Dr. Rezaei was an invited guest speaker at the prestigious Japanese Advanced Vitreous Surgery (AVS) Course in Tokyo, Japan. AVS has a heritage of over 40 years where leading Japanese vitreoretinal surgeons and the invited guest speakers from around the world discuss the most advanced and cutting edge surgical techniques in vitreoretinal surgery. We thank… Read More »
Dr. Merrill was most honored to give the Raymond Pilkerton keynote lecture at the annual Washington Retina Symposium last weekend. It was particularly wonderful to receive the plaque from our former Rush resident Reshma Katira, now a partner at the Retina Group of Washington.
Dr. Rezaei was an invited speaker at the EURETINA Annual Meeting in Paris, France. EURETINA is the largest retina meeting in the world generally taking place in Europe. Dr. Rezaei led a one hour session at the main auditorium discussing complex vitreoretinal surgery with some of world’s top retina surgeons. We appreciate all of… Read More »
Dr. Chaturvedi gave his first Chicago Curriculum in Ophthalmology lecture to the residents at Rush University Medical Center this past weekend. Way to go!
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 »