Fellowships


Glaucoma Fellowship | Retina Fellowship | Current Fellows

Glaucoma Fellowship

We offer a one year fellowship. This is a hands on experience under the guidance of David W. Richards, MD, Lynn Harman, MD, Lisa Gamell, MD, Jacqueline Scott, M.D. The fellow has the opportunity to perform glaucoma laser procedures, trabeculectomy, phaco/trab, and valve implants. OCT and digital imaging are available for patient evaluation. The fellow will participate in clinics and surgery at Tampa General Hospital, Tampa VA Hospital, St. Petersburg VA Hospital, and USF medical clinics. Research is optional.

Our glaucoma attendings received their fellowship training :

David W. Richards, M.D.     Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Lisa Gamell, M.D.                Tufts/New England Eye Center

Carla Bourne, M.D.              Tufts/New England Eye Center

 

You must apply through the San Francisco Match (www.sfmatch.org). Foreign medical graduates must be graduates of a medical school approved by the World Health Organization and a permanent resident of the United States. You must be eligible for licensure in the state of Florida. If you match with us, you will apply for unlicensed physician status as a PGY-5. Our deadline is Oct. 1st.

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Retina Fellowship

We offer a two year fellowship. This is a hands on experience under the guidance of four vitreoretinal surgeons. All aspects of medical-surgical retina are covered using traditional as well as the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. These include fluorescein angiography, ultrasonography, classic thermal laser, Photodynamic therapy, transpupillary thermotherapy, scleral buckle, vitrectomy with membrane peeling, retinal translocation, radioactive plaque therapy, and all aspects of retinopathy of prematurity management. Our Department's involvement in active clinical research ensures fellows stay abreast of new therapeutic developments.

You must apply through the San Francisco Match (www.sfmatch.org). Foreign medical graduates must be graduates of a medical school approved by the World Health Organization and a permanent resident of the United States. You must be eligible for licensure in the state of Florida. If you match with us, you will apply for unlicensed physician status as a PGY-5. Our deadline is Oct. 1st.

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Current Fellows

Glaucoma


Brian Chen, MD

Undergraduate:UC Berkeley
Medical School:Drexel University
Internship: Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency: Hahnemann University Hospital

 

Retina

 
Anh Bui, MD

Undergraduate: University of California San Diego
Medical School: Chicago Medical School
Internship: North Shore University Health System
Residency: University of South Florida

 

Administrative Chief Resident

 
Edward Crosswell, MD

Undergraduate: Woford College
Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina
Internship: Medical University of South Carolina
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina

 

 

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