USC Roski Eye Institute / LA County Medical Center – Vitreoretinal Surgery
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai / New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai – Uveitis & Ocular Immunology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“I enjoy the challenge of identifying a patient’s vision-related problem—and then working through the treatment options to find the one that will address both their immediate medical issues and their longer-term quality of life concerns.”
Prior to pursuing a career in medicine, Dr. Do completed his B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering at Cornell University before returning to his home state of New Jersey, where he graduated from the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School with high honors. After completing an Internal Medicine internship at Weill Medical College of Cornell, he completed his Ophthalmology residency and Uveitis & Ocular Immunology fellowship at The Icahn School of Medicine and the New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai in New York City. He then went on to complete his Vitreoretinal Surgery fellowship at the prestigious USC Roski Eye Institute / LA County Medical Center, both affiliated with the Keck School of Medicine of USC in Los Angeles, CA.
A frequent lecturer on uveitis as well as on retinal disease, Dr. Do has spoken at events hosted by several highly-respected organizations in the field—the Association for Research in Vision & Ophthalmology, the American Society of Retina Specialists, and the Vit Buckle Society among them. He also frequently delivers presentations both to the local ophthalmologic and optometric communities in the greater metropolitan DC area. He has conducted research and authored or co-authored articles published in prominent medical journals, including American Journal of Ophthalmology, Current Opinion in Ophthalmology and Ocular Immunology & Inflammation. He has also authored a number of textbook chapters on subjects ranging from ocular inflammatory diseases to retinal imaging.
Dr. Do is active in medical education and clinical research. He holds a faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He has served as Principal Investigator for a number of nationwide, multi-center clinical trials.
Dr. Do is board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a member of several professional societies, including the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS), the American Uveitis Society, the Vit Buckle Society, the American Society of Ophthalmic Trauma, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
Lastly, Dr. Do was voted to the Washingtonian magazine’s list of Top Docs in 2020.
Seven RGW Physicians Among Area’s Best Ophthalmologists In Annual Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Doctors” Listing As Chosen by Peers in the Medical Field
Seven RGW physicians were included among the Maryland-Virginia-D.C. area’s best ophthalmologists in the Washingtonian Magazine’s “Top Doctors” listing as chosen by their peers in the field. Dr. Mohammed K. Barazi, T. Mark Johnson, Reshma C. Katira, Aziz A. Khanifar, Eric S. Lee, Alex Melamud and Frank A. Spellman were the doctors named in the annual rankings.
Ophthalmology Retina Publishes RGW Results of Research Study on Preventative Measures for Intravitreal Injections to Reduce Risk of Endophthalmitis by Dr. Joshua D. Levinson & RGW Colleagues
The results of a research study on the timing of intravitreal injections to reduce the risk of Endophthalmitis—conducted by Dr. Joshua D. Levinson and several other RGW doctors—were published in a recent issue of Ophthalmology Retina. Working with co-authors Dr. Richard A. Garfinkel, Dr. Daniel M. Berinstein and Dr. Frank A. Spellman, Dr. Levinson analyzed the effect of different injection protocols on the incidence of Endophthalmitis, a potentially serious bacterial infection of the eye. The study concluded that the use of a lid speculum, a tool that helps keep the eyelids open during the procedure, and adjusting the timing of administering the antibiotics was associated with a seven-fold decrease in the infection.
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