Mitchell Drucker

Mitchell Drucker, MD

Professor, College of Medicine Neurosurgery

Director, College of Medicine Ophthalmology

Professor, College of Medicine Ophthalmology

Professor, College of Medicine Neurology

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
MDC 21
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: mdrucker@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-4832

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Education

  • MD, University of Florida, 1981

Research Interests

  • Ischemic Optic Neuropathy, Optic Neuritis, Pseudotumor Cerebri, Myasthenia Gravis, Thyroid Eye Disease

Recent Publications

  • Chen BH Drucker MD Louis KM Richards DW. Progression of Normal-Tension Glaucoma After Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt to Decrease Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure. J Glaucoma.. 1: e50-2. doi: 10.1097/IJG.0000000000000186., 2016.
  • Betts R, Margo CE, Drucker M. Craniopharyngioma causing bilateral vision loss 4 months after unremarkable magnetic resonance imaging of the brain. Journal of neurosciences in rural practice. 6(3) : 392-4, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26167023
  • Chen BH, Drucker MD, Louis KM, Richards DW. Progression of Normal-Tension Glaucoma After Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt to Decrease Cerebrospinal Fluid Pressure. Journal of glaucoma. , 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25350819
  • Msukwa G, Batumba N, Drucker M, Menezes L, Ranjit R. Maternal and neonatal risk factors associated with vertical transmission of ophthalmia neonatorum in neonates receiving health care in Blantyre, Malawi. Middle East African journal of ophthalmology. 21(3) : 240-3, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25100909
  • Margo CE, Harman LE, Drucker M. The blind photographer. Observations on the bewildering nature of feigned vision loss. Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. 33(4) : 367-9, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23792879
  • Grant J, Carey A, Margo C, Murtagh R, Drucker M. The role of lumbar puncture and pressure-lowering therapy for transverse dural sinus thrombosis. Journal of neurosciences in rural practice. 4(Suppl 1) : S106-8, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24174772
  • Gapsis BC, Ranjit RU, Malavade S, Carey A, Murtagh R, Drucker MD, Pavan PR. Spontaneous resolution of ophthalmologic symptoms following bilateral traumatic carotid cavernous fistulae. Digital journal of ophthalmology : DJO / sponsored by Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. 19(2) : 33-8, 2013. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24109248
  • Witmer MT, Margo CE, Drucker M. Tilted optic disks. Survey of ophthalmology. 55(5) : 403-28, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20621322
  • Agazzi S, Chang S, Drucker MD, Youssef AS, Van Loveren HR. Sudden blindness as a complication of percutaneous trigeminal procedures: mechanism analysis and prevention. Journal of neurosurgery. 110(4) : 638-41, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18928354
  • Swartz NG, Beck RW, Savino PJ, Sergott RC, Bosley TM, Lam BL, Drucker M, Katz B. Pain in anterior ischemic optic neuropathy. Journal of neuro-ophthalmology : the official journal of the North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society. 15(1) : 9-10, 1995. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7780575
  • Drucker MD, Savino PJ, Sergott RC, Bosley TM, Schatz NJ, Kubilis PS. Low-contrast letter charts to detect subtle optic [corrected] neuropathies. American journal of ophthalmology. 105(2) : 141-5, 1988. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3341430