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Dr. Paul Mitchel has entered retirement. Dr. Irene Ludwig will now be treating his pediatric patients. She practices in Dothan, Panama City, and Destin. Please Contact Us With Any Questions Or Concerns. 

Irene H. Ludwig, M.D.

Pediatric Ophthalmologist & StrabismusIrene H. Ludwig, M.D.

Dr. Irene H. Ludwig earned her M.D. degree from the Cornell University Medical College in 1979. She performed her Internship in general surgery at the University of Virginia Hospital in Charlottesville. Dr. Ludwig then served as a Resident in Ophthalmology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio. Following two years of research at the National Eye Institute, she took a fellowship in Pediatric Ophthalmology at the Children’s Hospital National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., with Dr. Marshall M. Parks. In 1986, she joined the staff of Mary Imogene Bassett Hospital, Cooperstown, New York, where she was appointed to the position of Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Albany Medical College of Union University. In 1992, she joined the faculty at LSU Eye Center in New Orleans, where she is an Assistant Professor and performs teaching and research in new surgical techniques.

Dr. Ludwig is a member of the American Ophthalmological Society, the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus as well as the Costenbader Society. She is also a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology. Her accomplishments in the field of Pediatric Ophthalmology include lecturing at scientific meetings and publications in a number of ophthalmological papers.

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