Marguerite (Margot) Weinert, MD
Instructor in Ophthalmology
Director, Mass Eye and Ear's Eye Trauma Service
Dr. Margot Weinert serves as the Coordinator and Director of the Eye Trauma Service at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital. In addition, Dr. Tieger serves as a mentor, teacher, and peer resource to Harvard Ophthalmology’s residency program.
Dr. Weinert was raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. She graduated magna cum laude from Yale University with a BA in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology. She later earned her MD at Duke University School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. During medical school Dr. Weinert was a member of the curriculum committee, working to spearhead leadership development for doctors in training. She received the William G. Anlyan scholarship for academic performance, service to the medical school, and commitment to the profession of medicine. Dr. Weinert participated in several pediatric ophthalmologic research projects. Notably, her research on the “ROPtool analysis of Pictor images in the assessment of plus and pre-plus disease” was nominated for the Member-in-Training Outstanding Poster Award at the 2016 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting in 2016. That same year, she also received the the Best Poster Award during the European Paediatric Ophthalmological Society meeting for her research on the photographic assessment of eyelid position.
During residency, Dr. Weinert has distinguished herself as a talented and compassionate clinician, outstanding teacher, and emerging leader. Currently, as a member of the Harvard Ophthalmology Resident Wellness Committee, she is helping to develop trainee-focused programs to support resilience and facilitate access to a variety of important resources.
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