• By Shawn Bishop, Communications Specialist

Medical Experts for Media – Ophthalmology

May 25, 2011

Sophie J. Bakri, M.D.
Keith H. Baratz, M.D.
Michael P. Fautsch, Ph.D.
Sanjay V. Patel, M.D.
Jose S. Pulido, M.D.
Arthur J. Sit, M.D.

Sophie J. Bakri, M.D., is an ophthalmologist and has interests in vitreoretinal diseases and surgery.

  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Retina Specialists, Macula Society, and others
  • Editorial Board Member, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Seminars in Ophthalmology, Retina, Clinical and Surgical Ophthalmology
  • Manuscript Reviewer, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Eye, Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Ophthalmology, Retina, Retina Today, Retinal Physician
  • Recipient of Best Doctors in America award, Best Doctors® 2011
  • Named one of America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2011
  • Author of more than 110 scientific articles and book chapters

Media Experience:

Sample Interview:

YouTube

Radio – BMC Today

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005)

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Keith H Baratz, M.D., is an ophthalmologist and has interests in the genetics of corneal disease and clinical trials investigating the outcomes of corneal transplant surgery, among other topics in corneal and external eye disease.

  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology; American Eye Study Club; American Medical Association; Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology;
  • Editorial Board Member, Archives of Ophthalmology
  • Board of Directors, American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Author of more than 60 scientific articles

Sample interview:

Medical Edge TV

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005)

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Michael P. Fautsch, Ph.D., an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and molecular biologist with an active basic science research laboratory probing the pathogenesis of glaucoma. He is an expert in the identification and characterization of the altered molecular events that occur in glaucoma.

  • Manuscript Reviewer, Current Eye Research; Experimental Eye Research; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Journal of Biological Chemistry; Journal of Glaucoma; Molecular Vision; Nucleic Acids Research; Proteomics; Proteome Science; Vision Research; European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)  reports
  • Member of American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), and International Society for Eye Research (ISER).
  • Serves as a member of the National Eye Institute’s Anterior Eye Disease Study Section.
  • Author of more than 50 peer-reviewed scientific articles

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005)

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Sanjay V. Patel, M.D., an ophthalmologist and expert in corneal transplantation, cataract and refractive surgery and has interests in Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy.

  • Manuscript Reviewer, The Lancet, American Journal of Ophthalmology, Archives of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Cornea, Eye, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Journal of Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmology
  • Research Chair, Research Committee for Department of Ophthalmology
  • Author of more than 60 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national media, including NPR.

Sample Interview:

NPR – For Some, Lasik Brings More Problems Than Solutions

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005)

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Jose Pulido, M.D., is an ophthalmologist and his interests include: intraocular tumors, vitreoretinal diseases and uveitis.

  • Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology; The Macula Society; The Retina Society, The American Ophthalmological Society
  • Manuscript reviewer, Archives of Ophthalmology; American Journal of Ophthalmology; Clinical Infectious Diseases; Current Eye Research; Experimental Eye Research; Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Ophthalmology; Survey of Ophthalmology; The Journal of Clinical Investigation
  • Editorial Board Member, Retina
  • Author of more than 220 scientific articles

Media Experience:

Interview experience with national print, including LA Times.

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005)

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Arthur J. Sit, M.D., an ophthalmologist and expert in glaucoma and cataracts, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.

Chair, Research Committee, American Glaucoma Society

  • Member, Board of Directors, American Glaucoma Society
  • Manuscript Reviewer, Archives of Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Ophthalmology, Experimental Eye Research, Journal of Glaucoma, Survey of Ophthalmology
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Glaucoma Review
  • Selected by peers as one of the “Best Doctors in America” 2009-2011
  • Research foci include measurement of aqueous humor dynamics and 24-hour monitoring of intraocular pressure
  • Author of over 30 scientific articles and book chapters

Media Experience:

Interview experience with local and national media, including the Wall Street Journal.

Sample Interview:

Medical Edge Radio – Treating Glaucoma

Medical Edge Radio – Acute Closed Angle Glaucoma

To schedule an interview, call:

Media Relations Consultant Bob Nellis (507-284-5005)___________________________________________________________________________

 

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