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 Invited to Speak at Yale Ophthalmology Spring Symposium

Dr. Richard Spaide lectured at the Yale Ophthalmology Spring Symposium/Alumni Day 2016.  He spoke on Vascular Abnormalization with Periodic Antiangiogenic Therapy in Age-Related Macular Degeneration.

Over the 45 year history of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Yale, scientific discovery and treatment options for the range of ocular diseases have evolved into a massive body of knowledge. The faculty presenters at this symposium are contemporary experts in focused ophthalmic disciplines including cornea and external disease, glaucoma and retina, and will describe vision-saving medical and surgical therapies now considered the gold standard. This year’s symposium explored updates in pediatric ophthalmology and adult retinal disorders, in addition to comprehensive offerings in glaucoma, cornea, and visual science.

For more information about this symposium, click here.

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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.”