Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine

Grand Rounds

Medicine Grand Rounds - Visionary Medicine: Advances in Eye Care at Montefiore-Einstein

Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds

Thursday, October 22, 2015

8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Speaker & Info

Roy Chuck, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Professor, Department of Genetics
University Chairman
Paul Henkind Chair in Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences

Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center.

Dr. Roy S. Chuck is a cornea specialist and board certified ophthalmologist with expertise in the field of laser techniques for refractive eye problems and a strong research interest in dry eye, ocular surface corneal transplantation and sight restoration. He has published, patented, and lectured extensively throughout his career.

A UC Berkeley trained engineer, Dr. Chuck graduated from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons with an MD-PhD degree. He completed an internship at St. Mary's Health Center and an ophthalmology residency in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the Washington University School of Medicine, where he also served as faculty chief resident. He completed fellowship training in cornea and refractive surgery at the Doheny Eye Institute of the University of Southern California.

Dr. Chuck has served on the faculties of ophthalmology and engineering at Washington University, University of Southern California, University of California Irvine, the Johns Hopkins University, and Albert Einstein College ofMedicine. He is formerly the Tom Clancy Professor of Ophthalmology and Director of Refractive Surgery at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University. At present, he is Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Montefiore Einstein.

After attending this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Provide a brief overview of current state of the department
  2. Provide 3 examples of ongoing clinical eye research at Montefiore-Einstein: specifically in the areas of diabetic retinopathy, dry eye and refractive surgery

Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Host: Dr. Elizabeth Kitsis, Department of Medicine

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