Dr. Vladimir Kefalov receives the 2019 Bressler Award

Dr. Vladimir Kefalov receives the 2019 Bressler Award
This weekend, Dr. Vladimir Kefalov received  the 2019 Bressler Award at the 2019 Alfred W. Bressler Vision Science Symposium and Pisart Seminar at the University Club of New York. Dr. Vladimir Kefalov is the recipient of the 2019 Bressler Prize, and Dr. Tiffany Schmidt is the 2019 Pisart Award honoree. “These two outstanding researchers, chosen […]

2019 Best Doctors in America

2019 Best Doctors in America
19 of our Ophthalmologists were listed as 2019 Best Doctors in America by St. Louis Magazine. Rajendra Apte, MD, PhD Anjali Bhorade, MD Steven Couch, MD, FACS Philip Custer, MD, FACS George Harocopos, MD Andrew Huang, MD, MPH Michael Kass, MD Anthony Lubniewski, MD Gregg Lueder, MD Todd Margolis, MD, PhD Rithwick Rajagopal, MD, PhD […]

Dr. Carla Siegfried induction into AOS

Dr. Carla Siegfried induction into AOS
Congratulations to Dr. Carla Siegfried on her induction into the American Ophthalmological society. The American Ophthalmological Society (AOS) is a medical society of ophthalmologists and the second oldest specialty medical society in the United States. It was founded in 1864 during the Civil War as the first specialty society in this country and just thirteen years after […]

International Scholar Ambassador

International Scholar Ambassador
Dr. Apte has been selected by the Chancellor to be the McDonnell International Scholar Ambassador to the University of Tokyo.

Ophthalmology Spring Update 2019

Ophthalmology Spring Update 2019
31st Annual Ophthalmology Spring Update Invited guest speakers  Elliot Sohn, MD, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Director of Retina Fellowship at University of Iowa Jacque Duncan, MD, Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at University of California San Francisco. 13th Annual Michael A. Kass, MD Lecture presented by Pradeep Ramulu, MD, PhD, Professor of […]

Cutting-Edge Transplant Restores Veteran’s Sight

Cutting-Edge Transplant Restores Veteran’s Sight
Dr. Augustine Hong was recently profiled by the American Academy of Ophthalmology's Patient Stories series which detailed the care he provided to a veteran requiring DMEK surgery. Dr. Hong has worked extremely hard to get the corneal transplant program up and running at our VA and this profile really shows the appreciation of our veteran […]

2018 Nikon small world photomicrography image of distinction

2018 Nikon small world photomicrography image of distinction
Congratulations to Wendell Jones, a graduate student in Dr. Steven Bassnett's lab. His image of the interior of a mouse eye was place in the top 100 in the Nikon Small World Photomicrography competition - making it an 'image of distinction'      

Ophthalmology Department Named for John F. Hardesty, MD

Ophthalmology Department Named for John F. Hardesty, MD
To honor her father’s memory and his legacy of service to his profession and society, Ms. Poole has committed $10 million to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine. In recognition, the department has been renamed the John F. Hardesty, MD, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. Read More