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Preema Mehta Buch, MD

Preema Mehta Buch
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about me
about me
Clinical Interests
  • Corneal and external diseases
  • Corneal transplants
  • Dry eye
  • Cataracts
  • MD, Howard University College of Medicine, Washington, DC
  • Fellowship, Cornea, Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute/University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Board Certification
  • Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Office Locations

Temple Ophthalmology

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3401 N. Broad Street

Parkinson Pavilion, 6th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140


Selected Publications
Mehta PJ, Alexander JL, Sen HN. Pediatric Uveitis: New and Future Treatments. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep; 24(5): 453-462. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 23872814. 
Weber C, Mehta P, Ardito M, Moise L, Martin B, De Groot A.. T cell epitope: Friend or Foe? Immunogenicity of biologics in context..Science Direct Elsevier. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews.. 2009 Sep; 61(11): 965-976. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19619593. 
Nicholson BP, Zhou M, Rostamizadeh M, Mehta P, Agrón E, Wong W, Wiley H, Nussenblatt R, Sen HN. Epidemiology of epiretinal membrane in a large cohort of patients with uveitis. Ophthalmology. 2014 Dec;121(12):2393-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2014.06.015. Epub 2014 Jul 23. PubMed PMID: 25064724; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4252842.
Endophthalmitis Rates and Clinical Outcomes Following Penetrating and Endothelial Keratoplasty. Durga S. Borkar, Turner D. Wibbelsman, Preema M. Buch et al. American Journal of Ophthalmology. May 2019 in press.
Mehta, P.J., Misra, I., Kurukumbi, M.. (2012). Neurosarcoidosis. In Y. Eishi (Ed.), Sarcoidosis (pp. ISBN 980-953-307-723). Rijeka: In Tech Publications.
Buch P, Revere K, Katowitz W. Pediatric Orbital Cellulitis Requiring Diverse Surgical Approaches. ARVO 2017; Baltimore, MD.
Kadambi, P., Mehta, P., Jayam-Trouth, A., Kurukumbi, M.. (2012). Acute Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Iron-Deficiency Anemia: A Case Report . 10th Annual AMA-RFS Research Symposium; Honolulu, HI.
Mehta PJ, Chapman S, Jayam-Trouth A, Kurukumbi M. (2012, March 6). Acute Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Iron Deficiency Anemia: A Case Report. Publication Status: Published.
Rapuano C. et al. Prevalence and distribution of VZV in temporal arteries of patients with giant cell arteritis. Yearbook of Ophthalmology. Wills Eye. 2016; 238-239.