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Specialties & Research

Dr. Harrison Cavanagh, MD, PHD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Keratitis
  • Refractive Surgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Cavanagh graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 10 awards.

American Academy of Optometry (2001)
American College of Surgeons (1978)
One of the world's top ophthalmology prizes (2009)
American Academy of Ophthalmology (1975)
Cornea Society Castroviejo Medal
Fellow (1975)
Honorary Fellow (2001)
Fellow (1978)
Cornea Society Castroviejo Medal (2009)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: Texas™ (2009)


Dr. Cavanagh has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - Zale Lipshy 
  • UT Southwestern University Hospital - St. Paul 


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Additional Information
Dr. Harrison Dwight Cavanagh MD and PHD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 46 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Harrison D. Cavanagh practice?
Dr. Harrison Cavanagh has 3 office locations.
Dr. Harrison Cavanagh practices Ophthalmology near Dallas, TX.
Additional practice locations include: Plano, TX.
See Dallas Ophthalmologists.