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Kelly Walton Muir, MD MHS


Kelly Walton Muir, MD MHS 


Dr. Muir is an ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in glaucoma whose research efforts focus on improving the outcomes of patients with chronic eye disease. She is the recipient of a VA HSR&D Career Development Award and her VA projects focus on improving adherence to glaucoma medication and reducing vision loss for veterans with glaucoma.


  • 2010 MHSc, Duke University School of Medicine
  • 2001 MD, Duke University School of Medicine
  • 1997 BA, University of North Carolina


  • 2009-present Glaucoma Fellowship Director, Duke Eye Center
  • 2009-present Attending Physician, Surgical Service, Durham VA Medical Center
  • 2007-present Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Duke Eye Center
  • 2006-2007 Chief Resident, Ophthalmology, Duke Eye Center
  • 2005-2006 Glaucoma Fellowship, Duke Eye Center
  • 2002-2005 Residency, Ophthalmology, Duke Eye Center
  • 2001-2002 Internship, Internal Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center


  • 2011 VA HSR&D Career Development Award
  • 2005 Edward K. Isbey, MD Resident Award
  • 2004 Robert Machemer Research Award
  • 2001 Thomas Jefferson Award
  • 2001 American Medical Women’s Award
  • 2001 Davidson Scholarship
  • 2000 William G. Anlyan Senior Scholarship
  • 2000 Alpha Omega Alpha
  • 1999 Alpha Omega Alpha Student Research Award
  • 1996 Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1993 Morehead Scholarship

View Dr. Muir's PubMed Link to see her publications