Please Welcome Stephen Wexler, MD

We would like to welcome Dr. Wexler to our clinical faculty! Dr. Wexler will be the director of our new LASIK & Refractive Surgery Center opening in spring 2022. Dr. Stephen Wexler has been performing refractive surgery since 1991. He is one of the most experienced surgeons in the country, having performed more than 70,000 […]

Congratulations! Dr. Chen

Dr. Bernard and Janet R. Becker Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology Shiming Chen, PhD has been awarded the Dr. Bernard and Janet R. Becker Endowment for Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology. This endowment, is in acknowledgement for her outstanding work in the field of Ophthalmology, especially in the area of the Molecular Basis of Retinal Gene Expression.

Congratulations! Dr. Bassnett

Grace Nelson Lacy Distinguished Professorship Steven Bassnett, PhD has been appointed the Inaugural Grace Nelson Lacy Distinguished Professor in Ophthalmology. This Scholarship is in acknowledgement of the outstanding work that Dr. Bassnett has contributed to the field of Ophthalmology, and most recently in the field of glaucoma over the past 30 years. This endowment was […]

Congratulations! Andrea Santeford

Andrea Santeford, MS, Research Laboratory Supervisor in the Dr. Apte’s Lab, has led the effort on a paper published in eLife on August 23, 2021. The paper is supported by an NIH grant awarded to the Apte Lab. Age-related inflammation, also known as inflammaging, is a leading driver of multiple aging-related diseases. Andrea Santeford and […]

When YOU have Uveitis

Check out our very own Dr. Lynn Hassman’s discussion in the Summer 2021 issue of the Washington University’s Physicians Newsletter

Congratulations! Joseph Lin

Joseph Lin, MSTP MD/PhD student in Dr. Apte’s Lab has been awarded a F30 grant for his project entitled “Role of Stearoyl-CoA Desaturase 2 in Macrophage-mediated Antimicrobal Immunity”

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Tricia Fernandez, MD

Where are you from? Detroit, Michagan Where did you attend Medical School? Wayne State University Where did you complete your residency? Indiana University Why did you choose Ophthalmology and your specialty? Ophthalmology is a great combination of medicine, surgery, physics, and technology. It’s absolutely fascinating and offers many opportunities to make clear and immediate improvements […]

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Yi-Hsien (Renee)Yeh, MD

Where are you from? Taipei, Taiwan Where did you attend Medical School? Texas A & M Favorite memory of Medical School? All the new things, friends, mentors, and opportunities that came along while being a medical student; including graduating on Zoom and the virtual party after the ceremony. Favorite memory of your intern residency year? […]

Incoming Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Charles “Max” Medert, MD

Where are you from? Cincinnati, OH Where did you attend Medical School? Emory University School of Medicine Where did you complete your residency? Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Why did you choose Ophthalmology and your specialty? I selected Ophthalmology because I can establish bonds with my patients in the clinic and be a part of microsurgical […]