A Recap of the 2021-2022 Meeting Series 

Thank you to invited guest faculty who presented during the 2021-2022 Monthly Meeting Series. 

A special thank you to Vendors whose support aids in providing quality educational programs for our members.



February 3, 2022

Featuring David Crandall, MD

The Society concluded their 2021-2022 monthly meeting series by welcoming  David Crandall, MD, staff ophthalmologist, Henry Ford Eye Care Services, Department of Ophthalmology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI.  Thank you to Ian Conner, MD, PhD for inviting Dr. Crandall.  Dr. Crandall presented,  Update on Pseudoexfoliation and Outreach Ophthalmology.  Both presentations provided the basis for an engaging question and answer session. Manual Paez, MD, Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye Center, presented an interesting case for commentary by Dr. Crandall.

Thank you to the following for support of the program.



Attendees at the February 3rd meeting include (l to r) A. Biglan, MD; M. Stafford, MD (President); I. Conner, MD, PhD; D. Crandall, MD (Presenter); P. Commiskey, MD; M. Paez, MD (Resident Case Presenter) 

January 6, 2022 - Featuring Gregory S.H. Ogawa, MD

The Society hosted a virtual meeting in January and were pleased to welcome Gregory S.H. Ogawa, MD, Eye Associates of New Mexico Partner & Medical Administrative Officer;  University of New Mexico School of Medicine Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Ogawa presented, Vitrectomy for the Anterior Segment Surgeon and It's Just A Cataract, Right? Both lectures generated extensive discussions. Zachary Nadler, MD, Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye Center, presented a case for discussion and comment by Dr. Ogawa.    


December 2, 2022 

featuring Edwin H. Ryan, MD

The society welcomed Edwin Ryan, MD, Vitreoretinal Surgery, PLLC, Associate Clinical Professor Ophthalmology, University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology. Thank you to Thierry Verstraeten, MD POS board member, for inviting Dr. Ryan.

Dr. Ryan presented, Management of Patients with Vitreous Opacities  and Management of Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment - Lessons   Each lecture provided stimulating discussion and interesting Q&A.  David Mora-Boellstorff, MD, Resident at the University of Pittsburgh Eye Center, presented an interesting case for commentary by Dr. Ryan.

Thank you to the following for support of the program. 


l to r:  D. Mora-Boellstorff, MD (Resident Presenter); E. Waxman, MD;

T. Verstraeten, MD; E. Ryan, MD (Presenter); M. Stafford, MD (President);

K. Cheng, MD 

October 5, 2021 

Featuring Anup Khatana, MD

The society welcomed Anup K. Khatana, MD, Medical Director, Cincinnati Eye Institute, Cincinnati, OH as guest speaker for the October 5th meeting.  Continue Reading. 




Thank you to the following for support of the program.




l to r: K. Qiang; P. Commiskey, MD; Z. Nadler, MD; I. Conner, MD, PhD (Board Member); A. Khatana, MD (Presenter); M. Stafford, MD, (President); T. Schempf, MD (Resident Presenter); and Z. Koretz, MD

September 9, 2021

Featuring Norah S. Lincoff, MD

The Society opened their 2021-2022 meeting season on September 9 and welcomed Norah S. Lincoff, MD, Professor, Department of Neurology Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. 

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l to r: M. Stafford, MD (President); G. Bonhomme, MD; N. Lincoff, MD; P. Rath, MD (President-Elect); C. Kocasarac, MD; J. Charley, MD.

Society Mission

To act as the voice of ophthalmologic medicine in the Pittsburgh area, to serve as patient advocate in promoting preventive eye care, quality medical and surgical care and rehabilitative services for individuals with ophthalmologic diseases and to advance the knowledge, science and practice of ophthalmology, to assist in the improvement of the quality of ophthalmologic medicine and training therein, and to promote integrity in the practice of ophthalmic medicine.



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