George J. Harocopos, MD

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Pathology and Immunology
Director, Ophthalmic Surgery at the John Cochran Veterans Affairs, Medical Center

Patients Seen At: (314) 362-3937 (Eye Center Center for Advanced Medicine)
(314) 289-6409 (John Cochran Veterans Affairs Medical Center)

Fax: (314) 362-3725

Email: Harocopos@vision.wustl.edu

Education

  • B.A.: Greek Classics, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1995
  • Medical Degree: Medical College of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, 2000

Training

  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Barnes Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2004
  • Fellowship: Ophthalmic Pathology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005
  • Chief Residency: Ophthalmology, Barnes Jewish Hospital at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri, 2005

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Ophthalmology -- Certified

Selected Publications

  1. Doshi RR, Harocopos GJ, Schwab IR, Cunningham ET Jr. The spectrum of postoperative scleral necrosis. Surv Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov-Dec;58(6):620-33.
  2. Couch SM, Harocopos GJ, Holds JB. Orbital silicone oil granuloma discovered during enucleation. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Aug;130(8):1083-5.
  3. Onken MD, Worley LA, Char DH, Augsburger JJ, Correa ZM, Nudleman E, Aaberg TM Jr, Altaweel MM, Bardenstein DS, Finger PT, Gallie BL, Harocopos GJ, Hovland PG, McGowan HD, Milman T, Mruthyunjaya P, Simpson ER, Smith ME, Wilson DJ, Wirostko WJ, Harbour JW. "Collaborative ocular oncology group report number 1: prospective validation of a multi-gene prognostic assay in uveal melanoma." Ophthalmology. 2012 Aug;119(8):1596-603.
  4. Sheybani A, Harocopos GJ, Rao PK. "Immunohistochemical study of epiretinal membranes in patients with uveitis." J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2012 Apr 25.
  5. Patel DA, Harocopos GJ, Chang SH, Vora SC, Lubniewski AJ, Huang AJ. "Novel CHST6 gene mutations in 2 unrelated cases of macular corneal dystrophy." Cornea. 2011 Jun;30(6):664-9.
  6. Patel DA, Chang SH, Harocopos GJ, Vora SC, Thang DH, Huang AJ. "Granular and lattice deposits in corneal dystrophy caused by R124C mutation of TGFBIp." Cornea. 2010 Nov;29(11):1215-22.
  7. McClelland CM, Harocopos GJ, Custer PL. "Periorbital edema secondary to imatinib mesylate." Clin Ophthalmol. 2010 May 14;4:427-31.
  8. Harocopos GJ, Shui YB, McKinnon M, Holekamp NM, Gordon MO, Beebe DC. "Importance of vitreous liquefaction in age-related cataract." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004 Jan;45(1):77-85.
  9. Harocopos GJ, Alvares KM, Kolker AE, Beebe DC. "Human age-related cataract and lens epithelial cell death." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1998 Dec;39(13):2696-706

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