COVID-19 Doesn’t Stop Dr. Spaide!

Pictured in the far right is his most recent award, given this year by the Greek Ophthalmological Society. In the midst of the COVID pandemic, the European Society of Retina Specialists Congress invited him to virtually deliver his keynote lecture on “Reconsidering Pachychoroid and What it Means” at EURETINA 2020. To the far left is his medal from the 103rd Doyne Medal Lecture at Oxford University in 2019, where he spoke about neovascular age-related macular degeneration. And in the center is his award from the Gass Lecture at the Snowmass Retina Meeting in February of 2019, an interactive ophthalmology conference where renowned faculty are invited to hold discussions and interact with the audience.

Dr. Richard Spaide Receives Multiple Recognitions and Awards

Dr. Richard Spaide was recently picked as one of the best doctors in New York by New York Magazine, one of the best physicians in the United States by “The Best Doctors in America”, and he received the Gass Award, a prestigious international accolade at the Macula Society meeting in Singapore in June 2017.

In July he won first prize in the Maculart meeting in Paris, which is a competition for medically themed artistic images and is awarded every two years. Dr. Spaide also won first prize in that competition in 2015. Dr. Spaide recently received a patent “Volume Analysis and Display of Information in Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography”.

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Richard Spaide, MD wins the prestigious Roger Johnson Award in Macular Degeneration Research

In 2016 Dr. Spaide was awarded the Roger Johnson Memorial Award for Macular Degeneration Research from the University of Washington, which is given every two years to recognize outstanding contribution to the understanding of the pathogenesis and treatment of age-related macular degeneration by a clinician or basic science researcher working anywhere in the world. The Roger Johnson Award is one of the most prestigious awards in ophthalmology.

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Dr. Richard Spaide Receives Roger H. Johnson Macular Degeneration Award

Richard F. Spaide, MD was the recipient of the 2016 Roger H. Johnson Award, which is given every two years by the University of Washington.  The selection committee accepts nominations of clinicians and scientists throughout the world for this highly esteemed recognition.  According to the committee, “The successful candidate will be the nominee who is deemed by the selection committee to have made the most significant contribution to our understand of the pathogenesis or treatment of AMD.”


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Dr. Yannuzzi wins Weisenfeld Award

Dr. Lawrence Yannuzzi was the recipient of Fight for Sight’s 2016 Weisenfeld Award at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) conference in Seattle last week.  Dr. Yannuzzi received the award after lecturing on “The Legend of Central Serous Chorioretinopathy.”