Class of 2023 Fellows

Cornea

Alice Shen, MD

Hometown: Mountain View, California

College: Washington University in St. Louis

Medical School: Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Internship: Crozer-Chester Medical Center

Residency: Roski Eye Institute, University of Southern California

Glaucoma

Michelle Sun, MD

Hometown: Adelaide, Australia

College/Medical School: The University of Adelaide

Internship: The Royal Adelaide Hospital

Residency: Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists - South Australian Program 


Vikram Shankar, MD

Info coming soon

Global

Kanwal Matharu, MD

Info coming soon

Neuro-Ophthalmology

Randy Brown, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

College/Medical School: University of Missouri

Internship/Residency: University of Louisville

Pediatrics

Amal Al-Lozi, MD

Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri

College: Washington University in St. Louis

Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia School of Medicine

Internship: SSM St. Mary's Hospital - St. Louis

Residency: Duke University

Uveitis

Irmak Karaca, MD, FEBO, FICO, MRCSEd

Hometown: Izmir, Turkey

College/Medical School: Hacettepe University, School of Medicine

Internship: Hacettepe University, School of Medicine

Residency: Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology

Fellowship: International Council of Ophthalmology-Retina Research Foundation Helmerich International Fellowship

Vitreoretinal

Charles DeBoer, MD, PhD

Hometown: Sierra Madre, California

College:  Occidental College / California Institute of Technology

Medical School: Keck School of Medicine,  University of Southern California

Internship: Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, CA

Residency: Roski Eye Institute, University of Southern California


Suzanne Michalak, MD

Hometown: Wilson, North Carolina

College: Brown University

Medical School: University of North Carolina

Internship: Carney Hospital, Dorchester Center, MA

Residency: Duke University

 

Class of 2024 Fellows

Glaucoma

Bryce Chiang, MD, PhD

Hometown: Freehold, New Jersey

College/Graduate School: The Johns Hopkins University

Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine (PhD: Georgia Institute of Technology)

Internship: Alameda County Highland Hospital Internal Medicine Residency

Residency: Byers Eye Institute at Stanford

Vitreoretinal

Austen Knapp, MD

Hometown: Eureka, Illinois

College: Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Medical School: Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

Internship: Beaumont Hospital - Dearborn

Residency: Cole Eye Institute - Cleveland Clinic Foundation


Karen Wai, MD

Hometown: San Jose, California

College: Dartmouth College

Medical School: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine 

Internship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Residency: Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Ophthalmology 

Group Photos

Full fellow group shot

Front row (L to R): Alice Shen, Karen Wai, Michelle Sun, Amal Al-Lozi, and Irmak Karaca

Back row (L to R): Vikram Shankar, Austen Knapp, Randy Brown, Charles DeBoer, and Bryce Chiang

Not pictured: Kanwal Matharu and Suzanne Michalak