These are a few Women Ophthalmologists of the Windy City (WOW), enjoying the Orbital Gala which raises funds for the Academy Foundation: Dr. Merrill, Mildred Olivier, Tamara Fountain (AAO President-elect), Marilyn Miller (2019 AAO Laureate), Kathy Colby (Chair at U of C), Ruth Williams (editor of Eyenet).
As President of the Illinois Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Dr. Sohail Hasan accepted the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s prestigious Star Award for his work on The Safe Surgery Initiative for patients in Illinois. He is pictured here with Dr. Chris Albanis and Mr. Richard Paul.
Dr. Rezaei was an invited speaker at the 2019 American Academy of Ophthalmology Retina Subspecialty Day annual meeting in San Francisco. Dr. Rezaei moderated a session in which leading retina surgeons from around the world discussed how to manage complex situations during retinal surgery.
Dr. Civantos, Dr. Rezaei and Dr. Hasan were just a few of our physicians that represented Illinois Retina at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting last weekend.
Dr. Cohen is the chairman of the Skills Transfer Advisory Committee for the AAO and oversees the 60 skills courses that Ophthalmologists take to learn new skills. Being the chairman of this committee, Dr. Cohen is one of the four Associate Secretaries of the Annual Meeting. The committee meets in February to discuss the meeting.
Dr. Packo was selected as one of this year’s Guests of Honor along with Mark S. Blumenkranz, MD who is the past chairman at Stanford, and a brilliant innovator, surgeon and inventor, and Michael T. Trese, MD, the leading pediatric retinal specialist in the world. Great company to share the honor with. We are so… Read More »
Dr. Rezaei was an invited guest speaker at the Belo Horizonte Retina Summit in Brazil. At this meeting, leading retina specialists from Brazil and South America discussed the recent developments in the field of vitroretinal surgery at a more advanced level. The Director of the Meeting welcomed Dr. Rezaei and introduced him as “one of… Read More »
Dr. Rezaei was the Lead Moderator for the live surgery session during the 2019 American Society of Retina Specialists Annual Meeting in Chicago. Worlds top surgeons participated in this event serving as surgeons, moderators or panelists. Retina surgeons from United States, Europe and Middle East operated with state of the art technology which was transmitted… Read More »
Dr. Sohail Hasan is one of 22 individuals receiving the AAO Secretariat Award this year for his advocacy work. The Secretariat Award for the American Academy of Ophthalmology is in recognition of special contributions to the Academy and to ophthalmology. Congrats Dr. Hasan!
Dr. John Pollack completed his term as President of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and now assumes the position of President of the Foundation of the ASRS. The mission of the Foundation of the ASRS is to help improve the quality of life for people with retinal diseases and to support the education… Read More »