Curtis Margo

Curtis Margo, MD

Professor, College of Medicine Ophthalmology

Professor, College of Medicine Pathology & Cell Biology

Contact Info 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
MDC 21
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: cmargo@health.usf.edu

Education

  • MPH, Epidemiology, University of South Florida, 1996
  • MD, Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1974

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Cancer Biology
  • Other

Research Interests

  • Ocular pathology,
  • Clinical methods in ophthalmology,
  • History of medicine
  • Clinical epidemiology

Recent Publications

  • Jacinto FA, Margo CE. Avulsed Eye and Optic Nerve Displaying Little Evidence of Trauma. Ophthalmology. 124(2) : 262, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28126076
  • Guffey Johnson J, Margo CE. Intraocular inflammatory mass associated with lens-induced uveitis. Survey of ophthalmology. 62(4) : 541-545, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28069494
  • French DD, Margo CE, Behrens JJ, Greenberg PB. Rates of Routine Cataract Surgery Among Medicare Beneficiaries. JAMA ophthalmology. , 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28056119
  • Patel HR, Margo CE. Pathology of Ischemic Optic Neuropathy. Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine. 141(1) : 162-166, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28029908
  • Margo CE, Harman LE. Remembrance of Things Overlooked: The Discovery of Dendritic Spine Function. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. 54(3) : 139-140, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28537641
  • Patel HR, Margo CE. Epithelial downgrowth. Report of 2 cases diagnosed by ocular biopsy. Annals of diagnostic pathology. 26: 60-63, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28209236
  • Levy MH, Margo CE. Fibrous Downgrowth Complicating Implantation of Intraocular Telescope. Ophthalmology. 124(6) : 895, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28528832
  • Jeang LJ, Davis A, Madow B, Espana EM, Margo CE. Occult Fungal Scleritis. Ocular oncology and pathology. 3(1) : 41-44, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28275602
  • Jacinto FA, Margo CE. Clinically Occult Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Conjunctiva After Topical Immunotherapy for Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia. Canadian journal of ophthalmology. Journal canadien d'ophtalmologie. 52(4) : e152-e153, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28774544
  • French DD, Behrens JJ, Jackson KL, Kho AN, Walunas TL, Evans CT, Mbagwu M, Margo CE, Bryar PJ. Payment Reform Needed to Address Health Disparities of Undiagnosed Diabetic Retinopathy in the City of Chicago. Ophthalmology and therapy. 6(1) : 123-131, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27885590
  • Margo CE, Harman LE. Autoimmune disease: Conceptual history and contributions of ocular immunology. Survey of ophthalmology. 61(5) : 680-8, 2017. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27131478
  • Greenberg EL, Cox KF, Margo CE, Leyngold IM. Massive Extraocular Extension of Uveal Melanoma. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery. , 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27097065
  • Margo CE. Are Ocular and Ocular Adnexal Cancers Overdiagnosed? Historical Perspectives on Diagnosis. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 23(2) : 90-2, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27218784
  • Guffey Johnson J, Terpak LA, Margo CE, Setoodeh R. Extranodal Marginal Zone B-cell Lymphoma of the Ocular Adnexa. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 23(2) : 140-9, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27218791
  • French DD Margo CE Tanna AP Volpe NJ Rubenstein LZ. Associations of Injurious Falls and Self-Reported Incapacities: Analysis of the National Health Interview Survey. J Patient Saf.. 12(3) : 148-51, 2016.
  • Cox KF, Margo CE. Role of Vismodegib in the Management of Advanced Periocular Basal Cell Carcinoma. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 23(2) : 133-9, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27218790
  • Ranjit RU, Leyngold IM, Margo CE. Melanoma-Associated Spongiform Scleropathy in Oculodermal Melanocytosis with Primary Orbital Melanoma. Ocular oncology and pathology. 2(4) : 276-279, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27843909
  • Jacinto FA, Fisher GH, Espana EM, Leyngold IM, Margo CE. Separate Primary Melanomas of the Bulbar Conjunctiva and Eyelid Skin: Clinical Implications of Multiple Primary Melanomas. Ocular oncology and pathology. 2(4) : 226-229, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27843900
  • French DD, Margo CE, Campbell RR, Greenberg PB. Volume of Cataract Surgery and Surgeon Gender: The Florida Ambulatory Surgery Center Experience 2005 Through 2012. The Journal of medical practice management : MPM. 31(5) : 297-302, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27249881
  • Jacinto FA, Margo CE. Neglected Choroidal Melanoma Tracking Along Optic Nerve to Brain. Ophthalmology. 123(12) : 2488, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27871393
  • Margo CE. Contemplating the Diagnostic Certainty of Primary Iris Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissue Lymphoma. JAMA ophthalmology. 133(8) : 969-70, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25950116
  • Schoenberg ED, Blake DA, Swann FB, Parlin AW, Zurakowski D, Margo CE, Ponnusamy T, John VT, Ayyala RS. Effect of Two Novel Sustained-Release Drug Delivery Systems on Bleb Fibrosis: An In Vivo Glaucoma Drainage Device Study in a Rabbit Model. Translational vision science & technology. 4(3) : 4, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26046006
  • French DD, Margo CE, Campbell RR. Enhancing postmarketing surveillance: continuing challenges. British journal of clinical pharmacology. 80(4) : 615-7, 2015. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25869078
  • Shah S, Espana EM, Margo CE. Ocular manifestations of monoclonal copper-binding immunoglobulin. Survey of Ophthalmology. 59(1) : 115-23, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24112547
  • Chuang AT, Margo CE, Greenberg PB. Retinal implants: a systematic review. The British Journal of Ophthalmology. , 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24403565
