Knowledge is power. Together, Dr. Shah and Dr. Dunn share a common goal of empowering patients with retinal conditions to understand their disease and treatment options better, so that they are in the position to make best decisions for their eye health, and can confidently say, “I know more”.
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About the Authors
Dr. Evan Dunn is a practicing retina specialist in Tampa, Florida. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida. He subsequently completed medical school at the University of Miami, where he was awarded the Tod Gassen International Fellowship. His Transitional year and Ophthalmology residency were completed at Indiana University, where Dr. Dunn was Chief Resident of the Transitional Year program. Dr. Dunn was instructed by leaders in the field of retina, uveitis, glaucoma, oculoplastics, pediatrics, and neuro-ophthalmology during his residency. During residency, he shared a common interest with Dr. Shah for furthering resident education and enhancing their surgical skills, and together, they designed a wet lab surgical skills curriculum program where residents learned to augment their surgical skills. Dr. Dunn has also participated in community service providing care to the uninsured. He was also the inspiration for the “Evan Dunn Ophthalmology Scholarship” created in 2016 by a thankful and generous veteran.
Dr. Dunn completed his training in vitreoretinal surgery & diseases at a combined fellowship between the University of Illinois at Chicago and University Retina. Here, he underwent training with internationally and nationally recognized leaders in the field of medical and surgical retina.
Dr. Dunn is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He has presented at several institutions, regional and national meetings, and published articles. He has also participated in several clinical trials.
Dr. Dunn is dedicated to providing the highest quality medical and surgical care to patients in a friendly environment. His clinical interests include the treatment of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and retinal vein occlusions. For patients requiring treatment with intravitreal injections, Dr. Dunn employs a painless technique to maximize patient comfort. He has expertise in the surgical management of dropped lenses, macular holes, epiretinal membranes, rhegmatogenous retinal detachments, proliferative vitreoretinopathy, and tractional retinal detachments.
Dr. Sanket Shah is a practicing retina specialist in Ventura, California. He graduated with a medical degree from the Seth G. S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India, one of the top-ranked medical schools in the country. His interest in cutting-edge clinical research led him to pursue two research fellowships – one in the field of eye cancers at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia, PA, and a second one in retina at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. His training includes an internship in internal medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, NY, followed by residency in Ophthalmology at the Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, IN.
During his Ophthalmology training, Dr. Shah received several awards including the coveted Merrill Grayson Leadership Award, and was selected by his peers as the chief resident in his final year. During residency, he shared a common interest with Dr. Dunn for furthering resident education and enhancing their surgical skills, and together, they designed a wet lab surgical skills curriculum program where residents learned to augment their surgical skills. Dr. Shah then returned to UCLA, and completed his fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery and medical diseases of the retina at the prestigious Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA.
Dr. Shah is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is an active member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Retina Specialists. He has served as a co-investigator on several national clinical trials and participated in numerous research studies on diabetic retinopathy, vitreoretinal interface abnormalities, macular degeneration, automated retinal image analysis, and optical coherence tomography. He received the National Eye Institute travel grant in 2017 to present his research. He has over 35 peer-reviewed publications in national and international journals, 1 book chapter, and several abstracts, oral and poster presentations to his credit. He has served as a reviewer for articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Ophthalmology and the American Journal of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Shah believes in providing highest quality retinal care while treating each patient with respect and compassion. His clinical interests include the treatment of macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, retinal detachment, vitreous hemorrhage, macular hole, macular pucker, and dropped lens. For patients requiring treatment with intravitreal injections, Dr. Shah employs a painless technique to maximize patient comfort.