GS-1 ASCRS Opening General Session | ASCRS
2019 ascrs annual meeting

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Sponsored by the Eye and Contact Lens Association (ECLA)
session moderators
Jessica B. Ciralsky, MD
Dr. Ciralsky is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Weill Cornell Medicine. Her practice interests include corneal diseases and corneal surgery, advanced cataract surgery, laser vision correction, and comprehensive ophthalmology. Dr. Ciralsky was awarded Fellow of the Year by the residents of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary for dedication and contribution to resident education. 
Michelle K. Rhee, MD
Dr. Rhee evaluates and treats individuals with diseases of the cornea. She is a clinical and surgical instructor for the Mount Sinai residency program in ophthalmology, and has surgical expertise in refractive procedures such as LASIK and PRK, corneal, and cataract surgery. Dr. Rhee is the co-director of Refractive Surgery Services at Mount Sinai.
session panelists
Deepinder K. Dhaliwal, MD
Dr. Dhaliwal is a Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the Director of Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the UPMC Eye Center, and Associate Medical Director of the Charles T. Campbell Ocular Microbiology Laboratory.
Amy Lin, MD
Amy Lin, MD, specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of corneal and anterior segment diseases at the Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, and at the Moran Eye Center at the Midvalley Health Center. Her interests include corneal transplantation, anterior segment reconstruction, cataract surgery (including advanced technology intraocular lenses and laser-assisted cataract surgery), and vision correction using lasers and intraocular lenses.
Christina R. Prescott, MD
Christina R. Prescott is an assistant professor at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She specializes in medical and surgical management of complex cataracts and serious corneal diseases. Her own surgical practice focuses on cataract surgery, including laser-assisted cataract surgery and specialty lenses, and modern forms of corneal transplants such as Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty.
Elizabeth M. Hofmeister, MD
Dr. Elizabeth Hofmeister is an ophthalmologist in San Diego, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Loma Linda University Medical Center and Naval Medical Center San Diego. She received her medical degree from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

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