Spring Update 2023

34th Annual Ophthalmology Spring Update Saturday, April 15, 20238:00 AM – 3:40 PM Farrell Learning and Teaching Center (FLTC)520 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO, United States This will be a hybrid event available via Zoom and in personBreakfast and lunch will be served 8:00 AM—8:05 AM Opening Remarks 8:05 AM—8:35 AM “Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction […]

Congratulations Dr. Polk!

On his recent continuing education course presentation entitled “Managing Ocular Disease on the Post-LASIK Patient” at the St. Louis Optometric Society Meeting on August 9th to a group of 40-50 optometrists

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Kalla Gervasio, MD

Where are you from? Washington Crossing, PA Where did you attend Medical School? Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai  Where did you complete your residency? Wills Eye Hospital  Why did you choose Ophthalmology and your specialty? I chose ophthalmology because I loved the combination of medicine and surgery within the specialty. I am passionate […]

Congratulations! John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Unrestricted Grant Award Recipient! The Washington University School of Medicine John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been granted a prestigious Unrestricted Grant by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) to support eye research. This funding, has been awarded based on a thorough review of criteria, including the department’s research activities, laboratory […]

Spring Update 2022

33rd Annual Ophthalmology Spring Update Saturday, April 23, 20228:00 AM – 1:35 PM 31st Annual Ophthalmology Distinguished Alumnus Elizabeth Hodapp, MDAssociate Professor of Clinical OphthalmologyPediatric Glaucoma Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Residency 1979 Washington University School of Medicine in St. LouisFellowship 1981Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis 8:00 AM – 8:05 […]

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 […]

Residents & Fellows Spotlight: Karen Hong, MD, MPhil

What are your future plans? Glaucoma Fellowship at Mass Eye and Ear and master kite surfing. Why did you choose Ophthalmology/WashU? The people! I distinctly remember every single one of my residency interviews with the faculty at WashU. What advice would you give to the new residents? Practice as many different ways to treat and […]