Eyehance intraocular toric and monofocal lenses.
His hobbies include astronomy, biking the C and O canal and reading poetry and the Russian classics and keeping in line with his wife and five children.