ALUMNI OF THE VITREORETINAL SURGERY FELLOWSHIP
Our young core of fellowship alumni has soared to recognized heights in the field of vitreoretinal surgery. Many have pursued academic positions after training: over 70% hold full time academic appointments. They continue to move our field forward with innovative research, teaching impact, high impact publications, podium presentations at national and international meetings, and admission into prestigious societies. Stanford fellows have repeatedly been awarded Heed Foundation fellowships.
|Theodore Leng, MD||Stanford, Palo Alto||Assistant Professor|
|Annie Chan, MD||Kaiser Permanente||Attending Retinal Surgeon|
|Lo-Shan Leung, MD||Stanford/Palo Alto VAMC||Clinical Assistant Professor|
|Ruwan Silva, MD||Stanford, Palo Alto||Clinical Assistant Professor|
|Peter Karth, MD||Oregon Eye Consultants||Private Practice|
|Ira Schachar, MD||Stanford/Santa Clara Valley Medical Center||Assistant Professor|
|Margaret Greven, MD||Wake Forest Baptist||Assistant Professor|
|Stephen Smith, MD||Livermore VAMC/Byers Eye Institute, Stanford University||Clinical Associate
|Peter Tang, MD||VitreoRetinal Surgery, MN||Private Practice|
|Zachary Bodnar, MD||Meadows Retina, Las Vegas||Private Practice|
|Natalia Callaway, MD, MS||Genentech, San Francisco, CA||Associate Medical Director|
Ruwan Silva, MD (center) receives the prestigious 2013 Ronald G. Michels Foundation Fellowship Award with Dr. Moshfeghi (L) and Dr. Pat Wilkinson (R), RGM Foundation Secretary.
Stanford Retina is home to 5 previous
RGM fellowship recipients.
OSN Retina 150:
Drs. Blumenkranz, Moshfeghi, Do, Leng, Mruthyunjaya, and Nguyen were selected as leading innovators in the field of medical and surgical retina.
Alumni Natalia Callaway was awarded the 2019 Ronald G. Michels Foundation Fellowship award
Power List 2017: Drs. Ira Schachar (L) and Peter Karth (R) were selected to the 2017 Power List by The Ophthalmologist magazine—recognized by their peers as among the top 50 rising stars in Ophthalmology.
2019: Dr. Schachar is voted to the Power List by The Ophthalmologist magazine as a top 50 rising star in the field— was also named 2019 Teacher of the Year by our trainees!