2009-10 Fellows

 

The following physicians began their Fellowships on July 1, 2009:

 

Cornea, External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Tyler Hall, MDTyler Hall, MD

Undergraduate School: Wright State University
Medical School: Wright State University
Ophthalmology Residency: University of Alabama, Birmingham

Seema Patel, MDSeema R. Patel, MD

Undergraduate:  University of Pennsylvania
Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Internship: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey
Residency: Temple University

 

Glaucoma

Juan Carlos Maldonado, MDJuan Carlos Maldonado, MD

Undergraduate and Medical School: University of Puerto Rico
Internship: University of Puerto Rico in San Juan
Ophthalmology Residency: University of Puerto Rico in San Juan

 

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Valerie Elmalem, MDValerie Elmalem, MD

Undergraduate: SUNY Downstate Medical
Medical School: SUNY Stony Brook
Transitional Internship: Emory University School of Medicine
Residency: in Ophthalmology, Emory University School of Medicine

 

Matthew Thurtell, MDMatthew Thurtell, MD

Undergraduate and Medical School: University of Sydney, Australia
Internship: John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, Australia<br />
Residency in Internal Medicine: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia; Residency in Neurology: Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
Fellowship: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland (Neuro-Ophthalmology)

 

Ophthalmic Pathology/Oncology

Jill R. Wells, MDJill R. Wells, MD

Undergraduate School: Biology, Rollins College
Medical School:  Medical College of Georgia
Ophtlalmology Residency: University of Alabama, Birmingham

 

Pathology

Qing Zhang, MD

Qing Zhang, MD

Undergraduate School: Xiangya School of Medicine, China
Medical School: Xiangya School of Medicine, China
Internship: Xiangya Hospital Central South University, China
Ophthalmology Residency: Dept. of Ophthalmology, Xiangya Hospital, China

 

Oculoplastics

Joseph Walrath, MDJoseph Walrath, MD

Undergraduate School:  Case Western Reserve University
Graduate School: MS, University of California, Berkeley
Medical School:  College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
Ophthalmology Residency:  Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute

 

Pediatric Ophthalmology

Fatema Esmail, MDFatema Esmail, MD
Undergraduate School: Eastern Illinois University
Medical School: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
Internship: Graduate Hospital in Philadelphia
Ophthalmology Residency: Mt. Sinai School of Medicine

 

Retina

David Baranano, MDDavid Baranano, MD

Undergraduate School: Yale University
Graduate School: PhD, Neuroscience, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Leon Charkoudian, MDLeon Charkoudian, MD

Undergraduate School: Cornell University
Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Internship: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Ophtlalmology Residency: Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia

Jorge Fortun, MDJorge Fortun, MD

BS in Neuroscience from Vanderbilt University,
MD degree from University of Michigan Medical School
Ophthalmology residency from Baylor College of Medicine

Justin Townsend, MDRobin Ray, MD

Undergraduate School: University of Miami
Medical School: Duke University
Internship: University of Texas Health Science Center
Ophthalmology Residency: Baylor College of Medicine

 

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