Amy Cherof, MD is an ophthalmologist at the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Amy Cherof, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

SPECIALTIES

Comprehensive Ophthalmology Cataracts

LOCATIONS

Kennestone West Cobb Windy Hill

The ophthalmologists and optometrists of the Marietta Eye Clinic each chose to join this practice because of a common philosophy, providing the highest quality patient care possible. Marietta Eye doctors are the experts in their fields, the top graduates in their educational and training programs, and deeply compassionate health care providers. The physicians and optometrists here research and provide the latest technology for their patients, listen intently to their patient’s needs, and ensure they have the highest quality support and surgical staff available. We invite you to explore the credentials and personality of our doctors on this page. Thank you for considering the Marietta Eye Clinic.

Specialties/Competencies

Cataract Surgery
Primary Care Ophthalmology

Qualifications

Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Medical License, State of Georgia, 2016

Honors & Awards

Best Paper, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Cornea Session (2015)
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (2011 – current)
Honorary Marshal, AU School of Medicine Class of 2009 Hooding Ceremony (2009)
University of Georgia Honors Program, Highest Honors (2004 – 2008)
University of Georgia Presidential Scholar and Dean’s list (2004 – 2008)
Phi Beta Kappa Society, University of Georgia Chapter (2008 – current)
Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society (2006 – 2008)
Georgia’s Hope Scholarship Program Recipient (2004 – 2008)

Education

Ophthalmology Residency
University of Colorado School of Medicine Department of Ophthalmology
Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute
Aurora, CO (July 2013 – July 2016)

Internal Medicine Internship
Augusta University (AU) Department of Internal Medicine
Augusta, GA (July 2012 – June 2013)

Doctor of Medicine
Augusta University, Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA (August 2008 – May 2012)

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Summa Cum Laude with Highest Honors
Spanish Minor
University of Georgia, Athens, GA (August 2004 – May 2008)

Hospital Appointments

Wellstar Kennestone Hospital
Wellstar Cobb Hospital

Professional Associations

American Academy of Ophthalmology (2013 – current)
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (2015 – current)
Georgia Society of Ophthalmology (2016 – current)
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (2015 – 2017)
Colorado Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (2014 – 2016)
International Ocular Surface Society (2015 – 2017)

Research & Publications

Publications
Manoharan N, Pecen N, Cherof A, Oliver S, Palestine A. Comparison of Oral versus Intravenous Fluorescein Widefield Angiography in Ambulatory Pediatric Patients. Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases. 2017 April 20.

Cherof A, SooHoo J, Kahook M, Seibold L. Endophthalmitis with corneal infiltrate after EX-PRESS glaucoma drainage device implantation. Journal of Glaucoma. 2015 June 16.

Cherof A, Liao S. Case of a newborn with kaposiform hemangioendothelioma causing severe aesthetic and functional deficits treated with sirolimus and vincristine. SKINmed Journal: Dermatology for the Clinician. July/Aug 2016: Vol 14, Issue 4.

Abstracts and Poster Presentations
Wildes M, Cherof A, Cerda A et al. Outcomes of amniotic membrane transplantation for treatment of Stevens-Johnson syndrome in the pediatric population: A retrospective review. American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Annual Meeting. Vancouver, BC. April 2016.

Cherof A, Liao S. Case of a newborn with kaposiform hemangioendothelioma causing severe aesthetic and functional deficits treated with sirolimus and vincristine. 2015 Cosmetic Surgery Forum. Las Vegas, NV; December 3, 2015.

Cherof A, Kennedy J and Wise R. Outcomes and prognostic factors for patients with corneal foreign bodies: a review of 387 cases. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Denver, CO; May 7, 2015.

McGoff A, McCollum G, Yanni S, Assadian M, Yang R, and Penn J. Vanderbilt Eye Institute. The Role of PPAR β in Retinal Angiogenesis. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Medical Student Research Symposium. Nashville, TN 2009.

McGoff A and Jackson H, Hargrove J, and Hartle D. University of Georgia. Polyphenolic Antioxidants in Unprocessed Traditional Diets: Wild-Crafted Acorn Flour as a Dietary Sample. University of Georgia Center for Undergraduate Research Symposium (CURO). Athens, GA 2008.

Oral Presentations
Cherof A, Cerda A, Lynch A, Wagner B, and Gregory D. Acute Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Timing of amniotic membrane and occurrence of significant ocular sequelae. American Academy of Ophthalmology 2015 Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV; November 16, 2015. Awarded Best Paper.

Cherof A, Cerda A, Lynch A, Wagner B, and Gregory D. Acute Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Timing of amniotic membrane and occurrence of significant ocular sequelae. University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology 19th Annual Research Day. Denver, CO; June 20, 2015.

Cherof A, Cerda A, Lynch A, Wagner B, and Gregory D. Acute Stevens-Johnson syndrome: Timing of amniotic membrane and occurrence of significant ocular sequelae. International Ocular Surface Society Annual Meeting. Denver, CO; May 2, 2015.

Cherof A, Oliver S. Oral Fluorescein Angiography: Establishing a Protocol for The Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute. University of Colorado Department of Ophthalmology 18th Annual Research Day. Denver, CO; June 2014.

Additional Scholarly Activity
Cherof A and Jennings E, Gupta P. “Ophthalmology Pro-Consult,” Surgical Reference iPhone Application. Co-Author and editor. Georgia Reagents University, 2011 – 2012.

Leadership Experience

Advocacy Ambassador, American Academy of Ophthalmology Mid-Year Forum (April 2015)
Secretary/Treasurer, Class of 2012 School of Medicine (2008 – 2012)
Vice President, Ophthalmology Interest Group (2009 – 2012)
Committee Member, Class of 2012 Graduation Planning Committee (2011 – 2012)
Program Director, Cadaver Memorial Service (2009)

Personal Interests

My top priority is spending time with my family: my husband Nate, baby Thomas, and dog Sadie. I also love cooking and baking, mountain biking, and snow skiing.

Dr. Cherof's Main Office

Marietta Eye Clinic West Cobb Office

2453 Powder Springs Road

Marietta, GA 30064

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Extended hours may be available.

News & Events

4/16/2019

Upcoming Event: May 4, 2019 – Community Recycling

Go GREEN with MEC! Saturday, May 4th Marietta Eye Clinic will be holding a fun community recycling event from 12:00 – 3:00pm Kennestone location – 895 Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30060 This is a fundraiser event for MEC’s purple cross, a program that benefits employees in need.  Come join us for recycling and community fun!…

4/9/2019

Marietta Eye Clinic Supports the Foundation Fighting Blindness

Vision Walk Event Sponsorship Brings Needed Funds for Disease Research MARIETTA, GA April 9, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the practice’s support for the 2019 Atlanta Vision Walk fundraising event in Atlanta, Georgia. The event raised funds for the Foundation Fighting…

4/2/2019

Marietta Eye Clinic Awarded “Best of Cobb”

Cobb Life Magazine’s Annual Competition Awards MEC as Best Eye Care Group   MARIETTA, GA April 2, 2019 – Marietta Eye Clinic, one of Georgia’s largest and most comprehensive eye care practices, is pleased to announce the latest achievement earned by one of Cobb County’s most established ophthalmology and optometry group practices. Cobb Life Magazine…

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