Julie M. Schallhorn

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Julie Schallhorn

Areas of treatment:

Cataract surgery
Corneal Transplantation
Diseases of the cornea
External disease
Lens implantation
Ocular inflammatory diseases
Refractive surgery


  • Ophthalmology


  • Department of Ophthalmology


  • English
  • Spanish

Julie M. Schallhorn, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Medicine of USC - Beverly Hills
  • Keck Medicine of USC - Pasadena
  • USC Roski Eye Institute (Los Angeles)

About this doctor:

Dr. Schallhorn specializes in the surgical treatment of cataracts, corneal transplantation, lens implantation, and anterior segment disease. Her research interests include optical coherence tomography and its applications to the anterior segment, new methods of corneal transplantation, refractive surgery and ocular inflammatory diseases.


MD, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2009
MS, University of California - San Diego, Bioengineering, 2005


Huntington Memorial Hospital, General Surgery, 2010


UCSF School of Medicine, Ophthalmology, 2013


Casey Eye Institute ‐ OHSU, Cornea, 2015
Francis I. Proctor Foundation, Uveitis, 2014


American Board of Ophthalmology

Professional society memberships:

American Academy of Ophthalmology
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Uveitis Society
Cornea Society


Best Paper in Session, Glaucoma and Minimally Invasive Surgery Devices, Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2013
Lange Award, UCSF Department of Ophthalmology, 2013
Resident’s Day Research Award, Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, 2010
Merck Award, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2009
Graduation with ‘Highest Honors’, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2009
Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2008
Burrill Merit Scholarship, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2008
USA Funds Access to Education Scholarship, 2005-2009
Association of Pathology Chairs award, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2007
Women in Chemistry travel grant from the American Chemical Society, 2003