Anna G. Gushchin, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

My Clinical Emphasis:  Comprehensive eye care, ocular trauma, eyelid lesions and malpositions, international ophthalmology, complementary treatment modalities.

Research Emphasis: Ocular manifestations of systemic disease

Certifications: ACLSm ABO

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh SOM, certificates in pandemic preparedness and global health
  • General Surgery, UPMC Presbyterian
  • Ophthalmology UPMC Eye and Ear
  • Stanford, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbital Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship
  • Moran Eye Center, International Ophthalmology Teaching Fellowship

Representative Publications

Comparing outcomes of pediatric and adult external dacryocystorhinostomy in Nepal: Is age a prognostic factor?  Ben Limbu, Sulaxmi Katwal, Nicole S. Lim, Michelle L. Faierman, Anna G. Gushchin, Rohit Saiju…Orbit 2017 Mar 31

Simbu Ptosis: An Outreach Approach to Myogenic Ptosis in Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea-Experience and Results From a High-Volume Oculoplastic Surgical CampAnna G. Gushchin, Alison V. Crum, Ben Limbu, Edward P. Quigley, Michael S. Seward, Geoffrey Tabin…Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 Mar 1

Duplex ultrasound as the sole long-term surveillance method post-endovascular aneurysm repair: A safe alternative for stable aneurysms  Rabih A. Chaer, Anna Gushchin, Robert Y. Rhee, Luke Marone, Jae S. Cho, Steven A. Leers, Michel S. M…Journal of Vascular Surgery 2009 Apr 1

Atypical presentation of Acanthamoeba keratitis.  Geoffrey Tabin, Hugh R. Taylor, Grant R. Snibson, A.P. Murchison, Anna G. Gushchin, Steven Rogers…Cornea 2001 Oct 1    

Journal Articles

Unique Variant of Cerebrotendinous Xanthomatosis Presenting With Eyelid Involvement Due to Heterozygous CYP7A1 and SLC10A1 Gene Mutations  Aleksandar Krbanjevic, Olga Lekakh, Shrihari Kadkol, Gayatry Mohapatra, Anna Gushchin…, Am J Dermatopathol - 4/2021

Clinico-Pathological Patterns of Patients Who Underwent Orbital Exenteration in a Tertiary Eye Hospital of Nepal  Limbu Ben, Mengesha Aemero, Anya G Gushchin, Grant H Moore, Saiju Rohit…, Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences - 11/2016

Review of “Management and outcomes of intraocular lens dislocation in patients with pseudoexfoliation”  Matthew B. Kaufman, Jessica J. Kovarik, Anna G. Gushchin, Carlos A. Medina, Angela R. Elam, Peter M.…, Eye World - 1/1/2013


Simbu Ptosis: Drooping lids in the Highlands of Papua New GuineaGushchin A…North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society annual meeting, Tucson, AZ - 1/1/2016

Localize This: Lambert Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome in a high grade pelvic neuroendocrine tumor.  Gushchin A…North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society annual meeting, Snowbird, UT - 1/1/2013

Changes in Pulmonary Volumes in Patients Who Underwent Lung Transplantation for Pulmonary Fibrosis.  Bertani A, Vitulo P, DeMonte L, Callari A, Gushchin A, Tuzzolino F, Di Paola G, Arcadipane A, Gridel…International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation, Prague, Czech Republic - 1/1/2012