Jonathan C. Horton, MD, PhD

Pediatric ophthalmologist

Dr. Jonathan C. Horton specializes in ophthalmology and neurology. He earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, where he also received a doctorate degree in neurobiology. He went on to do his residency training in neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and his training in ophthalmology at Georgetown University Hospital. Horton completed fellowships in neuro-ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology at the University of California, San Francisco, where he is a professor of ophthalmology, neurology and physiology.


Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic
8 Koret Way
San Francisco, CA 94143-0644
Phone: (415) 476-7176
Fax: (415) 476-8309

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Conditions & Treatments

  • Acromegaly
  • Amblyopia
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Blepharospasm
  • Double Vision
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Disorders
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Microvascular Cranial Nerve Palsy
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuropathology
  • Optic Nerve Sheath Meningiomas
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Papilledema
  • Pituitary Adenomas
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Ptosis
  • Pupillary Abnormalities
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Visual Cortical Stroke
  • Visual Fields

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Harvard Medical School 1984


Georgetown University Hospital, Ophthalmology 1989


UCSF, Neuro-opthalmology/Pediatric Ophthalmology

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Adams DL, Rapone BC, Economides JR, Horton JC. Spontaneous Reattachment of the Medial Rectus After Free Tenotomy. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2018 May 29; 1-4.
  2. Economides JR, Adams DL, Horton JC. Reply. Ophthalmology. 2018 Feb; 125(2):e13.
  3. Horton JC, Barkovich AJ. Bilateral Optic Disc Pits With Posterior Pituitary Ectopia. J Neuroophthalmol. 2017 12; 37(4):401-402.

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