  • Chuang AT, Chen AJ, Chan JJ, Margo CE, Greenberg PB. Retinal implants: analysis of the news media perspective. JAMA Ophthalmology. 132(1) : 119-20, 2014. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24232580
  • French DD, Margo CE, Harman LE. Substance Use Disorder and the Risk ofOpen-angleGlaucoma. Journal of glaucoma. , 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21278592
  • Margo CE. From Robert Koch to Bradford Hill: chronic infection and the origins of ocular adnexal cancers. Archives of ophthalmology. 129(4) : 498-500, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21482875
  • Margo CE, Harman LE, Smith DB. The curious blindness of Charles F. Lummis. Archives of ophthalmology. 129(5) : 655-60, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21555621
  • Margo CE. Analysis of clinical misdiagnoses in children treated with enucleation. Archives of Ophthalmology. 129(5) : 673-4; author reply 674-5, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21555629
  • French DD, Margo CE, Campbell RR. Cataract surgery among veterans 65 years of age and older: analysis of national veterans health administration databases. American Journal of Medical Quality : The official journal of the American College of Medical Quality. 25(2) : 143-8, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20145194
  • Witmer MT, Margo CE, Drucker M. Tilted optic disks. Survey of ophthalmology. 55(5) : 403-28, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20621322
  • Margo CE, Harman LE. The visual impairment and inscrutable disease of Samuel Johnson. Survey of Ophthalmology. 57(1) : 66-76, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22019375
  • French DD, Margo CE. AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION, ANTI-VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR AGENTS, AND SHORT-TERM MORTALITY: A Postmarketing Medication Safety and Surveillance Study. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). 31(6) : 1036-42, 2011. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21836410
  • French DD, Margo CE. Open angle glaucoma and stroke. Ophthalmology. 117(8) : 1653.e3-4, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20682379
  • Friedman SM, Margo CE, Konicki M, Campanelli M, Jampol LM, Plous OZ. Bilateral vascular occlusions of the anterior visual pathway and cocaine abuse. Retinal cases & brief reports. 4(2) : 95-8, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25390373
  • Ussa F, Coco RM, Paulo JD, Ayllon W, Cuadrado R, Sarraf D, Margo CE, Friedman SM. Diagnostic and therapeutic challenges. Retina (Philadelphia, Pa.). 30(8) : 1311-5, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20458263
  • French DD, Margo CE. Glaucoma medications and mortality: a retrospective cohort study. Annals of epidemiology. 20(12) : 917-23, 2010. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21074106
  • French DD Margo CE. Central serous chorioretinopathy and phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibitors: A case-control post marketing surveillance study. Retina. 30: 271-274, 2010.
  • Witmer MT Margo C. Analysis of ophthalmology workforce and delivery of emergency department eye care in Florida. Arch Ophthalmol. 127: 1522-1527, 2009.
  • Witmer MT, Margo CE. Analysis of ophthalmology workforce and delivery of emergency department eye care in Florida. Archives of ophthalmology. 127(11) : 1522-7, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19901221
  • Steffensen TS, Gilbert-Barness E, Lacson A, Margo CE. Cerebellar migration defects in aicardi syndrome: an extension of the neuropathological spectrum. Fetal and pediatric pathology. 28(1) : 24-38, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19116813
  • Guffey Johnson J, Grossniklaus HE, Margo CE, Foulis P. Frequency of unintended vein and peripheral nerve biopsy with temporal artery biopsy. Archives of ophthalmology. 127(5) : 703, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19433728
  • Oliva AM, Pavan PR, Margo CE, Pautler SE. Recalcitrant Candida endophthalmitis associated with mannose-binding lectin deficiency. Archives of ophthalmology. 127(6) : 822-3, 2009. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19506210
  • Margo CE, French DD. Ischemic optic neuropathy in male veterans prescribed phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors. American journal of ophthalmology. 143(3) : 538-9, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17317413
  • Friedman SM, Margo CE. Topical gel vs subconjunctival lidocaine for intravitreous injection: a randomized clinical trial. American journal of ophthalmology. 142(5) : 887-8, 2006. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17056383
  • Margo CE, Harman LE. Posterior vitreous detachment. How to approach sudden-onset floaters and flashing lights. Postgraduate medicine. 117(3) : 37-42, 2005. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15782672
  • Margo CE, Goldman DR. Langerhans cell histiocytosis. Survey of ophthalmology. 53(4) : 332-58, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18572052
  • Margo CE. The Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study: an overview. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 11(5) : 304-9, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15377989
  • Margo CE. Quality care and practice variation: the roles of practice guidelines and public profiles. Survey of ophthalmology. 49(3) : 359-71, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15110672
  • Margo CE. Ocular oncology and the study of rare cancers. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 11(5) : 283-4, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15377986
  • Mulla ZD, Margo CE. Season of birth and the risk of uveal melanoma. Ophthalmic epidemiology. 16(2) : 74-7, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19353394
  • Mulla ZD, Margo CE. Hospitalization for nontraumatic disorders of the eye and ocular adnexa: analysis of the Florida agency for health care administration data set. Archives of ophthalmology. 122(2) : 262-6, 2004. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14769604
  • Margo CE. Episcleral pseudomelanoma: late complication of scleral tunnel incision. American journal of ophthalmology. 135(3) : 387-9, 2003. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12614762
  • Margo CE, Harman LE, Mulla ZD. The reliability of clinical methods in ophthalmology. Survey of ophthalmology. 47(4) : 375-86, 2002. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12161213