Summer 2013 - Cook County Health and Hospitals System

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Summer 2013 - Cook County Health and Hospitals System
Spring 2013
Cook County Ophthalmology
Alumni Newsletter
Mark Your Calendar
What’s next for our graduates?
Jun 15 ALUMNI DAY
2:30 at Cook County Hospital:
Speakers: Paul Knepper,
John Berdahl
Michael Giovingo
Specialty: Glaucoma
Program: Massachusetts Eye
and Ear Institute
GRADUATION DINNER
6:30 at Scoozi
410 W. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60654
Augustine Hong
Specialty: Cornea
Program: Washington University
in St. Louis
For more info, contact Dr. Lisa
Thompson at
[email protected]
Jeff Wongskhaluang
Specialty: Cornea
Program: University of Missouri
Aug 3 HAWAII
OPHTHALMOLOGICAL
SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING
Registration free to alumni
What’s new for the program?
Hawaiian Getaway
Through the generosity of alumnus Dr. Ming Chen, residents have
been given the opportunity to spend a week in Honolulu to conduct
a research project and have exposure to LenSx phacoemusification.
Pathology Webinar
The program has added a monthly webinar with Deepak Edward
to supplement resident education on ophthalmic pathology
Welcome New Hires
MOHAMMED ADENWALLA, who
completed a vitreoretinal fellowship at
the University of British Columbia, is
now working part-time as a volunteer
KENYA WILLIAMS , who completed
an oculoplastics fellowship at Allegheny
General Hospital, is now on staff two
days a week
County Case Files
A 39 year-old white male with no significant past
medical history except alcohol abuse presented with
complaints of 2 months of painless vision loss OU. He
had been given 20 mg of prednisone TID by an outside
ophthalmologist but was lost to follow-up. He had
significant bilateral epithelial defects on presentation and
on day two presented with a corneal perforation OS as
seen in the photo to the left.
For the diagnosis, please visit our website:
www.cookcountyophthalmology.org
GET INVOLVED
Resident Education: If you are a subspecialist in the Chicago area and would like to give residents the opportunity to see your
private practice or are interested in giving a talk, please contact Dr. Lisa Thompson at [email protected]
Tax-Deductible Donations: If you are interested in donating to the program, see our website at
www.cookcountyophthalmology.org

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